Virtually nothing can defeat the raw power of rock music, with the possible exception of paper music. Pump your fist with this GrouponLive deal.
- $17 for one ticket to see Sick Puppies (up to a $33 value)
- When: Tuesday, October 1, at 7:30 p.m.
- Where: House of Blues Orlando
- Section: general admission standing
- Door time: 6:30 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Founders of Sick Puppies: Shimon Moore and Emma Anzai
- When they did the founding: 1997, while still in high school
- Where they did the founding: Sydney, Australia
- Their musical influences: fellow Aussies Silverchair and the Living End
- Where you've heard them: on the viral "Free Hugs" video, which paired the band's song "All the Same" with footage Moore shot of friend and performance artist Juan Mann
- Total views as of September 2013: nearly 75 million
- Total hugs given: enough that if they were all combined into one, it would be really uncomfortable
- What they've been up to recently: playing tunes from their new album, Connect
- What inspired Connect, according to Moore on the Sick Puppies website: “There are only a few things every single person in the world has in common. One is that we all need each other. To have a song that captures that is pretty special.”