Who’s ready for a quick contest? We’ve got a pair of tickets (well, actually, guest list spots) for this Friday night’s Xavier Rudd concert at The Newport.
We could make you do something fancy like answering some sort of trivia question or we could randomly select a number from a hat and use that to pick a winner. But, time is of the essence here so … the first person to email firstname.lastname@example.org will win the tickets.
We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to the Alberta Cross/Everest show at The Basement on Friday, July 6. Both bands have been featured in our “Live at Electraplay” series which you should definitely watch if you haven’t seen them yet (watch Alberta Cross; watch Everest).
For a period of time between 2003 and 2006, the (then) Brooklyn-based The Damnwells felt more like a local band than a touring band. If my math is correct (I was a journalism major so math is not my strong suit), The Damnwells played 17-ish shows here during that time, more than many active Columbus bands. But it’s been nearly 5 years since the last time they played here (Feb. 2007, opening for Blue October at the LC) and a LOT has changed.
Singer Alex Dezen is the only original member of the band and, for that matter, there really isn’t a band, per se, any more. Touring to support the excellent 2011 release, No One Listens to the Band Anymore, Alex is backed by the opening band, Harper Blynn, rather than his longtime trusty sidekicks, the guys that Columbus got to know and love so well during the middle part of the last decade.
Donewaiting’s got 2 guest list spots to give away for the show. Send us an email (email@example.com) with the subject line Damn Right I Want Damnwells Tickets to be entered into the giveaway. Entries must be received by noon, Friday, September 30. The winner will be notified via email later that afternoon.
Show info:The Basement doors open at 7pm, Carley Tanchon goes on at 8pm, Harper Blynn at 9pm, The Damnwells at 10pm. Tickets are $12 at the door.
The hottest show in town this weekend is at the Black Box performance space at the Wexner Center and features English quartet Mumford & Sons and Australian music collective The Middle East. Like most other dates on the tour, this one has been sold out for weeks but we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner thanks to Sneak Attack Media.
To enter the ticket giveaway, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line I SHOULD HAVE BOUGHT TICKETS BEFORE THEY SOLD OUT. A random winner will be chosen at 5pm on Friday.