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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: The 5:55, The-Five-Fifty-Five
Recommended if you like: Third Eye Blind, Oasis, Foo Fighters
Story behind your band/artist name: It's a curse...
Band Members: Collin (vox), Kev (guitar), Max (Bass), Ryan (drums)
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Arlington, Virginia. Home base is Warrenton, Virginia
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: The band's first gig in D.C. was at Solly's U Street Tavern on the coldest day of winter, packed the house!
One of the members used to work for Live Nation and worked backstage at various shows in D.C. including the legendary Paul McCartney and Billy Joel!
One of the members got his ears pierced at a bar twice, during a D.C. bar crawl.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: The 5:55 (pronounced THE FIVE FIFTY FIVE) formed in Virginia while attending Virginia Tech and Radford. The band got their start by playing for fraternity and sorority events. After getting positive feedback for their electrifying performances, they decided to continue outside of college. They are currently playing colleges and venues throughout the East Cost. Venues include The National, House of Blues, The Camel, and Whitlow's On Wilson. The band has shared the stage with Buckcherry, Taboo from The Black Eyed Peas, The Virginmarys, Stop Light Observations, and more.
Official Website URL: https://www.thefive55.com
Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/Thefive55music/
Other Links: https://www.instagram.com/thefivefiftyfive/
Main Genre: Rock
Other Genres: indie rock, pop rock, alternative