Get Closer

Six bands on the rise and on your radar.

Only Ones To Watch and Skype get you this close to six breaking bands every month. Some are on tour, some are answering fan questions, and some are simply worth writing about, right now. For a who’s who of the best new acts, look no further than right here.

Sign up now

March Artist Spotlight

Pairing up with Kalin & Myles

Formerly-competing MCs Kalin & Myles joined forces in 2011 with their debut cut “More than Friends.” They’ve been uploading tunes and videos to rabid fan response ever since. Mixing party-friendly raps with indelible vocal hooks, this Bay Area duo is crisscrossing the country behind their latest, the Chase Dreams EP.

Connect now


Kalin and Myles

Genre: Pop

From: Bay Area

Sounds Like: MKTO, Jake Miller, Sammy Adams

Kali Uchis

Genre: Soul

From: Virginia

Sounds Like: Corinne Bailey Rae, Bob Marley

Royal Blood

Genre: Rock

From: England, UK

Sounds Like: White Stripes, Black Keys, Drenge

Marian Hill

Genre: Electronic / R&B

From: Philadelphia, PA

Sounds Like: Trombone Shorty, Joss Stone, Amy Winehouse

Tei Shi

Genre: Indie / Pop

From: Brooklyn, NY

Sounds Like: Lykke Li, Ellie Goulding, Phantogram

Leon Bridges

Genre: Blues / Soul

From: Forth Worth, TX

Sounds Like: Sam Cooke, John Legend, Otis Redding

Got a question for Kalin and Myles?

Send a Skype video message or instant message and it’ll get to them. Here's how:


Sign into Skype

Don’t have Skype yet? You’ll need it
for this. Get it now.

Add our Skype contact

Search for CloserWithSkype and add
it as a Skype contact.

Ask away!

Type up an instant message or leave
a video message (3 min max).

No purchase necessary to enter. A purchase will not improve odds of winning. Must be 14 years or older to enter. Open only to legal residents of the United States. Void where prohibited by law. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 PM PT on 3/2/15 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on 3/9/15. Certain exclusions apply. See Official Rules for complete details. The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Skype Communications S.a.r.l., 23-29 Rives de Clausen, L-2165 Luxembourg. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is not a sponsor of the Promotion, and is in no way responsible for the administration of the Promotion, the verification of winners or the fulfillment of prizing.  All inquiries regarding the Promotion should be directed to Sponsor and not to Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Live Nation is a registered trademark of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.

Ones to Watch Blog

Band Videos

Skype Music Newsletter

Sign up now

Latest Tickets

  • 3/13/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Silver Spring, MD  |  The Fillmore Silver Spring

  • 3/22/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Boston, MA  |  House of Blues Boston

  • 3/24/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Clifton Park, NY  |  Upstate Concert Hall

  • 3/27/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Philadelphia, PA  |  Theatre of Living Arts

  • 3/29/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Cleveland, OH  |  House of Blues Cleveland

  • 3/31/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Cincinnati, OH  |  Bogart's

  • 4/2/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Detroit, MI  |  Saint Andrews Hall

  • 4/3/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Chicago, IL  |  House of Blues Chicago

  • 4/17/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Spokane, WA  |  Knitting Factory Concert House

  • 5/1/15

    Leon Bridges

    Toronto, ON  |  The Drake Hotel

  • 5/4/15

    Leon Bridges

    Allston, MA  |  Great Scott

  • 5/9/15

    Leon Bridges

    Houston, TX  |  House of Blues Houston

  • 6/23/15

    Leon Bridges

    New York, NY  |  Bowery Ballroom

Posted Fri Mar 6, 2015
kalinandmyles / Link is in the bio!! #Trampolinevideo is official out!!!!!!! Tell us what you think :)
Posted Tue Feb 3, 2015
royalblooduk / Have you voted for us in the @britawards British Breakthrough category yet? Vote at #BRITs2015 âï¸
Posted Thu Mar 5, 2015
marianhillmusic / JL: "good morning world let's go for a run!"
JL: "Bring it."
Posted Fri Mar 6, 2015
kalinandmyles / Trampoline music video is out!!
Thanks to @complex for showin love #Trampolinevideo
Link in bio!!!
Posted Mon Feb 2, 2015
royalblooduk / We're excited to announce we'll be returning to @OfficialRandL. Tickets on sale now! ð¦
Posted Thu Mar 5, 2015
marianhillmusic / Snowday adventures of SG- 
Life: "I will give you chocolate" âï¸ Me: "fine if you must." ð
Ones to Watch | #CloserWithSkype


Got a minute to answer a few questions for us?
Help us improve Ones to Watch and we’ll reward you with $5 off select Live Nation® concerts.

Let’s do this
First twenty-five hundred (2,500) who take and complete the Ones to Watch survey by March 31, 2015 will receive one (1) $5 Live Nation® Concert Cash® code (“Code”). Code is redeemable only on The Code is a one-time use only voucher code good toward $5-off final purchase for select concert tickets at participating Live Nation owned and operated venues in the US OR merchandise sold at the Musictoday store, based on availability under this program. Code may not be used toward both. Code cannot be used toward fan clubs, ticket packages or shipping charges. Exclusions may apply to TM+ tickets not sold directly by Live Nation.  All ticket purchases are subject to the Purchase Policy found at Code cannot be sold or bought. Void if sold or exchanged for compensation. Any unused value will be forfeited. One Code per transaction.  Subject to full Code Terms of Use found at Code must be redeemed by 3:00 PM PT on 6/30/15.