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Embassy adds Goo Goo Dolls to lineup

Five Finger Death Punch also coming to Coliseum

Goo Goo Dolls will be at Embassy Theatre on Nov. 6.

Nick Braun

Whatzup Features Writer

Published August 17, 2022

Following the astounding Barenaked Ladies announcement, Embassy Theatre have added alternative pop rockers Goo Goo Dolls to their ever-growing schedule. 

The band will stroll through town Sunday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in support of their latest release Chaos in Bloom, their 13th studio album. 

Fans can expect to hear some of the new numbers in addition to other favorites from their lengthy catalog, including “Name,” “So Alive,” “Iris,” and “Come to Me.” 

Goo Goo Dolls are no slouches, having sold 15 million records worldwide and taking in three Grammy nominations. 

Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m. via ticketmaster.com and STAR Bank box office at the Embassy. 

Five Finger Death Punch set for Coliseum

Multiplatinum powerhouses Five Finger Death Punch and Brantley Gilbert have announced they will be joining forces this fall for a massive U.S. arena tour with support from newcomer Corey Marks

Good news, folks: The tour makes a stop at Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m. 

If you recall, the two artists brought the worlds of hard rock and county rock together when they partnered on their 2019 hit, “Blue on Black.” The track was in support of The Gary Sinise Foundation to benefit first responders and featured guitar legend Brian May and the song’s original performer, Kenny Wayne Shepherd

This is a matchup that will have people talking for years to come, so don’t hesitate. Also, the show will be a good chance to feast your eyes on new music when FFDP’s Afterlife hits shelves the same day tickets go on sale, Friday, Aug. 19, at 10 a.m. via ticketmaster.com and the Coliseum box office.  

Arthur Cope, Wunderkammer helping others

Local emerging folk quintet Arthur Cope is set to perform a special benefit show at Wunderkammer Company on Friday, Aug. 26, at 8 p.m. 

Admission is one non-perishable food item or hygiene product that will be donated to Forward Indiana. 

All food donated is going straight back into our community as it will be used to replenish food cabinets all across the city. 

In addition to lending a hand, those in attendance will get to hear originals from Arthur Cope’s new EP Growing Pains. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the music begins at 8:30 p.m. 

My Name Is Not Mom coming to The Clyde

The Clyde welcomes a trio of riotous internet sensations on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m. when Tiffany Jenkins, Meredith Masony, and Dena Blizzard team up for My Name Is Not Mom

This is a good comedy for anyone who has children, knows people who have children, or once one themselves. This comic trio shares their take on mothering through the sleepless nights of the toddler years, middle school craziness, and trying not to physically attack a high schooler. 

My Name Is Not Mom will give those in attendance a unique event that will feature standup, stories, videos from the online community, and audience interaction that will have fans laughing in tears. 

Reserved seats are on sale at Clydetheatre.com, by calling (800) 514-3849, The Clyde box office, all Wooden Nickel Records locations, Neat Neat Neat Records, and Sweetwater Sound.   

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