Goo Goo Dolls – 2014 Concert Schedule
The Goo Goo Dolls were one of the best bands to come out of the 90s
music scene, and they continue to tour and bring their incredible tunes to fans all over. With songs like "Iris," "Dizzy,"
and "Slide," they absolutely dominated the scene, and some of their songs still enjoy rotation on various pop radio stations.
If you never had the chance to check them out during the height of their popularity, now is your chance, because the Goo Goo
Dolls are currently underway on a concert tour for 2014. They are slated to appear at a number of venues this year, including
Sonoma Mountain Village and Event Center in Rohnert Park, the Red Rocks Resort in Las Vegas, the Iowa State Fair, Rockingham
County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg, Boston's Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, and the Summer Stage at Tags in Big Flatts. To relive
the magic of the Goo Goo Dolls' music live in concert, be sure to visit StubHub to get your concert tickets before they're
all sold out!
About Goo Goo Dolls
The Goo Goo Dolls dominated the airwaves in the 1990s, initially rising
to popularity with their fifth studio album titled, "A Boy Named Goo," which was released in 1995. "A Boy Named Goo" contained
songs like "Long Way Down," "Naked," "Flat Top," "Name," and "Only One." The success of this album allowed the band to break
through to the mainstream, and it was eventually certified double platinum, the first of their record label to do so at the
time. Following appearances on various television shows, the band gained even more exposure, and they were poised to become
After being approached to write a song for the film, "City of Angels," the Goo Goo Dolls got their big
break. The song they created was "Iris," which became a phenomenal success and immediately thrust the band to fame. "Iris"
was one of the biggest alternative rock songs of its time, and it managed to top the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart, in addition
to the Billboard Top 40 Mainstream, Billboard Modern Rock Tracks, Billboard Adult Top 40 Tracks, and Billboard Mainstream
Rock Tracks. Crossing over to a number of genres, this massively successful single has become one of the Goo Goo Dolls' most
popular songs to date. In addition to the success of the single, the album, titled "Dizzy Up the Girl," was also hugely popular.
"Dizzy Up the Girl" included more hits like "Slide," "Black Balloon," "Dizzy," and "Broadway," and it was certified 3x platinum
in the United States.
Following the breakout success of "Dizzy Up the Girl," the Goo Goo Dolls released their next album,
"Gutterflower," which was likewise a hit. The album reached the number 4 position on the Billboard 200 chart, and it was later
included in Rock Hard magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time. The Goo Goo Dolls continued
to release several more albums in the years that followed, including "Let Love In" in 2006, "Something For the Rest of Us"
in 2010, and "Magnetic" in 2013.
Goo Goo Dolls' Breakthrough Album
The Goo Goo Dolls first started to
make a name for themselves with the 1995 album, "A Boy Named Goo." The popularity of the song "Name" allowed the band to be
featured on television shows, and they continued to develop a steady following. However, it was their smash-hit song "Iris"
that really took this band to the next level. From the record "Dizzy Up the Girl," the hit single "Iris" seemed to be playing
everywhere you went, with fans all over scrambling to get their hands on the album. The album went on to sell over 3 million
copies in the United States alone, and they were nominated for three Grammy Awards in the categories of Record of the Year,
Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocals, and Song of the Year. After the incredible success of "Dizzy Up the Girl"
and "Iris," the Goo Goo Dolls continued touring and creating incredible music in later years.
Goo Goo Dolls Trivia
you know that the Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik almost quit days before "Iris" was written?
After being approached to
write a song for the "City of Angels" soundtrack, Rzeznik was suffering from a severe case of writer's block, and considered
quitting the band altogether just days before he wrote their smash-hit single.
One of the
best pop bands from the 90s is back, and you don't want to miss out on their 2014 concert tour. The Goo Goo Dolls, best known
for their incredible hit "Iris," are coming to a venue near you, and you are definitely going to want to check out their show.
This band is known to put on a stellar performance, and not a concert goer will be left sitting as the tunes begin to blare
from the stage. Be sure to hit up the next Goo Goo Dolls concert when they head to your city!