MVCC hosts Gin Blossoms Friday

Published Oct 31, 2018 at 4:00pm

UTICA — Alternative rock veterans the Gin Blossoms will take the stage in Schafer Theater as part of the Mohawk Valley Community College Cultural Series at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the College’s Utica Campus.

Tickets are $20, $15 for MVCC employees, and free for MVCC students.

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Fans are familiar with the Gin Blossoms’ five-time platinum breakthrough 1992 album “New Miserable Experience.” 

The album contains gems like “Until I Fall Away,” “Found Out About You,” “Hey Jealousy,” and “Allison Road.” Those hit tracks were followed up by the “Empire Records” soundtrack hit, “Til I Hear It From You.”

The band’s summer 2018 album, “Mixed Reality,” shares the same timeless feel as “New Miserable Experience.” Boasting record sales of over 10 million, the band continues to burn up the road, performing more than 120 tour dates per year. Visit ginblossoms.net.

Tickets for all Cultural Series events can be purchased in person at the MVCC Box Office, Information Technology Building room 106, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and at the College Stores on the Utica and Rome Campuses; online at www.mvcc.edu/tickets; or by calling 315-731-5721.

Cultural Series events include concerts, comedians, lectures, film screenings and discussions, workshops, family fun events, and more. The series maintains a social media presence that can be followed on Facebook at “MVCC Cultural Series.”

On the net:

www.mvcc.edu/culture