Rocking the '90s – and Beyond

By: Jim Minge Email
By: Jim Minge Email

What: Collective Soul and Gin Blossoms

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7

Where: Stir Cove, Harrah's Casino, 1 Harrah's Blvd., Council Bluffs 

Admission: $45

Web: stircove.com

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Stir Cove's young summer concert season continues this week with a one-two '90s rock punch with Collective Soul (pictured) and the Gin Blossoms on Saturday (June 7).

Collective Soul struck gold in 1993 with their anthem "Shine." But that wasn't the band's only hit. They followed with "December," "Where the River Flows," "The World I know," "Gel," "Heavy" and "Smashing Young Man."

Meanwhile, the Gin Blossoms broke into the mainstream a year earlier than Collective Soul, scoring a massive hit with "Hey Jealousy" from their major label debut New Miserable Experience. A year later, tragedy struck when the song's author and Gin Blossoms' co-founder Doug Hopkins, who had been kicked out of the band, committed suicide.

Get jacked up for Saturday's show by watching a couple of classic videos by the two bands. Click on the first link at right to see the video for the Gin Blossom's "Hey Jealousy." And click on the second link at right to see Collective Soul's "Shine."


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