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ICYMI: Smashing Pumpkins Holding Actual “1979” House Party

The Smashing Pumpkins are kicking off their “Shiny And Oh So Bright” tour in a very unique fashion, and fans have the opportunity to take part.

On June 28, the band will be performing a show at an undisclosed home in Los Angeles that’s being dubbed the “1979 House Party,” a nod to the music video for the Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness track “1979.”

Fans can enter to win entry to this exclusive party at  The sweepstakes winner and a guest will receive exclusive access to the 1979 House Party, a Yamaha guitar, round-trip flights to Los Angeles, Calif., a two-night stay at a Hilton hotel, and a cash card for ground transportation.

The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979

Official video for Smashing Pumpkins song "1979" from the album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. Buy It Here: Directed by the team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, the video for "1979" won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Alternative Video in 1996.


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.