Approaching August

Approaching August

 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Approaching August has it!Professionally trained vocals smooth as skin, and sharp like a razor, along with bass lines and guitar melodies that hit you in your soul proves why Approaching August is a band not to be missed. The music will groove you.


Approaching August was formed by five music-pursuing college students. Realizing there was potential for a band, AA formed in March 2006. What started as a cover band soon became more when AA listened to fans and began writing original music. Influences like Maroon 5, Incubus, Coldplay and Muse gave AA its own unique groove-rock sound that set their music apart from other acts in Oklahoma City. The band has played all throughout Oklahoma and Texas, including the House of Blues, Dallas. In 2008, AA self recorded a four song EP (self-titled), with tips given by Juell Records. AA plays regularly around the Oklahoma City area with a great live performance reputation. Make sure to check out a show soon!


:: demo (2006) ::
>Lose Control (single)
>By Your Side
>Angels, Beautiful
>Mine in Time
>Phenomenal Eyes
>Miss Charlatan (single)

:: EP (Released mid-summer of 2008) ::
> The Dance
> My Mistake (single)
> Move
> Wait Up

Tracks that have radio airplay include:
> Lose Control
> Miss Charlatan
> My Mistake

::Streaming Tracks:: include:
> The Dance
> My Mistake
> Move
> Wait Up
> Miss Charlatan
> Lose Control

::Streaming Videos:: include:
>Miss Charlatan (Live @ House of Blues - Dallas, TX)
>Lose Control (Live)

Set List

Set length is anywhere from thirty minutes to three hours, depending on the venue/show. Longer sets include the following cover songs:

Sex On Fire, by Kings of Leon;
Somebody Told Me, by The Killers;
Fly Away, by Lenny Kravitz;
Don’t Panic, by Coldplay;
You Wanted More, by Tonic;
Drive, by Incubus;
Not Coming Home, by Maroon 5;
Hey Yeah!, by Obadiah Parker;
Mary Jane’s Last Dance, by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers;
She Will Be Loved, by Maroon 5;
You Found Me, by The Fray;
Stop and Stare, by OneRepublic;
Creep, by Radiohead;
On Call, by Kings of Leon;
Sexual Healing, by Ben Harper;
Runnin’ Down a Dream, by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers;
Secret, by Maroon 5;
Crazy, by Gnarles Barkley;
Violet Hill, by Coldplay;
Time is Running Out, by Muse;
Billie Jean, by Michael Jackson;
Bad Romance, by Lady Gaga;
Just Like Heaven, by The Cure;
Tainted Love, by Soft Cell;
Need You Tonight, by INXS.