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- Pepsi Amphitheater & Stateside Presents Announce Modest Mouse
- 05.16.2018 - 05.16.2018 07.00PM
- Pepsi Amphitheater - Flagstaff
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Pepsi Amphitheater & Stateside Presents Announce Modest Mouse
Wed., May 16, Doors at 7pm, Show 8pm
Tickets at www.PepsiAmp.com
Flagstaff, Ariz., (Jan. 29, 2018) – Pepsi Amphitheater (@PepsiAmpFlag and Facebook.com/flagstaffamp) and Stateside Presents are proud to announce the opening show of the 2018 season with indie rock band Modest Mouse, Wed., May 16, 8pm. Gates open at 7pm.
Established more than 26 years ago in Washington, Modest Mouse has a unique success story in the indie rock genre. Modest Mouse released their breakthrough album Good News For People Who Love Bad News in 2004. The album included the hit single “Float On,” which sold over 1.5 million copies and earned two Grammy nominations. In 2007, the band released their studio album We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank that immediately topped the Billboard Top 200 Chart at #1. Since then, the band has continued to lead the way for indie rock with their last studio album Strangers to Ourselves reaching #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. Performing since 1997, Modest Mouse delivers a dynamic song lineup each show.
Modest Mouse kicks off their 2018 tour April 18 in Birmingham, Alabama and takes the stage under the Ponderosa Pines of Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park May 16 in their only Arizona performance.
TICKETS. General admission tickets are $39.50. Tickets at www.PepsiAmp.com.
LOCATION. Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill County Park is located within the Fort Tuthill Coconino County Park complex, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Take I-17, Airport Exit 337 and continue west into Fort Tuthill County Park. Follow the loop road until reaching the ‘Amphitheater’ sign.
About Modest Mouse. Modest Mouse was formed in 1993 in Issaquah, Washington by guitarist and vocalist Isaac Brock, bassist Eric Judy, and drummer Jeremiah Green. Over the last decade the band has become an indie rock standard and one of few bands capable gaining massive popularity without sacrificing longtime fans. With the release of their second album, The Lonesome Crowded West in 1997, the band’s status reached new heights with a legion of fans and critical acclaim. In 2000, Modest Mouse was signed to Epic Records and released their third album, The Moon & Antarctica. In 2004 came the release of their breakthrough album, Good News For People Who Love Bad News, which included the hit “Float On,” has sold over 1.5 million copies and earned the band two Grammy nominations. We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank, was released on March 20, 2007 and immediately entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #1. www.modestmouse.com
About Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park. The outdoor venue in Northern Arizona’s Coconino County, near Flagstaff, is nestled amidst the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine Forest in the world. The renovated amphitheater now boasts a 9,500 square foot rooftop that enhances acoustic quality and adds 20 percent more covered seating. The venue celebrates a summer season of diverse entertainment including rock, jazz, blues, comedy, major festivals, movie nights and more. R Entertainment North LLC programs and manages the captivating amphitheater ideally situated at a cool elevation of 6,900 feet, delivering live, world-class entertainment to fans throughout Arizona as well as the greater Flagstaff and Northern Arizona region. Pepsi Amphitheater draws visitors from metro Phoenix and Tucson, and throughout the region including Southern California, Southwest Colorado, Las Vegas and Albuquerque. Follow Pepsi Amphitheater on Twitter @PepsiAmpFlag and Facebook.com/flagstaffamp. For tickets and information, visit www.PepsiAmp.com or call 1.866.977.6849. www.PepsiAmp.com