Gentlemen Hall @ Billboard.com Summer Blowout, Pier 36

Aug. 15 – We caught up with Jake Michael (guitarist and co-vocalist) and Rory Given (bassist) of Gentlemen Hall after their performance at the Billboard.com Summer Blowout at Pier 36 in NYC. Fresh off the stage from performing with LMFAO, Swizz Beatz and Estelle, Jake and Rory share with us the mystery behind the Gentlemen Hall name, what it’s like to perform with major acts like Muse and Rihanna, and sage advice for how bands in the changing music industry can promote themselves without the help of a record label.

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LMFAO, Swizz Beatz, Gentlemen Hall Sizzle At Billboard.com’s Summer Blowout

Aug. 12 – With an eruption of sexy acrobatics, a giant “crowdsurfing” blow-up zebra and a dancing panda, LMFAO crowned Billboard.com’s Summer Blowout concert in New York last night (Aug. 11) with an hour long set that brought “Party Rock Anthem,” which is No. 1 for the sixth week this summer, to life. The L.A. duo (and Billboard cover stars), capped a night of summer music at Manhattan’s Pier 36 that got the capacity crowd’s hands waving and bodies moving with sets by Swizz Beatz (with surprise guest Estelle), and Billboard Music Awards Battle of the Bands winners Gentlemen Hall, with DJ Homicide spinning classic rock, R&B and club jams in between.

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