with Jelani Aryeh
**THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT**
At the request of the tour, Covid 19 policies and protocols for Hippo Campus at The Pageant are as follows:
– Masks are required when not actively eating or drinking.
– All attendees of this event must have proof of FULL COVID-19 Vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 Diagnostic Test within 72 hours of the event, along with a matching photo ID.
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About the Artist
In the years between 2018’s BAMBI and LP3, Minneapolis’ Hippo Campus — made up of vocalist/guitarists Jake Luppen and Nathan Stocker, drummer Whistler Allen, bassist Zach Sutton, and trumpeter DeCarlo Jackson — has grown up and into itself. Although the five-piece has been friends since middle school and put out a number of studio releases since its inception, it’s the new record, LP3, that’s the most honest portrait of who Hippo Campus is.
It’s also a study in the nuances of growing up — coming to terms with mortality, the confusing journey of sexuality, bottoming out, seeing decisions from the night before in the harsh morning light; finding your identity as a person and as an artist — how that can be a collision of elation and shame, painful and joyful all at once.
LP3 marks a sort of ego death — and ultimately feeling okay with that. So much of LP3 was written in the chasm between grappling with the value of your own art and the larger, chaotic context of the world. It traverses the end of relationships, of careers, and the chance of meeting yourself as a brand new person. If you...