Bastille is a four piece band from the U.K. who broke out onto the scene after album sales for "Bad Blood" reached 4 million with 11 million singles sold in 2013. Most notably known for their 5x platinum hit "Pompeii", Bastille hasn't stopped there. Their second studio album after Bad Blood, "Wild World" was released in June of 2016, featuring their single "Good Grief". Good Grief has continued the band's success by furthering their signature sound following Pompeii. Bastille is certainty one of the most notable acts the Eagles Ballroom will encounter this winter.
Solo artist Aaron Bruno created AWOLNATION as a way to allow himself to create his own genre. Bruno, a songwriter and multi-intrumentalist, has succeeded in his quest to form a unique style that resulted in electronic pop instrumentals and a new look at production. AWOLNATION became greatly popular through their album "Megalithic Symphony", which featured the electronic giant "Sail". Sail led Megalithic Symphony to stardom, gaining platinum certification. The album "Run" was released in 2015 and features album titled song "Run".
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
Formerly Jack's Mannequin, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness is bringing his piano rock back to Milwaukee after his appearance at the Rave and Summerfest last year. Following the release of self-titled album in 2014, McMahon's second studio album in the Wilderness, "Zombies on Broadway", is scheduled to be released on February 10th. McMahon found great success in the track "Cecilia and the Satellite" on self-titled, and will continue to produce judging by his pre-release song "Fire Escape". Previous live set lists have featured mixing and matching of Jack's Mannequin as well as original Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness songs.
Barns Courtney is singer-songwriter stand out due to his hit songs "Fire" and "Glitter and Gold". Courtney recently released his new single titled "Hands" on April 30th of last year. The song holds similar upbeat classic-rock characteristics as Fire and Glitter and Gold.