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Weekend preview: It's time to party, and we will party hard

Weekend preview: It's time to party, and we will party hard

This is a super weekend for spectacle, for blood, sweat and beers, for properly firm balls. This is a weekend for Andrew W.K.

Performance artist, headbanger, preacher man Andrew W.K. is touring the land, a white-denim evangelist for a collective spirit of harmony and humanity that resonates in his signature passage: “Hey, you, let's party.”

“Andrew uses the word ‘we’ a lot in his songs: ‘When it’s time to party, we will party hard’ ... He’s inviting and inclusive to anyone who wants to be a part of this,” says Phillip Crandall, a Margate resident who wrote “I Get Wet,” a 2014 book about Andrew W.K.’s seminal album of the same name. And by “this,” Crandall means a party,...

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