A Conversation with Mark Hoppus

Monday, Mar 11, 2019

Princeton University’s Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students is honored to host American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Mark Hoppus of blink-182, in conversation with Steven Mackey, the William Shubael Conant Professor of Music. The event will take place on Monday, March 25th at 7:30pm in the Berlind Theater.

Mark Hoppus is the co-founder, lead vocalist, and bassist of influential pop-punk band, blink-182. Over the years, blink-182 has achieved multiplatinum success and has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, with songs like “What’s My Age Again?”, “All the Small Things,” and “Adam’s Song” becoming major radio hits. Recently, Mark has launched a new side project with All Time Low frontman, Alex Gaskarth, named Simple Creatures.

Steven Mackey – a Grammy Award winner– is regarded as one of the leading composers of his generation, with compositions ranging from orchestral and chamber music to dance and opera. He is currently Professor of Music and former chair of the Department of Music at Princeton University.

Using some of blink-182’s most influential work as a starting point, Mark and Professor Mackey will be in conversation about musical influence and the creative process.

This is a free event. Tickets are required.