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Ultraviolet Hippopotamus

- US Grand Rapids, MI Rock / Electronica / Progressive

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Sounds Like: Umphrey's McGee, Pink Floyd, Phish, The String Cheese Incident, Genesis

Manager: WideAwake

Bio: Ultraviolet Hippopotamus is an explosive five-piece progressive improvisational band with a rapidly growing fan base across the U.S. and, more recently, Europe. Described as “brightening the future of the jam band scene,” Ultraviolet Hippopotamus mixes tight, funky jams with new dance beats, hear... See Full Bio

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Ultraviolet Hippopotamus has a show on 08/02/2014 at 04:00 PM @ Rockytop P... in Ellsworth, MI http://www.reverbnation.com/q/4x7tyj #concert

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“I frickin love Ultraviolet Hippopotamus. In fact, I don’t think love is even a strong enough word for how I feel about this band.”
— Summercamp Review
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  • Sat

    Dec 6


    Indianapolis, IN, US | 3:30pm

    Indianapolis, IN, US
    Sat Dec 06 3:30pm

    Details

    O-Town with Todd Carey Boy bands such as Backstreet Boys and N Sync fought hard to be perceived as musicians rather than manufactured product assembled by record executives. O-Town didnt have to worry about that, as the groups entire formation was chronicled in the ABC reality series Making the Band in 2000. The brainchild of teen-pop Svengali Lou Pearlman (former manager of the Backstreet Boys and N Sync), Making the Band offered viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a boy band, from the singers first audition to the signing of their first record deal.The program started with a cattle call of over 1,800 applicants. With television cameras rolling, the group was pared down to 25 contestants, then down to eight, then down to the final five members. After months of auditions, Pearlman and his team of vocal/dance instructors selected the line up and the group was quickly signed to a record deal by former Arista kingpin Clive Davis and released a debut album, Liquid Dreams, in 2001. Cameras continued rolling throughout the whole process, capturing the boys career with two more seasons of Making the Band.O-Town scored two Top 10 hits with their first album, which sold over three million copies worldwide.

  • Fri

    Dec 5


    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 12:00am

    Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Fri Dec 05 12:00am
  • Fri

    Oct 31


    Kalamazoo, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Kalamazoo, MI, US
    Fri Oct 31 8:00pm
  • Thu

    Aug 7


    Thornville, OH, US | 12:00am

    Thornville, OH, US
    Thu Aug 07 12:00am
  • Sat

    Aug 2


    Ellsworth, MI, US | 4:00pm
    Rockytop Preserve
    Ellsworth, MI, US
    Sat Aug 02 4:00pm
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  • Song Plays 3,831 +1

  • Video Plays 408

  • Total Fans 12,973 -1

  • ReverbNation Fans 519 -1

  • Facebook Likes 10,937 -1

  • Twitter Followers 1,019 +1

  • Widget Impressions 79,266

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