Andrew WK was born Andrew Fetterly Wilkes-Krier in Ann Arbor, MI and changed his name to Andrew W.K after his first solo EP, AWKGOJ, in 2000 and has ben dubbed, “King Of Partying.” He is an American songwriter and hard rock/heavy metal musician, columnist, who also considers himself an actor. He is a classically trained pianist and the son of a well-known legal scholar. In 2001, W.K released is most successful album, I Get Wet, topping the first place spot on Billboards Top Heatseekers Chart. The album cover received much attention when the singer appeared with wet hair and his face bloodied from nose to chin and down his throat. There were two singles released from the album, “Party Hard” and “She Is Beautiful,” with “Party Hard” making in onto the Disney-Pixar movie soundtrack from Monsters University. WK has since released 5 more albums, including his latest, “Gundam Rock.” Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Andrew WK concert tickets.
“The Human Partying Machine Solo Tour”
Armed with a microphone, his unchangeable white clothes and high-five your own soul attitude, WK took on a solo tour in 2013 that was as intense and exciting as his party mantra of “arm-in-arm, heart-to-heart, being a human party machine made of blood, love and courage.” His concerts are typically in a small intimate setting where the crowd can dance, yell, sing and have maximum chaos. WK likes to include in his shows, stage diving, blood and partying. His songs include, “I Get Wet,” “Party Hard” and “We Want Fun.”
“Party Messiah Tour” Info
Taking the concert stage again for 2014, WK will hit 14 concert venues, some of which include Canada and the U.K. Starting February 13 at Radio-Active Records in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and ending August 1 at the Y Not Festival 2014-Derbyshire in Derbyshire, United Kingdom. It will feature the usual party anthem, thick-neck dudes wearing WK paraphernalia and girls with mocked-up bloody noses, screaming, dancing and all around party chaos. Songs include, “Ready To Die” and “Party Hard.”
Top cities hosting this head banger party boy are The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Yonkers, NY on March 1, The Hard Luck Bar in Toronto, Canada on March 25, Mavericks in Ottawa, Canada on March 27, The Black Cat in Washington, D.C on April 19 and two shows at Subculture in New York, New York on April 25th and 26th.
Andrew WK Tour Set List
Always includes “We Want Fun,” “I Get Wet,” “Take it Off,” “I Love NYC,” “She is Beautiful” and his anthem, “Party Hard.” Other songs will include, “Long Live The Party” and “Girls Own Love.”