Incubus and Jimmy Eat World at Ak-Chin Pavilion

Incubus performs at Ak-Chin Pavilion on August 13, 2017 (Photo by Robbie Flores).

Co-headliners, Jimmy Eat World and Incubus, treated Phoenix fans to a nostalgic night of 90’s rock hits mixed with new music in a Live Nation produced show at Ak-Chin Pavilion on August 13, 2017.  Local hometown heroes, Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind of Jimmy Eat World, originally from Mesa, AZ, kicked off the night as they opened their set with Sure and Certain, a new song from their most recent album Integrity Blues. Their energy was infectious and the crowd went wild as they started their second song, Bleed American, from their most popular album Bleed American from 2001. Lead singer, Jim Adkins, bopped his way around the stage, making his way through such hits as, Hear You Me, Sweetness and then closed with their biggest hit The Middle.

  • Sure and Certain
  • Bleed American
  • Big Casino
  • I Will Steal You Back
  • Lucky Denver Mint
  • Futures
  • Pass the Baby
  • Pain
  • Work
  • Hear You Me
  • Always Be
  • Get Right
  • A Praise Chorus
  • Sweetness
  • The Middle

The crowd was amped up and eager for Incubus to rock out but instead they came out and slowed things down with soft purple lighting and a mellow vibe. Lead singer, Brandon Boyd, softly sang the melancholy hit Quicksand from their 2006 album, Light Grenades. They continued with the zen vibe throughout the night but brought up the energy with their next song, A Kiss to Send Us Off from the same album. The third song brought us into their newest album, named 8 for their 8th album, released in April of 2017 which reminds us why we fell in love with Incubus in the first place. About halfway through the set, they played Wish You Were Here, ending it with a cover of Pink Floyd’s iconic original which had the crowd lighting up their phones and swaying back and forth. A crowd pleasing favorite, Drive, brought everyone to their feet as we were treated to a thunder and lightning show at the same time! Shortly after, the skies opened up and buckets of rain came down, forcing the band to end their set early. Although the night ended pre-maturely, the rain was a perfect ending and only added a fitting ambiance to the peaceful mood the band brought.

  • Quicksand
  • A Kiss to Send Us Off
  • Nimble Bastard
  • Anna Molly
  • Love Hurts
  • Megalomaniac
  • Here in My Room
  • Stellar
  • Wish You Were Here
  • State of the Art
  • Pardon Me
  • Drive
  • Love in a Time of Surveillance
  • Pantomime
  • Sick Sad Little World
  • Nice to Know You
  • Warning



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