U.S. band Blink-182 has announced a summer concert headlining The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor on June 2, just as the band begins its new 16-show Las Vegas residency.
One of the defining rock bands of their generation, blink-182 has sold over 50 million albums worldwide since debuting over 25 years ago with Platinum-selling hits and chart-topping singles “All The Small Things,” “What’s My Age Again,” “Bored to Death” and “I Miss You”. They combine high-energy dynamics with an artistic ambition that transcends any genre. Now with Matt Skiba (of Alkaline Trio) as singer/guitarist, the group has entered a new chapter with main stays bassist and vocalist Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker. Throughout their career, blink-182 has earned multiple MTV music awards, Grammy Award nominations for Best Rock Album (2017) and Billboard Music Award for Modern Rock Track of the Year (1999).
blink-182 begins its Las Vegas residency on May 26. For what’s being called “Kings of the Weekend,” the rock/pop/punk trio – Mark Hoppus (vocals/bass), Travis Barker (drums), and Matt Skiba (guitar) – will perform at the newly renovated Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort, which can accommodate 2,500 concert-goers. According to an announcement, their show will bring a “nearly 25-year history of hit songs, inappropriate tales, and nonsensical antics to life.”
Tickets start at $65 and go on sale April 1 at Ticketmaster.
Upcoming shows: Paul Zerdin and Piff the Magic Dragon (Mar 30), Johnny Reid & his big band The Soul Providers wsg Glass Tiger – ALL AGES (Apr 6), Buddy Guy (Apr 13), David Foster (Apr 15), Terry Fator (Apr 21), Brian Wilson (May 4), Darcy Oake (May 17), Pitbull (May 25), Lee Brice (May 26), Daniel O’Donnell (May 27), Blink-182 (June 2), Russell Peters (June 15), Cole Swindell (June 16), Yanni (June 29), Bryan Adams (July 3), Sarah McLachlan (July 4), Disturbed (July 11), Trevor Noah (July 20) and Reba (Aug 2).