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WIN / Tickets to see Morrissey in Cardiff -OR- Birmingham, March 2015

 
By on Thursday, 12th March 2015 at 7:00 pm
 

The living legend that is Morrissey begins a UK tour tonight in Nottingham (full list of dates listed below). Yesterday we gave away tickets to a lucky Andy C. off Twitter. Today we’re going old school through the TGTF Web site, giving away 2 pairs each to the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (Wednesday 18th March) and Birmingham Barclaycard Arena (Friday 27th March) shows taking place this month. We’re really like to give them to TGTF readers! I bet you want to know how to win, don’t you?

You’ll need to fill out the form below, including your full name, your email address (so we can contact you if you win) and you telling us which show you want to attend. Then to make sure you serious about going, you’ll need to tell us the name of Morrissey’s latest album. Figure you must know this, surely? We will then choose two winners for each date out of all the correct entries received.

Get your entries in by noon British time Friday, the 13th of March (this’ll be a quick one). We’ll contact the winners by email. Good luck! Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only who can get him/herself to Cardiff or Birmingham for the show they’ve won tickets to and are subject to any age requirements the venue may have (TGTF won’t be held responsible if you’re turned away at the door for being underage and not meeting the individual venue’s requirement). All duplicate entries will be discarded.

Friday 13th Mar 2015 – Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Saturday 14th Mar 2015 – Bournemouth International Centre
Wednesday 18th Mar 2015 – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Friday 20th Mar 2015 – Leeds First Direct Arena
Saturday 21st Mar 2015 – Glasgow SSE Hydro
Friday 27th Mar 2015 – Birmingham Barclaycard Arena

This contest is now closed. The winners will be contacted by email soon.

 

WIN / Tickets to see Amber Run at Manchester Deaf Institute, 1st February 2015

 
By on Tuesday, 9th December 2014 at 11:00 am
 

East Midlands band Amber Run recently announced a February 2015 UK tour. I bet you’re wondering what this has to do with TGTF. Our good friends at Gigs and Tours have given us two pairs to the Manchester Deaf Institute date on Sunday, the 1st of February, and we’re wanting to give them away now to two lucky TGTF readers. It’s another one of our early Christmas gifts to you all. Want to enter? All the details on how are below.

First fill in your full name and your email address so we can contact you if you win. Then to make sure you are an Amber Run fan, tell us what city the band are from. (Need help? You can read our past coverage of the group, or maybe you happen to know that they are from the same city as Dog is Dead?) We will then choose three winners of all the correct entries received.

Get your entries in by noon British time Friday, the 12th of December. We’ll contact the winners by email. Good luck! Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only who can get him/herself to Manchester for the show and who are 14+ (this venue’s policy, and TGTF won’t be held responsible if you’re turned away at the door for being underage and not meeting this requirement). All duplicate entries will be discarded.

If you’d rather buy tickets to the tour instead, here are all the dates:

Sunday 1st February 2015 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Monday 2nd February 2015 – Birmingham Rainbow
Tuesday 3rd February 2015 – London Dingwalls
Thursday 5th February 2015 – Leeds Brudenell Games Room
Friday 6th February 2015 – Norwich Waterfront Studio
Sunday 8th February 2015 – Exeter Cavern
Monday 9th February 2015 – Bristol Lantern

This contest is now closed. The winners will be contacted by email.

 

WIN / Tix to Original Penguin Plugged In session December 2014 in London starring Wild Smiles and Citizens

 
By on Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 at 11:00 am
 

Ah yes, it is really December. But before your heart gets too cold, those hip folks over at fashion house Original Penguin are putting on another one of their amazing Plugged In sessions at the famed London venue the Hospital Club on the 10th of this month. As we did for the show in June starring Nick Mulvey and THUMPERS, July’s with Twin Atlantic and We Are Scientists and the one in October featuring Peace and Tigercub, we’re very happy to have a pair of tickets to give away to this month’s event.

The December Original Penguin show will star Southampton’s Wild Smiles and London band Citizens. Whether you’re just up for a gig or planning on gifting these to your beloved as an early Christmas present (and you can never be too early, am I right?), you can enter our lucky draw below. Normally the only way into these special Original Penguin shows is if you sign up here on their Web site to put your name in for the company’s lucky draw. But as I mentioned before, we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away and we want to give them to a deserving TGTF reader.

In the form below, please fill out your full name and your email address. Then to make sure you really want to see this show (and also to confirm you’re not a robot!), you’ll need to correctly answer this question: What’s the name of Wild Smiles’ debut album released this year? Get your entries in by noon British time on this Friday, the 5th of December. We’ll choose a winner from all the correct entries received and contact him/her by email. Good luck! Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only who can get themselves to London for the show, and the winner and guest must be 18+ or you will be turned away at the door (and we wouldn’t want anyone to be disappointed). All duplicate entries will be discarded.

