ROCK IT UP at Tempe Marketplace
Join us this spring for our ROCK IT UP concert series with free, full-length concerts featuring national bands. Plus, enjoy a beer garden, along with great opening acts.
Fuel and Marcy Playground
Friday, May 12 — 7pm
Fuel – Hailing from Pennsylvania, the established American rock band was formed in 1994. The group became a household name in 2000 with their Double Platinum album Something Like Human featuring their smash single “Hemorrhage (In My Hands),” which was named Billboard’s No. 5 Rock Song of the Decade and has over 13-million views on YouTube. Their memorable hits incorporate melodic rhythms, catchy lyrics, and unbeatable guitar riffs. Released in 2003, their third album Natural Selection including their hit sensation “Falls on Me” premiered at No. 15 on the Billboard charts. With five studio albums, Fuel remains dedicated to producing exhilarating rock music.
For band details, visit fuelrocks.com
Marcy Playground – Formed in 1997, this American alternative rock band has been taking stages by storm for over two decades. Influenced by David Bowie, Jimi Hendrik and Nirvana, the group combines soft guitar rhythms with smooth lyrics to create an easy and unforgettable listening experience. The established trio is led by singer and guitarist John Wozniak and joined by bassist Dylan Keefe and drummer Shlomi Lavie. Their debut, self-titled album featured their top hit “Sex and Candy,” which quickly gained platinum status and today has over 15-million views on YouTube.
For band details, visit facebook.com/officialmarcyplayground
Saturday, April 1 — 7pm
The Los Angeles alternative metal band, led by front man Aaron Nordstrom, pulls audiences in with electrifying beats and heart-pounding guitar riffs. Formed in 2010, the group has produced two knockout albums that showcase their seamless rhythms, soaring choruses and exhilarating guitar melodies. Lux, their debut album, featured their hit song “Stardust,” which peaked at number 19 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart and has over 3-million views on YouTube. Touring to promote their latest and greatest hit “Remember We Die” off of Memento Mori, the emerging band is quickly gaining the respect of rock fans throughout the country.
For band details, visit geminisyndrome.com
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