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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Alvvays at Gasa Gasa

Alvvays

Alvvays

Jangly indie-pop band Alvvays takes the stage at Gasa Gasa next Tuesday and we have two pairs of tickets to give away!  For a chance to win, follow Nola Vie on Twitter (@nolavie) and tweet “I want to see @alvvaysband @GasaGasaNOLA courtesy of @nolavie!.” You can also enter via Facebook (by sharing the giveaway on your timeline and tagging NolaVie) and/or Instagram (by following NolaVie, gramming a photo of  Alvvays and tagging NolaVie in your Instagram). The winners will be notified via direct message on Twitter by 11/17.

Alvvays' self-titled debut garnered universal critical acclaim upon its release this summer, with Rolling Stone awarding the album 4/5 stars and calling it "a sharply drawn indie-pop wonder, steeped in romance, wit and melody."  The band has been touring nonstop on the heels of that well-deserved attention, honing their sound into a smooth blend of 90s radio rock and classic surf pop.  The impeccable acoustics of Gasa Gasa will be a perfect setting to soak in their layered sound.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.  Doors at 8:00, show at 9:00.  Also on the bill are Absolutely Free and Yuppie Teeth.

Check out one of the best tracks from their album, "Archie Marry Me," below.

Shane Colman writes about music for NolaVie. Email him at [email protected] Follow him on [email protected] and on Instagram at shawncoolman.