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Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows together at The Island

Alternative rock groups, Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows will be featured in an outdoor concert Saturday, Sept. 16.

Matchbox 20, as they were known in their early years, is an American pop rock-alternative rock band from Florida. The group is comprised of frontman Rob Thomas, lead vocals; Brian Yale, bass; and Paul Doucette, lead and rhythm guitar.

This year marks the 20th anniversary of their diamond-certified debut album, "Yourself or Someone Like You." The album includes the Top-40 singles "Push," "3 A.M." "Real World" and "Back 2 Good."

The group's second album, "Mad Season" was a commercial success. The album's lead single, "Bent" became the band's first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. The second single, "If You're Gone" topped at No. 5 on the Hot 100.

Matchbox Twenty has sold over 30 million records worldwide and earned countless accolades, including five Grammy nominations, four American Music Award nods and the 2004 People's Choice Award for "Favorite Musical Group."

Counting Crows, who will join Matchbox Twenty, is an American alternative rock group from California. The group members consist of Adam Duritz, vocals; Jim Bogios, drums; David Bryson, guitar; Charlie Gillingham, keyboards; David Immergluck, guitar; Millard Powers, bass; and Dan Vickery, guitar.

The group has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide after exploding onto the scene with their multi-platinum album, "August and Everything After." In 2013, the group began writing songs for a new album and in 2014 released their seventh album "Somewhere Under Wonderland."

Known for creating unique and innovative concerts, the band is consistently ranked as one of the top live bands performing today.

Tickets are on sale for $62, $72 and $85 each. For tickets, visit www.Ticketmaster.com or come to the Island Box Office. The show begins at 7 p.m. Must be 16 years of age or older to attend. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

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