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Catch three acts of indie pop-rock ear candy for 10 bucks when Peter Bjorn and John, El Perro Del Mar, and Lights On take the stage at the House of Blues San Diego on Wednesday, November 18th. Tickets are normally $20, the show starts at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), and you must be 21 or over to purchase this Groupon.
Swedish rockers Peter Bjorn and John are best known for their infectious, whistle-tinged single “Young Folks” from 2006. They’re back with Living Thing, their 2009 album, which has garnered critical praise.
Fellow Swede Sarah Assbring, aka El Perro Del Mar, brings a unique brand of retro-pop that would be right at home as the backing track to an iPod commercial. Pitchfork gave her latest album a 7.8, an effusive rating from the notoriously critical music site. Local band Lights On open.
With this Groupon, catch three great performers at one great venue for half price. It’s just like seeing six bands at two venues for three-quarters price, but less confusing.
Pop Damage thoroughly enjoyed one of Peter Bjorn and John’s recent shows:
- This concert exceeded my overall expectations. With their fun pop tunes, I had a great time listening and dancing. This has to be one of my favorite shows of 2009. – Ming Wu
For those unfamiliar with El Perro Del Mar, Stereogum offers some insight:
- Between the sad and the shimmy, everything about El Perro Del Mar clicks. – Stereogum
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Nov 19, 2009. Amount paid never expires. Must be 21 years or older. Valid only for show on 11/18. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.