Mark McGrath Abandons Ship, Cancels Nineties Nostalgia Cruise
Every morning, there's a halo hanging from the corner of our girlfriend's four post bed. Today, it's soiled in sadness because Mark McGrath, lead singer of Sugar Ray and former Extra co-host, has canceled his Nineties Nostalgia cruise.
Scheduled to depart from Miami in October, the 'Mark McGrath and Friends' was nixed because of poor press surrounding the recent "poop cruise" disaster, reports the LA Times.
"I'm really bummed as well," McGrath tells one fan on Twitter. "That poop cruise did us no favors."
But a missed opportunity to see Sugar Ray at sea isn't the only reason we're personally devastated. We're pissed about the "Sex and Candy" we're going to miss out on courtesy of Marcy Playground and "Walking on the Sun" with Smash Mouth. Both bands were scheduled to be part of the Bahamian adventure.
TicketsSun., Jul. 30, 7:30pm
TicketsSun., Jul. 30, 8:00pm
Straight No Chaser and Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
TicketsTue., Aug. 1, 7:30pm
TicketsFri., Aug. 4, 7:00pm
Symphony of the Americas 26th Anniversary Summerfest
TicketsSat., Aug. 5, 7:00pm
At least McGrath's taking the cancellation in full stride, joking with fans and all but promising to play their kids' bar mitzvahs as a sign of good faith.
"The recent fiasco sunk us," McGrath quipped on Twitter. "No pun intended!"
He even offered some fans a chance to relive the '90s this summer.
— mark mcgrath (@mark_mcgrath) February 28, 2013
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