Ticket Giveaways

Giveaway: Maudlin Strangers & HUNNY @ The Satellite, L.A. on 03/06


Maudlin Strangers and HUNNY play The Satellite in Los Angeles on Friday (03/06). If you’d like to be at the show for free, you’ve come to the right place; B3 is giving away two passes to Friday’s show to one very lucky reader. To enter email us by Noon PST on Thursday (03/05). For further details and ticket information on this must see gig, check The Satellite’s site here.

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Giveaway: BROODS @ Henry Fonda Theater, L.A. on 03/05


BROODS, one of current indie pop’s hottest names, plays The Fonda in L.A. on Thursday March 5th. The New Zealand exports set the blogosphere ablaze in 2014 with major crossover hits like “Bridges” and “Four Walls” and with focus squarely on conquering the U.S. pop charts, the duo are playing a select set of U.S. dates including Thursday’s Fonda show. We’re very pleased to give away two free passes to BROODS sold-out Thursday show in L.A. (w/ Mikky Ekko); to enter email us by noon PST tomorrow (03/03). More details about BROODS’ debut LP Evergreen can found here.

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Giveaway: Hundred Waters w/ Moses Sumney @ El Rey Theater, L.A. 02/13/15


Hundred Waters perform at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles on Friday, February 13th. The Florida band touring behind their very strong sophomore LP The Moon Rang Like a Bell play forward-thinking, at times ethereal, modern indie pop. The excellent support bill includes mega-talented local Moses Sumney and freshly Pitchfork BNM’d songwriter Natalie Prass. We’re excited to give away two free passes to this much anticipated show to one very lucky reader. To enter email us before Monday Feb. 9 at noon PST. Details and ticket information about this El Rey show can found here.

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Giveaway: PAPA @ The Roxy, Los Angeles on 02/14/15


PAPA play The Roxy in Los Angeles on 2/14 with opening support from Harriet. PAPA, the authors of one of our favorite tracks of the last couple years “Put Me To Work”, play a soul rhythm-influenced style of indie rock that is both immediate and very affecting. We’re stoked to give away two free passes to PAPA’s Valentine’s Day show at The Roxy. To enter hit our inbox“> before Noon PST on Monday February 9th. Details and ticket info for the PAPA gig can be found here.

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Giveaway: Allah-Las @ El Rey Theater, Los Angeles on Thursday December 11


60’s rock purveyors Allah-Las play The El Rey Theater in Los Angeles next Thursday December 11th. The San Francisco band’s Byrds meets weirdo psychedelia sound is a fresh non-contrived take on the more melodic corners of the late 1960’s sound originating on either side of the Atlantic. We’re pleased to give away one pair of passes to Allah-Las’ December 11th show in L.A. packaged with a vinyl copy of the band’s most recent LP, Worship The Sun. To enter to win the contest hit our inbox with the subject line “ALLAH LAS L.A.” before Monday December 8th at 3 PM PST. Tickets and details for Allah La’s Tashaki Miyaki and Dream Boys-supported El Rey gig can be found here.

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Giveaway: Angel Olsen with Kevin Morby @ El Rey Theater, Los Angeles Thurs. 12/4


The author of one our favorite LPs of the year, the stunning and plaintive Burn Your Fire For No Witness, Angel Olsen will be performing at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday December 4th. Buoyed by an evocative and sparkling vocal, Angel Olsen’s songs traverse a varied stretch of styles and emotional latitude. We’re pleased to give away TWO pairs of tickets to next Thursday’s show to two B3 readers. Hit our inbox by Friday 11/28 at Noon PST for a shot to win. Details on tickets and further information about the concert, which also features support from Texas-based Kevin Morby, can be found here.

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Giveaway: James Vincent McMorrow @ Ace Hotel Theater, Los Angeles 11/20/14


World conquering hero James Vincent McMorrow will play The Theater at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, Thursday November 20th. Touring in support of last year’s pristine Post-Tropic LP, the Irish songwriter’s profile continues to expand exponentially with each successive run of concert dates. We’re very pleased to offer one pair of tickets to James Vincent McMorrow’s November 20th set at the Ace Hotel to one lucky B3SCI’er. To enter, hit our inbox with the subject line “MCMORROW L.A.” before Tuesday November 18th at 3 PM PST. Tickets for JVM’s Moors supported L.A. show are available here.

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James Vincent McMorrow on tour:

Nov 06 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
Nov 08 – The Lincoln – Washington, DC
Nov 10 – Town Hall – New York, NY
Nov 12 – House of Blues – Chicago, IL
Nov 13 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
Nov 16 – The Neptune – Seattle, WA
Nov 17 – The Aladdin – Portland, OR
Nov 19 – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
Nov 20 – Ace Hotel – Los Angeles, CA

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GIVEAWAY: Culture Collide Festival in Los Angeles, CA. October 16-18

FILTER Magazine’s Culture Collide Festival is preparing for the fifth annual installment of its International Music celebration headquartered in the streets and venues of Echo Park, Los Angeles. This October 16-18, the fest welcomes live performances from artists from a variety of participating countries. Having again raised the talent bar, Culture Collide LA will play host to live sets from Cloud Nothings, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, //Fractures, Quantic and many many more. If you’re a B3SCI regular then you already know that Culture Collide is a yearly highlight.

