Blink-182 to Headline 21st Annual Common Ground


Blink-182’s Travis Barker – Story by Anne Erickson, photo by Ken Settle

Blink-182 will headline Common Ground in Lansing, Michigan, to celebrated the event’s 21st year

Lansing, Michigan’s, Common Ground is celebrating its 21st anniversary, and the festival has announced Blink-182 as the 2020 headliner. The event will take place Friday, July 10, at Cooley Law School Stadium.

Opening acts for the show will be announced at a later date, as well as more shows at Cooley Law School Stadium.

Blink-182 released their latest studio album, “Nine,” in 2019. The band got together in 1992 and is considered one of the most influential in bringing “pop-punk” music to the masses.

The group has sold more than 50 million albums and notched a plethora of alternative rock hits, including “What’s My Age Again,” “All The Small Things,” “I Miss You,” “First Date,” “The Rock Show” and more.

“As we enter the 21st year of Common Ground we are proud to announce a partnership between Common Ground, MiEntertainment Group and Cooley Law School Stadium,”  said Jenna Meyer, Partner and Marketing Director for MiEntertainment Group. “This joint venture provides a new experience for fans of this long standing concert brand in Lansing.”

“We’re excited to continue our partnership with MiEntertainment Group and Common Ground to bring first class entertainment to downtown Lansing,” added Lansing Lugnuts GM Tyler Parsons. “This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Lugnuts and Cooley Law School Stadium, and we’re constantly looking at ways to activate the stadium year-round. This is a great opportunity to partner with a valued concert brand and we’re looking forward to a great show!”

Tickets for the July 10 show go on sale to the general public starting today (Jan. 31) at noon ET via

Blink-182 also have two other music festivals on their schedule this summer: Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, in June and Inkcarceration Festival in Mansfield, Ohio, in July.



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