You Can’t Buy These Tickets…

Yes, psychedelic pop-rockers Portugal. The Man are coming to Nippertown on Thursday (May 23) to play a couple of acoustic shows to preview their upcoming album, Evil Friends. Produced by Danger Mouse, the album is slated for release on Tuesday, June 4.

But you can’t buy tickets for the shows…

You can, however, win free tickets from local radio stations WEQX-FM and WEXT-FM.

On Thursday afternoon, the band will be playing a short (five songs or so) acoustic show at an undisclosed Albany location. The performance and chat with bandmembers will be recorded by WEXT-FM for later broadcast on their “Live @ EXT” radio show, and you can be in the audience if you snag tickets from WEXT-FM here.

Then at 7pm on Thursday at the Hollow Bar + Kitchen (formerly the Bayou Cafe) in Albany, Portugal. The Man will be playing an acoustic show sponsored by WEQX-FM. You can find out how to win free tickets by going to WEQX-FM’s website or listening to the station.

Oh, and by the way, WEXT-FM is also hosting another “Live @ EXT” show this week. The fab British folk-rock trio of sisters, the Staves, are headed into an undisclosed Albany location on Wednesday afternoon (May 22) in support of their newly released debut album, Dead & Born & Grown. Go here to enter to win tickets to this one…

And tell ’em Nippertown sent ya…

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