R5 – Plaza Live – Jul 8 – 7:30pm

(courtesy plazaliveorlando.org)

R5 is the fastest-rising young band on the pop-rock scene with over 4MM You Tube views and 150,000+ Twitter followers. Just don’t confuse them with other emerging young pop-rock bands in the teen space, as this acclaimed group has a fresh, unique sound that comes from years of writing and performing together as a unit. They aren’t just a close-knit band, they are family. Literally. R5 consists of the Lynch family siblings, Ross Lynch (16), star of Disney Channel’s #1 series, Austin & Ally, Riker Lynch (20), a featured “Warbler” in Fox’s smash TV series, Glee, Rocky Lynch (17), sister, Rydel Lynch (18), and family friend, Ellington Ratliff (18). Together they make up one of today’s most exciting young bands featuring catchy rock-inspired songs, a fashionable look, and an energetic performance style. Signed to Hollywood Records, they are working with the top songwriters and producers, which will ensure they are just at the beginning of a successful and long-term music career.