J Mascis Tickets
Artist: J Mascis
Associated Acts: Dinosaur Jr., J Mascis + the Fog, the Lemonheads, Sweet Apple
Genre: Alternative, Hardcore
Roots: Amherst, Massachusetts
Selected Albums: You're Living All Over Me, Bug, Several Shades of Why, Tied to a Star
J Mascis TicketsJ Mascis is best known for his role as guitarist and lead vocalist in the legendary Massachusetts hardcore band, Dinosaur Jr. Although it isn't widely known, J Mascis, Murph and Lou Barlow made thoughtful, original music and innovative covers. In some ways, they paved the way for bands like Nirvana. Dinosaur Jr. was also a big influence on media personality and spoken word artist, Henry Rollins. During the 1980s, J Mascis was legendary for being reticent, but his creative genius was always more than evident. His unique songwriting style produced songs that started off tight and focused and then erupted into more free-form compositions. With age and meditative practice, he's mellowed considerably although still as musically talented. J Mascis shows more range as a musician and is more at home on stage than ever. StubHub is your source for tickets to see J Mascis live as a solo act or with one of his bands.
Living All Over Pop Culture with J MascisJ Mascis is lucky to have a career that is mostly highlights. During the 1980s, he made some of the most original music of the era with Dinosaur Jr. Their cover of "Just Like Heaven" impressed even Robert Smith of The Cure. Songs like 1994's "Feel the Pain" became closely identified with the grunge scene of that era. He also collaborated with Evan Dando and the Lemonheads. In 2000, J Mascis began working with a new band, J Mascis + the Fog. In 2011, he released his first solo album, Several Shades of Why. Critics loved this personal, mostly acoustic album. It showed a whole new side of J Mascis. In 2013, J Mascis even branched out into acting with British actor and director Richard Ayoade casting him in The Double. J Mascis continues to tour widely, playing festivals and venues in the Northeast near his Massachusetts home.
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