Toronto’s the Cunninghams are giving a copy of their latest EP That Oughtta Hold ‘Em and a t-shirt to one lucky fan. The rock’n’roll band and self-appointed Cunninghams have a slew of shows coming up including a performance at the Edge 102 studios on June 5th and the Bread and Circus on June 11th. To enter, tell us the name of the song for their newly released music video. Check it out for yourself at myspace.com/thecunninghamsband and then send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your contact information (kept confidential) as package will be mailed. Winner will be notified by email.
Toronto Music Scene has a pair of passes to give away to the Smirnoff Experience at the Phoenix (19+) on May 21. The Carnivale experience includes performances by KeysNKrates, the Virgins and Sonic C, as well as contortionists, ringmasters and other circus acts. All you have to do is email email@example.com along with your address and tell us your most whack or memorable carnivale experience. Hint: we like humour and exaggeration! Winner will be notified by email and Smirnoff will be sending the package. All your information is kept confidential and deleted once the packages are received. Contest closes May 15. We’ll be there, will you?!
Win 2 free tickets to see local singer/songwriter Brett Caswell, as well as his new CD. How do you do it? Simple! E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us the name of Brett Caswell’s new CD and your name and we will send one lucky winner to Supermarket on May 12 to see some great music.
For more information on Brett Caswell visit: www.myspace.com/bcaswell
We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to the Steamwhistle Presents concert series featuring You Say Party! We Say Die!, Think About Life and Little Girls along with DJ Vaneska on the 1’s and 2’s. The show’s going down on November 20 at the Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St. Doors at 9 p.m. All you have to do is tell us a story about why you should have these tickets. At $12 a pop, we accept stories of brokeness, but make them creative! Email first and last name along with your story to email@example.com . Please note this is a 19+ event. The winner will be contacted by the 18th. Good luck!
We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to the Modernboys Moderngirls show this Friday November 6 at the Silver Dollar Room. They’ll be sharing the stage with Darlings of Chelsea and Lemonwilde. All you have to do is check out their Myspace at www.myspace.com/modernboysmoderngirls and tell us the name of their new CD. Please email your answer along with your first and last name to firstname.lastname@example.org . Winners will be contacted Thursday. Good luck!
We’ve got two tickets to giveaway to the Johnstones’ CD Release party featuring Walk Off the Earth and Mean Tangerine on Thursday Oct 29 at the Mod Club. All you have to do is go to www.myspace.com/walkofftheearth and tell us the name of Walk Off the Earth’s record label (hint: it’s at the top of the page). Email your answer and info to email@example.com Winner will be contacted on the 28th. Good luck!
We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to the Clothes Make the Man show October 15 at the El Mocambo. These guys are good ol’ unpretentious indie rock with a little bit of dance and swagger. All you have to do is go to their Myspace at www.myspace.com/clothesmaketheman and tell us which sea creature or action super star they cite as an influence. Email your answer and info to firstname.lastname@example.org . The winner will be announced October 13. Good luck!
We’ve got two tickets to give away to the Sheepdogs’ show at Dakota Tavern on October 7. This Saskatoon band provides chill rock’n’roll with just enough 70’s Southern edge. All you have to do is check out www.myspace.com/thesheepdogs and tell us which magazine voted them the best local band. Email your answer and info to email@example.com. The winner will be announced October 5. Good luck!
Also, TMS will be giving away tickets to shows every week for the next five weeks courtesy of Audio Blood Media. Support those who support Canadian music by visiting www.audiobloodmedia.com .
Win a set of 2 tickets to see She Wants Revenge, Kill Hannah and The Tender Box at The Phoenix September 28, 2009. All you need to do is be the first person to correctly answer one of two questions correctly:
1) What are the names of the members of She Wants Revenge?
2) What is the name of their newest EP?
Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org
Winner will be announced by September 27. Good luck.
Toronto Music Scene has two pairs of tickets to see Matt Pryor (of the Get Up Kids and the New Amsterdams) play the Mod Club on September 9 with special guests Kevin Devine and Toronto's own Birds of Wales.
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