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Upcoming Shows Tickets & Setlist Help

It’s been a while but with live shows starting back up again we are once again looking for ticket & setlist help!

Tickets can be submitted here: https://www.hansonstage.com/ticketsubmit.php or by emailing tickets@hansonstage.com. We will edit out any personal information from the tickets and they will not be posted on the site until once the show has happened.

For the Tulsa Summer Shows – setlist keepers really only need to keep track of the encores incase it is not streamed.  If you can keep track for a show or shows, please email tickets@hansonstage.com and let us know which one(s), thanks!

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Hanson.net Pin Guide

Since the site’s relaunch in 2014, Hanson.net members have had the opportunity to get “pins” – similar to video game achievements, members have the opportunity to “level up” and get exclusive pins on the website based on different actions taken on the website or events attended in real life.  With the 2020 re-relaunch we decided to make a guide of all the pins and how to obtain them.

Please note that the Hanson.net Tech team is still working on pins since the re-relaunch so some pins that should be available may not be able to be obtained at this time.

We are missing 2020 versions of the 2017 Hansonopoly Bronze, Silver and Gold pins. If anyone knows of a profile with these pins, please send them to blog@hansonstage.com so we can get them included.

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Underneath Song Stats

Kicking off the Summer Concert Series in August will be Hanson’s first independent release, Underneath.  The album’s debut single, Penny and Me, clocks in as having been played live the most with 708 times, but there are a few rarities in the lineup – Misery has only been played 21 times, Believe 31 times, Lullabelle 45 times and When You’re Gone at only 87 times.  Several of these songs were skipped during the Musical Ride tour Underneath nights – Believe was played only once, Lullabelle twice, Broken Angel 3 times and Misery and When You’re Gone only 5 times each.  Could this be the first show without an album in its entirety?  Underneath is also unique in that it was involved in a couple of other releases – Underneath Acoustic had the track Love Somebody To Know that didn’t make the full album and has been played only 13 times.  Strong Enough to Break, the documentary telling the story of Hanson’s time creating the album and their struggle with their former label was released on DVD with a bonus CD that had a handful of extra tracks, a few of which have never been played live before.  Will they look to some of these tracks to come out of the vault?  And now that we know they are throwing in a cover or two from that touring era, there’s several more possibilities to be added to the list…

Strong Enough To Break – 429
Dancing In The Wind – 105
Penny and Me – 708
Underneath – 180
Misery – 21
Lost Without Each Other – 515
When You’re Gone – 87
Broken Angel – 105
Deeper – 181
Get Up And Go – 128
Crazy Beautiful – 414
Hey – 386
Believe  – 31
Lullabelle – 45

Love Somebody to Know – 13

I Almost Care – 0
Wake Up – 1
Dream Girl – 14
Breaktown – 41
Someone – 5
Let You Go  – 0
My Own Sweet Time – 0
Out Of My Head  – 1

Covers that made an appearance in 2003-2005 setlists
Teach Your Children
Summertime Blues
Ain’t No Sunshine
Dirrty
Going Down The Road Feeling Bad
Gonna Make You Love Me
Love Me
Rip It Up
Magic Carpet Ride
Johnny B Goode
The Weight
Feelin’ Alright
Honey Bee
It’s a Long Way To The Top (If You Want To Rock N Roll)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours
Trust Me
Livin on Tulsa Time
Sunshine Of Your Love

The Underneath Tour(s) was also when the individual band members solos starting becoming a staple in the concert setlists. Do you think they’ll revisit that for this special show?  Which songs would you most like to hear as a solo? Or just in general? Let us know! (I know what song I am rooting for as a full band!)

If you’re looking to reminisce, we are missing the following Underneath Era tickets & setlists:

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The Walk Song Stats

Finishing out the August Summer Concert Series will be 2007’s release, The Walk.  While Go was the single off this album and has a decent amount of plays at 225, The Walk also features tour staples Been There Before that has been played 353 times and Something Going Round that has been played 229 times.  The album’s title track, The Walk, has only been played 82 times and there are also a few live rarities – Fire on the Mountain that has been played 33 times, One More played 21 times and Your Illusion which has been played only 20.  There are a handful of B-sides of sorts with I Am having only been played 4 times.  During The Walk era the band also released an EP which contained 5 tracks.  Will any of these be added in? Most of them were only played on the tour promoting the EP.  The Walk had 4 tours promoting it and the EP, so there are a decent amount of covers to be chosen from as well.  What would you most like to hear?

Great Divide – 247
Been There Before – 353
Georgia – 106
Watch Over Me – 284
Running Man – 131
Go – 225
Fire On The Mountain – 33
One More – 21
Blue Sky – 137
Tearing It Down – 29
Something Going Round – 229
Your Illusion – 20
The Walk – 82

Got a Hold On Me – 84
I’ve Been Down – 30
In A Way – 22
I Am – 4

Change In My Life – 61
Hope It Comes Soon – 20
Lay Me Down – 19
Follow Your Lead – 53
Where Did It Start – 24

Ain’t No Sunshine
Love Me
It’s a Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock N Roll)
Desire
Long Train Runnin
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
Hole in My Life
Joy to the World
Let Love Rule
Never Been To Spain
Oh Darlin
Peace Train
Magic Carpet Ride
Let’s Get It On
Black Hearted Woman
I Want To Take You Higher
Soulshine
Use Me
I Want You To Want Me
Cecelia
Hard to Handle
Don’t Stop Believing
Living on A Prayer
My Girl
Twist and Shout
De Colores
Thriller

Check below to see if you can help out with some missing Walk era info:

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T-Pain Tells Rising Artists to Up Their Creativity: ‘Give Me Some Original Sh*t’

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T-Pain gave some strongly worded advice to up-and-coming artists.

