Showtime Redefined


Thu Jul 27th, 2023

Caamp WXPN Welcomes

Doors at 7:00 P.M.

Support: Sadurn

PLEASE NOTE: To reduce staff contact with guest belongings, we have implemented the following bag policy: BAGS NO LARGER THAN 12″X6″X12″


On their earthy, jubilant new album, the Columbus, Ohio, band Caamp examine those in-
between days that make up a life — not the best or most eventful days, certainly not the worst
or most tragic, but those full of small pleasures and forgotten disappointments. Taylor Meier,
the group’s singer and primary songwriter, came up with the phrase Lavender Days to describe
them — a phrase that struck him out of the blue, “like a coconut out of the sky,” he says with a
laugh. Why lavender? “It’s nostalgic. It can remind you of your grandmother’s perfume or
maybe the air freshener in your mom’s car. It can summon up all of these incredible memories
and transport you to those in-between days, which I think everybody remembers with more
clarity than the big events.”
Caamp have been writing and singing about those lavender days — in tender love songs tinged
with melancholy and determination — ever since Meier played his first notes with bandmate
Evan Westfall more than a decade ago. They met as students at Ohio University in Athens,
playing local coffeehouses and growing more committed to this extracurricular project. With the
addition of Matt Vinson on bass and Joseph Kavalec on keyboards, they built up a grassroots
following well beyond the Buckeye State based on the inventiveness of Meier’s songwriting, the
exuberance of their live performances, and their tireless dedication to touring as much as
From their self-titled 2016 debut album to their releases of By and By in 2019 to Live From
Newport Music Hall, “Fall, Fall, Fall,” and “Officer of Love” in 2020 and Lavender Days in 2022,
the band has amassed over 1 billion streams globally as well as achieved multiple #1’s at AAA
radio. The band has headlined sold out shows, including their first arena show in 2022, and
performed at major festivals around the world including Firefly, Shaky Knees, Forecastle,
Outside Lands, Austin City Limits, Great Escape and many more. They have also performed on national TV on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, CBS Saturday Morning and Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Door Time: 7:00 pm

Event Time: 8:00 pm