TVD Ticket Giveaway: The Lumineers at D.A.R. Constitution Hall, 1/30

From emerging into mainstream radio to getting nominated for two Grammy awards, it’s safe to say that 2012 was the year for The Lumineers. 2013 looks just as promising for the folk band. With a sold-out tour, the band has started the new year right. 

The Lumineers were founded in 2005 by front man Wesley Schultz and drummer Jeremiah Fraites. Grief-stricken by the loss of close friend and brother Joshua Fraites, the band served as a way of coping. With a move to Denver and the addition of cellist Neyla Pekarek, The Lumineers gained a following, and so much more, with their hit single, “Ho Hey.”

Seeing the high demand for tickets, The Lumineers recently added another date to their tour. On January 30, the band will be playing at D.A.R. Constitution Hall… and we’re giving away a pair of tickets before they even go on sale!

Following the success of their single “Ho Hey,” the band released their debut self-titled full-length on April 3, 2012., which peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard 200.

“Born out of sorrow, powered by passion, ripened by hard work, The Lumineers have found their sound when the world needs it most.”

The band formed as a form of solace amidst tragedy. The name “lumineers” even implies light in the darkness. To win your pair of tickets to see the Grammy-nominated band before they go on sale, drop a comment below naming a song you turn to during dark times. My go-to song would have to be “Beside You” by Marianas Trench.

The winner will be chosen on Friday, January 4, at 9 a.m. If you don’t win them from us, be sure to pick up your tickets when they do go on sale this Friday, January 4, at 10 am.

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  • joshuapollina

    “Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen

  • hayleyd

    “Dream on” by Aerosmith

  • ladyptero

    “Wake Me Up Before You Go Go”, Wham!

  • Rushh

    Mighty Mike’s mashup of M83’s “Midnight City” and Men at Work’s “Down Under!”

  • SamKlemz

    “Face or Kneecaps” by The Movielife!

  • sara

    “No bad news” Patty Griffin

  • Matt

    Hallelujah / Jeff Buckley

  • aliiiimatt

    If I Ever Feel Better by Phoenix

  • Carolyn

    Mandolin Rain by Bruce Hornsby

  • Kelly

    “Fake Plastic Trees” by Radiohead

  • nathanfortyone

    “Pig” by Dave Matthews Band

  • KSolook

    “Forget” by Lianne La Havas

  • aenean

    “Walking on a Dream” by Empire of the Sun

  • swirladay

    Home by Lisa Hannigan

  • bpizzle

    NYC Serenade by the Boss

  • JD20001

    “Free” by Donavan Frankenreiter

  • LeahSimone

    “Return to Innocence” by Enigma 🙂

  • JanetteEng

    Something’s Got to Give…Beastie Boys. RIP Adam Yauch.

  • AnneLaure_LB


  • Erin

    “The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World

  • Kelly C

    Hey! The concert is a Wednesday, not a Sunday – just wanted to give you the heads up on the typo in case anyone reading was making plans by seeing the date.

    “Terrible Love” by The National, though The Lumis “Stubborn Love” has also been a go-to this past year.

  • chatelainedc

    Pulled Up  – Talking Heads

  • Alex

    “Up, Up, Up” by the Givers

  • Callie

    Lovely Day by Bill Withers always puts me in a better mood.

  • Canaryred

    “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” by Simon and Garfunkel

  • Sarah

    Dog Days are Over – Florence and the Machine

  • LizAckley

    Dave Matthews Band’s “The Best of What’s Around” is one of my happy songs!
    Also, note that the first pic says the 1/30 show is Sunday–it’s Wednesday.  🙂

  • lctierney

    Hard Times-Gillian Welch

  • tdawgsmittyy

    “Dirty Paws” Of Monsters and Men 🙂

  • Emily

    Landslide by Fleetwood Mac

  • gypsymedic

    “let it be”–the beatles 
     or any mumford or avett brothers song

  • Taraisms

    Fuck Was I by Jenny Owens Young

  • amber

    “fix you” by coldplay

  • Josh

    Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise – The Avett Brothers

  • jbsox_13

    “Hopeless Wanderer” Mumford & Sons! 😀

  • JennyB

    Time to Run – Lord Huron

  • Jeff L

    “Backstreets” by Bruce Springsteen

  • Myriam

    Youth by Daughter. So..sad…and easy to relate too.

