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Third Eye Blind Announces 2024 Summer Gods Tour With Yellowcard & A R I Z O N A

Third Eye Blind is excited to announce the fourth edition of the Summer Gods Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will begin June 8 in Spokane through August 3 in Houston, with special guests Yellowcard and A R I Z O N A.


Tickets will be available for presale Tuesday, January 9 with Citi, and additional presales throughout the week. General onsale will begin Friday, January 12 at 10:00am local time at ThirdEyeBlind.com.

Third Eye Blind
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Kylie Spinelli

“I have this sense that I am feeling the same way everybody else is—that we need a summer tour so badly, like more than ever,” says Stephan Jenkins. “We need the lights, the noise, the heat and everybody up close to each other, singing as one. Can’t wait.”

“Third Eye Blind self-titled is a masterclass in songwriting that blew all of our minds when it released in 1997,” says Ryan Key of Yellowcard.  “As 90s kids we were gifted with so much incredible music in our formative years and we are all such massive fans of the band because of that record. It doesn’t feel real yet that we will be sharing the stage with one of our all time favorite bands every night this summer.”

“Third Eye Blind was the soundtrack to so many summer adventures during high school!” adds Nate Esquite (A R I Z O N A). “My friends and I would drive up and down the NJ Parkway blasting “Semi-Charmed Life” out the windows and dreaming about one day playing PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel as we passed. To be a part of this tour is a dream come true in so many ways – being able to sing our hearts out to 3EB every night and playing so many incredible venues along the way.”

Fun Fact: The Summer Gods tour poster was designed by Charlie Benante, the founding drummer of Anthrax and member of Pantera’s touring band.

The Summer Gods tour poster, designed by Charlie Benante
The Summer Gods tour poster, designed by Charlie Benante

2024 Third Eye Blind Summer Gods Tour Dates

  1. June 8 – Airway Heights, WA – BECU Live at Northern Quest
  2. June 9 – Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater
  3. June 13 – Seattle, WA – WAMU Theater
  4. June 14 – Bend, OR – Hayden Homes Amphitheater
  5. June 15 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
  6. June 20 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
  7. June 21 – Chula Vista, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
  8. June 22 – Las Vegas, NV – Fontainebleau Las Vegas
  9. June 25 – West Valley City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
  10. June 26 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  11. June 28 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
  12. June 29 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis
  13. June 30 – Franklin, TN – FirstBank Amphitheater
  14. July 2 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
  15. July 3 – Buffalo, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
  16. July 5 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
  17. July 6 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center
  18. July 7 – Clarkston, MI – Pine Knob Music Theatre
  19. July 9 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
  20. July 11 – Gilford, NH – BankNH Pavilion
  21. July 12 – Camden, NJ – Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
  22. July 13 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
  23. July 14 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
  24. July 16 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Broadview Stage at SPAC
  25. July 18 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
  26. July 19 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion
  27. July 20 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
  28. July 21 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
  29. July 23 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
  30. July 25 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds
  31. July 26 – Jacksonville, FL – VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
  32. July 27 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
  33. July 28 – Birmingham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
  34. July 31 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
  35. August 1 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
  36. August 2 – Austin, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
  37. August 3 – Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman

Ticket information and more at ThirdEyeBlind.com


To commemorate the 25th anniversary of “Jumper,” Third Eye Blind is releasing the world’s first playable .999 silver-coated and .997 karat gold-coated records, in collaboration with Precious Sound.  Manufactured in Germany, each 5”, 7 ounce record is playable at 33 ⅓ RPMs on any manual record player, and pressed with 1,250 tons, using groundbreaking technology.  The B-side is an engraving celebrating the cover art of the self-titled album.

“25 years in, ‘Jumper’ makes a message of the value of a common heart. I’m happy that this is the first message immortalized on precious metals,” says Stephan Jenkins. “The song has gone from dark to light. It started as a noir—where I am talking to somebody telling what I would have said to them had they not jumped off the Coronado bridge. Pretty dark stuff. Now when I sing it, it is a celebration of understanding and inclusivity and you can see how eager people are to express that feeling. I love it. I love the transition.”


“Jumper” will be available in .999 silver coating ($450), in .997 gold coating ($800), and twenty-five 24 karat solid gold pressings (price available by request at PreciousSound.com).

Pre-orders will be available at ThirdEyeBlind.com and PreciousSound.com.

As always, a portion of the proceeds will benefit SeaTrees.  Third Eye Blind has been on a mission to restore the kelp ecosystems of the entire California coastline and sequester carbon. Since 2017, Third Eye Blind has sought to mitigate the touring industry’s carbon impact and also banned plastic water bottles backstage, saving an estimated 17,000 bottles per tour.  

“We have a beautiful, bright future,” with climate action in the center of it.  “That’s what I want people to know,” says Jenkins on CBS Mornings.

Precious Sound has created the world’s first playable gold, silver, and platinum records. Founded by Mark Sutton and Ursina Beerli, two friends with a deep experience in precious metals and an adoration for music. The company is based in Zurich and New York, with a production partner in Munich.


On Wednesday, January 10 catch a special performance and interview on “Good Morning America.”

January 10, 2024 Third Eye Blind will appear on “Good Morning America.”

