Hollerado returns to the City of Champions June 3rd to rock the Starlite Room! Enjoy these funky facts about the quartet of indie rockers.


1. They were just youngins when they started the band. Menno, Nixon, Dean and Jake all grew up on the same street and decided to start the band when they were just 17.

2. They named themselves after their own moving company. After quitting jobs in construction, the guys got together and started a moving company they named “Haulerado”. The van had a tape player and they listened exclusively to the Travelling Wilburys.

3. Weezer’s a big fan. The guys in Weezer loved their debut record Record in a Bag so much that they invited them on tour with them. That’s where we got this song:


4. In 2009 the band embarked on 28-day “residency tour”. The band vowed to play “seven bars in seven cities seven days a week”. The tour took them across Canada and into the States.

5. Jack White hand-picked them for his tour. While gearing up for the Dead Weather’s first tour, White hand-picked the band to open for them in a series of surprise shows.


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