Feature:

Jurassic 5 at the Commodore Ballroom

June 23 2017. Jessica Vandergulik photos.

read more

Silversun Pickups at Malkin Bowl ticket giveaway

silversun pickups

Silversun Pickups play Malkin Bowl Sept 24.

Vancouver concert ticket giveaway – Silversun Pickups at Malkin Bowl, Sept 24

We have two tickets to the Silversun Pickups show at Malkin Bowl to give away. School of Seven Bells and Atlas Genius open.

Alejandra Deheza of School of Seven Bells

Alejandra Deheza with School of Seven Bells opening for Interpol at the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, Jan 27 2010. Skot Nelson photo

To enter, follow us on Twitter at @TheSnipeNews and tweet “I’ve entered to win a pair of tickets to Silversun Pickups at Malkin Bowl Sept 4 courtesy of @TheSnipeNews and @LiveNationWest.”

You can also enter by leaving a comment below telling us the best show you’ve seen at Malkin Bowl. If you do both, we’ll enter you twice in our random number draw.

Who are the Silversun Pickups?

The Los Angeles-based band is touring in support of its third album, Neck of the Woods. 

Band members are singer/guitarist/songwriter Brian Aubert, bassist Nikki Monninger, keyboardist Joe Lester, and drummer Christopher Guanlao. They debuted with 2005’s Pikul EP and the following year’s Carnavas, which featured the breakthrough single, “Lazy Eye”.

In 2009 Silversun Pickups released Swoon. Tracks included “Panic Switch” (since co-opted by Mitt Romney‘s presidential campaign; the band responded with a cease-and-desist order) and “The Royal We”. The band followed up with a lengthy tour and were rewarded with a 2009 Grammy Award nod for “Best New Artist.”

And now, Neck of the Woods

According to the press release, “The new album’s genesis began as Aubert visited cities and hamlets from Italy to Iceland while on a brief hiatus from the non-stop touring that followed Swoon. Aubert’s European impressions fueled a ream of new songs and late night home demos, quietly recorded as his wife slept in the room next door.

“’I got this feedback loop going on in my head,’ he says, ‘thinking that these are just towns people are from.  It might look kind of magical to me, but I’m definitely an outsider looking in. This is just normal for them, and in a lot of ways, it’s very much the same as where I grew up.’”

In October 2011, Silversun Pickups embarked on ten weeks of sessions at Jacknife Lee’s studio in Topanga – which happens to be Aubert’s childhood hometown

Silversun Pickups Neck of the Woods album cover

 

 

7 responses to “Silversun Pickups at Malkin Bowl ticket giveaway

  1. 5 years ago  

    Best show I’ve seen at the Malkin Bowl has to be Vampire Weekend / Beach House. Such a great atmosphere that evening.

  2. 5 years ago  

    The best show I’ve seen at Malkin Bowl to date was Ben Harper last year. He has such an amazing presence on stage. Every show I attend of his is incredible.

  3. 5 years ago  

    Massive Attack in 2010

  4. 5 years ago  

    Ive actually NEVER seen a show at Malkin bowl! (at least not on the right side of the fence). Let’s fix this.

  5. 5 years ago  

    LCD Soundsystem

  6. 5 years ago  

    My fave show at Malkin Bowl (so far!) is Vampire Weekend. It was tons of fun to dance along with them!

  7. 5 years ago  

    Best concert I’ve see at Malkin Bowl was Stars a couple of years ago. Would love to see SSPU there!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!