Becoming a great rapper means improvising rhymes at top speed, as does placating a pack of toddlers demanding that you "make Hop on Pop have dinosaurs." Watch someone work a crowd with this Groupon.
- One ticket to see Machine Gun Kelly
- When: Saturday, July 27, at 9 p.m.
- Where: Club Cinema
- Ticket values include all fees.
- $27 for general admission (up to a $45.40 value). Doors open at 9 p.m. for general admission ticketholders.
- $60 for VIP admission with an all-access backstage pass (up to a $111 value)
- Door time: 9 p.m. for general admission, 8:30 p.m. for VIP admission
Machine Gun Kelly
- Real name: Richard Colson Baker
- Inspiration for his sobriquet: Prohibition gangster George "Machine Gun Kelly" Barnes
- Point of resemblance: the similar speeds of Baker's flow and of Nerf pellets from his namesake's tommy gun
- Point of contrast: Baker will never have an opportunity to kidnap Texas oilman Charles F. Urschel (d. 1970)
- His rise to fame started when: he impressed Sean Combs at SXSW
- It continued when: he was recently lauded as a Band to Watch by Rolling Stone
- Hit tracks you might hear at his high-octane show: “Chip Off the Block” and “Lace Up”
- Key wardrobe elements: mohawk, Misfits T-shirts, Chuck Taylors