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August Premier

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Not just another band from the Chicago Suburbs. August Premier has focused their talents to produce a sound that brings many influential styles to their peek. AP has already launched their first CD entitled “Balloons…Everything’s OK,” on Little League Records, and gotten their touring “feet” wet with a 2 week tour in the summer of ’01 with Drive Thru Records artist Allister. Their sound blends dark, mysterious lyrics and rhythms with timely, catchy hooks and choruses. August Premier has found a great assembly of rock and emotion. Songs like “Radiant” and “Tuckered Out” best display August Premier’s blend of sounds. August Premier came together in the summer of 2000. Mark and Chris were in a pop-punk band called “Cut-to-Fit”. While on the other side of the town Mickey and Danny were rocking out in thier suto-hardcore band called “Slag”. Niether bands fitting thier musical needs the started to fall apart. So Mark and Chris came to Mickey and Danny looking to start a new band. August Premier is born. All four of them started writing songs and rehearsing as much as possible. As soon as they had a set of song’s they were happy with the started playing shows. Played everywhere they could college parties…battle of the bands…local shows…leading up to opening for bands like Alkaline Trio, ShowOff, Sig Transit Gloria, Allister and Lucky Boy’s Confusion. This helped them get a large following in the Chicagoland area. August Premier is comprised of four dedicated musicians.

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