Contest: Win Tickets to See Man Man on May 11

Photo credit: Mike Persico

Full album stream: Man Man – Life Fantastic
MP3: Man Man – “The Ballad of Butter Beans” (from 2008’s Rabbit Habits)

If Tom Waits joined a troupe of deranged carnies during the end of days, it would probably sound a lot like Philly five-piece Man Man.

The O&B Best of 2008-ranked band has been blowing minds for years now, putting astounding musicianship and experimental songwriting into a blender and hitting “liquify.” Man Man haven’t been to San Diego in a while, but even if they came to town every week, we’d still go to every show.

Fortunately for us, lead singer Honus Honus and his band of merry mischief-makers are currently touring to support their upcoming album Life Fantastic (which is, as the title says, fantastic.)

If the above full-album stream has you excited to see Man Man live, you’re in luck, because we’re giving away two tickets to the band’s May 11 Casbah show. To enter the contest, please comment below and include your email address in the form (your email won’t be visible to the public). The winner will be chosen at random on May 9, 2011.

Man Man on tour
5/11 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah
5/13 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
5/14 – San Francisco, CA – Bimbo’s
5/16 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
5/17 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre
5/18 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
5/2 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
5/21 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
5/22 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
5/23 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
5/24 – Chicago, IL – Metro
5/25 – Pontiac, MI – Eagle Theatre
5/26 – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
5/27 РMontr̩al, QC РCabaret du Mile-End
5/28 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
5/29 – Danbury, CT – Bring Our Music Back Fest (BOMB Fest)
5/31 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
6/1 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
6/3 – Washington, DC – Black Cat
6/4 – Philadelphia, PA – The Roots Picnic
6/11 – Manchester, TN, – Bonnaroo Music Festival

17 thoughts on “Contest: Win Tickets to See Man Man on May 11”

  1. Love these guys and love the Casbah! But I'm broke as fuck right now. So I hope fortune shines on me. Thanks for the opportunity to go anyway! Cheers!

  2. MAN MAN!!! Would LOvE to see them and suprise my best friend for their B-day!!!

  3. My name is Mandy and my nickname is Man Man. That was how I discovered the band so long ago, someone wanted me to hear the band that had my name. Man Man love indeed

  4. feliz cinco de mayo mis amigos. ahora, por favor dame' los boletos. ay yay yay arriba arriba! gracias.

  5. I'd love to go! Long ago my first ever belly dance performance was to their tune engrish bwudd. 🙂

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