Foster the People is an American indie pop rock band from Los Angeles, California. Foster the People formed in 2009, consisting of Mark Foster on vocals, keyboards, piano, synthesizers, guitar, programming, percussion, and Mark Pontius on drums. Foster the People’s music spans across many different music genres and styles, seamlessly transitioning between dance, pop, rock, and more. Foster the People’s first breakout hit single was “Pumped Up Kicks”, which became a viral sensation in 2010. Foster the People received two Grammy Awards for their album, Torches, and their single, “Pumped Up Kicks”. This song originally appeared on the band’s website in 2010 as a free download and drew considerable attention from press in the area. The song quickly went viral and Foster the People performed at South by Southwest in 2010. The band soon signed to the Columbia imprint, Startime International record label to produce their debut album, Torches, which also featured their hit single, “Helena Beat” and “Houdini”. The band returned to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas in 2011 and the Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival later that same year. “Pumped Up Kicks” would later be licensed by many other programs, such as Gossip Girl, The Vampire Diaries, Friends with Benefits, Entourage, Suits, as well as other songs from Torches, including “Call It What You Want” on Fifa 2012. The band also performed songs from their debut album on prime time talk shows including Last Call with Carson Daily, The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Life, Saturday Night Live, and The Late Show with Craig Ferguson. In 2014, Foster the People released a follow up to their hit debut album, titled Supermodel, which featured the songs “Coming of Age”, “Best Friend”, “Pseudologia Fantastica” and “Are You What You Want To Be?”. Don’t miss your chance to see Foster the People perform live in concert. Score with TicketCity – the place to go for Foster the People Tickets.
Foster The People Tour – 2015
In 2015, Foster the People performed at a number of music festivals, arenas, and stadiums across the US in support of their 2014 album, Supermodels. The band notably played at South by Southwest in addition to other music festivals around America. During Foster the People’s 2015 tour, the band performed mainly songs from their 2014 album, but also played fan favorite songs, such as “Pumped Up Kicks” and “Helena Beat”. Foster the People shows are characteristic of their multi-genre indie rock music, which boarders on both dance and pop.