There’s a crispness in the air, students are back in class, and the pumpkin spice latte is back at Starbucks. Yes, it’s true, summer is drawing to a close, but with the fall months comes our fantastic, jam-packed concert schedule. Coming up this week we have a diverse line-up with shows from NoBunny (pictured), Pert’ Near Sandstone, Natty Nation, Aaron Freeman, Justin Jones, and Built To Spill.
Read on to find out more about these concerts and enter to win tickets! We’re even giving away an LP of Built To Spill’s There Is No Enemy, courtesy of the great crew at Mad City Music!
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
NOBUNNY with special guests BAD SPORTS, THE HUSSY and THE LONESOME SAVAGES
Genre: Garage Rock, Lo-Fi
Sounds Like: Hunx and His Punx, Jay Reatard, The Spits
Win A Pair Of Tickets: NoBunny frontman Justin Champlin is no stranger to wearing some pretty fantastic masks onstage, which has us thinking about Halloween. Tell us what costume you have planned for this year or tell us about the best costume that you’ve ever seen a Halloween reveler don.
Show Info: The Frequency – 8pm – $10 adv $12 dos – 18+
Thursday, September 13, 2012
PERT’ NEAR SANDSTONE with special guest HEATBOX
Sounds Like: Trampled By Turtles, Split Lip Rayfield, Hot Buttered Rum
Win A Pair Of Tickets: From “Baltimore Fire” and “Green Valley Waltz” to “Appalachian Girl” and “Milly City March,” it’s no secret that the band is greatly inspired by places. What are your top three favorite tunes paying tribute to a specific geographic location?
Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 9pm – $10 adv $12 dos – 18+
Saturday, September 15, 2012
NATTY NATION with very special guest NAIA KETE and DJ TRICHROME
Sounds Like: Bob Marley, Toots & The Maytals, Peter Tosh
Win A Pair Of Tickets: The island sounds of Natty Nation have us dreaming about a Jamaican vacation. We want you to tell us about your favorite vacation memory of all time, or tell us about a trip you’re dying to take. Post your responses below for your chance to win.
Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 9:30pm – $5 adv $10 dos – 18+
Sunday, September 16, 2012
An Evening With
AARON FREEMAN of WEEN
The Marvelous Clouds Tour
Genre: Indie, Singer-Songwriter, Experimental
Sounds Like: Effi, Maydays, Gaz Coombes
Win A Pair Of Tickets: Though best known for his work in Ween, Aaron Freeman’s solo work is nothing to sneeze at. Tell us about some of your favorite artists who got their start in a band, but have since struck out on their own.
Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 8pm – $15 adv $15 dos – 18+
Monday, September 17, 2012
Sounds Like: Bad Books, Delta Rae, Frank Smith
Win A Pair Of Tickets: Justin’s show at the RSR will welcome local fans back into the venue formerly known as The Annex. We are curious what your favorite concert venues are. Tell us where you love seeing shows (in any city) in the comments section below to be entered to win tickets to see Justin live.
Show Info: RSR Bar ( formerly The Annex ) – 8pm – $5 adv $5 dos -21+
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
BUILT TO SPILL with special guests HELVETIA and SISTER CRAYON
Sounds Like: Modest Mouse, Pavement, Guided By Voices
Win A Pair Of Tickets + LP from Mad City Music: In “Kicked It In The Sun” the band sings “We’re special in other ways / Ways our mothers appreciate…” Tell us what you believe your mothers (or fathers) are most proud of you for. Post your comments below for your chance to win.
Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 7:30pm – $20 adv $22 dos – 18+
Winners will be chosen and notified shortly after 8pm on Tuesday, September 11, 2012. Good luck!
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