We are excited to announce that this year we’ll be giving away a pair of passes to Culture Collide 2014! That’s right! One lucky B3SCI reader will win a pair of passes to the October 16-18th Culture Collide Festival. Enter to win the contest by emailing us HERE and letting us know that you’d like to be entered in the Culture Collide Prize Pack Giveaway. (One entry per person). We will be picking our winning submission at random this coming October 15th, so keep an eye on your inbox! You can also get more details on purchasing tickets to the festival HERE

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Giveaway: The Orwells @ The Fonda Theater, Los Angeles (09/29/14)


Are you in L.A.? Are you up for a fantastic rock and roll concert? B3SCI is giving away two passes for one of our favorite bands The Orwells Monday set (9/29) at the Fonda Theater. If you want to go, hit our EMAIL before Friday at Noon PDT to enter. You can purchase tickets to the Fonda Theater show here. The Orwells’ second LP Disgraceland is out now.

Orwells upcoming dates:
09/24 – Rickshaw Theatre – Vancouver, BC
09/25 – Star Theater – Portland, OR
09/27 – Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
09/28 – The Catalyst – Atrium – Santa Cruz, CA
09/29 – Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
10/09 – Brighton Hall – Allston, MA
10/10 – Il Motore – Montreal, QC
10/11 – Mod Club – Toronto, ON
10/13 – Underground Arts – Wolf Building – Philadelphia, PA
10/14 – Black Cat – Washington, DC
10/15 – Irving Plaza – New York City, NY
10/17 – Asbury Lanes – Asbury Park, NJ

The Orwells (Facebook)

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B3SCI Presents: Teleman w/ White Dove on Tuesday, September 30 @ Bootleg HiFi in Los Angeles!


UK collective Teleman follow up their busy summer of festival dates across the pond with select State-side shows in support of their great debut album ‘Breakfast’. The NME darlings will make their way to the Bootleg HiFi in Los Angeles on Tuesday, September 30 to perform a dazzling set of Brit inspired pop for concert-goers with support coming from Cali rock collective White Dove. Doors for the event are at 8:00pm, and tickets are $10 in advance – $12 day of show. Ages 21+. More details for the show can be found HERE.

*OR* you can try your luck with us and enter to win a pair of tickets to the show PLUS White Dove’s new White Iris Records single ‘Caroline/Sarah’s Song’ on 7-inch (you can jam out to the stellar tracks below). To win just email us HERE and let us know you’d like to be entered in the ‘Teleman / White Dove Giveaway’. Our winner will be picked at random from the pool of submissions by Tuesday morning on September 30, so keep an eye on your inbox (one entry per person). Good luck!

Bootleg HiFi (Event Info)

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Giveaway: TBD Fest, Oct. 3-5, Sacramento CA w/ Blondie, Justice & Moby


The 2014 edition of Sacramento’s TBD Fest goes live October 3rd through the 5th. Artists at TBD this year include headliners Blondie, Justice, Moby & Empire of the Sun and B3 favorites like The War on Drugs, Kurt Vile, and Goldroom. The three day festival also includes an excellent selection of cuisine from some of SAC’s best restaurants. To mark the festival’s imminent arrival in Northern California, B3 has a pair of weekend fest passes to giveaway; as well as the premiere of a cool new mixtape featuring festival artists from another B3SCI fave and a TBD Fest performing artist, Teen Daze. To win passes to the festival, hit our email by Friday September 19th @ Noon PDT HERE with the subject line “I WANT TO GO TO TBD FEST” and we’ll select soon after one lucky winner! For more info on TBD Fest in Sacramento including how and where you can purchase tickets, head to the festival’s official site, here.


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GIVEAWAY: Sir Sly – You Haunt Me [Vinyl]

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The very hyped and blogged LA based trio Sir Sly will have their debut album You Haunt Me available on September 16th via Cherrytree/Interscope Records. Comprised of the trio Landon Jacobs, Jason Suwito and Hayden Coplen, the moody indie rockers have been hitting the road as of late. Along with tour-mates Wolf Gang, Sir Sly’s tour culminates in somewhat of a homecoming at the El Rey Theater on the 29th — tickets and info HERE.

We’re excited to say that B3SCI has snagged a copy of this much buzzed about album on vinyl to give away to one lucky reader! To win just email us HERE and let us know you’d like to be entered in the Sir Sly – You Haunt Me contest. Our winner will be picked at random from the pool of submissions by Sunday 9/24, so keep an eye on your inbox (one entry per person). Good look and check out the band’s website for more details on touring and information for Sir Sly.

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