Games We Play

Thursday, April 25
Doors: 7:30pm | Show: 8pm


Games We Play a.k.a. Emmyn Calleiro brings pop punk back to the people. You could think of him as the pop punk everyman—kinda like Springsteen if he was weaned on blink-182. He writes about breakups, awkwardness, growing up, and living his dream with wide-eyed enthusiasm through the perspective of a seasoned pro. For as sharp as his hooks are, he’s also gleefully self-effacing (which makes him even more likable!). Moreover, he’ll play a Denny’s with just as much bombast and bravado as he would an arena (and he’s actually done both!). The Florida-born singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer relocated to Nashville in his teens and served up the independent Senior Year EP in 2018. Simultaneously, his sense of humor, relatability, and sharp songcraft endeared him to a rabid fan base on TikTok as “I Hope You’re Happy” caught fire. He wound up signing to Fueled By Ramen/DCD2 Records and dropped his major label debut EP, Get A Job, in 2022. Beyond reeling in tens of millions of streams, he incited the applause of Consequence, Alternative Press, Loudwire, Rock Sound, The Honey Pop, and more. Renowned for his live energy, he notably toured alongside everyone from All Time Low, The Band CAMINO, and State Champs to YUNGBLUD and Fall Out Boy. Now, he’s serving up a batch of undeniable and unforgettable anthems on his full-length debut, Life’s Going Great, introduced by “All My Untalented Friends (Ooo La La)” and “too young.Get ready to sing along to Games We Play.

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