- $20 for one general-admission ticket to a concert in The Nights We Stole Christmas series (up to $48.92 value)
Friday, December 4
- Bastille: With an indie-pop sound that summons the slick synth-pop of the ’80s and contains lyrical allusions to TV’s Twin Peaks, singer/songwriter Dan Smith’s solo project turned four-piece blew up like Mount Vesuvius with the arena-ready single “Pompeii” and the multi-platinum debut album Bad Blood.
- The Wombats: This Liverpudlian post-punk act landed the coveted NME Award for Best Dancefloor Filler for “Let’s Dance to Joy Division.”
Saturday, December 5
- AWOLNATION: The band explores the bounds of modern rock by mixing atmospheric electronica with jolts of good old-fashioned guitar shredding, all underscored by frontman Aaron Bruno’s gravel-tossed growl.
- The Struts: AllMusic.com compares this British group’s “unabashedly over the top, retro-fetishist, classic rock style” to The Darkness, and states the lead singer Luke Spiller comes off as cross between Bowie, Jagger, and Plant—guys who know a little something about strutting.
Sunday, December 6
- Silversun Pickups: L.A.’s venerable troupe of stargazing, shoegazing, and everything in-between gazing rockers first caught ears with the dreamily distorted Big Muff stomper “Lazy Eye” in 2006, and gave fans their most recent album, Better Nature, earlier this year.
- Foals: new wave post-punk dance rock from Oxford, England that’s perfect for fans of Bloc Party and The Futureheads
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