Parx Casino Presents ALT 104.5’s Friendsgiving: A Concert For A Cause

Jimmy Eat World, Spoon’s Britt Daniel & Alex Fischel, and TALK

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Jimmy Eat World is celebrating nearly three decades and 10 albums of existence, all but one with the current lineup of lead vocalist and lead guitarist Jim Adkins, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch, and drummer Zach Lind. The Mesa, AZ, four-piece commercial breakthrough came with the release of several singles from their album Bleed American, with “The Middle” hitting No. 1 on the Billboard Alternative Airplay chart and peaking at No. 5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, where it spent 33 weeks total on that chart. Futures, their follow-up to BA, featured “Pain,” which also hit No. 1 on the Billboard Alternative Airplay chart, made Billboard’s Hot 100 (No. 93), and is RIAA-certified Gold. In October 2019, the band released their tenth album, the critically acclaimed Surviving, which became one of three “chapters” of their 2021 globally streamed series that also includes Futures (Chapter V) and Clarity (Chapter III), performed in their entirety (now available on their YouTube page, here).

Spoon is an American indie rock band from Austin, Texas. The band was formed in late 1993 by lead singer/guitarist Britt Daniel and drummer Jim Eno. Current members also include Eric Harvey (keyboard, guitar, percussion, backing vocals) and Rob Pope (bass, backing vocals – replaced Joshua Zarbo in 2007). After releasing their debut LP Telephono on Matador Records, the band signed with Elektra in 1998, but the contract was dropped soon after the band released A Series of Sneaks. In response, the band released a two-song single titled The Agony of Laffitte (referring to Elektra A&R man Ron Laffitte). Eventually, they signed to Merge Records. Spoon has been met with widespread critical acclaim. Girls Can Tell, released in 2001, sold more copies than both their previous releases combined. Kill the Moonlight accomplished the same feat a year later. Gimme Fiction was released on May 10, 2005, and continued the trend of increasing popularity for the band.

100 percent of ticket proceeds from ‘ALT 104.5 Friendsgiving: A Concert for a Cause will benefit two important Philly charities: Morris Animal Refuge, America’s First Animal Shelter, and Mural Arts Philadelphia, the nation’s largest public arts program.

About Morris Animal Refuge: Founded in 1874, The Morris Animal Refuge is a lifesaving organization offering innovative and high-quality care for cats, dogs, and other small animals. The Refuge provides a full range of preventive, protective, and adoption services for abused, neglected, and abandoned animals in the Philadelphia region. The Morris Animal Refuge’s main office and adoption center is located at 1242 Lombard Street. For more information about our organization, please call (215) 735-9570 or visit www.morrisanimalrefuge.org.

About Mural Arts Philadelphia: Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over 35 years, Mural Arts have united artists and communities through a collaborative and equitable process, creating over 4,000 artworks that have transformed public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges to understanding with projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around the world, and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and public art and its preservation. Popular mural tours offer a firsthand glimpse into the inspiring stories behind Mural Arts’ iconic and unparalleled collection, which has earned Philadelphia worldwide recognition as the “Mural Capital of the World.”

For more information, call 215-685-0750 or visitmuralarts.org. Follow us on social media: @muralarts on Twitter and Instagram, MuralArtsPhiladelphia on Facebook, and phillymuralarts on YouTube.

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