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SKILLET & ADELITAS WAY at Marquee Theatre
October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
One of the best-selling rock bands of the 21st century, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum Wisconsin quartet Skillet—John Cooper [lead vocals/bass], Korey Cooper [guitar/keys], Jen Ledger [drums/vocals], and Seth Morrison [lead guitar]—write the soundtrack to triumph. An undying spirit humbly asserted and affirmed the band as one of this generation’s most successful rock acts. However, as all classic underdog stories do, it happened quietly under the radar. By 2019, they not only garnered a pair of GRAMMY® Award nods and sold over 12 million albums worldwide, but they also took home a Billboard Music Award for the double-platinum Awake. Its breakout single “Monster” remains “one of the most-streamed rock songs of all-time” with 285 million global audio streams. 2016’s Unleashed bowed at #3 on the Billboard Top 200. Going #1 on Rock Radio, the lead single “Feel Invincible” cracked 150 million global audio streams and went platinum. Meanwhile, the gold-certified Unleashed became their fourth consecutive album to receive either a gold, platinum, or double-platinum plaque. To date, nine original tunes earned RIAA recognition in tandem with high-profile syncs by everyone from WWE and Marvel to ESPN and NFL. Between selling out arenas on four continents, the group performed on CONAN and graced the pages of USA Today and New York Times, to name a few. In 2018 alone, the band clocked 1 billion streams. This momentum continues on their 2019 tenth full-length, Victorious.
Edgy Las Vegas-based Adelitas Way broke into the mainstream in 2009 with the song “Invincible,” which appeared on numerous television spots for CSI Miami and served as the theme song for the weekly WWE Superstars show, Raw vs Smackdown Video game, appeared on FAW ,served as The legacy Theme song, and performed at numerous Large WWE events. A Blue collar grass roots work ethic has the band touring the world for over a decade, building one of the strongest fan bases in Music today. Independently AW has over 180 Million Streams on their strong Catalog of songs. Formed in the mid 2000s by vocalist/songwriter Rick DeJesus, the band (includes drummer Trevor Stafford, Bassist Andrew Cushing, Guitarist Tavis Stanley) released its debut in July 2009. AW sophomore effort, the acclaimed Home School Valedictorian was a massive success. In July 2013 the group entered the studio to record Stuck, which featured the hit single “Dog on a Leash,” which peaked at number Five on the U.S. Mainstream Rock Chart. 2016, the band issued their fourth studio album, Getaway Independently, and featured the Top 10 Rock radio hit “Bad Reputation”. 2017’s Notorious album included hit singles “Ready for War (Pray for Peace),” which served as the theme song to TLC: a WWE PPV event. The hit single “Notorious” was released In the fall Of 2017 and is one of the bands Most successful songs to date with over 40 Million streams. Adelitas way is a fan Favorite for their songwriting, Live shows, and Fan Experiences