Emo favourites to play for an audience of millions

Panic! At The Disco are set to play a special performance in New York’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

The Las Vegas band will perform on a prime location “atop all the action” according to NBC, as part of the channel’s New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly. Times Square will host a quarter of a million people, while an estimated 20 million will watch live on TV.

The hour-long show will be broadcast simultaneously on four TV channels in the US, as well as a live stream on nbc.com.

Meanwhile, the band are currently completing the last stretch of their US tour. The remaining dates are:

San Jose HP Pavilion (December 5)

Long Beach Arena (6)

Glendale Arena (7)

Las Vegas Orleans Theatre (8)

San Diego ipay One Center (9)

As previously reported, the band were due to be supported by Bloc Party but were forced to pull out when drummer Matt Tong suffered a collapsed lung.

–By our New York staff.

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