J-14 is scouting out the hottest bands around... and this week's pick is Action Item!
Here are five things you need to know about Action Item, who's on tour with Honor Society and Big Time Rush's Katelyn Tarver starting June 10!
This pop band from New Jersey consists of vocalist Brian Cag, guitarist Anthony Li, pianist Mark Shami, drummer Dan Brozek, and bassist David Buczkowski whose latest EP, The Stronger The Love, dropped last August.
As much as they loved performing in fan's living rooms across the country, it was opening stadium concerts for artists such as Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez that got their heads in the game. "Opening up a sold-out Nassau Coliseum show for Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez was definitely an eye-opener." Brian said. "At that point we realized, we really want to run with this and make this our life."
Action Item finds inspiration within some of their favorite bands including One Republic, The Fray, and Coldplay.
Not only are these guys cute and talented but they're also charitable! They most recently participated in Stickam's Japan Relief Fund by recording acoustic versions of "When Everything Falls Back Down" and their hit single, "Somewhere Out There."
Embarking on three tours this summer (they just finished touring with Allstar Weekend), they're currently getting ready to hit the road for the Wherever You Are Tour. This joint tour with Honor Society came about thanks to the fans and a petition that had over a thousand signatures. "We hear from people 'oh, you should go on tour together!'" Mark told J-14. "It got so crazy that our bands were like 'you know, let's meet up. Let's meet each other and see what this is all about.'"
Check out their latest single "When Everything Falls Back Down" featuring Dancing with the Stars' Chelsea Kane and let us know what you think!