ATLANTA — Screaming fans and crowd that stretched a mile from Buckhead Art & Co was all because of Why Don’t We, a pop group, who some critics call the next big thing in music.
Individually, each member has over at least 1 million followers each.
Over the last 3 years, they’ve amassed over 1 billion streams, sold over 250,000 tickets, and signed an exclusive touring deal with Live Nation.
The band is no stranger to Atlanta, so when the group announced their merchandise pop-up for their latest album “What Am I,” hundreds of fans came out to support.
The band rolled into the city in true Atlanta style via motor-scooters!
Ravyn Stefenson said she drove 11 hours from Hot Springs, Arkansas, just to see her favorites in person. She believes the band’s popularity to keep growing because of their dedication.
“They like never stop, like ever. It’s like everywhere they go, all these tours, more and more fans,’ Stefenson said. “I’m like really excited about the new album because I’ve been following them since the beginning.
Ava Norris joined her mom at the VIP line for Why Don’t Fans. She was introduced the band’s music in chorus class.
“My friends introduced them to me last year, and I fell in love with them, and I’ve been listening to them ever since,” Norris said.
The group’s latest single What Am I” produced by Ed Sheeran has fans excited with over 9 million views on Youtube since its release.
Katie Jones, the owner of Buckhead Art & Co, was surprised by the mass turnout at her studio.
“I never expected to own a gallery at age 23, but this has been a crazy year. I’m so excited to work with Why Don’t We. I was an intern here. It’s always funny with what God surprises you with,” Jones said. “I didn’t expect it, and I hope they come back.”
The band will be in fact. In fact, Power 96.1 announced the band will headline this year’s annual Jingle Ball, a music holiday featuring major pop acts.
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