Twenty One Pilots, Ohio’s sensational alternative hip hop artists are bringing their signature sounds to the Newport Music Hall!
Twenty One Pilots (stylized as TWENTY ØNE PILØTS) was formed in Columbus in 2009 by by Tyler Joseph, Nick Thomas, and Chris Salih. The band currently consists of Tyler (lead vocals, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, ukulele, bass, drums, and percussion and Josh Dun (drums, percussion, trumpet, and backing vocals). Their musical style is best described as a blend of alternative hip hop (a style that encompasses the wide range of hip hop styles that aren’t mainstream and draws from funk and rock, as well as jazz, soul, country, electronic, and even folk music), electropop (a fusion of electronic music and pop music), indie pop (a subgenre of alternative/indie rock originating in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and differing from indie rock to the extent that it’s more melodic, less abrasive, and relatively angst free), and rock. They’ve had a stellar career with 4 studio albums, 1 live album, 18 music videos, 7 extended plays, and 15 singles. They’ve won a Grammy Award (for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance), 2 Billboard Music Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 2 Alternative Press Music Awards, a Kerrang! Award, 2 MTV Europe Music Awards, and many others.
Don’t miss your chance to see these artists add a unique touch to alternative hip hop, electropop, indie pop, and rock!