This contest is now closed. The winner will be contacted by email.

 

WIN / Tickets to see Saint Saviour and Bill Ryder-Jones in Manchester -OR- London

 
By on Friday, 28th November 2014 at 11:00 am
 

Saint Saviour and Bill Ryder-Jones, her collaborator and producer of her third album ‘In the Seams’ out this month, will be coheadlining a UK tour in December. The series of dates kicks off next Tuesday, the 2nd of December, at Cambridge Portland Arms. Our friends at Gigs and Tours have given us a pair each to this tour’s Manchester (the 6th of December at Deaf Institute) and London (the 12th of December at the Tabernacle) shows, and we’re wanting to give them away to lucky TGTF readers. Think of it as an early Christmas present from us! To be in the running for the tickets, follow the directions below to fill out the contest form.

First, give your full name and your email address so we can contact you if you win. Second, tell us which show you want to win tickets for (Manchester or London). Then, to make sure you’re not a robot (who can tell these days?), tell us where Saint Saviour is from. We will then choose a winner for each show all the correct entries received.

Get your entries in by noon British time Tuesday, the 2nd of December. We’ll contact the winners by email. Good luck! Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only who can get him/herself to the city of the show. All duplicate entries will be discarded.

If you’d rather buy tickets to the tour instead, Becky Jones and Ryder-Jones will be calling at:

Tuesday 2nd December 2014 – Cambridge Portland Arms
Thursday 4th December 2014 – Stockton-on-Tees Georgian Theatre
Friday 5th December 2014 – Glasgow Nice and Sleazy’s
Saturday 6th December 2014 – Manchester Deaf Institute
Monday 8th December 2014 – Birmingham Horse and Hounds
Tuesday 9th December 2014 – Bristol Lantern
Wednesday 10th December 2014 – Brighton Studio Bar
Friday 12th December 2014 – London Tabernacle
Saturday 13th December 2014 – Liverpool Kazimier

This contest is now closed. The winners will be contacted by email.

 

WIN / Tickets to see the Gaslight Anthem at Manchester Apollo, 18th November 2014

 
By on Thursday, 30th October 2014 at 1:00 pm
 

Our friends at Gigs and Tours have given us something – well, 3 pairs of somethings – that are pretty cool and naturally, we’re eager to share the wealth with you, our faithful readers.

American band The Gaslight Anthem are playing two shows at the famed Manchester Apollo in November, and we’ve got 3 pairs of tickets for the show on the 18th of November to give away to 3 lucky TGTF readers. Fancy your chances? Then fill out the form in its entirety below.

First fill in your full name and your email address so we can contact you if you win. Then to make sure you really want to see the Gaslight Anthem and to test just how massive a fan of theirs you really are, tell us what the name of the band’s latest album is, released in August of this year. We will then choose three winners of all the correct entries received.

Get your entries in by noon British time Monday, the 3rd of November. We’ll contact the winners by email. Good luck! Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only who can get him/herself to Manchester for the show, and under 14s must be accompanied by an adult (this gig’s policy, and TGTF won’t be held responsible if you’re turned away at the door for being underage and not meeting this requirement). All duplicate entries will be discarded.

To read all past content on the New Jersey band on TGTF, head this way.

The contest is now closed. Winners will be contacted by email.

 

WIN / Tix to Little Comets’ October 2014 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 1st October 2014 at 11:00 am
 

Having followed them for quite a while, we’re very excited for our mates Little Comets. The North East band has two massive upcoming releases: ‘The Sanguine EP’, which will be released on the 3rd of November, and their third album ‘Hope is Just a State of Mind’, which comes out on the 16th of February bright and early in 2015 (preorder the album on their PledgeMusic page here). Ahead of both releases is a UK tour later this month (all dates listed here), and being the nice lads they are, they’ve given us a pair of tickets to this tour to give away to a deserving TGTF reader. Now that you’ve read all of that, you clearly want to enter our contest, yes? Good.

Please fill out the form below completely, including your full name, your email address and which show you want to win tickets to. Then to make sure you really want to see Little Comets (and really, who wouldn’t? Don’t answer that, it was a rhetorical question), please tell us why you think we should award you with the tickets. We’ll read them all and whoever wrote the best entry as deemed by us will be the winner.

Get your entries in by noon British time this Friday, the 3rd of October. We’ll contact the winner by email. Good luck! Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only who can get him/herself to the show of his/her choosing, and the winner and guest must meet whatever age requirement there is for that venue (TGTF won’t be held responsible if you’re turned away at the door for being underage). All duplicate entries will be discarded.

This contest is now closed and the winner has been contacted by email.

 
 
 

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