Fountains of Wayne team up with Soul Asylum, Evan Dando

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Fountains of Wayne have revealed plans to join forces with Soul Asylum and Evan Dando of The Lemonheads for a fall tour. The trio of veteran rockers will hit Boston for a show at the Paradise Rock Club on Monday, September 30. Tickets for the show are now on sale through Ticketmaster for $25.

With no new albums to support, fans can expect a diverse setlist Fountains of Wayne. Their last studio release was 2011’s Sky Full Of Holes. The band’s 1996 self-titled debut release produced modern rock hits like “Radiation Vibe” and “Sink To The Bottom”. But, ironically, it was their third album, 2003’s Welcome Interstate Managers, that earned them a Best New Artist Grammy nomination, as well as a pop breakthrough with the single “Stacy’s Mom”.

Soul Asylum are best remembered for their 90’s smash hits “Runaway Train”, “Somebody To Shove”, and “Misery”. The band released No Fun Intended, the first in a four-part series of three-song/digital only EPs of cover songs, last month. It included covers of The Suicide Commandos’ “Attacking The Beat”, Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart” and MC5’s “Shakin’ Street. Last year, Soul Asylum released their tenth studio album and first in six years, Delayed Reaction.

Evan Dando has been fronting The Lemonheads since he was a teenager in Boston in the mid-80’s. In the 2000’s Dando released a solo album (2003’s Baby I’m Bored), and continued to release music and tour under the Lemonheads moniker with various lineups. Last year, The Lemonheads released Laughing All The Way To The Cleaners, a 2-disc compilation of the band’s recordings for Atlantic Records.

Along with the show in Boston, the three acts will perform together at the Stockbridge Theater in Derry, New Hampshire on October 12. Fountains of Wayne will also perform shows of their own at the Iron Horse in Northampton, Massachusetts on September 26 and Higher Ground in Burlington, Vermont on September 28. They’ll be joined by Soul Asylum in Maine for a short at the Asylum in Portland on September 27.

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