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UPDATE: June 25, 2:06 P.M. EST

Along with the street, twenty one pilots have also opened a pop-up shop.

It’s called “Ned’s Bayou” and will sell merch during the weekend of the shows. The signs read that it is a “fine pool equipment” store.



False alarm everyone, Ned’s Bayou is just a “Fine Pool Equipment” shop from r/twentyonepilots


If you call the number (+1 614 389 9169) you are transferred to a phone message with the shop’s hours.

ORIGINAL STORY: June 25, 11:19 A.M. EST

twenty one pilots are being given quite a unique honor in their hometown — a road named after them. 

That’s right, right before the band heads to Columbus, OH this weekend to play two hometown shows in the Bandito tour, the city decided to change the street name, at least temporarily. 

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According to Reddit, the street was temporarily changed from Nationwide Blvd. to twenty one pilots Blvd. It’s definitely fitting considering the huge gig this weekend and we wish it would stay permanently. 

You can see what the road sign looks like below. 

Nationwide Blvd has been renamed from r/twentyonepilots

See how fans reacted to the new street sign below.

Read more: Tyler Joseph initiates wholesome trade with twenty one pilots fan for Ned doll to gift to niece

twenty one pilots are currently on their Bandito tour run. Tickets are on sale here, with remaining dates below.

Dates:

06/25 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Chesapeake Energy
06/26 – Memphis, TN @ FedExForum
06/28 – Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse
06/29 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
06/30 – Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena
08/09-11 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival*
* festival date

Other twenty one pilots news

Twenty one pilots frontman Tyler Joseph spoiled a fan after he asked them to give him their Ned plush doll at a show. 

At the Bandito tour gig in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, Joseph saw a fan in the front row holding the doll and stopped the show. 

“Hey, can I have that?” he asked. 

Then, the fan handed it over, and Joseph explained why he wanted the doll so badly. 

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“My little niece – her name is Mia, and she’s a little over one year old. Whenever she gets sick or she’s tired, all she asks for – I’m not even making this up – all she asks for is Ned. Over and over again,” he said. “So my sister will show her, my little niece, the video of ‘Chlorine’ and it calms her down right away. And so thank you so much for giving this to me, because I’m going to give her this – she’s always wanted her own real Ned.”

Then he asked the fan where they got the doll, to which they replied that they made it. He also made sure that the fan would be treated with a ton of TOP merch. 

You can see the video of the whole ordeal below. 

Tyler saw a Ned plush that a fan had bought and asked to have it for his niece Mia! They ended up giving her a bunch of merch! from r/twentyonepilots

Then, the fan tweeted to let everyone know what she received, which was apparently more than $300 worth of merch.

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It was truly the most wholesome exchange ever. 

Otherwise, twenty one pilots are gearing up to perform for a free, two-day concert series during MLB All-Star week at the beginning of July with the Killers.

Play Ball Park is an interactive, baseball-themed festival that will run from Friday, July 5 to Tuesday, July 9.

Read more: twenty one pilots kick off Location Sessions with “Chlorine” stripped

twenty one pilots will kick off the concert series July 5, with Welshly Arms set to open.

The Killers will headline night two, July 6, with White Reaper as the opener.

What do you think of the street being named after twenty one pilots? Sound off in the comments down below!

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