Five Times August is the name of a music project by Dallas, Texas independent singer/songwriter/guitarist Brad Skistimas (b. August 5, 1983 in Lewisville, Texas). Every song off the album "The Independent (l.p.)" was placed on popular MTV programming like Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. He is also the first unsigned act to get national distribution in Wal-Mart stores. Five Times August's latest album "Brighter Side" was released on March 18th, 2008. Most recently, the song "Do It Again" has been featured in a promotional spot on HBO highlighting the channel's summer programming.