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Posted on: June 6, 2015

[ARCHIVED] National Touring Rock Band Comes to Billerica!


REVERSE ORDER was a semi-finalists on Americas Got Talent season 7, have headlined many events, and have a Grammy nominated single (Go). They’ve supported acts like Third Eye Blind, the Backstreet Boys and Avril Lavigne. They’ve toured Russia through the US Embassy’s ULikeUs program and at 6 pm on June 13th the REVERSE ORDER band will perform at the Billerica Memorial High School. Along with 4 other acts, the group will be helping to raise awareness and funds to bring a special anti-bullying program to the Billerica schools.

Tickets are available for purchase now through the Billerica Recreation Department. Prices are based on seat location. Advance purchase –: $10, $15, or $20 or at the door: $15, $20, $25. On-line purchase by credit card at ($5/cart convenience fee) or by cash or check with the Billerica Recreation Department at 248 Boston Rd., Billerica MA 01862.

Together since 2009, REVERSE ORDER is a four piece pop/punk band from New Jersey. The band is made up of brothers John Russo (lead vocals, guitar) and Cruise Russo (vocals, drums), as well as Drew Katsock (guitar) and Frank Spangler (bass). They describe their show’s energy stating that the moment they enter a venue, their passion for music and their interaction with fans during their show creates an energy that captivates their audience.

The group founded “Reverse the Trend”, an anti-bullying program built around personal stories and music, which they present during assemblies to students across the country. According to the “Assembly Line website, students who attend this program are often surprised to discover that even celebrities experience bullying. The band also lets the students know that they are not alone, and that they can overcome being bullied and go on to accomplish great things.

Amongst the Band's many performances and accomplishments are:
Semi Finalist Season 7 America's Got Talent
UlikeUS Russia Tour
Numerous shows at colleges and universities
Founders of, "Reverse The Trend" an Anti Bullying Program performed at schools across the US
High School Nation Tour
Appearances on Warped Tour
Bamboozle - Zumiez Stage
Feature stories on Fresno Live, Your Day Toledo, WSFA, My9 News, and News 12 NJ

This concert, partially sponsored by the Billerica Arts Council, will include 4 additional acts which have been sponsored by local businesses. Boston area performers “Paper Hearts” and, Nick Cincotta are brought to the stage by Real School of Music and Stoneham Bank respectively. The Weekenders are sponsored by the Liberty Bell Diner and “Nobody Yet” by Shear Art – Billerica. It is being hosted by the Billerica Recreation Department, Fan Girl Music Enterprises and the Friends of Billerica Recreation.

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