PREVIEW: WATERPARKS & SLEEP ON IT @ THE HAWTHORNE THEATER, NOVEMBER 13 2017
Written by Tariq Abdellatif on November 1, 2017
Waterparks & Sleep On It
FFO: Neck Deep, Too Close To Touch, All Time Low, Set It Off, Sleeping With Sirens
Waterparks will be stopping by Portland’s Hawthorne Theatre on their Made In America Tour on November 13 2017 at 6:30pm (Doors open at 6pm). Tickets in advance are $15 and at the door will be $18. Sleep On It, Chapel and As It Is are the opening bands for this all ages event.
Waterparks is an American rock band formed in Houston, Texas in 2011. Current band members are Awsten Knight (Lead vocals, guitar), Geoff Wigington (Backing Vocals, guitar), and Otto Wood (Drums). All current band members have been with each other since the formation in 2011. Musically the band has been characterized as pop punk with a little pinch of electronic elements.
After touring with various bands and select Warped Tour dates to get their band name out in the music world they released their debut album Double Dare about a year ago on November 4 2016. This came at the same time of their signing to Equal Vision Records. In October 2017 Waterparks announced their second studio album, Entertainment, is set for release on January 26 2018, and released the first single, “Blonde”, with pre-orders going up on November 3 2017.
Sleep On It is an American pop punk band based in Chicago, Illinois, formed in 2012. Current members are Zech Pluister (Lead Vocals), TJ Horansky (Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals), Jake Marquis (Rhythm Guitar, Backing Vocals), AJ Khah (Bass Guitar), and Luka Fischman (Drums, Percussion). The band has released 3 successful EP’s over the span of 3 years, during that time in August of 2015 they also signed with Equal Vision Records. Their debut album Overexposed comes out this month!
Check out the music video below for Waterparks‘ song “Royal” off their album Double Dare.