Win Tickets to An Horse at Barracuda on May 5th

After a long hiatus, Aussie duo An Horse are returning with their brand new album, Modern Air this Friday. We’ve heard several of the tracks, all just as convincing as when the band left us with Walls back in 2011. But, more importantly, the band return to Austin this Sunday at Barracuda, and seeing as it’s never easy to catch an Australian band in the States, you should jump at the chance to win free tickets! Plus, the group will be joined by local powerhouse, Lola Tried.

All you have to do to win two tickets is pick a number between 1-1000, leave it in the comments, or tweet it at us! The only hint I’m giving you is that it’s not my favorite number! You’ve got 48 hours! Go!

Regular old tickets are HERE.

Win Tickets to Okkervil River!!!

This Wednesday night, Okkervil River is returning to town to play songs from their newest album, Away (and I assume so old classics as well). They’ll be playing at the Parish with Landlady and Corvette Summer. You can go the old fashioned way and get a pair of tickets right HERE…or, you can play along and WIN A FREE PAIR OF TICKETS!

All you need to do is leave a comment with your favorite song. If your favorite song is my favorite song, you’ll win the pair of tickets! Contest ends at 10 AM day of the show!

CONTEST: Win Matt Pond PA Tix @ the North Door (10.24)

mattpondpaThere’s a lot of shows coming through Austin this month, and what better way to celebrate than by offering you a chance to win a pair of tickets to Matt Pond PA!? He’s touring the states behind the sound of his excellent LP, The State of Gold, which came out not too long ago. He’s been a huge part of the music scene since 98′, just illustrating how great songs and musicians can stand the test of time. Opening for him will be Laura Stevenson over at the North Door. You can also buy yourself a set of tickets on your own HERE, if you’re not into playing contests.

If you want free tickets, leave a comment with your favorite album of 2015…I’ll pick a winner. You can also tweet your response to @austintownhall.  I’ll pick a winner on Thursday at NOON.

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Win Tix to Learning Secrets 11th Anniversary w/ Todd Edwards (11.17)

LS_ToddEdwards2It’s always great to live in a city where the artistic or musical vision of is celebrated, and more so, that it continues to survive.  So, with that in mind, we’re giving out a pair of tickets to celebrate the 11th Anniversary of Learning Secrets…the party-throwing, dance aficionados of our fair city.  Like they always do, they’re throwing a huge shindig with legendary Todd Edwards DJing.  You might know Todd from his work with little known acts like Daft Punk; this is a dance party you don’t want to miss. It’s being held at Kingdom, and you can win tickets by leaving a comment with your favorite beverage (and an email). I’ll pick the winner when the contest closes at 11:59 PM Thursday. Good luck!

Doors are at 10 PM — Buy Tickets HERE.

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Contest: Win Tickets to Hot Chip DJ Set!!! (12/13)

hotchipperMonday’s gone, so we’re all looking towards the weekend already, right? Well, what better way to guarantee a good time than by polishing off your old dancing shoes, put on that swank outfit and hitting the dance floor with some great acts?! You’re in luck, as members of Hot Chip will be hosting a DJ set with their friend Museum of Love (Pat from LCD SS); this party will rage all night over at Ironwood Hall.   It’ll be a night of great beats and good times, brought to you by our friends at Transmission Entertainment.  Win a pair of tickets by letting me know your favorite go to Dance Track between now and Thursday 11:59 CST…and I’ll set you up with a pair.

In case you don’t win, you can but tickets HERE for $20.

I heard they’re going to play this song:


Download: Hot Chip – Over & Over [MP3]

Contest: Deleted Scenes @ Holy Mountain 4/19


ATH favorite Deleted Scenes are making a stop into Austin at Holy Mountain this Saturday night and we’ve got a couple of tickets to give away for the show.  Here are some deets and how to enter:

Show Time: Doors @ 9pm, Show @ 10pm

Lineup: Deleted Scenes (duh), Brass Bed, Royal Forest

How to enter: Leave a comment with why you should win and we’ll pick a winner on Friday.

Don’t forget to leave a valid email address so we can hit you up if you win.


Download: Deleted Scenes – Bedbedbedbedbed [MP3]

Contest: Ticket Giveaway for Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsytem

1149650_600371506701037_1279571646_oAlright all you dance-ateria types, we’ve got a great deal for you courtesy of our friends at Learning Secrets.  They’re putting on an incredible dance party this Saturday night at Kingdom featuring Pat Mahoney as Museum of Love; he’s one of the founding members of LCD Soundsytem.  You can definitely hear how the beats were constructed for the old group, though Mahoney has a different spin on the vocal take than James Murphy (deeper).  Plus, not only do you get to hear Mahoney and his friends throw down, but the boys in Learning Secrets will be opening up the night too, taking on a two hour set starting at 10.  Tickets are $15 HERE, or you can pay $20 at the door.  Your best option is to leave us a comment telling us why you deserve to go to this; it’s that simple. Contest closes Friday at Midnight.

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Contest: La Luz Ticket Giveaway w/ Pure Bathing Culture (1/27)

La-LuzOur friends at Hardly Art are helping us hook you up with a great deal that seems pretty awesome.  They’re willing to give away a pair of tickets to one of the most anticipated shows in town next week: La Luz with Pure Bathing Culture.  La Luz released It’s Alive last year via Hardly Art, and the group really built a strong name for themselves before encountering a little tragedy curbed their touring.  But, now they’ve got this incredible bill, which just got better when news was announced today that Austin’s She Sir would join the bill. All you have to do is leave us a comment with your favorite new jam of 2014. We’ll close the contest Friday at midnight, then contact the winners.  Show is at Red 7, and it starts at 9 PM.


Download: La Luz – Call Me In The Day [MP3]

Contest! Win a Pair of Tickets to See Crocodiles @ Empire Room (10.31)

CrocodilesSo you’re not really the Halloween sort, or maybe you are.  What we do know is that you need to enjoy rock n’ roll in some manner, otherwise it wouldn’t the crazy night we all expect! We’ve got a deal for you; you can win a pair of tickets to see Crocodiles at Empire Room…FREE.  The band comes in town to support their recent Crimes of Passion LP, and they’ll be joined by Royal Bangs and local act Growl.  It seems perfect if you’re looking for last minute plans to come together.  All you have to do is leave a comment telling us what you’ll be for Halloween, or what you hope people don’t wear as a costume.  Either way, you have the best idea, you have a free pair of tickets.  If you want to go the traditional way, you can grab tickets from Knuckle Rumbler, who’s helping us with this contest (thanks Aaron).


Download: Crocodiles – Cockroach [MP3]

Contest ends at Noon on Thursday!

Contest: Crystal Antlers @ Mohawk (10/19)

Crystal AntlersIt’s a great weekend for shows and we think you deserve a chance to see one of those great shows for free.  Everyone can use the extra cash for a tallboy right?  Read below for your chance to win a pair of tickets to check out Crystal Antlers on Saturday at Mohawk.

Up For Grabs: Your name +1 on the promoter’s list.

Contest Close Time: Friday at high noon.

How to Enter: Leave a comment with why you should win!

Don’t forget a valid email address so we can get in touch with the winner.


Download: Crystal Antlers – Licorice Pizza [MP3]

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