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Concert Fri Sep 18 2015

Got Plans for Tuesday? A Contest for a Concert!

Happy Friday, readers! As a special treat, we'd like to give away a pair of tickets to two very unique concerts coming up next week, accompanied by fun merch bundles!

Both shows are happening on this upcoming Tuesday, September 22. The first is Reverend Horton Heat at the Metro. Formed back in 1985, the group has rocked crowds since then with its unique contemporary rockabilly style. Featuring Jim "Reverend Horton" Heath, Jimbo Wallace, and Scott Churilla, their tunes boast an eclectic blend of country, punk, swing and much more, constantly keeping listeners on their toes. Heath hailed from Texas and Oklahoma, and brings those roots into the band's sound for an constantly electrifying musical experience.

The other show is Comeback Kid at Reggie's; with a bit of a different sound, Comeback Kid offers up punch-filled punk tunes. Formed in Winnipeg, Canada, the group's name is an ode to NHL player Mario Lemieux returning to the league. Andrew Neufeld and Jeremy Hiebert, former members of hiatus-status band Figure Four, began forming the unique group, who has released six albums, along with a live concert taping from 2002-2014. Indulge in a bit of mashing and head banging during this high-octane set.

To enter, list your concert preference (or if you're into both, list both for random entries!) within the comments. Be sure to use your email address so we can reach you! We'll be accepting entries until 1pm CST on Monday, September 21 and will alert the winners right after.

In addition to a pair of tickets to a show of your choice, each of our two winners will also receive:
-Autographed poster
-Vinyl 12" record
-CD
-T-shirt

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Good luck entering, and enjoy the show!

 
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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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