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Win Tickets to DeVotchka & Saul Williams @ Disney Hall
We saw how excited you were over concerts at Disney Hall last month; we're giving away another pair of tickets. This time to Russian Chanson, the Thursday, May 24 concert of the Shadow of Stalin festival:
Join indie-gypsy-rock group DeVotchka and special guests as they explore the compelling and controversial underground musical movement known as the Russian Chanson. With roots in pre-revolutionary, anti-establishment Russia, chanson has evolved as "the soundtrack of contemporary Russia," reflecting imagery of injustice and disappointments of Russian life. The forbidden-but-cherished songs and philosophy of this "second culture" genre will be reinterpreted by the moody and textured Denver band, known for its Grammy-nominated score for Little Miss Sunshine, plus special guest Saul Williams, as they sing of the universal truths of pain, oppression, criminality, and love.
Sound good? To enter, comment below with your name, e-mail (this will not be published) and most importantly, your favorite Russian composer or music group.
Contest ends Friday May 18th, 2007, 11:59 p.m.