The Smashing Pumpkins Announce ‘1979 House Party’ In Advance Of Summer Tour

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The Smashing Pumpkins have announced a national sweepstakes for a 1979 House Party. Inspired by their iconic “1979”music video, the band will perform an intimate show at a secret residential location in Los Angeles, California on June 28, ahead of their upcoming “Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour”, kicking off on July 12.

The sweepstakes winner and a guest will receive exclusive access to the 1979 House Party, a Yamaha guitar, round-trip flights to Los Angeles, California, a two-night stay at a Hilton property, and a cash card for ground transportation. Sweepstakes rules and entry information can be found here. The 1979 House Party is sponsored by Live Nation, Hilton and Yamaha.

Produced by Live Nation, the “Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour” is The Smashing Pumpkins’ first tour in nearly 20 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin and James Iha. The 39-city outing will kick off in Glendale, Arizona on July 12 and visit North American arenas throughout the summer. Indie rock band METRIC will support them on the tour. Tickets are available at and