Sensational electropop and hip hop artists Halsey, PartyNextDoor, and Charli XCX are bringing their signature sounds to the Frank Erwin Center!
Halsey (birth name Ashley Nicolette Frangipane) was born in Washington in 1994 and grew up playing the violin, viola, cello, and focused on acoustic guitar when she was 14. She started writing songs at 17 and played numerous acoustic shows in different cities under various stage names. Her stage name is an anagram of her real name as well as a street where she spent a lot of time as a teenager. She was influenced by her parents’ taste in music; her dad listened to The Notorious B.I.G., Slick Rick, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, and 2Pac while her mom was a fan of The Cure, Alanis Morissette, and Nirvana. She also cites Kanye West and Taking Back Sunday as significant influences and attending the latter’s concert inspired her greatly. She said in an interview, “One of the most inspiring things I’ve ever seen is watching them live and watching Adam use that microphone as a prop and I thought yep, I’m gonna do that.” She’s had a stellar career with 2 studio albums, 1 extended play, and 8 singles. She's received many accolades including an iHeartRadio Music Awards for Dance Song of the Year and 2 Grammy Award nominations.
Don’t miss your chance to see these artists add a unique touch to electropop and hip hop music!