311 was formed in 1990 in Omaha, Neb., by singer/guitarist Nick Hexum, singer S.A. Martinez, guitarist Tim Mahoney, drummer Chad Sexton and bassist P-Nut. The band now resides in Southern California.
311 mix rock, rap, reggae and funk into their own unique hybrid sound - and have developed a reputation as one of the most entertaining and dynamic live bands in the U.S.
311's new album, VOYAGER (June 2019):
311’s 13th studio album was released on June 28, 2019 via BMG. The 13 track album was produced by Grammy-nominated producer John Feldmann (Blink-182, Panic! At the Disco) and longtime collaborator/ live engineer Scotch Ralston, who produced 311 albums Transistor, Soundsystem and Stereolithic. The new album was mixed by Grammy winner Neal Avron (Weezer, Twenty One Pilots, Linkin Park) and 311 drummer Chad Sexton, who has done mix work on several 311 releases.
311 have previously released twelve studio albums, two greatest hits albums, two live albums, three DVDs and a boxed-set and have sold over nine million copies in the U.S. Their last ten albums reached the Top 10 on Billboard's Top 200 Sales Chart and nine of their singles have reached the Top 10 on Billboard's Alternative Radio Chart (including three #1 singles: "Down," "Love Song" and "Don't Tread On Me," along with "Amber," "All Mixed Up," "Come Original," "Creatures For Awhile," "Hey You" and "Sunset in July").
311 Summer Tour 2019 will feature 311 and Dirty Heads, with special guests The Interrupters, Dreamers and Bikini Trill. 2019 will mark 20 consecutive summers for 311 to headline the US. 311’s celebratory live shows and incessant touring schedule have earned them a massive grassroots following nationwide. 311’s annual summer headlining run, Unity Tour, has become one of the most anticipated concerts of the summer. Support acts on previous 311 Unity Tours have included Sublime with Rome, The Offspring, Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid, Cypress Hill, The Roots, Matisyahu and Ziggy Marley.
311’s feature film, "Enlarged to Show Detail 3," was shown in 240 cinemas nationwide on 311 DAY (March 11, 2019). "ETSD3" largely focuses on the relationship between 311 and their fans, as the film fuses together high-energy concert footage with revealing off-stage moments, including exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes clips. More info and trailer at 311inCinemas.com.
311 Day & 311 Caribbean Cruise:
311 has also made a major splash with their special events - 311 Day & 311 Caribbean Cruise. Every other year, 311 play an arena show on March 11 ("311 DAY") that attracts 311's biggest fans from around the world. Billed as "the ultimate 311 concert experience," the show includes an extended setlist of hits, rarities and covers, and state-of-the-art production. 311 Day typically attracts over 10,000 fans (from all 50 U.S. States & 15+ countries) and March 11 is now considered a holiday to 311 fans around the globe.
311 Caribbean Cruise has sailed on 6 adventures to date; Turks & Caicos (2011), Jamaica (2015), Bahamas (2012 & 2013), Cozumel (2017) and Belize (2019). The 4-5 night adventure aboard a luxury Norwegian Cruise Lines ship sees some 3,000 passionate 311 fans from around the world take to the sea, with 311 playing three shows along the way, plus other support bands, DJs and comedians.
311 have partnered with Rock Brothers Brewing & Nebraska Brewing on their own beers - 311 Amber Ale, 311 Beautiful Disaster Imperial IPA and I’ll Be Here Awhile Honey Apricot Ale.