TVD Ticket Giveaway: The xx and Grizzly Bear at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 6/16

In a match made in indie heaven, The xx and Grizzly Bear have set up a string of dates to co-headline together.  We’ve got a pair of lawn tickets to see the two bands at the Merriweather Post Pavilion.  How can you get your hands them?  It’s easy!

The quartet known as Grizzly Bear are busy enough in their own time, spawning all sorts of side and solo projects. When they get together to create their work, they build musical monuments to American folk, jazz, electronica, and psychedelia, all cleverly wrapped in a pop package.  2012 saw the release of the bands 4th studio album Shields. The effort bolsters a heady take on song composition backed by dense musicianship over a variety of instruments and sounds. The results lands Grizzly Bear with an even longer track list of songs that should be witnessed live.

The xx are known for a lean sound that sits somewhere between indie rock and english post-dubstep.  Lauded for their restraint, The xx brings to light that it’s not always the notes you play, but sometimes it’s the ones you don’t. 2012 saw the release of their second album Coexist, a focused effort in minimalist composition fleshed out through reverberating guitars, gridlocked drum programming, and breathy vocals.

For your chance to get your hands on the pair of tix, in the comments below, tell us your dream co-headlining tour. Both bands need not still be around, but I’m going with Animal Collective and Flying Lotus, which could actually happen?… A man can dream.

The winner will be chosen at noon on Wednesday, June 12. Tickets are still available.

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  • ajdharan

    Talking Heads and Daft Punk

  • TylerDraughon

    Young Galaxy & Holy Ghost!
    That would be an awesome show.

  • bryan579

    Hot Chip and LCD Soundsystem.

  • PBS

    The Sundays and Of Monsters and Men

  • JackG

    Dinosaur Jr. and The Minutement
    (And, for what it’s worth, FlyLo opened for Animal Collective a couple months ago)

  • JackG

    Dinosaur Jr. and The Minutemen
    (And, for what it’s worth, FlyLo opened for Animal Collective a couple months ago)

  • Stevie

    Arcade Fire and Vampire Weekend

  • julia

    The microphones and Why? would be really cool. As would winning an xx and grizzly bear ticket please <3

  • GraceGhinger

    The XX and Grizzly Bear obviously

  • JanRigelGalvan

    Arcade Fire & Pheonix.

  • Kirmelo

    Arcade Fire & Radiohead !

  • Willsington

    Crystal Fighters // Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

  • kathy3388

    Queen and Enya

  • stcooke

    Joy Division and Savages


    Vampire Weekend and Portugal The Man.


    MGMT and Ratatat would be godly.

  • mathieub

    Massive Attack & Modest Mouse

  • samandsyd

    Radiohead and Portugal.The Man!!

  • snowsled

    Pink Floyd & The Beatles!

  • HowBoutDan

    Jack White & Elvis Costello

  • emo__orange

    Daft punk and LCD Soundsystem. That would be totally mind blowing.

  • trev

    MGMT and Two Door Cinema Club

  • AlexDishal

    Neutral Milk Hotel and Arcade Fire

  • lou

    Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes

  • lou

    Bon Iver and City & Colour

  • Jsbrode

    The Beatles and Girl Talk.

  • yasminraiz

    Two Door Cinema Club and Atlas Genius

  • braddle

    Depeche Mode and LCD Soundsystem

  • Em2001

    Bon Iver and Solange

  • Twlupia

    Derstroyer and David Bowie

    • Twlupia


  • Dreaming

    Beat Happening and The Smiths, please! Thank you!

  • RichardHolley

    For me I’d say Muse and The Heavy. 
    That’d make for a crazy night.

  • Aaron

    Pheonix and Mika.

  • Anna43746

    St. Vincent & Beck

  • Jspark

    Radio Head and the Lumineers

  • samd94

    Tennis and Chairlift

  • Sand

    Frank Turner and Rush


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