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The White Tie Affair is an Electronica Rock band From Chicago, IL

Chris Wallace: Vocals
Sean-P: Guitar, Programming
Ryan McClain: Keys,Vocals
Tim McLaughlin: Drums

The members of The White Tie Affair have musical A.D.D. Every thing they hear, touch and see influences them. The White Tie Affair is an adventure into pop, exploring many different styles and sounds. Whether it be sung, strummed, or programmed, you can bet they have tried to make it work. Front man Chris Wallace explains that the goal of the band is to “communicate their love for different kinds of music to anyone who wants to listen.”

Growing up in Chicago, the group started piecing together sounds - everything from Stevie Wonder to AFI to The Police and came up with original, catchy songs. The White Tie Affair finally unveiled their musical work, playing shows all over Chicago. Their home city continues to greet them with open arms as the band has sold out the Beat Kitchen and has been main support for Lucky Boys Confusion at the annual reunion show at the Metro.

It only took a couple of months before Slightly Dangerous/Epic Records took notice and the band signed a deal in 2007. Since then, The White Tie Affair has toured extensively across the country, playing over 250 shows, garnering press and die-hard fans alike. “We are living the life we always heard rock bands talk about when they were starting out É the band in a van, playing great venues in a different town every night,” says guitarist Sean P. “This is the life we always wanted.”


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  • soursaurus

    This band really had so much potential. [3]

    28 Mar 1:32pm Reply
  • electricmelody

    This band really had so much potential [3] I'm sad we could see/hear more from them. I thought for sure they'd be huge. One of my favorite Warped Tour discoveries.

    18 Jul 2013 Reply
  • heldx

    Watching You ♥

    2 Feb 2013 Reply
  • iPowers

    This band really had so much potential [2]

    17 Nov 2012 Reply
  • bobo9390

    Sucks they couldn't stay big enough to release a second album. First had a bunch of catchy tunes, and they were pretty tight at Warped 09

    11 Nov 2012 Reply
  • greekgator

    This band really had so much potential

    9 Nov 2012 Reply
  • narcomance

    The letdown <3

    9 Nov 2012 Reply
  • iPowers

    I hate how they broke up, but then again Chris Wallace's solo stuff is a lot better.

    8 Oct 2012 Reply
  • maddsfree

    take it home was my jam in high school. i'm about to graduate college now and i'm clearing out my old music but i couldn't delete this song >>

    25 Jun 2012 Reply
  • supersonic182

    we need more music from them!!

    29 Apr 2012 Reply
  • mickeymait

    are they ever gonna release a 2nd album? they've been quiet for a while

    1 Apr 2012 Reply
  • MyChemMeghan

    The letdown. ♥ [5] Take It Home. ♥ [6]

    20 Feb 2012 Reply
  • muryloalves

    Take It Home. ♥ [5]

    7 Dec 2011 Reply
  • YankeeXDev

    Is there cd ever gonna come out?

    15 Jul 2011 Reply
  • No__Regrets

    love this band!

    29 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Malone__

    Take It Home. ♥ [4]

    16 May 2011 Reply
  • xosammijane

    Take It Home. ♥ [3]

    10 May 2011 Reply
  • iPowers

    If Fall out boy, maroon 5, head automatica, and cash cash had a baby. it'S definitely this band.

    5 May 2011 Reply
  • RisenAgain

    Holyy crappp they are so goood :o. First song I heard from them today & I already love them <3

    1 May 2011 Reply
  • Mila_Way

    The Letdown вообще офигенная) [3]

    28 Apr 2011 Reply
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