Video: Augustana Presents Plain White T's and Parachute
Augustana hosted Grammy-nominated pop-rock quintet Plain White T's and pop-rock band Parachute on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Washington Pavilion. California-based Tommy and the High Pilots opened the show before a crowd of more than 1,300.
The Chicago-based Plain White T's have had two Grammy nominations and wrote and recorded three No. 1 radio hits – "Hey There Delilah," "1,2,3,4" and "Rhythm of Love." The band’s newest EP was released on April 9 and includes four songs, “Should’ve Gone to Bed,” “The Giving Tree,” “Helium” and “Haven’t Told Her.”
Parachute is an American pop band from Charlottesville, Virginia. Since 2006, they have been touring and promoting their music, releasing their major label debut album, Losing Sleep, in 2009 and sophomore album, The Way It Was, in 2011. The band's third album, Overnight, was released on August 13, 2013.
The Augustana Big Event planning committee works each year to bring a big-name musical artist to Augustana’s campus. Past Big Event artists include: Ben Folds, O.A.R., Widespread Panic, Third Day, Raining Jane, Goo Goo Dolls, Sara Bareilles, Phillip Phillips and, most recently, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.