One of Rolling Stone‘s “10 Hottest Summer Package Tours of 2012,” the 3rd annual 90’s alternative music tour is proud to announce Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6 and Spacehog to perform at each of 2014’s “Summerland Tour” dates.
With many smash hit singles and millions of albums sold between them, the four bands comprising this year’s Summerland Tour still have a constant presence on the airwaves across the country and represent a true value for concert fans. With songs like “Father of Mine,” “Santa Monica,” “I Will Buy You A New Life,” “Somebody To Shove,” “Runaway Train,” “Think Twice,” and “In the Meantime” being performed nightly, Summerland 2014 is set to provide the best soundtrack to a great summer’s evening.
The 90’s nostalgia tour was formed in 2012 by Art Alexakis, lead guitarist and vocalist of Everclear. The tour has featured classic throwback bands such as Gin Blossoms, Lit, Sugar Ray, Marcy Playground, Live, Filter, and Sponge.
“This tour just seems to get better and better every year. Both the bands and the fans are starting to connect with the name Summerland. It seems like it’s becoming synonymous with ’90’s Alternative Rock,” said Alexakis. He started the tour to bring some of the most well-known alternative 90’s bands back to today’s rock music scene.
SUMMERLAND TOUR 2014 will kick off on June 13th in Pompano Beach, FL and will be stopping in over 30 cities across the US. Tickets go on sale starting March 7 at 10am (in select markets). Visit www.summerlandtour.net for further details.
(Art Alexakis, lead vocals/guitar; Dave French, guitar/vocals; Freddy Herrera, bass/vocals; Sean Winchester, drums/vocals; Josh Crawley, keyboards/vocals)
With hits like the modern rock radio staples “Santa Monica,” “Everything to Everyone,” “I Will Buy You a New Life,” “Father of Mine,” and “Wonderful,” Everclear has sold more than 9 Million albums globally. Fronted by Art Alexakis, Everclear remains a potent force on the touring circuit. The band released Invisible Stars in 2012, their first album of new material in six years, as well as cover songs and re-recordings of past hits albums, which they named Return to Santa Monica. Everclear plans to continue touring and recording, and of course, Art Alexakis will continue the Summerland tour in years to come.
SOUL ASYLUM (http://www.soulasylum.com/)
Born and bred in Minneapolis, MN Soul Asylum formed in 1981 and since their inception the band has delivered heartfelt and passionate rock n’ roll. They started out on independent label Twin/Tone Records, before scoring major hits on Columbia Records with 1992’s Grave Dancers Union that included the Grammy winning single “Runaway Train”, followed up by 1995’s Let Your Dim Light Shine.
Soul Asylum consists of Dave Pirner (guitar/vocals), Michael Bland (drums),Winston Roye (bass) and Justin Sharbono (guitar). Their last full length album Delayed Reaction, produced by the band and John Fields is melodic, anthemic, well-versed in the art of classic song-craft and was well received by both fans and critics. They are currently in the process of recording an album of all new material to be released in 2014.
EVE 6 (http://www.eve6.com/)
Southern California’s Pop-punk trio, Eve 6, are most well-known for hit singles “Inside Out” and “Think Twice” from their 1998 debut self-titled album, and their prom-MTV anthem, “Here’s To The Night” off of 2000’s Horoscope. Eve 6 exploded onto the mainstream with RCA records before they were of legal drinking age, but called it quits in 2004 shortly after their success.
Eve 6 reunited in 2012, and released Speak in Code through Fearless Records. The band’s lineup remains the same; Max Collins (vocals & bass), Jon Siebels(Guitar), and Tony Fagenson (drums). After their eight year hiatus, Eve 6 returned to the music scene more energized than ever before. Frontman, Max Collins, states that Speak in Code is the strongest collection of songs they’ve had on one record.
Formed in 1994 during the peak of grunge-rock, Spacehog came out with a more unique sound than what was popular in rock music. Their debut albumResident Alien was heavily influenced by artists such as T.Rex, Iggy Pop, Queen, and David Bowie and The Spiders. On top of their “glam-rock” sound, they added some distorted guitars to create their own individual sound. The result: over a million copies sold, the number one single “In the Meantime” and a completely unique identity.
After two more successful albums, and some time apart, Spacehog is together again using their separate musical journeys as inspiration in writing original material. The band once again released an album produced by Bryce Goggin in 2013 entitled As It Is On Earth, which is now available.
SUMMERLAND 2014 TOUR DATES (subject to change):
6/13/14 — Pompano Beach, FL — Pompano Beach Amphitheatre
6/14/14 — St Petersburg, FL — Vinoy Park
6/17/14 — New York, NY — Irving Plaza
6/18/14 — Hampton Beach, NH — Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
6/19/14 — Boston, MA – House of Blues
6/20/14 — Pittsburgh, PA — Stage AE
6/21/14 — Atlantic City, NJ — House of Blues at Showboat Atlantic City
6/22/14 — Huntington, NY — The Paramount
6/24/14 — Cleveland, OH — Agora Theatre
6/25/14 — Glen Allen, VA — Innsbrook After Hours
6/27/14 — Biloxi, MS — Golden Nugget Hotel Casino
7/10/14 — Pharr, TX — Pharr Events Center
7/11/14 — Dallas, TX — South Side Ballroom
7/15/14 — Tempe, AZ — The Marquee Theatre
7/17/14 — Los Angeles, CA — House of Blues
7/18/14 — Las Vegas, NV — Fremont Street Experience
7/19/14 — Valley Center, CA — The Event Center at Harrah’s Rincon
7/22/14 — Portland, OR — Crystal Ballroom
7/23/14 — Eugene, OR —Lane County Fair
7/26/14 — Medicine Hat, AB — Medicine Hat Stampede **
7/29/14 — Boise, ID — Revolution Center
7/31/14 — Denver, CO — Ogden Theatre
8/01/14 — Bonner Springs, KS — Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
8/03/14 — Sturgis, SD — Easyriders Saloon
8/05/14 — Cedar Rapids, IA — McGrath Amphitheatre
8/07/14 — West Allis, WI — Wisconsin State Fair
8/08/14 — Arlington Heights, IL — House of Music and Entertainment
8/09/14 — Toledo, OH — Hollywood Casino Toledo
** No Spacehog on this date
Visit www.summerlandtour.net for further details and the latest tour information.