YONKERS, NY, July 23, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The 2014 Summerland Tour featuring Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6 and Spacehog will perform as part of Empire City Casino's annual Summer Concert Series.
The Summerland Tour is an annual 1990s music tour created by Everclear's Art Alexakis and Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath to bring some of the most well-known alternative 90's bands back to the rock music stage and was named one of Rolling Stone's "10 Hottest Summer Package Tours" when it debuted in 2012. The four bands comprising this year's Summerland Tour have sold millions of albums, released numerous hit singles, and continue to have a constant presence on airwaves across the country.
Ticket prices start at $27.50 and are on sale now at http://www.empirecitycasino.com.
(Art Alexakis, lead vocals/guitar; Dave French, guitar/vocals; Freddy Herrera, bass/vocals; Sean Winchester, drums/vocals; Josh Crawley, keyboards/vocals)
Founded in 1997, the three-time platinum recording alternative rock bandEverclear hails from Portland, Oregon. Its new hit single "Be Careful What You Ask For" has been widely acclaimed. Fans will recognize hit songs such as "Father of Mine", "Santa Monica", "I Will Buy You a New Life", and"Wonderful" from the more than 9 million albums Everclear sold globally.
SOUL ASYLUM (www.soulasylum.com)
(Dave Pirner, guitar/vocals; Michael Bland, drums; Winston Roye, bass; and Justin Sharbono,guitar)
Born and bred in Minneapolis, MN, Soul Asylum formed in 1981 and since their inception the band has delivered heartfelt and passionate rock n' roll. The band's list of credits includes two platinum albums Grave Dancers Union andLet Your Dim Light Shine, featuring their Grammy Award-winning single"Runaway Train", as well as hits "Misery", and "Somebody to Shove". They are currently in the process of recording an album of all new material to be released in 2014.
EVE 6 (www.eve6.com)
(Max Collins, vocals & bass; Jon Siebels, Guitar; and Tony Fagenson, drums)
Southern California rockers, Eve 6, are most well-known for hit singles "Inside Out" and "Think Twice" and "Here's to the Night". After disbanding in 2004, they reunited with all three original members in early 2011. Their long-awaited fourth album Speak in Code containing the singles "Victoria" and "Curtain"was released in April 2012.
(Royston Langdon, lead vocals and bass guitar; Antony Langdon, guitar and vocals; Timo Ellis, guitar; Jonny Cragg, drums; and Richard Steel, lead guitar)
Formed in 1994 and heavily influenced by David Bowie and Queen, Space Hog is an English rock band from New York City. Its two decades of popularity has been underlined by the hit single "In the Meantime" from the 1995 albumResident Alien which sold over one million copies. After two more successful albums, and some time apart, Spacehog is together again. The band released an album in 2013 entitled As It Is on Earth, which is now available.
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