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Gin Blossoms

#Flashback Friday Scott visiting Bizarre Guitar in PHX https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkHgmvutxrc        
 

Rock / Alternative / Pop

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Fueled by mega-hits including "Hey Jealousy," "Found Out About You" and "Til I Hear It From You," Gin Blossoms completed the classic crossover from college-circuit heroes to multi-platinum album sellers.

The band's hometown following in Tempe, Arizona grew quickly as the band earned a great reputation as a live act. Readers of the Phoenix New Times chose them as the city's best rock band qualifying them to play at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas in March, 1989. Later that year, College Music Journal dubbed them the "Best Unsigned Band in America" and invited them to play MTV's New Music Awards in New York City.

Major label interest quickly followed...their initial releases on A&M Records included Up and Crumbling in 1991 and the multi-platinum selling New Miserable Experience in 1992 featuring the single, "Hey Jealousy" which peaked at #25 on Billboard Hot 100. Four more singles followed..."Mrs. Rita," "Found Out About You," "Allison Road" and "Until I Fall Away." With NME having sold nearly 3 million copies in the US alone, the Gin Blossoms became a band to be reckoned with.

Congratulations I'm Sorry, which was released in 1996, was the Blossom's final original album of the decade bringing them two more hits … "Follow You Down" which spent ten weeks in the Top Ten and "As Long As It Matters" which earned the group a Grammy nomination for "Best Performance by a Duo or Group." The album debuted in Billboard's Top Ten and a year of touring helped put the record past 1,500,000 units sold.

The group then took a lengthy hiatus before embarking on an eighty-date US tour in 2002 and then releasing a new album, Major Lodge Victory in 2006.

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Gin Blossoms, Nils Lofgren, Meat Puppets and Celebrity Theatre will be inducted into the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame Aug. 17th!   more
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Gin Blossoms Inducted into 2017 Arizona Music Hall of Fame

The Gin Blossoms, along with the Meat Puppets and Nils Lofgren, are inducted into the 2017 Arizona Music Hall of Fame. http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/music/arizona-mus…

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Talking 25 Years of ‘New Miserable Experience’ with Gin Blossoms’ Robin Wilson"

Robin recently spoke with Rock Cellar Magazine about the 25th anniversary of New Miserable Experience       Click here to read the article.  

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Gin Blossoms' 'New Miserable Experience': The Dark History of a Nineties Classic

Robin and Jesse recently spoke with Rolling Stone about the making of NME.     Click here to read the article.

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Jesse on Adam Carolla's Podcast "The Adam Carolla Show"

Jesse recently was a guest on Adam Carolla's podcast "The Adam Carolla Show." Be sure to check it out! Click here to listen to the downloadable mp3 of the podcast.  …

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Kevin McDonald's Podcast with Jesse and Scott H. is Up!

Jesse and Scott H. were recently guests on Kevin McDonald's (Kids in the Hall) podcast show. Other guests include Scott Thompson and Dana Gould. You can take a listen…

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NME and CIS Are Available to Preorder On Vinyl

New Miserable Experience and Congratulations I'm Sorry are available to preorder on vinyl for the first time ever: https://UMe.lnk.to/GinBlossomsLPs      

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Robin Recounts His Memories of Shows at the Celebrity Theatre

Robin recounts his memories of shows at the Celebrity Theatre https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdmmXUmo1xc

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Gin Blossoms DLC Coming to Rock Band 4!

Get "Found Out About You" and "Hey Jealousy" in this week's Rock Band DLC! https://youtu.be/CaEy894oHHg The DLC tracks are available individually for $1.99 eac…

about May 27 via PureVolume

Jesse Has a New Song on Josh Kelley's Latest Album, New Lane Road

Be sure to check out Josh Kelley's latest cd, New Lane Road, since Jesse has co-written the song, "One Foot in the Grave" w/ Josh and Danny Wilde (The Rembrandts). T…

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Nov 17

Santa Clarita, CA

6:00pm at The Canyon
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Solana Beach, CA

8:00pm at Belly Up Tavern (sold out)
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Solana Beach, CA

8:00pm at Belly Up Tavern
Dec 01

Atlantic City, NJ

9:00pm at Borgata Hotel & Casino
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New York, NY

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