We The Kings 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Glory Days Presents!

We The Kings 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Cute Is What We Aim For, Plaid Brixx, Brightside, Arrows in Action

Wed · March 29, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

High Dive

Gainesville, FL

$12.50 - $79.00

PLAYING THEIR FIRST ALBUM FRONT TO BACK, & MORE FAVORITES !

SHOW DETAILS
• 18 or over, unless accompanied by parent/guardian.
• NO SMOKING inside the venue.
• Smoking allowed outside in the Beer Garden!
• $3 under 21 fee charged at the door

We The Kings
We The Kings
We The Kings is Hunter Thomsen (guitar), Coley O'Toole (auxiliary/background vocals), Travis Clark (guitar/vocals), Danny Duncan (drums) & Charles Trippy (bass). The band currently resides in sunny Bradenton, FL. Four album releases include Self Titled (2007), Smile Kid (2010), Sunshine State Of Mind (2011) and Somewhere Somehow (2013).
Cute Is What We Aim For
Cute Is What We Aim For
Having paired off in other local combos – singer Shaant Hacikyan and guitarist Jeff Czum in one, old bassist Fred Cimato and drummer Tom Falcone in another – Cute Is What We Aim For came together in January 2005 in Buffalo, New York, driven by the four members' desire to cast their own upbeat spin onto modern pop. Cute is aim for was a side project by Shawn Hacikyan, which was the singer for a ska band called cherry bing. After they became more popular Shawn changed his name to Shaant.

The Cute Is What We Aim For moniker was adopted as a 'homage to a friend'. It is also said that the term "cute" was used by Shaant in high school as another word for "cool", and in a phone conversation between himself and guitarist Jeff, Shaant stated "Cute is what we aim for." in reference to picking a name, and the band decided to use that phrase. The band was productive from the get-go, cranking out a series of bedroom demo recordings just moments after uniting. They posted the tracks on MySpace and PureVolume and quickly captured the attention of the blogosphere. From the start, there was a genuine connection between Cute and the kids.

Cute's online presence allowed for widespread national exposure that once upon a time could only be garnered through full-steam-ahead touring.
Plaid Brixx
Plaid Brixx
PLAID BRIXX is a Columbus, Ohio indie pop band formed in 2014 by its frontman, Chris Duggan. Chris is joined by Mark LeRose on drums and Jared Sawaya on bass. Their first EP, Chemistry, was well received and was nominated for an Independent Music Award in the 2014 Best Rock EP category. The band has performed across the country at SXSW, CMJ, Indie Week Canada, Fashion Meets Music Festival, Columbus Arts Festival, Sailfest, Musikfest and performed with acts such as B0RNS, Matt & Kim, Cute Is What We Aim For, Metrostation, Dreamers, DJ Khaled and Smash Mouth.

Their top three songs have a combined 1.3 million online spins. In addition, 'The Greener Side' has over 2.5 million audio impressions on musical.ly.

BUZZFEED: "One of the bands I'm most excited about at CMJ"
Poparazzi: "It's only a matter of time before PLAID BRIXX strikes the right chord and shows the world why their music should be on your playlist with all the other alternative pop that's on the web."

The band's single 'The Greener Side' was featured on Spotify's New Music Friday (Canada) playlist with other artists such as ZAYN, Kiiara, Nick Jonas, Tove Lo, Elliphant, and more!

'The Greener Side' was also featured on the iTunes Pop Store in the U.S. & Canada.
Brightside
For the 23 year old Queens native producer, Brightside, it's not just about the music, it's about the movement. His vision is to produce auditory art that brings people together and creates a sense of community. Brightside has a predominantly mid-tempo sound, drawing inspiration from all ends of the spectrum. In a conscious effort to reach all audiences, Brightside samples a widely eclectic library of music from all around the world, creating psychedelic sounds with Middle Eastern, Asian, Classic Rock, Hip-Hop and even Reggae flare.
Brightside's project has been gaining momentum in the past year. Having opened for acts such as Ill.Gates, Break Science, Paul Basic, Kaminanda, Govinda, Futexture, Schlang, and Technicolor Lenses, he has been able to put his vision into motion.
A homemade visual project as well as graffiti/street art movement for Brightside is in full effect right now.
He is also working on putting a Brightside Live project into play, combining electronic music with live instruments on stage.
Arrows in Action
Arrows in Action
Formed in 2012, Arrows in Action went through several lineup changes before making a name for itself in the Gainesville area, opening for national acts such as We The Kings, Icon For Hire, and You, Me & Everyone We Know.

"Running From The Sun" EP - available on Spotify/iTunes now!
Venue Information:
High Dive
210 SW 2nd Ave
Gainesville, FL
http://www.highdivegainesville.com/