2018

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2018 was a banner year for Weezer. After touring with the Foo Fighters in a big stadium tour, Weezer ended up on a strange journey involving a fan's request for the band to cover Toto's "Africa" that went viral on social media, which catapulted the band back into the mainstream. Weezer's remake garnered them #1s on two of Billboard's charts - Rock Airplay (their first ever) and Alternative Songs (their first in ten years.) The success of "Africa" also resulted in an entire skit devoted to the Weezer fandom on Saturday Night Live in December, starring Leslie Jones and Matt Damon.

Also of special note, Rivers played several more of his acoustic solo gigs; and in May, Jason Cropper surprised fans as a special guest at the gig in San Francisco.

January

February

March

April

  • April 10 - Rivers Cuomo plays an acoustic solo show in Chicago, IL at Beat Kitchen.
  • April 15 - Rivers Cuomo plays an acoustic solo set at Adam McKay's (director/writer) birthday party at The Edison in Los Angeles, CA.

May

June

July

August

September

  • September 14 - Weezer headlines Day 1 of Riot Fest 2018 in Chicago. They were called in to replace Blink-182, who couldn't make it due to medical issues.
  • September 25 - Weezer plays a secret show at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco.

October

November

December