Co-Headlining rock bands will be joined by guest Kris Roe of The Ataris
The Hoobastank & Lit: Tried & True Tour (with special guest Kris Roe of The Ataris) will make a stop in Bethlehem to rock the Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling on Oct. 16.
Tickets for this co-headlined tour will go on sale Aug. 26 to the general public at steelstacks.org. All pre-sales will close at 10 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 25. For more exclusive ticket access and advance purchase opportunities, become an ArtsQuest Circle donor today.
Formed in 1997 the American rock band, Hoobastank recently celebrated the 20-year anniversary of its self-titled release, Hoobastank featuring vocalist Doug Robb with guitarist Dan Estrin, drummer Chris Hesse and Mark Lappalainen. The 2001 album launched the career of the band to mainstream success with platinum singles: “Crawling in The Dark,” “Running Away” and “Remember Me.” The band began touring with The All-American Rejects and Ozomatli before releasing the 2003 follow up studio album The Reason. The title track “The Reason” went platinum four times, with the album going double platinum. Over the past two decades the band has enjoyed continued success, building its fan-base and recording six studio albums.
Co-headliner and fellow California rock band, Lit is best known for hits “My Own Worst Enemy,” “Miserable,” “Zip-Lock” and “Lipstick & Bruises.” Having released six studio albums, including the certified platinum A Place in the Sun, the group features original members: lead singer Jay Popoff, guitarist Jeremy Popoff, bassist Kevin Baldes and newest member Taylor Carroll on drums. The mega-hit “My Own Worst Enemy” won a Billboard Music Award for Modern Rock Song of the Year and is one of the most recognizable rock hits of the last 20 years. In April, Lit released its newest album Tastes Like Gold with the single “Kicked Off The Plane.”
Kris Roe, singer/songwriter and guitarist for American punk rock band The Ataris, will open the show. Getting its start in the late 90s, the California group recorded five studio albums including the certified gold So Long, Astoria featuring cover song “The Boys of Summer.”
A variety of Musikfest Café shows are now scheduled. For tickets visit steelstacks.org.
Oct. 27: The Amish Outlaws.
Nov. 4: The Aardvarks featuring opening act The Armadillos.
Nov. 18: Boat House Row – A Yacht Rock Experience.
Feb. 24: The Brit Pack.