The California-bred alt-rock band that closed out the 1990s with songs like “Every Morning” and “Someday” is returning to Duluth to headline Grandma’s Marathon.
Sugar Ray, fronted by Mark McGrath, plays at 7 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Big Top in Canal Park. Tickets for the all-ages show are $20. Belfast Cowboys opens the show and Big Wave Dave & The Ripples play after Sugar Ray. Tickets go on sale Thursday at grandmasmarathon.com.
Sugar Ray broke into the scene with “Fly,” and followed with hits including “Falls Apart” and “When It’s Over.”
Sugar Ray last played Duluth as part of the Summerland Tour in 2012, a lineup that included Everclear, Gin Blossoms, Lit and more. It continues to perform as part of that tour.
The lineup for Saturday, June 16, includes: Rock-A-Billy Revue, Lake City Smokin’ Section and Viva Knievel starting at 9 a.m., and Big Wave Dave & The Ripples, Viva Knievel and Devon Worley Band starting at 7 p.m.