311 to Play the Stanley Hotel (from ‘The Shining’) for a Halloween Live Stream Gig


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Long-running alt/reggae rockers 311 recently began a summer tour with special guests Iration and Iya Terra, the band’s first gigs in front of a live audience since before the pandemic hit in March 2020.

In keeping with a trend that the band carried out during the pandemic, 311 plans to live stream a few select shows from the tour throughout the trek — and, now, a very special Halloween Weekend gig at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Co., one of three Colorado concerts the rockers play to play over the three-day span.

You may recognize that hotel as the spot seen in the classic horror/suspense film The Shining. Yes, that one!

The details:

10/29 Fri. Fox Theater, Boulder CO
10/30 Sat. Ogden Theater, Denver CO
10/31 Sun. Stanley Hotel, Estes Park CO

Per a news release, these shows promise some serious intimacy, as well:

The shows will be some of the most intimate capacities that 311 has played in decades. Fox Theater at 625 capacity, Ogden Theater at 1,600 and Stanley Hotel at 565.

More details regarding the Stanley Hotel gig, as well:

The Stanley Hotel is the infamous hotel featured in the film, The Shining (starring Jack Nicholson). The beautifully restored hotel, originally opened in 1909. By the 1970s the hotel’s splendor had faded. It might have eventually succumbed to the wrecking ball, if not for a fortuitous visit by author Stephen King. A one night stay was enough to inspire his third major work and first hardcover bestseller The Shining, which remains a landmark masterpiece, and was adapted into the 1980 film. The hotel to this day is known to have “active” phenomena and a colorful history of paranormal, spirited tales of being haunted by several different ghosts, from past owners to children, and even a couple pets.

As for which shows on 311’s current tour the band will live stream via its 311StreamSystem website:

8/28 Sat – Boston MA – Leader Bank Pavilion – (on the waterfront)
9/4 Sat – Wilmington, NC – Riverfront Park Amphitheater – (brand new venue)
9/8 Wed – Lincoln, NE – Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater – (home coming show in band’s original home-state)
9/10 Fri – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island – (on the waterfront)
9/18 Sat – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica – (on the waterfront)
9/25 Sat – Tampa, FL – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater
9/28 Tues – Austin, TX – Moody Amphitheater – (brand new venue)
10/2 Sat – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater – (one of music’s most infamous venues)
10/8 Fri – Seattle, WA – WaMu Theater – (only indoor venue on tour)
10/15 Fri – Irvine, CA – Five Point Amphitheater – (band’s So Cal hometown show)
10/31 Sun — Estes Park, Co. — Stanley Hotel

And the full tour dates:

Tue, Aug 24 Bridgeport, CT – Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater
Thur, Aug 26 Portland, ME – Thompson’s Point
Sat, Aug 28 Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion
Sun, Aug 29 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
Wed, Sept 1 Baltimore, MD – Pier 6 / MECU Pavilion
Thur, Sept 2 Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
Sat, Sept 4 Wilmington, NC – Riverfront Park Amphitheater
Sun, Sept 5 Charlotte, NC – Hops & Hogs Festival*
Tue, Sept 7 Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park
Wed, Sept 8 Lincoln, NE – Pinewood Bowl Amphitheater
Fri, Sept 10 Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Sat, Sept 11 Milwaukee, WI – SummerFest^
Sun, Sept 12 Waite Park, MN – The Ledge Amphitheater
Wed, Sept 15 Maryland Heights, MO – Saint Louis Music Park
Thur, Sept 16 Sterling Heights, MI – Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill
Sat, Sept 18 Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
Sun, Sept 19 Cincinnati, OH – The ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park
Tues, Sept 21 Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Wed, Sept 22 Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place
Fri, Sept 24 West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
Sat, Sept 25 Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Tue, Sept 28 Austin, TX – Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park
Wed, Sept 29 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Thur, Sept 30 Kansas City, MO – Grinders KC
Sat, Oct 2 Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Sun, Oct 3 Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
Tue, Oct 5 Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
Thur, Oct 7 Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater
Fri, Oct 8 Seattle, WA – WaMu Theater
Sun, Oct 10 Sacramento, CA – Heart Health Park
Wed, Oct 13 Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
Fri, Oct 15 Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
Sat, Oct 16 San Diego, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sun, Oct 17 Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre
* Iration and Iya Terra not appearing
^ Iya Terra not appearing


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