Tim Lopez went from living in a van with his bandmates, traveling around trying to make it, to being a certified pop star looking for love on a major network dating show. But even now, he hasn’t forgotten the lessons learned bumping along in that humble vehicle.
“There’s something about constantly fighting to stay on top. We worked so hard for our first song, and when we got a taste of that success, we never want to have that fade,” says Lopez, whose former van-dwelling band Plain White T’s jumped into the public consciousness with the catchy “Hey There, Delilah” and followed that up with equally sublimely hummable hits.
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WRMF’s Party in the Park with Plain White T’s, Ginny Blackmore and Churchill:
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Mizner Park Amphitheatre, Boca Raton. Information: WRMF.com