Third Eye Blind Open QuickChek Balloon Festival!

Magic 98.3 and Third Eye Blind will kick off the QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning concert series!

balloon 3Presented by PNC Bank in association with Magic 98.3 FM, San Francisco alternative rock band, Third Eye Blind will open the live concert series at the 34th annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning on Friday, July 29 at 8:00 p.m., at Solberg Airport.  The concert will be followed by the QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning’s annual fireworks extravaganza.

3EBLed by the hits “Semi-Charmed Life,” “Graduate,” “How’s It Going to Be,” “Losing a Whole Year,” and “Jumper,” Third Eye Blind found commercial success in the late 1990s. Their self-titled debut album Third Eye Blind reached number 25 on the Billboard 200 chart, sold six million copies and went six times platinum in the United States.  Semi-Charmed Life” peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned the group a Billboard Music Award for modern rock track of the year. Their follow up album, Blue, sold over 1.25 million copies. They have performed in front of thousands of fans at major festivals such as Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza and now they're kicking off another great weekend of concerts at the 34th annual QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning on Friday night.

10175987_10203257904667198_259926482856761870_nThe three-day Festival, July 29-30-31, 2016, at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, features twice a day mass ascensions of 100 hot air balloons from around the world and headlining concerts each day. It is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America. Festival Executive Producer Howard Freeman said We’re proud to have Third Eye Blind, our biggest Friday night headliner ever, open our concert series!”

Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 18 at 10:00 a.m., to the general public, but Magic listeners can purchase tickets tomorrow morning starting at 10:oo a.m., can use Code 3EB when purchasing tickets online for Third Eye Blind.  Be the first to reserve your seat by going to: then entering the promo code 3EB to unlock the VIP Exclusive Access seats!

Reserved VIP concert tickets include Festival admission, reserved concert seating, prime viewing of the mass hot air balloon ascensions in the Blue Sky Club tent adjacent to the Balloon Launch Field, free VIP parking, catered food service options in the Blue Sky Club tent, and private air conditioned restrooms. Blue Sky Club tickets and general admission tickets, which both include Festival admission and lawn seating to the concert, are also available.

For additional information or to purchase tickets visit  and use code 3EB to purchase tickets for Third Eye Blind!