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Gavin Becker
For the author, see Gavin de Becker.
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Gavin Becker (born January 15, 1999) is an American singer, songwriter and actor.
Gavin Becker

Gavin Becker back stage at the TLA Theater of the Living Arts in Philadelphia
Background information
Birth nameGavin Becker
BornJanuary 15, 1999 (age 22)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Genres
Pop
Occupation(s)
Singersongwriteractor
Instruments
Vocals guitarpiano
Years active2013–present
Website
gavinbeckerofficial.com
Early life
Gavin Becker was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the age of 9, Gavin performed his first two original songs on keyboard at an open mic night at Milkboy taco truck in Ardmore, PA.[1] He acted and sang in several plays and musicals.[2][3][4][5]
From 2008–2014, he attended French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts each summer.[citation needed]
Career
TLA Theatre in Philadelphia 2016
In 2013, Gavin first started posting song covers and originals on the popular video sharing applications YouTube and Vine as well as performing live on YouNow. December 17, 2013 Gavin held his first solo concert at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.[6]
In 2014, Gavin's combined social Media following had grown to over 199K. He performed on his first group tour for Press Play at Peabody's in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on March 8. On April 11–12, 2014 Gavin performed on the MagCon tour along with Shawn Mendes, other young artists and social media sensations.[7] In 2014, Gavin went on to open for Timeflies, Icona Pop, Ryan Beatty, Kalin & Myles and AJR. He also participated in group tours such as the Digitour, Sunsation Tour, Jam Tour and FanRave Tour.[8]
In 2015, Gavin was the headliner for a sold-out performance at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia on January 31.[9] Gavin released his first solo single, We Never Sleep, on April 19, 2015. Gavin performed at DigiFest on June 6 at Citi Field[10] and DigiFest Boston at the Palladium on June 7.[11] Gavin opened for Jack & Jack at Six Flags in NJ on June 27.[12] Gavin went on to release his first solo EP, Closer on August 2, 2015. Gavin Co-headlined for the OMG Music Tour during the month of August.[13]
In 2016, Gavin released his second solo single Until You Were Gone on February 3. On February 20, Gavin Headlined at Webster Hall in NYC.[14]
In 2016, Gavin signed on to be a spokesperson for Put on the B.R.A.K.E.S. Foundation founded by race car driver Doug Herbert, with the goal of saving lives by training and educating teenage drivers and their parents about the importance of safe and responsible driving.[15]
In 2016, Along with Daya, Gavin was the opener for Jack & Jack at The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland on March 3.[16] On March 4 Gavin and Daya opened to a sold-out show for Jack & Jack at the Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia.[17] In 2016, Gavin was the headliner at The Saint in Asbury Park, New Jersey on April, 6.[18] Gavin performed at Summerfest in Milwaukee on July 30.[19] Gavin opened for the Heffron Drive Summer Tour in Pittsburgh (August 3),[20] Cleveland (August 4), Detroit (August 5) and Chicago (August 6).[21] Gavin was part of Live Nation's TLG Tour in NYC on August 16, Chicago (August 23), Indianapolis (August 25) and Cincinnati (August 26).[22] On September 27, Gavin released his third solo single Young Desire. Gavin was part of the Team Rowland Tour with Hunter Rowland, Brandon Rowland, Ashton Rowland, and Nick Bean in Philadelphia at The Fillmore on December 16.[23]
In 2017, Gavin was interviewed and performed on TV for ABC Good Day PA (January 25 and March 16).[24]
In 2017, Gavin was the Headliner at The Voltage Lounge in Philadelphia on March 18.[25] On May 6, 2017, Gavin released his second solo EP Til The Morning's Out. Gavin joined DigiTour Spring in Philadelphia (April 2 TLA Theatre),[26] New Jersey (April 8 at Gamechanger) and New York (April 9 Gramercy Theater).[27] On May 20 Gavin was the Headliner at iPlay America in Freehold, NJ.[28]
In 2017, Becker was one of the contestants on the ABC TV series Boy Band.[29]
In 2018, Becker formed the band ‘’Peachy’’ with fellow Vanderbilt University students Sam Lazarus and Jeremy Trujillo. They released their debut single “Heartbreaker” on May 10, 2018.
Discography
EP
Singles
Music videos
"Young Desire"
References
  1. ^ "Young Villanova singer to perform at World Cafe Live". Main Line Times Published: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
  2. ^ "Playcrafters explores that unlucky year ‘13’ in teen musical" Montgomery Media, Published: Friday, November 5, 2010
  3. ^ "LOST IN YONKERS Perfectly Performed at Plays and Players" Stage Magazine: June 6, 2011
  4. ^ "A different take on ‘coming of age'". Broad Street Review: June 6, 2011
  5. ^ "Meaty Performances in T&C’s SWEENEY TODD", Stage Magazine, Published: November 8, 2012
  6. ^ "Young Villanova singer to perform at World Cafe Live", Main Line Media News, Published: Friday, December 6, 2013
  7. ^ Dietz, Jason (January 25, 2017). "Studio Session: Gavin Becker". ABC27. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
  8. ^ Goins, Alexa. "TLG Tour: A look inside the world of a social media fangirl". Indianapolis Star. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
  9. ^ Gavin Becker at World Cafe Live: [1] January 31, 2015.
  10. ^ DigiFest presents DigiFest NYC: [2] CBS New York, June 6, 2015.
  11. ^ MassConcerts Presents DigiFest: [3] Palladium News, June 7, 2015
  12. ^ Jack & Jack with special guest Gavin Becker: [4] June 27, 2015
  13. ^ Who's Who on the OMG Music Fest Tour?: WeknowtheDJ, Published: August 17, 2015
  14. ^ Live at Webster Hall – Gavin Becker: [5]the original society: Published By Megan Ciampo on February 23, 2016
  15. ^ "Gavin Becker Supports B.R.A.K.E.S." Doug Herbert's Brakes. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
  16. ^ Jack & Jack: [6] Live Nation, March 3, 2016.
  17. ^ Best Weekend Ever: [7] Published by Wakana Narisako, Rock on Philly on March 2, 2016.
  18. ^ Gavin Becerk at The Saint: [8] Live Nation, June 4, 2016.
  19. ^ Summerfest 2016: Getting to the Big Gig…and the acts you can see while you’re there, Fox6 Now: Published by Katie Delong
  20. ^ Mr. Smallls Theatre: Heffron Drive with Gavin Becker, August 3, 2016
  21. ^ Reggies Chicago: Heffron Drive with Gavin Becker, August 6, 2016
  22. ^ Goins, Alexa. "TLG Tour: A look inside the world of a social media fangirl". Indianapolis Star. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
  23. ^ Team Rowland Tour with Gavin Becker: Team Rowland Tour with Gavin Becker, December 16, 2016
  24. ^ Studio Session: Gavin Becker, ABC Good Day PA Published: By Jason Dietz Published: March 16, 2017, 1:42 pm
  25. ^ Upcoming at the Voltage Lounge: The Deli Magazine, Published: March 17, 2017
  26. ^ DigiTour TLA Theatre: Digitour Spring April 2, 2017
  27. ^ DigiTour Spring NYC: DigiTour Spring April 9, 2017
  28. ^ Gavin Becker at iPlay America: New Jersey Family, Published: May 20, 2017
  29. ^ Boy Band Series on ABC Premiered: June 22, 2017
External links
Official website
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