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‘This Time Around’ at 20: Hanson Explain How Their Sophomore LP Charted the Course For Their Adult Years

Billboard Tim Roney/Getty Images Hanson photographed circa 2000. Following our Billboard staff-picked list of the 100 greatest songs of 2000, we’re writing this week about some of the stories and trends that defined the year for us. Here, we look back at This Time Around, the stellar second from Oklahoma brother trio Hanson — who were the biggest all-male pop group in America in 1997, but… Read More »

PICNIC POPS Will Return to the Grand Rapids Symphony This Summer

Broadway World In 1995, the Grand Rapids Symphony stepped on stage beneath a new outdoor band shell at Cannonsburg Ski Area, and a new West Michigan summer tradition of great music in the great outdoors was born. The sizzling sounds of the 1990s returns to the 2020 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops in July with the pop sensation,… Read More »

Holiday cheer and grownup pop from Hanson at the House of Blues

Boston Globe Hanson shown performing in New York City in 2017.Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images It’s possible that failing to sustain the megawatt success they experienced right out the gate with 1997′s inescapable “MMMBop” was the best thing that could have happened to Hanson. Their omnipresence provided them with access to the very large, very fickle audience typical of teen-pop,… Read More »

Voice’s choices: This year’s highs and lows

Tulsa People Every December the staff that brings you The Tulsa Voice hashes out the best and worst of the year—from movies to Tulsa moments. Georgia Brooks, graphic designer Best live show: Hanson’s String Theory concert at the PAC I take this opportunity to pronounce that “MmmBop” is one of the best pop songs of all time. I… Read More »

Things to do this weekend

Newsday <img src=”https://cdn.newsday.com/polopoly_fs/1.39571424.1576703909!/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_456/image.jpg” alt=”Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, and Taylor Hanson of” /> Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, and Taylor Hanson of Hanson perform onstage during the Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots’ Million Dollar Show for St. Jude at the Ryman Auditorium on Jan. 22, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.  Credit: Getty Images for St. Jude/Jason Kempin HANSON Are you a… Read More »

Hanson at Royal Oak Music Theatre, 5 Things to Know

Oakland Press Hanson performs Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Royal Oak Music Theatre (Photo courtesy 3CG Records)   It’s been more than 20 years since Brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson rocked our world with “MMMBop,” and the Tulsa, Okla. trio hasn’t taken its foot off the pedal since. Now all in their 30s — and with Isaac… Read More »