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Actual Emails of Actual Bands Rejected From Mark McGrath's Actual Under the Sun Tour

Mark McGrath
Mark McGrath

Courtesy of founder/organizer/smirkmerchant Mark McGrath, the shamelessly '90s-talgic "Under the Sun 2013" tour*--featuring Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Gin Blossoms, Fastball and Vertical Horizon--touches down at the Paramount in Huntington tonight [8 p.m./$71.25-$106.75], aiming to take you back to that carefree, breezy radio alterna-pop era before drone strikes and Amanda Bynes meltdowns.

So many artists from that time, so few slots on this tour! A ton of bands actually reached out to McGrath to get on the bill, although ultimately they were shot down. We got ahold of actual** emails from a couple of them.

*Not to be confused with Alex Alexakis of Everclear's shamelessly '90s-talgic Summerland tour.

**And by "actual," of course, we mean "completely fake."

See also: Two Jerks Revisit Alt Rock's Nicest Band, Toad the Wet Sprocket

Actual Emails of Actual Bands Rejected From Mark McGrath's Actual Under the Sun Tour
Actual Emails of Actual Bands Rejected From Mark McGrath's Actual Under the Sun Tour

See also: Nostalgia's Not A Dirty Word: Everclear's Art Alexakis on Summerland

 

Actual Emails of Actual Bands Rejected From Mark McGrath's Actual Under the Sun Tour
Actual Emails of Actual Bands Rejected From Mark McGrath's Actual Under the Sun Tour

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