  • KDB

    Hallelujah — Jeff Buckley

  • Nan

    “Bad” – U2

  • staceyboss

    Natural Bridge – Reptar

  • mcnutt86

    Sugar, Sugar – The Archies

  • dagbro

    Everything will alright by The Killers! The song is irreducibly magnificent every time i listen to it. I get an inner exhilaration to keep moving forward in life regardless of what obstacle I’m faced with.

  • kaykaybee

    Dancing Nancies by Dave Matthews Band

  • NurseStacy

    Party’s Fall …. Siouxsie and the Banshees

  • Hart

    Blue Skies  – Noah and the Whale

  • peep19

    Led zepplin-fool in the rain

  • vanceypants

    Blue Eyes by Middle Brother or Down There by Bronze Radio Return!!

  • joelygabs

    Lost in the Echo – Linkin Park

  • rachelreeves

    Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Karen O’s cover of “Immigrant Song” usually the go-to right now.

  • drb123

    Daylight- Matt and Kim

  • BlessThisMess88

    Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd

  • kritch1

    Salvation Song – The Avett Brothers

  • myoung49

    Two Birds – Regina Spektor

  • MiamiGal

    The Resolution-Jack’s Mannequin

  • mpollock

    Grapevine Fires – Death Cab for Cutie

  • JenImpy

    Anything by Steam Powered Giraffe lifts my mood. Captain Albert Alexander is the fav.

  • thebossman

    Drunken Lullabies by Flogging Molly

  • ChristinaFucheck

    Dig – Incubus

  • Paul Brock

    “Hold On” from the musical The Secret Garden… or “Hard Times Come Again No More”

  • Maryedith

    “Mad World” – Gary Jules

  • mazatov

    Smoke Two Joints – Sublime 🙂

  • Elizabeth

    Sing for absolution – Muse.

  • KateP

    Florence and The Machine – Hurricane Drunk

  • ssshah

    In My Life – The Beatles

  • claraismora

    Go Do- Jonsi

  • ginanoe

    Truth by Alexander. Always does the trick.

  • lisamcallister83

    Grace Potter & Kenny Chesney: You & Tequila (Make me Crazy)

  • doelleri

    Sunlounger – Another Day on the Terrace

  • Colleen

    Heavenly Day by Patty Griffin or Shake It Out – Florence + the Machine

  • Diana

    Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks – The National

  • Lindsay

    The Replacements, “Here Comes a Regular”

  • AnnaLou

    The Weight- The Band

  • Colleen

    Heavenly Day by Patty Griffin

  • jennifer

    Misplaced- Boxer Rebellion

  • Shorty

    Pictures of You by The Cure

  • Kevin

    Bruce Springsteen – Darkness on the Edge of Town (actually, the whole album)

  • yv

    Trouble- Ray LaMontagne

  • alibali202

    Dog Days Are Over-Florence and the Machine and if Im not dancing at the end I follow it up with Fool in the Rain-Zeppelin.

  • mitchd06

    Dog Days Are Over by Florenceand the Machine

  • GinaLambThacker

    “Everybody Hurts,” by REM

  • mro14

    Sydney (I’ll Come Running)-Brett Dennen

  • colaccaj

    Legendary by Lou Barlow

  • CocoBoom

    “Bad Girls” by MIA makes me shake my booty when I’d rather go back to bed.

