We’re very excited to have special guests the Beelzebubs performing at the 20th annual Nite of Lite Laughter! The Bubs are one of the nation’s premiere a capella bands, and Nite of Lite Laughter will be your chance to see them perform live right in Hartford!
Along with Pentatonix, Straight No Chaser, and Street Corner Symphony, the Bubs were recently named one of “5 A Capella Groups you shouldn’t be embarrassed about listening to” by VH1.com… and we’ve got some more fun facts about this awesome special guest.
Read on for more fun facts!
1. The GLEE Connection
The Beelzebubs provided the arrangements and the background vocals for “The Warblers” on GLEE. Record sales for the Warblers (featuring Darren Criss) exceeding 1.3 million copies!
2. The Bubs Go Hollywood
The Bubs were one of the inspirations for the characters ‘the Barden University Treblemakers’ in the Pitch Perfect movies.
3. They’ve Performed For Presidents
The Bubs performed all over the world, including performances for President Barack Obama and President Bill Clinton.
4. Small Screen Super-Stars
The Bubs were contestants on NBC’s The Sing Off, and have performed on national television shows including Good Morning America, Late Night with David Letterman, MTV’s My Super Sweet Sixteen, and more!
5. Award-Winning A Capella
The Bubs have received more than 30 CARA (Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards) nominations, won “Best Group in the Nation twice, they have had seven selections featured on BOCA (Best of College A Cappella), and four selections on Voices Only.
6. Half a Century Strong
The Bubs hail from Tufts University, where they were founded in 1963. In the past 50+ years, the Bubs have brought our motto “Fun Through Song” to life through gigs all around the world!
Don’t miss your chance to see the Beelzebubs LIVE at Nite of Lite Laughter, along with Jay Leno, at the Bushnell on October 13th.