Music with an Upbeat Feel: American Authors, Making Waves with Hit Single “Best Day of my Life”
Upbeat music seems to have taken over the airwave and digital devices these days with Pharrell’s (Pharrel Williams)
HAPPY song and video. Love this video- the background people especially the little girl make this a must watch video along with the magical hook of this tune. Love it.
Another song out there that has been running through my brain is American Author’s Best Day of My Life!
The SESAC-affiliated American Authors are taking the music world by storm on the strength of their single, “Best Day Of My Life.” The Brooklyn based group have seen their first single hit the #1 spot on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart, as well as a feature in an advertisement for Toyota and Lowe’s, and in trailers for big budget movies Delivery Man and Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
The group recently performed on the highly rated “Ellen” show on Friday, Feb. 7 with a great response. The group is also a set to appear on “Conan” on March 4 and “Live with Kelly & Michael” on March 10.
Check out their EP now. Their CD will launch in early March and is on pre-sale now!
The band, who were recently named one of VH-1’s “You Oughta Know” artists, will be releasing their album Oh, What A Life on Island Records on March 4 and kicking off a spring tour with OneRepublic and The Script. For more information on American Authors, check out their website at www.weareamericanauthors.com.
Upcoming tour dates:
Feb 26 Virgin Mobile Mod Club Toronto, Canada
Feb 27 Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre Montreal, Canada
Mar 01 American Authors at the 101.7 Beach Lounge Monterey, CA
Mar 02 Mix 106.5 Mixxer with American Authors San Jose, CA
Mar 07 Dixie State University Saint George, UT
Mar 09 MIX 96.5 Presents Pet-A-Palooza Houston, TX
Mar 19 Hoxton Bar And Kitchen London, United Kingdom
Mar 23 Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas 1/2 Marathon Dallas, TX
Mar 24 The Parish @ House of Blues New Orleans, LA
Mar 25 The Loft Atlanta, GA
Mar 26 The Bottletree Birmingham, AL
Mar 28 Jillian’s Columbia, SC
Mar 29 The NorVa Norfolk, VA
Mar 30 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC
Mar 31 Visulite Theatre Charlotte, NC
Apr 02 Exit/In Nashville, TN
Apr 03 20th Century Theatre Cincinnati, OH
Apr 04 Grog Shop Cleveland, OH
Apr 07 Headliners Music Hall Louisville, KY
Apr 08 Turner Hall Milwaukee, WI
May 03 Big Guava Music Festival Tampa, FL
May 04 Suburbia Fest Plano, TX
May 28 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO
May 29 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO
May 31 Isleta Amphitheater Albuquerque, NM
Jun 01 Ak-Chin Pavilion Phoenix, AZ
Jun 02 Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista Chula Vista, CA
Jun 03 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Irvine Irvine, CA
Jun 05 Hollywood Bowl Hollywood, CA Tickets RSVP
Jun 06 Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, CA
Jun 07 Concord Pavilion Concord, CA
Jun 08 Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Wheatland Wheatland, CA
Jun 10 Sleep Country Amphitheater Ridgefield, WA
Jun 12 Comcast Arena Everett, WA
Jun 13 Taco Bell Arena Boise, ID
Jun 14 USANA Amphitheatre West Valley City, UT
Jun 17 Target Center Minneapolis, MN
Jun 18 Ravinia Highland Park, IL
Jun 19 Ravinia Highland Park, IL
Jun 20 Firefly Music Festival Dover, DE
Jun 21 DTE Energy Music Theatre Clarkston, MI
Jun 24 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Boston, MA
Jun 25 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Boston, MA
Jun 27 Jiffy Lube Live Bristow, VA
Jun 28 Susquehanna Bank Center Pennsauken Township, NJ
Jun 29 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY
The time to buy tickets is now! With a tour featuring ONE REPUBLIC (their music is exceedingly upbeat too: http://youtu.be/hT_nvWreIhg the musicans behind “Counting Stars”)
This is a time for music and the brightness that music and musicians bring to our lives!
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