World-renowned, multi-platinum alternative rockers 311 are hitting the road this summer for a headlining tour of North America which includes a stop at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. 311’s “Unity Tour 2017” will feature special guests New Politics and Passafire.
311 was formed in 1990 in Omaha, Nebraska by singer/guitarist Nick Hexum, singer S.A. Martinez, guitarist Tim Mahoney, drummer Chad Sexton and bassist P-Nut. The band now resides in Southern California. 311 mix rock, rap, reggae and funk into their own unique hybrid sound and have developed a reputation as one of the most entertaining and dynamic live bands in the U.S.
Over the course of their amazing career, 311 has released 11 studio albums, two greatest hits albums, two live albums, three DVD's and a boxed set and has sold over nine million copies in the U.S. Their last nine albums reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Sales Chart and nine of their singles have reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Alternative Radio Chart (including three #1 singles “Down,” “Love Song” and “Don’t Tread On Me” along with “Amber,” “All Mixed Up,” “Come Original,” “Creatures For A While,” “Hey You” and “Sunset in July.” In celebration of 25 years as a band, 311 released the 311 ARCHIVE boxed-set in June 2015 featuring four CDs (81 tracks of B-sides, bonus tracks, pre-production recordings and demos from 1992-2014) plus a 60 page book of rare photos and memorabilia.
The Unity Tour 2017 will be 311’s 18th consecutive summer headlining the U.S. and will be in support of 311’s release of their 12th studio album, entitled MOSIAC. The new album will be released by BMG and is available for pre-order now at www.pledgemusic.com.