In this week's paper, Daniel Hopkins brings our attention to the show that Glasgow-based pop band Trashcan Sinatras will be playing tonight at The Loft to promote their latest acoustic album, Brel. In the article, he describes the band's quick rise in popularity with their 1991 debut album, Cake -- a popularity that the band was unfortunately not able to maintain with their four subsequent albums. Luckily, though, the band has maintained a wide range of influence, noted by their recent release of a greatest-hits album, as well as the large cult following the band has generated, including some recognizable Dallas names.
Among the band's biggest fans is Dallas-area producer and songsmith Salim Nourallah, who likely won't be purchasing In The Music. He already owns the entire back catalog. And, fittingly, he'll also act as the band's opener for their Dallas date as they embark on an acoustic tour of the US. Continue reading...
It's looking like tonight's offering is bound to be a great show -- and, thanks to the fine folks at The Loft, we have five pairs of tickets to give out to some DC9 readers. Want a pair? Find out how to win after the jump.
Want the tickets? OK: Just be among the first five people to email Pete, starting right now, with the words "Trash Talk" in the subject line, and you're in. Good luck!
Update: Contest is over. Congrats to our winners!
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