Rick and Zach interviewed by Gigwise

Rick and Zach did an interview with Gigwise at Reading Festival where they talk about playing “Futures” and more. Read more

Jim Adkins’ Signature Guitar Turns Seven

Jim Adkins is the only Arizona-based musician to ever receive a signature guitar from the Fender, the first of which rolled off the assembly line seven years ago this month. Dubbed the JA-90, the singular model is an extension of Adkins’ favorite childhood guitar.

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Jim Adkins Live in Berlin

On August 27, Jim Adkins played his first solo European show with Walter Schreifels of Rival Schools at Escobar Sundeck in Berlin. We have acquired the full set from the show and are sharing it with you! Check out the set list and download link below. Read more

Jimmy Eat World announce beer collaboration with Arizona Wilderness

Jimmy Eat World have just announced on their Instagram that they will be teaming up with Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co. for their Arizona dates for the Futures 10 year anniversary tour. Get more information on Arizona Wilderness Brewing here.

“#futures10 collaboration beer for charity will be available at the Tucson Rialto and Tempe Marquee gigs! All profits go to@mssociety and @littlekidsrock We are working with@arizona_wilderness to create an indigenous saison recipe that supports a bright future by incorporating locally grown heritage grain from @haydenflourmills and hand picked prickly pear fruit we found at our neighbors house with a bunch of other cool stuff from@agritopiafarm too! Stay tuned for more info.”

Jim on going back to ‘Futures’

Jim talked with The Herald Sun about the 10 year anniversary for ‘Futures’ and what it means to go back and play it.

“There’s a handful of Futures songs that we’ve continued to play live this whole time. The ones we haven’t are like a mini time machine and takes me back.”

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Rick on CaskWerks Distillery’s Progress

“It’s usually items of tin or aluminum bestowed as gifts upon ten-year anniversaries, but for Jimmy Eat World bassist Rick Burch, the decennium of the band’s classic album Futures coincides with the opening of a distillery in Arizona with friends John Miller and Jeff Barlow called CaskWerks Distilling Co, that specialises in whiskey, cider and gin.”

Check out the progress on Rick’s distillery, CaskWerks, here.