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Sponge

- US detroit, MI Rock

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Bio: Sponge has proven to be one of the Motor City's heaviest hitters after gaining international notoriety with their debut album "Rotting Piñata” (Sony). Emerging from Detroit with hits like "Plowed" and "Molly (16 Candles)" Sponge received massive airplay on radio stations from coast to coast and w... See Full Bio

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  • Sun

    Oct 5


    Berkley, MI, US | 4:00pm

    Berkley, MI, US
    Sun Oct 05 4:00pm

    Details

    Benefit for Taylor Allen, a young waitress at O'Mara's who tragically passed away at age 20. Music from 4pm-10pm. Including an acoustic performance from Sponge

  • Fri

    Nov 14


    Greensboro, NC, US | 7:30pm

    Greensboro, NC, US
    Fri Nov 14 7:30pm

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    Shoot The Moon Media presents Sponge with special guests Beyond the Fade TBA Soapbox Arson Tickets - $15 Doors 730pm Show 830pm Tickets are onsale now!! http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=1846587 SPONGE BIO Sponge has proven to be one of the Motor City's heaviest hitters after gaining international notoriety with their debut album "Rotting Piñata” (Sony). Emerging from Detroit with hits like "Plowed" and "Molly (16 Candles)" Sponge received massive airplay on radio stations from coast to coast and were in heavy rotation on MTV. Both “Plowed” and “Molly” hit #5 on Billboard’s Modern Rock Charts, catapulting “Rotting Piñata” to Gold, and ultimately Platinum status. Sponge's follow up CD, the critically lauded “Wax Ecstatic” (Columbia) scored additional top ten Billboard hits including "Wax Ecstatic" and "Have You Seen Mary?" The band’s music was also featured in popular movies “The Craft,” “Chasing Amy,” “Mall Rats” and “Empire Records.” Sponge’s star continued to rise with network appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman” and the “Conan O’Brien Show.” Sponge’s subsequent releases “New Pop Sunday,” “For All The Drugs in The World,” “The Man,” “Galore Galore,” and “Destroy the Boy,” showcased the band’s swirling sonic attack, rooted in 70's glam and of course, the Motor City influences of The Stooges, The MC5 and Motown-but still sounding distinctly like no one else. “Plowed” continues to be the band’s signature rock track, having been spotlighted on Guitar Hero’s “Warriors of Rock – 90’s Rock Track Pack” – and on the Paper Jamz Guitar Series 2, in addition to the soundtrack for the Gerard Butler surf movie “Chasing Mavericks.” Sponge is now touring in support of a brand new release – “Stop the Bleeding.” The full-length disc incorporates the traditional “Sponge sound” in addition to exploring edgier, industrial grooves, most apparent on the band’s twisted cover of “Time in a Bottle.” Having shared stages the world over with Guns N’ Roses, Nickelback, Iggy Pop, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Kiss, to name just a few, Sponge continues to be one of rock’s most sought after live acts. Front man Vinnie Dombroski captivates audiences with his powerful voice, heart-on-his-sleeve lyrics and high-octane stage presence. Now as part of the stellar Summerland Tour – hitting sheds and amphitheatres across the U.S. this summer, Sponge is poised to bring its potent brand of Detroit rock to the masses, once again proving that rock never stops.

  • Sat

    Nov 15


    Salisbury, NC, US | 9:00pm

    Salisbury, NC, US
    Sat Nov 15 9:00pm
  • Wed

    Nov 19


    Halethorpe, MD, US | 7:00pm

    Halethorpe, MD, US
    Wed Nov 19 7:00pm
  • Fri

    Nov 21


    New York, NY, US | 2:30pm

    New York, NY, US
    Fri Nov 21 2:30pm

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    Sponge, Remedy, Striven

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