The Bowery Presents
GROUPLOVE

GROUPLOVE

Reptar

Tue, June 12, 2012

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Webster Hall

New York, NY

$20

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This event is 16 and over

GROUPLOVE
GROUPLOVE
Since forming in 2009, LA-based indie band Grouplove has quickly become one of music’s most exhilarating young acts. By the time they released their 2011 debut full length, Never Trust A Happy Song (Canvasback Music/Atlantic), Grouplove was already a standout at music festivals around the world, including Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Reading & Leeds Festivals, and Glastonbury. Produced by the band’s own Ryan Rabin, Never Trust A Happy Song featured their debut single “Colours.” Hailed by SPIN as “one of the most infectious songs you’re bound to hear,” the song climbed to the top 15 at Alternative radio and continues to be a fan favorite. Their follow-up single “Tongue Tied” garnered even greater success, going to #1 and earning platinum certification, with sales exceeding one million. Grouplove’s raucous live show brought surging crowds to their Coachella and Bonnaroo performances and back-to-back sold out headlining tours. By the end of 2012, “Tongue Tied” was Alternative radio’s second most played song (following only Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”). The band has brought their undeniable energy to national television with appearances on shows including “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Conan,” and “Today.”

Grouplove’s second full length album, Spreading Rumours, arrives September 17. The highly anticipated collection’s lead single “Ways To Go” is currently #12 on the Alternative radio charts and climbing. A fall headlining tour will also include a stop at the Austin City Limits music festival.

Grouplove is: Christian Zucconi (vocals, guitar), Hannah Hooper (vocals, keys), Sean Gadd (bass, vocals), Andrew Wessen (guitar, vocals), Ryan Rabin (drums).
Reptar
Reptar
Reptar are a music band from Athens, Georgia. Made of Andrew McFarland, Ryan Engelberger, William Kennedy and Graham Patrick Ulicny who all lovingly recorded their debut EP Oblangle Fizz Y'all (Vagrant Records) in early 2011. They also performed at the 2011 Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, and Governor's Ball music festivals. When I look to my left and right I see my friends. My friends on drums, my friends on bass, my friends synthesize organic music, my friends play guitars all just to put into sound our every-days and our really wannas and our never gonnas. Nasty trouble awaits those who embark on journeys without sonic pleasures. Reptar wants to realize this potential in a brighter context, locked into a holy beat and locked in a sexy romantic dance closet. Really want to release that anxious stuff? Earth flowers? Want to feel that good kind of nasty and evoke the green pastures of some crazy reality? Let's try.

love,
reptar
Venue Information:
Webster Hall
125 East 11th Street
New York, NY, 10003
http://www.websterhall.com/