  • IlanaKaplan

    don’t want to miss a thing by aerosmith

  • mokon

    Blood-The Middle East

  • Joe B

    Pots and Pans by the Kills

  • Betsya2013

    Glasvegas- It’s my own cheating heart that makes me cry

  • Kate JM

    The Blowers Daughter – Damien Rice

  • Shelly Nuessle

    Chasing Mercury by Colin Hay

  • AliseKimberly

    John Butler Trio – Ocean

  • steph917

    Feeling Good, Nina Simone

  • TC84

    Ismael Lo and Marianne Faithful – “Without Blame”

  • goforbroque

    The World At Large – Modest Mouse

  • Katie Saavedra

    Ray LaMontagne- Let It Be Me

  • Lauren Rock

    All the Latest Toughs – Okkervil River

  • Sarah N

    Numb – Marina and the Diamonds

  • KathleenDiehlHinchliffe

    Classy Girls – Lumineers. Reminds me of a good time with a good friend!

  • Olivia H

    Beggar in The Morning by The Barr Brothers 🙂

  • dcgator79

    “Jesus Etc.” – Wilco

  • spunkle55

    Home- Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Amazing!

  • MEinthe703

    Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Follow You Into The Dark

  • Gimmetix

    England- The National

  • Davis

    After The Storm – Mumford & Sons

  • Brett M

    Cold Fame – Band of Skulls

  • Kwistal

    Wye Oak – I Hope You Die

  • Molly

    Optimistic – Radiohead

  • BethPattz

    Blowers Daughter – Damien Rice

  • socam

    U-2 – October

  • satterkm

    Empty by Ray Lamontagne

  • legion44

    Not With Haste- Mumford and Sons

  • erica123

    The Middle by Jimmy Eat World

  • AugustM

    River – Emeli Sande

  • Sweetnam

    Reckoner – Radiohead

  • ElTee

    Darkest Hour – Glen Phillips

  • WhatAboutGalkin

    The Format – On Your Porch

  • AROverton

    Not Dark Yet – Bob Dylan. A masterpiece.

  • SamanthaThurman

    Over the Rainbow – Judy Garland

  • Nick14

    Helplessness Blues- Fleet Foxes

  • rtaylor1993

    “Blue Skies” by Noah And The Whale

  • Ethan21

    Dear Prudence- The Beatles

  • Legion14

    Sweet Virginia- The Rolling Stones

  • Samantha FH

    “Shake Shake Shake” – Bronze Radio Return. There is something about the beat that guarantees a smile (and a little head bop)

  • BrettSchwartzbart

    Lie In Our Graves- Dave Matthews Band

  • Shorto38

    That’s Whats Up – Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros

  • JeanEdwardo

    Blowers Daughter – Damien Rice
    Grey Street – Dave Matthews 
    When You Need Me – Bruce Springsteen

  • Motor

    The Days Between – Grateful Dead

  • supbunj

    Bob Dylan – A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall

  • saree

    Amen Omen- Ben Harper

  • AndrewDBS

    “Stay Positive” – The Hold Steady

  • CRich

    “Pictures of You” – The Cure or any song from The National

  • Tsbw

    Say Hello, Wave Goodbye-David Gray

  • sam

    For Blue Skies-Strays Don’t Sleep

  • CRich

    “Walk Away” – Ben Harper

  • EdwardBrady

    The Beatles- With a Little Help from My Friends

  • Seanyseansean

    “So Long, Marianne” – Leonard Cohen

  • glttrgrrl

    Submarine Symphonika by The Submarines. Watch this if you’ve never heard it: Guaranteed happiness no matter  your mood

  • BGomes

    Nothing better than “3 Little Birds” by Robert Nesta Marley!

