free tickets to Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson

By Jim Stanford on August 25, 2011

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After a summer of jam bands, bluegrass, funk, rock and even a hippie circus, it’s time for a night of hip-hop.

Courtesy of Teton Artlab, we’re giving away two pairs of tickets to Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson on Friday at Q Roadhouse. In the comments below, say you’re in or any variation thereof, and at 3 p.m. Friday two winners will be chosen by random drawing. Each winner will receive two tickets ($44 value). Valid email address or full name must be provided.

Aesop Rock rhymed to prominence in the late 1990s and scored a big hit with the song “Daylight” from the 2001 album Labor Days. The Long Island native is known for cryptic lyrics; in the video above, the title track to his 2007 album None Shall Pass, he references the Snake River Canyon (probably in Idaho).

Kimya Dawson is a freak folkie best known as half of the duo The Moldy Peaches. The show will feature an acoustic set by her, an acoustic set by her and Aesop Rock, and a full rap set by Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz. The three play in the band Hail Mary Mallon and also have been collaborating with Dawson. Expect to see all four together at some point.

Tickets are available at Q and online via Teton Artlab.

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26 Comments so far

  1. Chris Aiken August 25, 2011 3:39 pm

    I’m in!

  2. Pete August 25, 2011 4:19 pm

    I’m in.

  3. Jeremy August 25, 2011 4:33 pm

    I’m in. Go Tarheels!

  4. pete Muldoon August 25, 2011 4:36 pm

    In

  5. Travis walker's gucci mane shirt August 25, 2011 4:43 pm

    I hope to god I see that shirt at Aesop rock Friday night. Gucci MANE! (while yanking on my collar.

  6. christie August 25, 2011 4:48 pm

    put me in

  7. jess August 25, 2011 5:08 pm

    I’m in…again.

  8. Cook August 25, 2011 5:14 pm

    I’m In Like Flint!!!

  9. Yukon Cornelius August 25, 2011 6:43 pm

    Im in it to win it.

  10. Doug August 25, 2011 7:31 pm

    insky

  11. Jon August 25, 2011 7:40 pm

    It’s the message in the song
    that makes you rock on… I’m in!

  12. Leif August 25, 2011 8:33 pm

    Get it going!

  13. CLyon August 25, 2011 10:01 pm

    I’m definitely in!!

  14. Molly August 25, 2011 10:52 pm

    In

  15. sc August 25, 2011 11:05 pm

    In! Sweet audio clip JS!

  16. Marnis August 25, 2011 11:36 pm

    I’m in!

  17. Sam August 26, 2011 1:44 am

    Me!

  18. Mara August 26, 2011 9:06 am

    yes pls!

  19. Steven August 26, 2011 10:36 am

    YAHTZEE!

  20. CB August 26, 2011 10:37 am

    I’m in!

  21. Tom S. August 26, 2011 11:24 am

    The Place TO BE! Send Tix THis WaY~~!! :)

  22. JR August 26, 2011 12:41 pm

    I’m in!

  23. Katie August 26, 2011 12:51 pm

    I, like, really need to win these tickets. I’m in!

  24. amanda August 26, 2011 1:04 pm

    big money no whammy no whammy!! I’m in!

  25. Catie August 26, 2011 1:09 pm

    I’m in! Pick me!

  26. Jim Stanford August 26, 2011 2:37 pm

    I had to cut this off at 2:30. The winners are … No. 2 (Pete) and No. 17 (Sam). Your names will be on the guest list +1 at the door. Thanks for playing, everyone. Hope you make the show. Rock it like a hurricane!

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