The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins Announce “Gish” 30th Anniversary Celebration Plans


The Smashing Pumpkins will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of their 1991 platinum-selling debut album “Gish” this weekend. That album will officially turn 30 this Friday, May 28th. Among the band’s plans to honor it are a 2 hour livestream featuring a vinyl listening party of the album, complete with a Q&A from the group’s frontman/vocalist, etc. Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin. An exclusive world premiere of unreleased music will also be shared during that stream.

That event will be held this Saturday, May 29th, at Corgan‘s own Madame Zuzu’s in Highland Park, IL. Tickets will be made available this Friday, May 28th, at 09:00am PDT / 12:00pm EDT at this location. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the PAWS no-kill animal shelter in Chicago, IL.

Among the other activities planned are various merch offerings, a private “Gish” related exhibit and a special ‘Soul Head‘ beer. All of which will be available at Madame Zuzu’s over the weekend. You can find more details on their plans and the beer over at A limited edition Gish anniversary drop will also launch here this Friday, May 28th.

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