REVIEW: Third Eye Blind, Jimmy Eat World Deliver Nostalgia With A Modern Spin (7-31-19)

PHOENIX — What comes to mind when you think of the 2000’s? Motorola RAZRs? MTV’s Pimp My Ride? Undoubtedly, your mind also went to the music that defined the decade: bands like Jimmy Eat World and Third Eye Blind. It might surprise you to learn that both of these groups are still going strong and loving every minute of it, as evidenced by their incredible performances at the Ak Chin Pavilion in Phoenix this past Wednesday evening.

Both bands are refreshing examples of groups that have not only outlasted their respective peaks of fame, but have continued going strong in spite of it. Jimmy Eat World playing timeless classics like “Sweetness”, “The Middle”, and “Hear You Me” to ear-piercing cheers and thundering applause is all the proof you need. Obvious musical and songwriting talents aside, a big reason for the longevity in Jimmy Eat World’s career is the sheer gratitude they express to their fans at nearly every show.

Jim Adkins (Vocalist), Jimmy Eat World
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Rodrigo Izquierdo © All Rights Reserved

There are countless examples throughout musical history of artists who gain big heads from their fame but this band, and especially Jim Adkins, could not have been more humble, crediting their fans for helping them get to where they are now. About halfway through the set, Jim strapped on a beautifully shining acoustic guitar and as he was tuning for “Hear You Me” he warmly addressed the crowd: “I remember when we were sitting out on the lawn watching shows and dreaming about being on this stage. Now, here we are and it’s all thanks to you guys and your support.” This would become a common theme throughout the night as he so graciously engaged the audience and made them feel as welcome as they so clearly made him and the rest of the band feel in return. 

Ra Ra Riot began the show with an uncharacteristically energetic set for an opening band; the crowd couldn’t get enough and the band definitely got the job done getting people out of their seats.

Wes Miles (Vocalist), Ra Ra Riot
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Rodrigo Izquierdo © All Rights Reserved

The stage chemistry and musicianship of each member shined through during key moments, like the crisp backing vocals of bassist, Mathieu Santos blending seamlessly with lead vocalist, Wes Miles. Guitarist, Milo Bonacci and his versatility with guitar FX pedals created mind-bending soundscapes of delayed and chorused chords, and even allowed him to smoothly recover from a brief tussle with some nasty feedback. Ra Ra Riot are entertainers in the truest sense of the word and are definitely one to watch out for.

Mathieu Santos (Bassist, Vocalist), Ra Ra Riot
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Rodrigo Izquierdo © All Rights Reserved

Jimmy Eat World continued to amaze the audience by mixing in a pleasant blend of old and new songs, with the old songs sounding just as fresh as the new. It’s difficult to make a song like “The Middle”, released in 2001, not sound slightly dated when it appears in movies or TV shows for example, but live, this song takes on entirely new life, as those same familiar four power chords envelop you in pure nostalgic delight. It’s honestly incredible – a true testament to their abilities as a band to stand the test of time by continuously putting out timeless song after song.

Jim Adkins (Vocalist), Jimmy Eat World
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Rodrigo Izquierdo © All Rights Reserved

Third Eye Blind closed out the night with a highly engaging set that the vast majority of fans never wanted to end. Lead singer/guitarist, Stephan Jenkins, displayed a level of energy and charisma not often seen in a 54-year-old man. The music keeps him young at heart, and the same can be said of his fans as they screamed every single word along with him.

Stephan Jenkins (Vocalist, Guitarist), Third Eye Blind
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Rodrigo Izquierdo © All Rights Reserved

Third Eye Blind effortlessly charged through songs like the latest collaborative effort with Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells, “Screamer”. This track has a harder modern rock vibe that they transition into deftly from their classic sound. Hearing a band continue to reinvent themselves is a sign that they don’t intend to give up on music anytime soon; which is good news for many.

Kryz Reid (Guitarist, Vocalist), Third Eye Blind
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Rodrigo Izquierdo © All Rights Reserved

Third Eye Blind also treated the crowd’s ears to a clever medley of songs “Back To Zero”, “Can You Take Me”, and “London”, strung together so well you’d think they were back to back on the same album. The band was obviously well-rehearsed, and executed each song down to the last screaming note. Playing songs from the first album like “Motorcycle Drive-by” and “Graduate” served as an endearing homage to their past, which acknowledges that they haven’t forgotten where they came from and how they arrived where they are today. This was a more understated approach to showing the fans gratitude: by treating them with more hidden gems on the early albums, which went over very well overall.  

Stephan Jenkins (Vocalist, Guitarist), Third Eye Blind
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Rodrigo Izquierdo © All Rights Reserved

A more cynical observer might write off a joint tour between Jimmy Eat World and Third Eye Blind as an attempt to revive a dying genre; however this could not be further from the truth. Both bands are timeless examples of pop-rock bands of the early 2000’s that bring unique qualities to their music that only serves to guarantee their respective longevity. The “Summer Gods” tour is an aptly named one because these bands have successfully become immortalized through their music. And honestly, isn’t that what any band ultimately strives for?

Photo Gallery

Photographer: Rodrigo Izquierdo

Third Eye Blind, Jimmy Eat World, Ra Ra Riot – Ak-Chin Pavilion 7-31-19

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