Jim Carroll

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Competition – win a Foggy Notions ticket bonanza!

Every website and blog out there throws a few aul’ tickets to their readers to keep them quiet, but OTR likes to hold its fire on the ticket giveaway front until we actually have something worth crowing about. OK, blow …

Wed, Aug 5, 2009, 14:20

   

Every website and blog out there throws a few aul’ tickets to their readers to keep them quiet, but OTR likes to hold its fire on the ticket giveaway front until we actually have something worth crowing about.

OK, blow those trumpets and bang those drums…

Thanks to our pals at Foggy Notions, one lucky OTR reader will get a pair of tickets to ALL of the following Foggy shows in Dublin in the coming months

DEERHUNTER (Whelan’s, August 23)

FUTURE ISLANDS (Whelan’s Upstairs, September 9)

THE TALLEST MAN ON EARTH (Whelan’s, September 11 – support from the excellent Valerie Francis)

DIRTY PROJECTORS (Whelan’s, September 16 – support from new OTR faves and uppercase/lowercase fiends tUnE-YaRdS)

DAVID KITT (Whelan’s, September 18 – support from Fat Cat’s new French connection Get Back Guinozzi)

TIMES NEW VIKING (Whelan’s, September 19 – support from Lovvers)

WILLIAM ELLIOTT WHITMORE (Whelan’s, September 20)

NODZZZ (Whelan’s, September 25 – support from Tuam warrior and Pitchfork fave So Cow)

KING KHAN & THE SHRINES (Whelan’s, October 7 – support from Jack Of Heart)

CLUES (Upstairs @ Whelan’s, October 22 – support from The Ambience Affair)

GRIZZLY BEAR (Vicar Street, November 1 – support from St Vincent who was only mighty at Oxegen)

TICKLEY FEATHER (Upstairs @ Whelan’s, November 18)

That’s a pair of tickets to a DOZEN top-notch shows in the big smoke in the coming months. You won’t need a night-class in basket-weaving with that lot to keep you busy. What other daily rag shows that kind of love for its readers in these recessionary/credit crunchy times? No need to answer that, but cop a feel of the love nonetheless.

And what do you have to do to win this mega-prize? Aside from being 99% of the title of a Velvet Underground tune, Foggy Notions was also a very fine music mag. Simply tell us what is (or was) your favourite MUSIC magazine and why. Be wise, smart and funny with your entries please. One entry per reader, competition closes next Monday at 8.08am-ish, entries citing mags that are/were not music mags will not win and the judge’s decision is law. Best of luck!