Under the Sun 2013: Smash Mouth, Sugar Ray, the Gin Blossoms, Vertical Horizon, Fastball
As music fans across the country head into the heat of summer, there’s no better way to embrace the longer and brighter days than the first-ever Under the Sun tour. Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, and Gin Blossoms will join Vertical Horizons and local Austin heroes Fastball to celebrate the golden age of nineties pop rock ‘n’ roll with a coast-to-coast tour all summer long.
With tons of smash hit songs and millions and millions of albums sold between them, the five bands comprising this year’s Summerland… Show more
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By blending contemporary power pop with elements of the post-grunge era, Gin Blossoms briefly emerged as torchbearers of the lighter side of alternative rock. Bassist Bill Leen and guitarist Doug Hopkins formed the band in 1987 in Tempe, AZ, rounding out the initial lineup with vocalist Jesse Valenzuela, guitarist Richard Taylor, and drummer Chris McCann....
Formed in 1994 in Austin, TX, Fastball combined a fondness for melodic, Beatles-inspired pop with the alternative aesthetic of late-'90s mainstream rock. Guitarist/vocalist Miles Zuniga, bassist/vocalist Tony Scalzo, and drummer Joe Shuffield -- all veterans of Austin's underground rock scene -- originally banded together under the name Magneto U....
Launched in 1991 as a folk-based acoustic duo, Vertical Horizon gradually molded itself into a slick pop/rock outfit, culminating in the band's brief (but significant) heyday at the turn of the 21st century....
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