Multiplatinum-selling rock band Fall Out Boy will perform on the steps of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery on G Street in Washington, D.C. at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, June 4, the National Hockey League (NHL®) announced today. The Stanley Cup® Final Concert presented by Hulu precedes Game 4 of the 2018 Stanley Cup® Final between the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights at Capital One Arena at 8 p.m. ET. The concert, rain or shine, will be open to the public. No ticket will be required to attend the performance. After the performance, fans are welcome to stay to watch the game on video screens.
The area around Capital One Arena will have restrictions for Game 4. There will be no vehicular traffic in the blocks around the Capital One Arena. The closures are in effect now through June 11. For detailed transportation and road closure information, click here.
Portions of Fall Out Boy's performance will air during the live game broadcast on NBC in the U.S. and on CBC, Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada. Fans can join the conversation by using the official hashtag #StanleyCup.
Fall Out Boy have cemented their position as one of rock music's biggest-selling bands. Their seventh studio album M A N I A debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and claimed the #1 spot on iTunes in more than 30 countries upon its January 19, 2018 release on Island Records/DCD2 Records. The album marks the band's third consecutive and fourth overall #1 album respectively, and features the hit tracks "The Last of the Real Ones," "Champion" and "HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON'T."
Fall Out Boy is currently on their worldwide M A N I A tour, which kicked off in the fall of 2017 across North America. The second North American leg kicks off August 29 in Uniondale, NY. $1 of every ticket sold will go to the Fall Out Boy Fund benefiting charities throughout Chicago. M A N I A is the follow up to the band's platinum, sixth studio album AMERICAN BEAUTY/AMERICAN PSYCHO, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and peaked at #1 on iTunes in more than 22 countries upon its January 2015 release. The album's first two singles, "Centuries" and "Uma Thurman," have been RIAA-certified 4x and 2x platinum, respectively.
AMERICAN BEAUTY/AMERICAN PSYCHO followed the GRAMMY-nominated band's gold-certified albumSAVE ROCK AND ROLL, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on iTunes in 27 countries upon its April 2012 release and features the multiplatinum hit "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)" and hit "Alone Together." SAVE ROCK AND ROLL was the band's second #1 debut; Platinum selling "Infinity On High" topped the chart in 2007 which followed multi-platinum breakthrough album "From Under The Cork Tree" released in 2005. They were most recently nominated for a 2017 MTV Video Music Award for BEST ROCK VIDEO ("Young And Menace") and have won FAVORITE ARTIST: ALTERNATIVE ROCK at the 2015 American Music Awards, BEST ROCK VIDEO at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards and BEST ALTERNATIVE BAND at the 2014 People's Choice Awards. Fall Out Boy has also written the song "Immortals," featured in the Oscar®-nominated Disney hit movie Big Hero 6, which topped the box office upon its November 2014 release and has already surpassed $222 million at the domestic U.S. box office and topped $650 million globally.
Hailing from Chicago, Fall Out Boy is comprised of Patrick Stump (vocals/guitar), Pete Wentz (bass), Joe Trohman (guitar) and Andy Hurley (drums). For more information, visit www.falloutboy.com.