(Getty Images)Party superhero Andrew W.K. will attempt to break a world record in drumming as part of the upcoming O Music Awards, which will feature 24 hours of streaming online music starting this Wednesday. The Jonas Brothers will kick off the Live Music Day Festival, which features more than 50 bands, 3 kittens, and a goat. Asher Monroe, Matt Nathanson, Grouplove, Hanson, Atlas Genius, and Kate Nash are among the many performers confirmed for the lengthy event, whih will be viewable live...Read Full Story
(CherieLily.com)Next week, singer-songwriter/fitness instructor/superhero Cherie Lily drops The Dripping Wet EP, a spirited follow-up to her 2011 release Werk. Originally a punk performer, Lily now creates thumping, beat-based songs fit for her aerobics classes (she likes to call it "Houserobics"). Check out the latest, "Kiss My Lips," below, as well as the cartoonishly sexy clip for her previous single, "Dripping Wet."The Dripping Wet EP is available for pre-order at iTunes, and will be...Read Full Story
(Getty | Twitter)Andrew W.K. says he still hopes to venture to Bahrain to promote partying and positivity, despite the U.S. State Department's decision to cancel his trip as an official cultural ambassador last month. While he remains typically good-natured about the entire ordeal, he's still searching for reasons for the cancellation: Department officials have generally refused to offer comment, saying only that the trip was "not an appropriate use of U.S. government funds."
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(Getty)The U.S. State Department has yet to explain why it canceled Andrew W.K.'s long-scheduled trip to Bahrain earlier this week, despite repeated requests for clarification by the "Party Hard" performer and his legion of devoted fans.
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(Getty)Last week, Andrew W.K. announced that he'd be traveling to Bahrain as a U.S. cultural ambassador to promote his message of positive partying in the Middle East. This week, the U.S. State Department crushed those dreams by cancelling the trip, but they haven't crushed W.K.'s spirit.
In a press conference Monday, State Department representative Victoria Nuland confirmed that there had been a trip to Bahrain planned for W.K., but that the powers that be had decided to rescind their...Read Full Story
Andrew W.K. (born Andrew Fetterly Wilkes Krier on May 9, 1979) is an American performer and music producer. He is also the founder of Santos Party House, a multi-level nightclub and music hall in New York City.