Third Eye Blind Commemorating 25th Anniversary with ‘Summer Gods’ Tour ft. Taking Back Sunday & Hockey Dad


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Rock Cellar Magazine

Stephan Jenkins and Third Eye Blind will commemorate 25 years since the release of the band’s breakthrough 1997 self-titled album with a special tour this summer. Officially announced on Monday, the Summer Gods Tour features Taking Back Sunday and special guests Hockey Dad, a rather eclectic arrangement of acts sharing the stage.

“Twenty-five years of Third Eye Blind finds us feeling glorious as if everything is coming into deeper focus,” says Stephan Jenkins. “It’s not lost on us that this is a miracle, and that we are in it because of the new fans that keep discovering us and the people who, over the years, have made our music part of their culture.”

“In the early days of Taking Back Sunday, Adam and I used to drive around in his old Honda listening to Third Eye Blind’s second album, Blue; windows down, smoking cigarettes and singing along,” said John Nolan. “If someone had told us back then that one day we’d tour together, it would’ve blown our minds. We’re so excited to be out with Third Eye Blind this summer, singing our songs and singing along with theirs.”

Pairing Third Eye Blind with Taking Back Sunday should make for an interesting run of shows, as each band comes from a particular background (Third Eye Blind in the ’90s alt/rock world and Taking Back Sunday more in the punk/emo world of the early 2000s), but both remain active to this day — elevating this to more than a pure “nostalgia” tour.

Third Eye Blind’s most recent album was Our Bande Apart, which came out in September of 2021. Taking Back Sunday’s most recent effort is 2016’s Tidal Wave.

Here are the full tour dates:

June 22 Troutdale, OR Edgefield

June 23 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheater

June 24 Bonner, MT KettleHouse Amphitheater

June 25 Sandy, UT Sandy Amphitheater

June 27 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheater

June 29 Council Bluffs, IA Stir Concert Cove

June 30 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre

July 1 Prior Lake, MN Mystic Amphitheater

July 2 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest

July 6 Newport, KY OVATION

July 7 Indianapolis, IN TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park

July 8 Chicago, IL Huntington Bank Pavilion

July 9 Sterling Heights, MI Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre

July 12 Columbus, OH KEMBA Live! Outdoor Amphitheater

July 13 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE

July 15 Philadelphia, PA The Mann Center

July 16 Mansfield, MA XFINITY Center

July 17 Wantagh, NY Jones Beach Theat

July 21 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena

July 22 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center

July 23 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion

July 26 Atlanta, GA Cadence Bank Amphitheatre

July 27 Franklin, TN FirstBank Amphitheater

July 29 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall

July 30 Del Valle, TX Germania Insurance Amphitheater

July 31 Irving, TX The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

Aug 1 Oklahoma City, OK The Zoo Amphitheatre

Aug 4 Phoenix, AZ Arizona Federal Theatre

Aug 5 Inglewood, CA YouTube Theater

Aug 11 San Diego, CA Cal Coast Credit Union Amphitheater

Aug 12 Las Vegas, NV Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

Aug 13 Irvine, CA FivePoint Amphitheatre



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