Evansville, IN – March 8, 2021 – Soul Asylum, in anticipation of their upcoming “Back In Your Face” tour, will rock the stage at Aiken Theatre on Sunday, August 1, 2021, with supporting act Local H. “We are so excited to bring Soul Asylum to the area, proving live music is indeed back. We can’t wait to hear what they’ve been working on since last year’s album release,” notes Alexis Berggren, General Manager of The Plaza.
Soul Asylum was formed in the early '80s by high-school friends Dave Pirner, Dan Murphy, and Karl Mueller, and became part of the celebrated Minneapolis local music scene alongside fellow indie bands the Replacements and Hüsker Dü. This success led to the band entering the major-label mainstream with 1988's Hang Time and its 1990 follow-up, And the Horse They Rode In On, before achieving a commercial breakthrough with 1992's triple platinum Grave Dancers Union, featuring the Grammy award-winning single, “Runaway Train.”
The band’s latest album Hurry Up and Wait was released in April 2020 and led to their highest Billboard Chart position since 1995. Soul Asylum front man Dave Pirner reports that making the band's twelfth studio full-length, Hurry Up and Wait, was a completely seamless, enjoyable and productive experience. John Fields, who worked with the band on three previous albums, co-produced the project in the band’s hometown of Minneapolis.
Opening act, Local H, was formed in Zion, Illinois in 1990. Known for their unorthodox two-piece setup, Local H became best known for their hit, “Bound for the Floor,” a single from their album, As Good as Dead which peaked at No. 5 on the US Alternative Billboard Chart. Their most recent album, Lifers, was released in 2020.
What: Soul Asylum with Local H
When: Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 7:30pm
Where: Old National Events Plaza
Tickets: Tickets start at $28.00 plus applicable fees and tax.
The band is offering a Soul Asylum Super Special VIP Package for $125.00 plus applicable fees and tax.
Tickets are available at TicketMaster.com or at Old National Events Plaza Box Office.
For more information about the Aiken Theatre, visit: www.oldnationaleventsplaza.com
About Old National Events Plaza
Old National Events Plaza, managed by ASM Global, is Evansville, Indiana’s premier convention center and largest live entertainment theatre. Housing a spacious 2,500-seat theatre, 38,000 square- feet of column free exhibit space, a beautiful 14,000 square-foot ballroom, and 12,00 square-feet of meeting space, Old National Events Plaza hosts a variety of events. The venue offers easy scheduling, one-stop-shop services, and in-house catering and audio-visual services. For more information and a complete schedule of events, please visit www.oldnationaleventsplaza.com.
About ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem-solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world delivers locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners, and operations, and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.