AndrewW.K._PhotoBy_RoeEthridge_1Photo by Roe Ethridge

 

When you hear the name Andrew W.K., it’s near impossible not to have your spirits lifted and positive feelings evoked. Born in 1979, Andrew started his musical career at an early age, learning the piano when he was four, and inevitably continuing on the road to world-wide rock ‘n’ roll stardom. Andrew combines performance art, music, writing, and lectures to conjure feelings of confidence in his motivational speeches. Despite his seemingly party 24/7 persona, Andrew is also very upfront and honest about his struggles with depression. When asked how his conflicting spirited demeanor and inner demons work together, Andrew asserts that “[t]he whole idea of partying was a way for me to force myself to look at the world in a way that felt good. Having a very tight conceptual theme like partying made it easier[…] It didn’t mean I felt differently but it gave me something to work towards, like a mission statement, that helped me rise above those feelings.”

 

Party Hard

Follow us on Instagram at @anonmag as Andrew W.K. takes over our account for the final day of FunFunFun Fest! He will be giving a live and in person motivational free-form lecture at 4:30PM on the Yellow Stage, a free Meet & Greet at the Waterloo Records festival tent at 6PM, and a very special solo set at midnight indoors at The Mohawk. You can also keep up to date with Andrew W.K. on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter account.

 

Andrew’s Holiday Solo Tour Dates:

Dec 6, 2015 – Clifton, NJ @ Dingbatz

Dec 7, 2015 – Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar

Dec 9, 2015 – Danbury, CT @ Heirloom Arts

Dec 10, 2015 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met

Dec 11, 2015 – Brooklyn, NY@ Knitting Factory

Dec 12, 2015 – Amityville, NY @ Revolution Bar & Music Hall

Dec 13, 2015 – Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club

 

Full-Band Toys For Tots Benefit Concert In Alaska:

Dec 19, 2015 – Anchorage, AK @ Williwaw

Full-Band NYE Concert In Boston:

Dec 31, 2015 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club