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Make LAist a Concert Poster, Win Tickets For Macy Gray Playing a Private Event at a Jazz Club

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SXSW is right around the corner, in fact LAist will be there in less than a week.

We are currently holding a contest to let a local band play at SXSW, and now we want to let someone local make our concert poster.

Coincidentally, we also have 10 pairs of tickets to see the outrageously wonderful Macy Gray on Thursday, March 8th. But not just any old Macy Gray show (as if there was such a thing), but a private show at an LA jazz club. Basically, a one-of-a-kind opportunity.

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The lucky winners will probably get to hear choice cuts from Macy's upcoming new cd Big, that drops on March 27.

So if you want to enter, make a poster for our SXSW show. Heres the info we would like to see on the poster: It's on March 11 at 9pm, at Room 710, which is at 710 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701. The bands that will be playing are Rocket, Blackholicus, Quiet Company, and a Special Guest. Free admission. And it's the LAist SXSW Party.

Make your poster and send it to the email address that awaits you after the jump...

Send your poster to

thelaist at

In the Subject put your name, and in the body of the email put your email address so that if you win we can get back to you.

Feel free to go to any of the bands' Myspace pages for poster ideas. And get on it, we announce the winning posters on Tuesday night!