During a recent Twitch stream, the outspoken rapper delivered a passionate rant about the lack of originality within the music industry—particularly among aspiring MCs who simply copy today’s stars.

“You know when your shit sounds like somebody else’s shit,” he shouted in the broadcast. “You’re making it because you think—because you’re in the studio, like, ‘What’s the No. 1 record right now? We need to make another one of those!’ Stop doing that! Stop! You’re not original! Give me some original shit!”

T-Pain went on to slam under-the-radar artists who fail to offer something out of the box, and simply stick to a formula that has become all too familiar.

T-Pain gave some strongly worded advice to up-and-coming artists.

During a recent Twitch stream, the outspoken rapper delivered a passionate rant about the lack of originality within the music industry—particularly among aspiring MCs who simply copy today’s stars.

“You know when your shit sounds like somebody else’s shit,” he shouted in the broadcast. “You’re making it because you think—because you’re in the studio, like, ‘What’s the No. 1 record right now? We need to make another one of those!’ Stop doing that! Stop! You’re not original! Give me some original shit!”

T-Pain went on to slam under-the-radar artists who fail to offer something out of the box, and simply stick to a formula that has become all too familiar.

T-Pain made it clear he has no issue with the new generation of rap super stars, and admitted some of them were churning out good music; but he argued that the artists who make “bad music” are having the most success because they have money.

“The state of music has always been bad, but it’s about who’s willing to put the most money into it and put the most promotion behind it,” he said. “How the fuck did [Hanson’s] ‘MMMBop’ get popular? Because they spent money on it, but that was a bad state of music.”

He went on: “I’m not saying that this generation of music is worse than any other. I’m not saying that, ‘Oh my god, I’m so mad that my kind of music isn’t getting popular right now. I don’t give a fuck about that … I don’t give a fuck about numbers because I know all that shit can be bought … But I do give a fuck about you doing something different with your fucking music.”

Of course, T-Pain’s comments drew mixed reactions on social media. Some users co-signed his sentiments, while others accused him of being jealous of younger artists. He addressed that criticism in a tweet Wednesday afternoon, suggesting he has nothing to prove, as he has plenty of accolades under his belt.

 

FC Tulsa Unveils “918 Cerveza” as Name of New Cabin Boys Beer

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TULSA – At a Happy Hour hosted by Cabin Boys Brewery on Friday afternoon, musical artist Taylor Hanson announced to fans that FC Tulsa’s new cerveza will be named “FC Tulsa 918 Cerveza.”

The announcement wraps up a month of fan input into the name of the brew with fans initially submitting over 100 names before a vote of three finalists occured over the last week. “918 Cerveza” accrued over 75% of the votes to win the balloting.

“We love our fans and we were so excited to give them an FC Tulsa beer to drink proudly at our matches,” said FC Tulsa president James Cannon. “They selected a fantastic name that showcases the pride we have in our community. 918 Cerveza will be available at all future FC Tulsa matches.”

Taylor Hanson, of the band Hanson and founder of FC Tulsa community partner Food on the Move, made the announcement official to fans at Cabin Boys Brewery.

“This is a name that is going to stick,” said Hanson. “I can’t wait to enjoy it at some FC Tulsa games.”

FC Tulsa will be back at home on Saturday, July 10 for a 3 p.m. kickoff at ONEOK Field against Louisville City FC. Tickets to the match are available now at fctulsa.com/tickets.

ATW + TTA Thoughts

Last night Hanson played the second concert of their “ATW +” Summer Concert Series, this time featuring their sophomore album This Time Around.  Once again, the album in its entirety was included in the setlist. They also threw in one of the B-sides from the album, Smile.  Magic Carpet Ride, a cover played both on the Albertane Tour in 1998 and This Time Around Tour in 2000 (as well as a few times since) also found its way into the setlist.  All 3 released songs from Against the World were included – Annalie, Don’t Ever Change and Only Love. In addition the band also played their hit single MMMBop as well as throwing in Shout It Out’s Thinking ‘Bout Somethin’ for good measure.  Fans in attendance at Cain’s Ballroom got treated to Crazy Beautiful and Lost Without Each Other as an encore – a bit of a preview for next month’s Underneath show?

August’s shows will feature the bands first independent release – Underneath as well as 2007’s The Walk.  Will the streak of albums played in their entirety continue?  Look for a post in a few weeks where we’ll break down the album stats and see what might make the setlists. Tickets are still available to attend in Tulsa or watch the online stream: https://hanson.net/calendar

ATW+MON Show Thoughts

Last night Hanson kicked off their “ATW +” Summer Concert series with the “ATW + MON” show which featured their debut album, Middle of Nowhere, in its entirety as well as the rarely played B-side, Cried.  In addition to the MON songs they also did a few songs that were featured on the Live from Albertane release recorded during the Albertane Tour to promote Middle of Nowhere in 1998: Gimme Some Lovin’, Money and River.  Fans in attendance at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa also got to hear a bit of Hootie and the Blowfish’s “Only Wanna Be With You” which was also released in the mid-to-late 90s as a bit of a throwback at the end of River.  All 3 currently released singles from Against the World were also included in the setlist – Annalie, Don’t Ever Change and Only Love.  Member’s only song Dressed In Brown Eyes was performed live for the first time and Been There Before from The Walk was included in the encore as well.

While the guys have said they do not intend to play every track from every album at each designated show, they did just play This Time Around in its entirety in May for its 20th+1 anniversary.  Will we be getting another full album tonight? What B-sides and tour covers will get thrown in the mix? Tickets are still available to join them in Tulsa or watch the online stream: https://hanson.net/calendar