Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge & Jimmy Eat World Live Review
Welcome to the Nothing Shocking Podcast Episode 175. On this episode our guest is guitarist Mark Tremonti from the band Alter Bridge. They have a new album out called “Walk the Sky.” They just announced their 2020 tour dates. I can’t wait to check it out.
On the heels of their first career #1 on the Top Current Albums Chart in the US, Alter Bridge are announcing the first leg of 2020 of their Walk The Sky Tour. The band will play a kickoff date in Lake Charles, LA at the Golden Nugget Casino on January 31st before jumping on board Shiprocked as co-headliner alongside Halestorm. Back on land, the band will be making stops in Nashville, TN; Indianapolis, IN; Milwaukee, Wi; and Los Angeles, CA among others before wrapping up on February 27th in Spokane, WA. Special guests Clint Lowery and Deepfall will open the shows. Fan club pre-sale begins on November 12th with public on sale on Friday, November 15th at 10AM local time. Ticket information for all shows can be found at: https://alterbridge.com.
1-31 – Lake Charles, LA – Golden Nugget Casino *
2-1 – 2-6 – Shiprocked
2-8 – Nashville, TN – War Memorial Auditorium
2-9 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room at Old National Center
2-11 – Huntsville, AL – Mars Music Hall
2-12 – Fort Wayne, IN – Clyde Theatre
2-14 – Belvidere, IL – The Apollo Theatre AC
2-15 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
2-17 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
2-18 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
2-20 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
2-21 – Lake Tahoe, NV – Montbleu Resort
2-23 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
2-24 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
2-26 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
2-27 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
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Additionally I got the chance to check out Jimmy Eat World at the Rust Best in East Moline, IL. They are out supporting their new album “Surviving.” The new album is fantastic and I really this there is a decent shot that this album could catapult Jimmy Eat World back into the main stream with songs like “555.” The show itself was really exciting. It’s not often that fans get excited to hear new music live from a band that’s been around for 20 some years and has a deep catalog of hits. Jimmy Eat World played more songs off of “Surviving” than they did any other album and the fans, myself included ate it up. My favorite song off the new album is “Criminal Energy” and it was great to hear live. My favorite Jimmy Eat World song of all time is “Blister” and they played that one as well. Several songs off of “Bleed American” made the set along with “Futures” and “Chase the Light.
Jimmy Eat World is the ultimate compromise bands among my friends. That may sound like a back handed compliment, but it isn’t. Music isn’t supposed to be about competition. There’s no such thing as the best only favorites. The crowd was very eclectic. My group of friends does not share my taste in music. I’m more of a hard rock/metal guy and they are more indie rock emo fans. The crowd was filled with all of us and then some. It was a great sight to see. If you get a chance to see Jimmy Eat World on this run of tour dates I highly recommend doing so. They’re a band I won’t want to miss next time they come through town.
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