Mahaiwe Events Calendar

COMING UP NEXT

Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Giselle - Sunday, January 26th at 1pm

Purple Rain (1984) - Thursday, January 30th at 7pm

Gin Blossoms
Friday, March 6th at 8pm

Mahaiwe

Public Tickets

Mahaiwe Member Tickets

 

 

$50 - $90
Mahaiwe Member & Youth Discount Event

$50 Upper Balcony (Limited)
$55 Reserved
$70 Preferred
(Members receive $5 off each ticket)

Click here for VIP tickets

$15 Youth Tickets - call the Box Office for information

In late 80’s Gin Blossoms started to grow a huge following as the #1 local music draw in Phoenix and certainly were the hometown heroes of their favorite hang, Tempe, Arizona. Gin Blossoms indelible jangle-pop sound was evolving during radio’s diverse mix of hair bands and grunge music superstars like Nirvana. After the Phoenix New Times chose them the cities best rock band, they qualified to play at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin Texas in 1989. That same year, College Music Journal dubbed them the “Best Unsigned Band in America” and added an invitation to perform on MTV’s New Music Awards in New York City.

Taking their name from a caption on a W.C. Fields photo, Gin Blossoms signed a record deal with A&M and recorded their first EP “Up And Crumbling” in 1991. But, it was not until their breakout record “New Miserable Experience” in 1992 that their rise to fame began. “New Miserable Experience” kept the band on the charts for almost 3 years with singles “Hey Jealousy,” “Allison Road,” “Until I Fall Away,” “Mrs Rita,” and “Found Out About You.” The album took the airwaves by siege and held MTV hostage with multi cross-over hits in 4 different radio formats. It was this record that rocketed the band into the mainstream going on to sell over 5 million copies making the band a 90’s radio mainstay.

 

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