Watch Tank And The Bangas Bring The Love To Hulaween [Videos]

first_img“Come Down (Make Money)” Tank and the Bangas have had a wonderful run this year and rolled into the 2017 Suwannee Hulaween with a head of steam. After their win of the Tiny Desk concert challenge hosted by NPR (and judged by Trey Anastasio), the New Orleans based band have seen their stock sky-rocket! The band’s crowd during their day set on the Spirit Of The Suwannee‘s beloved Amphitheater stage was one of the most boisterous of the entire festival, and for good reason.The Best Things We Saw At Suwanee Hulaween 2017Simply put, Tank and the Bangas has it. Their soulful, energetic, funny, emotional, complex spirit was the perfect fit for the diverse festival lineup. The 2:00 PM set was packed, with many making it their duty to enter the festival early to catch their set specifically. The many that made it to were rewarded with a fresh and unique live music concept that really resonated with the Hulaween crowd.EXCLUSIVE: Tarriona “Tank” Ball of Tank and the Bangas Contemplates Inspiration, Poetry, And ConfidenceTank is a star, a true front-woman who knows how to work a crowd. The Bangas really cook and know how to bob-and-weave between the musical styles that comprise their sound. This band has the potential to be a true powerhouse, and their abilities were on full display at Suwannee Hulaween.Check out a few videos from their feel good mayhem below!“Party With Me”last_img read more

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Good Morning, Handsome! See Six First-Time Tony Nominees Un-Tuxed

first_imgMICAH STOCKGus P. Head in It’s Only a PlayHow would you describe your everyday style?Urban Lumberjack. I like to look like I’m about to go camping but I don’t ever actually go camping.Who is your red carpet role model?Jake Gyllenhaal always looks fly.What song gets you pumped and ready for anything?“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift.How long will it take you to get ready on Tony night?Maybe 25 or 30 minutes. I’ll put on the tux, then our hair and makeup guy will put a swoop in my hair and I’m ready.What makes you feel like a million bucks?My grandmother—she sends me these emails like, “You’re my shining star!”What makes you a catch?I’m nice. And my jawline. MATTHEW BEARDEdward in SkylightDescribe your everyday style.Considered Homeless. [Co-star] Bill Nighy always dresses very well, and he just looks at me and sighs. That says it all, really.What makes you a catch?I’m very punctual. I will be on time for our date.What song gets you pumped and ready for anything?Prince, “1999.” I can do almost anything after I’ve listened to that song.Who is your red carpet role model?Bjork. Or Tilda Swinton.Have you prepared your acceptance speech?My mum asked me that last week and I told her no. And she said, “Yeah, I wouldn’t bother. I looked online and you’re the lowest odds.” Thanks, Mum.What is the biggest perk of being a Tony nominee?You get to go to lots of things with free champagne, and no one’s ever complained about free champagne. TONY YAZBECKGabey in On the TownWhat makes you a catch?I’m very honest.Who is your red carpet role model?Brad Pitt or George Clooney. They have a perfect, classic look at any age and in any era. These guys win.What song gets you pumped up and ready for anything?“Brand New” by Pharrell Williams.Describe your everyday style.The L.L.Bean Maine look. A really cool flannel from J.Crew with rolled-up sleeves and maybe a new pair of boots.What makes you feel like a million bucks?The first moment in the day when I see my wife and she gives me the biggest hug.What is the most important thing a guy needs to do when he wants to look dashing?Go classic. I like the classic black tie, black tux. You can’t go wrong. Star Files View Comments ALEX SHARPChristopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeWhat makes you a catch?I can cook. I love Italian dishes, like really good pasta.How long will it take you to get ready on Tony day?20 minutes—throw my clothes on, tuck my shirt in and off we go. But emotionally ready? I’m not sure I can ever be. I’m freaking out.What song gets you pumped and ready for anything?“Play the Game” by Queen.What is the biggest perk of being a Tony nominee?I’ve always wanted to meet [Skylight star] Bill Nighy and now I get to hang out with him quite frequently. We’re on a first-name basis! What’s up, Bill?Who is your red carpet role model?Elisabeth Moss is always astoundingly beautiful. And Andy Karl is pretty ripped. I’ll take some of his biceps.How would you describe your everyday style?Poor Student Tries to Look Rich and Successful. Because of the Tonys I’ve bought some nice jackets. I need to step up my game, but my underwear’s from Walmart. It’s a mash-up of tasteful and awful. ROBERT FAIRCHILDJerry Mulligan in An American in ParisWhat makes you feel like a million bucks?My wife as arm candy.What makes you a catch?My legs. I hate them—they’re my least favorite part of my body, but they’re the part everyone comments on.What is the most important thing a guy needs to do when he wants to look dashing?A suit with cufflinks, a pocket square and a tie clip. It’s all about the pocket square.What song gets you pumped up and ready for anything?“Take Me To Church” by Hozier.Describe your everyday style.Classic All-American. A white shirt, jeans and grey Converse.How long will it take you to get ready on Tony night?I have a show beforehand, so I don’t know if I’m going to have enough time. Probably 25 minutes—does that sound long enough? Tony nominees Steven Boyer, Alex Sharp, Matthew Beard, Robert Fairchild, Micah Stock and Tony Yazbeck are gearing up for the biggest night of their lives—after wowing Broadway audiences this season, the six stars are getting dressed up in fancy tuxes, ties and cufflinks to attend their first-ever Tony Awards ceremony on June 7. In this exclusive feature, Broadway.com took the first-timers to a swanky suite at the Paramount Hotel in Times Square to talk red carpet style, awards show jitters and the secret to looking like a million bucks…even in Walmart underwear. Robert Fairchild Tony Yazbeck STEVEN BOYERJason/Tyrone in Hand to GodWhat will you have in your pockets on Tony night?My phone, my pocket knife and a money clip that Rob McClure, my understudy in I’m Not Rappaport, gave me on my Broadway debut. It’s so faded now, but it says “five”—my big laugh line in the show had the word “five” in it.Describe your everyday style.The Prospect Heights uniform: Dark jeans, boots and a plaid shirt with the sleeves rolled up.What is the most important thing a guy needs to do when he wants to look dashing?Be confident. You could be in a tuxedo, but if you feel awkward, you’re gonna look awkward. But if you’re in your underwear and you feel confident, then you’re gonna look great.How long will it take you to get ready on Tony day?I have a show, so right afterwards I’m gonna take a shower if I can and throw everything on. I’ve got no time. I think the show goes down at 5:30, so I’ve got an hour and that’s it!What song gets you pumped and ready for anything?“Lonely Boy” by the Black Keys.Who is your red carpet role model?Neil Patrick Harris rocked it pretty hard last year.last_img read more

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