Fête & The Bowery Presents
with The New Respects
Friday, October 27th
O.A.R. first began to develop their unique sound while in high school in Rockville, Maryland. With three albums under their belt before they finished college, the band began pursuing their musical dreams full time in the summer of 2001. By the end of 2008, the band had released six studio albums and three live double disc CDs. To date O.A.R. has sold close to 2 million albums and more than 2 million concert tickets, including two sold-out shows at New York City's Madison Square Garden and Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado. In 2011, the band released the album, King, which debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 chart, No. 3 on the Billboard Digital Album Chart, and was No. 3 at iTunes. King was the follow-up to the band’s 2008 release, All Sides, which contains the platinum hit single “Shattered.” The band’s album, The Rockville LP, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and #6 on the Top Current Rock Albums chart. Upon its release, The Rockville LP hit the top spot on the iTunes Rock Albums chart and #3 on iTunes Overall Albums chart. The album features the songs “Favorite Song”, “Two Hands Up” and smash hit, “Peace”. O.A.R. has performed on such national TV shows as The Today Show, Live with Kelly and Michael, CONAN, and 2015 Special Olympics Opening Ceremony. In 2015, they performed in New York City’s Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration to a live audience of over 1.5 million plus their concert was broadcast in a worldwide webcast reaching millions of fans! 2016 marks the band’s 20th anniversary with the release of their new album, XX; a career spanning collection that shines a light on key moments from the band’s illustrious career and features two new songs including the new single “I Go Through” which was written and recorded as the cameras rolled during the captivating six-part docu-series Evolution of a Song.
The New Respects
Featured in Rolling Stone as one of “10 New Artists You Need to Know” newly signed Credential Recordings artist The New Respects are quickly turning heads and gaining unprecedented traction. Falling into a genre of their own, The New Respects mesh rock & roll, soul, and pop music with overlays of acoustic tones. Comprised of twins Zandy and Lexi Fitzgerald, brother Darius and their cousin Jasmine Mullen, the Nashville-based group is a true family affair, evidencing the undeniable soul and musical legacy that flows through the roots of their family tree. Upon their debut, the Nashville-based band surged on social media platforms and their second single “Trouble” received sync placements with Fox Sports, ESPN and TNT. Both Nylon Magazine and Interview Magazine exclusively premiered music videos for the band’s 2nd and 3rd singles. And most recently the band got together with NPR Music to announce the release of their 5 song EP Here Comes Trouble, which features 3 new unreleased tracks, all of which the band will be playing live while out on tour this year.