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The Sounds, MGMT and Jimmy Eat World Rock The US Open of Surfing

August 12, 2011 drainu182 0

Written by Lavina Loya, Photos by Marcello Ambriz

The US Open of Surfing is a week long event and long standing tradition in the city of Huntington Beach, CA. Held annually, every summer on the south side of the pier, the best in the sport come from all over to duke it out for the coveted top spot. Known then as the West Coast Surfing Championship, the first games were held back in 1959. Surfing heros like …

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Jimmy Eat World Announce Special LA Show To Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Bleed American Album

June 27, 2011 drainu182 0

To commemorate 10 years since the release of their acclaimed record, Jimmy Eat World will perform “Bleed American” in its entirety, Thursday, September 29th at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. Pre-sale to begin June 28th @ 10am (PDT) with the general public on-sale this Thursday, June 30th @ 10am (PDT).

This news comes on the heels of two sold-out shows at London’s famed Forum, where the band performed both Bleed American and their lauded 1999 album Clarity, back-to-back. The …

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MGMT, Jimmy Eat World and Surfer Blood To Play US Open of Surfing

June 24, 2011 drainu182 0

The 2011 Nike US Open of Surfing has a soundtrack and it will play live on the beach before tens of thousands of fans. The event, owned and produced by IMG, the global leader in sports and entertainment, is taking a cue from its action sports roots, and set to deliver the largest free concert series of the summer.

“It’s fun bringing some of the best musicians in the world to the US Open of Surfing,” says Hurley’s Director of …

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Jimmy Eat World Announce More Tour Dates, Playing Conan December 13th

December 1, 2010 drainu182 0

After spending the last few weeks touring Europe promoting their sixth full-length album, Invented, anthemic rockers Jimmy Eat World will return to the US to tour in December, including a stop at Conan on December 13th to perform their latest single, “Coffee and Cigarettes.” The band wraps up 2010 and rings in the New Year with a performance at the Fiesta Bowl Block Party. It’s the perfect way for the band to complete a successful year that spawned a Billboard …

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KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2010 Night 1 Lineup Announced

November 15, 2010 drainu182 2

The lineup for the first night of the 21st annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Chrismas concert on Saturday December 11th. This year’s concert features The Smashing Pumpkins, Social Distortion, My Chemical Romance, Bad Religion, Jimmy Eat World, Cake, A Day to Remember, The Dirty Heads, Anberlin, and Switchfoot. Tickets go on presale at noon PST on Thursday November 18th. The line up for the second night will be announced tomorrow morning on the Kevin and Bean show at 7:15AM PST. …