We hope we can brighten this chilly, grey Monday morning by giving you a preview of what fun there is to be had in the coming days. We’ve got concerts from Toadies, +/-, Laura Veirs & The Hall Of Flames, Menomena, Those Darlins & These United States, Elf Power (pictured), and The National scattered all over Mad Town this week. Read on to get the deets, and find out how you could win tickets to the shows!
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
TOADIES with special guest GRINGO STAR
Genre: Rock, Alternative
Sounds Like: Spacehog, Local H, Tripping Daisy
Win A Pair Of Tickets: Toadies have an album called Pleather and a song called “Velvet.” Closeted fashion junkies perhaps? Believe it or not, different fabrics have been featured in plenty of other rock songs by many different artists over the years. Post a list of all the textile-friendly band names, songs, or album titles that you can think of in the comments section below.
Show Info: The Annex – 8:30pm – $15 adv $15 dos – 18+
Thursday, September 23, 2010
+/- (Plus/Minus) with MERIDENE and PUSHMI-PULLYU
Genre: Indie, Electro
Sounds Like: Versus, Mobius Band, The Velvet Teen
Show Info: The Frequency – 9pm – $8 adv $8 dos – 21+
Friday, September 24, 2010
LAURA VEIRS & THE HALL OF FLAMES with THE WATSON TWINS and LED TO SEA
Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Indie
Sounds Like: Laura Gibson, Mirah, Jesca Hoop
Win A Pair Of Tickets: With Laura’s song “Tiger Tattoos” in mind, we want you to tell us about the best or worst tattoos you’ve seen. Post your responses in the comments below, and you’ll be entered to win a pair of tickets to the show.
Show Info: The Frequency – 9:30pm – $12 adv $12 dos – 21+
Friday, September 24, 2010
MENOMENA with special guests SUCKERS and TU FAWNING
Genre: Indie, Rock, Experimental
Sounds Like: Wolf Parade, Maps & Atlases, Broken Social Scene
Win A Pair Of Tickets: We’ll be holding a special ticket giveaway for this show tomorrow (September 21st). Check back to find out how you could win!
Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 9:30pm – $12 adv $14 dos – 18+
Saturday, September 25, 2010
THOSE DARLINS & THESE UNITED STATES with special guests TURBO FRUITS and THE DEEP DARK WOODS
Genre: Country, Garage Rock
Sounds Like: Joe Pug, Hem, Freakwater
Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 9pm – $12 adv and dos – 18+
Monday, September 27, 2010
ELF POWER with ICARUS HIMSELF
Genre: Indie, Rock, Lo-Fi
Sounds Like: The Apples In Stereo, Neutral Milk Hotel, Beulah
Win A Pair Of Tickets: Call it a stroke of marketing genius, but we can’t hear the name Elf Power without thinking of those little Keebler bakers and their delicious treats. We want you to tell us what your ultimate cookie would consist of. Describe all the mouth-watering ingredients that would make up your dream treat in the comments section below, and you might just win a pair of tickets to the show.
Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 8pm – $8 adv $10 dos – 18+
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
THE NATIONAL with special guest OWEN PALLETT
Sounds Like: Arcade Fire, Frightened Rabbit, The Antlers
Win A Pair Of Tickets: We’ll be holding a special ticket giveaway for this show on Wednesday, September 22nd. Check back to find out how you could win!
Show Info: Orpheum Theatre – 7:30pm – $26 adv $28 dos – all ages
Winners will be chosen and notified tomorrow, September 21st.
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