Multi-awarding winning, immensely popular Australian band 5 Seconds of Summer will perform at The SSE Arena, Wembley on 12th, 13th and 14th June 2015. Formed in 2011, despite their relatively short career to date, this four-piece have made a name for themselves on the pop-punk scene by way of addictive melodies and clamouring fans. It helps that they’ve supported One Direction, too. For ticket availability and more information, head over here.
5 Seconds of Summer first rose to fame when they launched their own Youtube channel in 2011. Performing covers of popular songs, including Mike Posner’s “Please Don’t Go”, they soon attracted the attention of Sony ATV Music Publishing. Within a year of their inception, they had outgrown their humble beginnings as a high school band. Their first EP, Unplugged, was released soon after and ranked high on the Australian, UK and Irish iTunes charts. By February 2013, they had supported One Direction on their worldwide Take Me Home Tour. The following year 5 Seconds of Summer released their self-titled debut album through Sony Music.
5 Seconds of Summer’s style draws comparison to the likes of Busted, McFly and Boys Like Girls, while the band cite Blink 182 and All Time Low as big influences on their work. Despite their punk image, time spent on tour with One Direction has taught the boys how to treat their younger fans. Their Wembley performances are sure to be dominated by teenage girls and accompanying parents.
Lining up for their shot at the limelight, 5 Seconds of Summer will be supported by girl-boy band Hey Violet. Hailing from Los Angeles, California, despite having a lower billing this band have more experience under their belt. They are fronted by the extremely charismatic Casey Moreta, who is sure to win over her audience.
Performances are due to start at 19:30, providing attendees with plenty of time to explore the Wembley area beforehand. With bars and restaurants lining the streets surrounding the stadium, everyone’s sure to find something to do – no matter what age.