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Brie Goldsobel, The Real Hooks
300 East Main St.
Carrboro, NC, 27510
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
Aaron Carter began his music career at age seven, singing lead for the band "Dead End". Two years later he made his first solo appearance when he was nine, opening for the Backstreet Boys at their concert in Berlin Germany, March 1997. The performance was followed by a record contract and, in the fall of 1997, Aaron Carter released his first hit single, "Crush On You".
Being in the spotlight was nothing new to Aaron, born with twin sister Angel, in Tampa, Florida he grew up with two other sisters and an older brother. Aaron's older brother wasn't just any big brother, his just happens to be, Nick Carter of the award winning Backstreet Boys. By 1997 both Aaron and Nick's music careers put them both on their way to super stardom.
His first full-length album Aaron Carter (December 1997) achieved gold status worldwide including countries Norway, Spain, Denmark, Canada and Germany.
On May 18, 1998, Carter released the EP Let The Music Heal Your Soul, a fund-raising project that featured vocals by Carter, *NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, and The Moffatts amongst others.
Now signed to JIVE Records, Aaron Carter was released in the United States on June 16, 1998. His sophomore album, Aaron's Party (Sep 26, 2000), was also released in the United States under the Jive Label, achieved triple-platinum status/certification. All of this before Aaron was officially a teenager.
At 13, Carter recorded the album Oh, Aaron (Aug 7, 2001) which featured his first duet recording with brother Nick. Oh, Aaron was accompanied by a video/DVD of the same name (March 26, 2002) which included footage of his 2001 Concert Tour in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, music videos and personal interviews from Carter.
Carter's next album, Another Earthquake (September 3, 2002), was released during the Rock, Rap, and Retro Tour. The album featured the patriotic-themed single "America A O" and ballad "Do You Remember". The Collection Album Most Requested Hits, (November 3, 2003) included tracks from his last three albums as well as a new single, "One Better".
Aaron has won multiple awards over his 14 year career including TEEN Choice Awards, Kids Choice Awards, and RTL Young Artist of the Year Award. In addition to music he has also established himself as an Actor in Film, Television and on Broadway.
His Television credits include:
Figure it Out….Himself (1 episode, 1998)
Lizzie McGuire ....Himself (1 episode, 2001)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch ....Himself (1 episode, 2001)
48 Hours Mystery ....Himself (1 episode, 2002)
Liberty's Kids ....Joseph Plumb Martin (2002)(voice)
Family Affair ....Liam Curtis (1 episode, 2003)
7th Heaven ....Harry (2 episodes, 2004)
Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End ....Himself (2005)
House of Carters ....Himself (2006)
His Film Credits include:
Fat Albert….Darren/The Kid (2004)
Ella Enchanted….Lead male vocals in "Somebody to Love" (2004)
PopStar….JD McQueen (2005)
Supercross….Owen Cole (2005)
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With….Marty(2007)
Seussical…JoJo, The Littlest Who (April 2001)
The Fantasticks….Matt (October 2011)
On August 17, 2009 the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) announced that Carter would be joining the cast for season 9 of their primetime reality series, Dancing With The Stars. Aaron and his dance partner Karina Smirnoff became an early fan favorite and finished 5th place in the competition.
Aaron is currently starring on Broadway in The Fantasticks, entertaining various film and television offers all while in the studio working on new music and his new album.
Claim to Fame
Pop Singer, shot to super stardom at the age of 9, receiving international fame after releasing his first single "Crush On You" from his first album "Aaron Carter".
It's difficult to remember a time that this bubbly, young pop star wasn't singing. Her earliest musical memories are of rushing home from school, grabbing her inflatable microphone, and jumping up on stage...or well, the couch. Her infatuation with music continued through middle school and high school, where she sang in her school chorus and played multiple sports including soccer, lacrosse, and volleyball. She taught herself to play guitar the summer before she started college, and declared herself a singer/songwriter. The ever-growing entertainer, Brie enrolled in FAU as a theatre major where she is currently a student. She would go on to write and record with the amazing Alex Cantrall (JoJo, Dru Hill,) and emerge from his studio with 2 solid commercial tracks. She immediately shot her first music video for one of those tracks entitled 'Dive In.' She's played in front of lively crowds, record executives, and even Donald Trump, but her most rewarding gigs are sometimes the ones with an audience of one. As a part of the non-profit, Musicians On Call, Brie visits patients in hospitals and plays her songs to lift their spirits. Her incredible energy and ever-present smile are almost as infectious as those catchy, hook driven songs.
The Real Hooks
Driven by the clever, uplifting, high energy songs by charismatic lead singer/guitarist Kyle Hooks and family patriarch Nicky Hooks, who is also the five piece band’s bassist, The Real Hooks have been lighting up audiences of multiple generations in their hometown of Pensacola, Florida and beyond since 2009 with dynamic performances and infectious songs that Kyle says are all about “putting smiles on people’s faces.”
The Real Hooks have averaged 35-40 shows a year, including performing at numerous festivals and opening for popular acts including Go Radio, Hawthorne Heights and Allstar Weekend. The Hooks family’s powerful musicality, irresistible songs and soaring harmonies draws an inspiring mix of screaming young female fans and parents who get equally wrapped up in the fun and excitement.
Quickly emerging on the national scene, The Real Hooks, whose lineup also features Raleigh (drums and vocals), Nick (vocals) and Maggie (keyboards and vocals), enjoyed out of the box radio airplay success with their 2012 single “Coming After Your Love”.
This year, The Real Hooks will build on this momentum with the release of their highly anticipated debut EP, a six track set that includes a mix of pop-rockers (the playful sing-along “Everybody Up,” the fiery, jangling declaration “OK I Love You”), a soulful, harmony driven romance (“Fallin”), thoughtful but pointed break up songs (“The Game Is Over,” “Another Nameless Face”) and a hilarious, tongue in cheek ode to “Taylor Swift” and her revolving door of romances.
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