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well on their way to fame. Brothers Toby, 15, Riley, 17, and Connor, 19 from
Orlando, Fla., have had a very busy last few months. After a whirlwind tour
with Action Item and Hello Highway, they’re currently on the road as the
opening act for British cutie Olly Murs. And after that? Well they’re touring
the country all summer with Cody Simpson.
over 100,000 Facebook fans and upwards of 150,000 YouTube subscribers, upcoming
caught up with these super-busy dudes backstage before their first show with
Olly last week, where we got them to spill on everything from the “most
attractive” band mate to the craziest of fans.
All in the
yet heard anything by BYE? Toby described their overall sound as, “Kind of
pop-ish. It’s Hot Chelle Rae meets…”
Five!” older bro Connor finished.
boys also dished on their musical inspirations. “We all really like Maroon
5. But an answer we don’t throw out as much is Rascal Flatts because they’re
country,” Riley added.
Photo: Youngest bro Toby juggles guitar, keyboard, and vocals!
JB and BYE?
the bros who they’d like to work with in the future and they all agree on
another popular family band. “I think it’d be funny if we collaborated with the
Jonas Brothers because we get compared to them all the time,” Connor told us.
“We’re not really like them, but it’d be cool to do something and try it out.”
Photo: Riley and Connor belt out their hit "I Like That."
I Like That…and that
off the debut of their catchy I Like That
EP (which released in February) the cuties were quick to dish which track
is their current fave. “’End Of The World’ is my favorite to perform because
it’s a pop song that you can just jump around to,” Toby told us. “But we also
all like ‘Soldier.’”
Photo: Connor gets into the music.
with your sibs can be tough, but these guys sure know a lot about each other. When we asked if they could give each bro a
yearbook superlative, Toby answered, “Riley would be most…entertaining.”
would be most hard working,” Riley continued.
Toby would be most attractive,” Connor shouted.
his head and laughing, Toby snapped back with a simple, “That’s not me!”
Photo: Toby strums away while providing backup vocals.
doubt these cuties have already encountered some cray-cray fans. “Connor’s been
tackled,” Riley told us.
went to Brazil and girls would rip our shirts off,” Toby added.
if you want a (normal!) way to get the guys’ attention, it’s pretty simple:
“[Bring] a poster with whatever question [you have],” Toby told us. “I
especially like seeing light-up posters when I’m on stage.”
Photo: Riley grasps a fan's hand mid-performance.
need another reason to check out these super-talented, super-cute brothers on
tour? Let the boys convince you themselves. “Our live shows are a lot different
than what you’ll ever see in our videos because we run around a lot. It’s just
really fun,” Riley told us. “We like to get everybody moving, and we like to
have a good time.” Now how can you say no to that?
Photo: Connor jams on guitar while also belting out lyrics.
that your BYE’s newest fan, check out the boys’ busy schedule HERE
to catch them
a BYE fan? Which is your fave song from the bros? Share in the comments below.
Photo: Riley takes in the huge, cheering crowd.
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BY KATIE LEMON ON 4/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
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