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Contest Wed Jul 22 2009

Jamie Lidell Ticket Giveaway

lidell gold jacket pose.jpgJamie Lidell is one wild and crazy guy. Having seen him in concert more than a few times, I can say one thing; you never know what's going to happen. Hailing from Berlin, Lidell is a soul crooner, funk aficionado and beatboxing expert. He is known for his lively stage shows which almost always include a break that turns into an electronic one man show with him looping his voice, layering tracks and singing over them. It's actually quite impressive. He had a couple of hits off his album Multiply, including the title track and the groovy bass line behind "A Little Bit More" which was featured in a Target commercial. His newest album, Jim, was released last year on Warp Records.

Lidell is coming to Chicago on Saturday, July 25th to play Congress Theater with special guest Tortured Soul and we are giving away a pair two pairs of tickets! Just be the first two to email us at contests (at) gapersblock (dot) com with the subject "Dammit, Jim!" and you and a friend get in for free! [Update! We have our winners! Congrats to Joel and Alec!]

Congress Theater is located at 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave. This is a 17 & up show. Doors open at 9pm. Tickets are $20.

 
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James / July 22, 2009 12:34 PM

A year ago this guy was playing the Abbey and now he's at the Congress? Wow.

fred / July 22, 2009 4:14 PM

I agree, James. I think the Double Door would be a more appropriate venue, especially at $23 a ticket (after service charges). Maybe they got a great deal booking the Congress.

david / July 22, 2009 6:42 PM

The Right Now is playing they're FIRST show at The Congress w/ Jamie Lidell. They're the best local band in Chicago...Funk and Soul for days!

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