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Mix 96.5 Presents: “Deck The Hall Ball” feat. Train (Acoustic Performance)

Johnny Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls - Acoustic)

Benson Boone

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

713 Music Hall

Houston, TX

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Tickets start at $49.50

Train (Special Acoustic Performance)


Train is a multi-GRAMMY and Billboard Award-winning band from San Francisco that has had14 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 list since the release of their debut self-titled album. Train’s climb to the top began in 1994, as the original 5-memberband tenaciously built a loyal hometown following, leading up to their debut album, released by Columbia in 1998. The tumbling wordplay of “Meet Virginia” gave them their first unlikely radio hit and 2001’sDrops of Jupiter broke them to multi-platinum status thanks to the double-Grammy Award-winning title song that spent 10 months in the Top 40, has been certified 6x platinum in the US, and earned the 2001 GRAMMY Award for Best Rock Song. The group won another GRAMMY Award in2011 for their global hit “Hey, Soul Sister” from their multi-platinum album Save Me, San Francisco. “Hey, Soul Sister” was the No.1 best-selling smash and most downloaded single of2010 and in 2021 achieved RIAA Diamond status. Train has sold more than 10 million albumsand 30 million tracks worldwide, with multiple platinum/gold citations, including three GRAMMY Awards, two Billboard Music Awards and dozens of other honors. They’ve had 12 albums on the Billboard 200 albums chart with their 2014Bulletproof Picasso reaching No. 4 in 2012 and2017’sa girl a bottle a boat debuting at No. 8. “Play That Song,” the lead single from a girl a bottle a boat, went platinum in four countries including the U.S., hit Top 5 on the US iTunes chart, Top 10 at Hot AC radio, and charted at Adult Top 40. Train is set to release their highly anticipated 11thstudio album, AM Gold, on May 20, 2022.Train front man ,Pat Monahan, partakes in other ventures outside of music, including his award-winning wine portfolio, Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co, which was created in 2011 and has sold over 10 million bottles and won over 100 medals. Proceeds from his wine business support Family House, a San Francisco charity that supports families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Monahan has appeared on television and in film with credits that include the 2021 Hallmark Channel original movie, Christmas in Tahoe, inspired by Train’s album of the same name, which he executive produced and starred, Dr. Ken,90210,CBS’sHawaii Five-0andMagnum P.I., The Voice, American Idol, and The Bachelor.

Johnny Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls - Acoustic)

Formed by John Rzeznik and Robby Takac in Buffalo, NY during 1986, Goo Goo Dolls have quietly broken records, contributed a string of staples to the American songbook, connected to millions of fans, and indelibly impacted popular music for three-plus decades. Beyond selling 15million records worldwide, the group has garnered four GRAMMY® Award nominations and nearly a dozen platinum & gold singles combined, and seized a page in the history books by achieving 16 number one and Top 10 hits. As a result, they hold the all-time radio record for “Most Top 10 Singles.” Thus far, A Boy Named Goo [1995] has gone double-platinum, Dizzy Up The Girl five-times-platinum, and Gutterflower [2002] and Let Love In [2006] both went gold as Something for the Rest of Us [2010] and Magnetic [2013] bowed in the Top 10 of the BillboardTop 200. Their music continues to reach new audiences around the world and rack up platinum& gold statuses–including the platinum-certified “Slide”, “Black Balloon” and “Better Days”–and has been covered by everyone from Taylor Swift to Phoebe Bridgers and Maggie Rogers,Demi Lovato and more. Among a string of hits, “Iris” clutched the #1 spot on Billboard’s AdultTop 40 chart for 18 weeks would be named “#1 Top 40 Song of the Last 20 Years.” The trackrecently achieved eight-times-platinum status and re-entered the Billboard charts in 2022, yetagain proving the timelessness of Goo Goo Dolls’ illustrious catalog.

Benson Boone


Additional Information

Ages: All Ages
Seating: Reserved