Hanson Chat With Fans

Hanson chatted live with their fans on Saturday (July 22). They have been working with legendary producer Danny Kortchmar on a new album, and recently visited South Africa to record with a school choir. Check out a transcript here.

Zac Hanson To Wed Longtime Girlfriend

The Associated Press reports Zac Hanson of pop group Hanson will marry longtime girlfriend, Kate Tucker, this weekend, the group’s publicist said. “The couple is planning an intimate ceremony with close family and friends,” Katie McNeil said in an e-mail.

Zac Hanson To Marry Longtime Girlfriend Kathryn Tucker

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Zac Hanson, musician with pop band Hanson, will be marrying his longtime girlfriend Kathryn Tucker in June. The wedding will take place in Atlanta, Georgia. The announcement was featured this week in The Tuscaloosa News.

Hanson Recording New Album With Danny Kortchmar

Hanson posted an update on their official website Hanson.net about what they have been doing lately. “What’s goin’ on. Hey from the studio again. Writing and recording are moving along. We are working with great producer Danny Kortchmar that we worked with on the songs ‘Penny and Me’ and also ‘Every Word I Say’. It is great to have a partner in crime that shares our passion. We will start giving you some little snipitz into the music through our video and other posts on the site, ROCK ITZ.”

Hanson Helps Out In ‘Stop The Bop’ Fundraiser

Isaac Hanson spoke with the York Daily Record to respond to the ‘Stop the Bop’ Hurricane Katrina fundraiser at Delone Catholic High School, where the shool’s student council set out to annoy the money out of students and teachers by playing Hanson’s 1996 hit ‘MMMBop’ in the hallways. “We found it amusing,” Isaac said Monday in a phone interview from Los Angeles. “Any creative way to raise money is a good thing.” He added, “Anything we can do as people is really what makes a difference.” The band matched the more than $3,000 that the students raised, and provided all 659 students with a copy of their CD ‘Underneath’, released in 2004.

‘Stop The Bop’ Raises Katrina Relief Funds

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Delone Catholic High School in McSherrystown, Pennsylvania, held a fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina called Stop the Bop, in which Hanson’s number one hit ‘Mmmbop’ was played over and over on their loud speakers until enough money was raised. Read more and watch an interview with those involved on ‘The Early Show’ at CBSNews.com.

Hanson, Ashlee Simpson On TV This Week

Pop acts on television this week include Ashlee Simpson, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Tuesday and Hanson, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Tuesday.

Hanson Online Chat With Fans On Wednesday

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They discussed their upcoming fall tour, their live CD and DVD due out in October, and their documentary, ‘Strong Enough To Break’, among other topics. The chat transcript is as follows:

Hey everybody.. Welcome to the chat! We’ve got a lot of cool stuff to talk, can’t wait to answer all your questions.

taylorstolemytutu asks What did they think about the turn out to the doc and fans reactions to it

It was amazing to see how many fans came from all over to see the screening. We really wanted to let all of you be the first to get inside the story of the documentary. We all had a great time playing at Mayfest, and it was one of the most fun shows we’ve done.