Jimmy Eat World’s Jim Adkins featured on NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’

June 24, 2013 by Philip Obenschain

Jimmy Eat World’s Jim Adkins featured on NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’

Jimmy Eat World's Jim Adkins was featured on the weekend edition of NPR's All things Considered

Among the topics covered, Adkins spoke on lyrical inspiration for the group's new album, Damage, the juxtaposition of upbeat music with darker themes, Jimmy Eat World's early success, how touring has changed for the band, and some tidbits about the group's history.

The interview can heard online, on iTunes, or through NPR's mobile app.

Jimmy Eat World are currently in the midst of a world tour in support of Damage. Check out a full list of dates, below. 

June 29 - The Commons - Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON
June 30 - Club Zoo - Pittsburgh, PA
July 2 - House of Blues - Cleveland, OH 
July 3 - Upstate Concert Hall - Clifton Park, NY
July 6 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Detroit, MI
July 8 - First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN 
July 10 - Wilma Theatre - Missoula, MT
July 12 - PNE Amphitheatre - Vancouver, BC
July 13 - Rock The Shores - Victoria, BC 
July 15 - Showbox SoDo - Seattle, WA 
July 16 - Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR 
July 17 - Knitting Factory - Boise, ID 
July 18 - The Depot - Salt Lake City, UT 
July 20 - Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO 
Aug 1 - The Pageant - St Louis, MO 
Aug 2 - The Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON 
Aug 3 - Osheaga Festival - Montreal, QC
Aug 4 - State Theatre - Portland, ME
Aug 5 - House of Blues - Boston, MA
Aug 7 - Central Park Summerstage - New York, NY
Aug 9 - Skyline Stage at The Mann Center - Philadelphia, PA
Aug 10 - The National - Richmond, VA
Aug 11 - 930 Club - Washington, DC
Aug 13 - Fillmore Charlotte - Charlotte, NC
Aug 14 - Center Stage Atlanta - Atlanta, GA
Aug 16 - Marathon Music Works - Nashville, TN
Aug 17 - Egyptian Room Music Centre - Indianapolis, IN
Aug 18 - Vic Theatre - Chicago, IL
Sept 5 - O2 Academy - Birmingham, UK 
Sept 6 - Olympia - Dublin, Ireland
Sept 7 - Limelight - Belfast, IE
Sept 9 - O2 Academy - Glasgow, UK
Sept 13 - O2 Academy - Manchester, UK
Sept 14 - O2 Academy - Bristol, UK
Sept 10 - O2 Academy - Newcastle, UK
Sept 12 - O2 Academy - Leeds, UK
Sept 21 - The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA
Sept 22 - Warfield Theatre - San Francisco, CA
Sept 24 - SLO Brew - San Luis Obispo, CA
Sept 25 - House of Blues - Las Vegas, NV
Sept 27 - Star Palace Ballroom - Fresno, CA
Sept 28 - Hollywood Palladium - Los Angeles, CA
Sept 29 - Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ
Oct 1 - Sunshine Theatre - Albuquerque, NM
Oct 3 - Diamond Ballroom - Oklahoma City, OK
Oct 5 - House of Blues - New Orleans, LA
Oct 7 - Georgia Theatre - Athens, GA
Oct 8 - The Orange Peel - Asheville, NC
Oct 10 - Minglewood Hall - Memphis, TN
Oct 4 – 6 - Austin City Limits - Austin, TX
Oct 11 – 13 - Austin City Limits - Austin, TX
Oct 13 - Corona Capital Music Festival - Mexico City, MX
Nov 19 - O2 Academy Brixton - London, UK

Ticket links can be found on the band's site, and Damage is available now on CD, vinyl, and digital formats.

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