April 5th, 2010

Gorillaz LA area rehearsal date - some more details and ways to get tickets

Gorillaz previously announced on 22 March in an official mailout that they would be playing a rehearsal show in the LA area before their 18 April show in Coachella ( see previous Gorillaz-Unofficial news item here).

Official information will be released this week (probably later today or tomorrow) about the show, and two affiliates are already running stories on it (see below).

The details are as follows: the show will take place on Friday 16th April in the LA area (however the location of the show is still secret and almost certainly will be until the last minute). The rehearsal will feature the full Gorillaz band as seen on the UK Gorillaz rehearsal dates but also the following guests: Bashy, De La Soul, Kano, Little Dragon, Mos Def, Gruff Rhys, Shaun Ryder and Bobby Womack.

Ways to get tickets (if further contests are announced we will post them immediately):-

G-Club: The G-Club ticket allocation is 50 pairs (100 tickets total). 10 pairs a day will be given away from Tuesday April 6th until Saturday 10th to randomly selected members who answer that day's question correctly. Winners will be notified the following working day. Members can enter the competition as many times as they like although only 2 tickets in total will be available to each winner. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an Adult. The competition page is not yet up but we will post the details as soon as it is.

K-ROQ: Method 1 (radio station call-in):-Kevin & Bean will have passes in the morning and Nicole Alvarez will have them at night, every day this week. 800-520-1067 is the phone number that you’ll need when they tell you to call. (the K-ROQ website also has a picture of the pass you will be given if you win entry to the rehearsal. Check it out here).
Method 2 (entry via website):- K-ROQ also have some more passes to give away through their website / street team. You can enter on this page of their website.

FM94/9: Win a ticket by entering online on the FM94/9 page here.

Keep checking back to Gorillaz-Unofficial for updates on this story including the G-Club contest page, and any further opportunities to win tickets.

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