  • akeita93

    Amsterdam – Imagine Dragons

  • krisk84

    I Know It’s Over-The Smiths

  • LilianJane

    It Won’t Rain All the Time by Jane Siberry

  • EatRunRead

    Great Day to Be Alive by Travis Tritt

  • julieluu

    Keep Your Head Up by Ben Howard

  • Britty618

    See Yourself by Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers

  • Kwistal

    Pearl Jam – Release

  • Capfan31

    Damion Rice – Blowers Daughter

  • MichaelHanlonDC

    Oasis – Whatever

  • gibsondm

    Damien Rice- Volcano

  • Dubs

    Rivers and Roads- The Head and the Heart

  • rader_kl

    Dixie Chicks – Travelin’ Soldier

  • Jen

    Hold On – Wilson Phillips 😉

  • Jen

    Hold On – Wilson Phillips 😉

  • vw

    Get Me Away From Here, I’m Dying – Belle & Sebastian

  • sourcerkelly

    Imagine….John Lennon

  • Annie

    The Sweetness-Jimmy Eat World

  • Annie

    Sweetness-Jimmy Eat World

  • DKirkules

    Fix You by Coldplay

  • arlinda

    Stubborn Love actually helped me a lot this year. My friend’s mom passed away this year around the time I first heard it and it bothered me so much he way alone trying to cope with his loss. It’s true: “it’s better to feel pain than nothing at all.”

  • Heather

    Imogen Heap “Speeding Cars”

  • Elizabeth

    Sing for absolution – Muse

  • DCDan

    “Apologies” by Grace Potter & the Nocturnals

  • DCDan

    “Apologies” by Grace Potter & the Nocturnals

  • CaitCutter

    “The Weight” by The Band

  • Jeff Z

    I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free — Derek Trucks Band version

  • Julfarn

    These Days by Nico

  • jhokie

    Times Like These – Foo Fighters

  • Eric

    Good Times – Sam Cooke

  • purplehayes

    So, listening to songs and picking a favorite for this can really dtag down an evening (thanks Dylan). My favorite, and its been covered by a number of artists, is “Angel from Montgomery”. Great sad song that builds to quietly hopeful

  • 1ek

    Caravan – Van Morrison

  • jordan1225

    “Brand New Day” – Trevor Hall

  • Madelyn

    “Kamera” – Wilco

  • Madelyn

    “Kamera” – Wilco

  • Madelyn

    “Kamera” – Wilco

  • JoyMariePansini

    “Crush” by The Horrible Crowes

  • eagenk

    Thank you by Dikta

  • wng

    Shake it out  – Florence and the machine

  • mcterp

    Don Henley – The Heart of the Matter

  • mcterp

    Don Henley – The Heart of the Matter

  • jlong71

    ode to joy – beethoven

  • kjword

    ” Down in the Valley” by The Head and the Heart

  • Amy

    Helpless, Gillian Welch & Ryan Adams

  • socam

    Bonnie Prince Billy – Raining In Darling

  • Sophia W

    Bright Eyes – Cleanse Song

  • Kara K

    Sarah McLaclan – Full of Grace

  • Daniel F

    “Roll Away Your Stone” by Mumford and Sons – Daniel Fitzgerald

  • Daniel F

    “Roll Away Your Stone” by Mumford and Sons

  • jcrampton

    “We Can Work It Out” – Stevie Wonder

  • cdpurdy

    Full Force Gale –Van Morrison

  • Jhorn

    Walking in Memphis – Marc Cohn

  • msc7m

    Court and Spark–Joni Mitchell

  • msc7m

    Court and Spark–Joni Mitchell

  • mandameyerson

    too far down – Bob Mould (husker du)

  • Kdisbrow

    Waltz #2- Elliot Smith

  • Kdisbrow

    Waltz #2- Elliott Smith

  • ChrisO1

    “Here Comes the Sun” – The Beatles

  • jckozzie

    “Make This Day” (lil’ better than the last) by Zac Brown Band is the song that brightens my day and brings me back to life! The Lumineers actually just recently opened for ZBB at their festival in Nashville a couple months ago.

  • iamevan

    “Wonderful (The Way I Feel)” by My Morning Jacket

  • mithjawi

    Madeline and Nine by Mike Doughty

  • ATaylor

    Let Go by Frou Frou

  • CaseyD

    Here Comes Your Man by the Pixies

  • cnaughty

    Ragged Wood- Fleet Foxes

  • cnaughty

    Ragged Wood- Fleet Foxes

  • tlsmith38

    “Rivers and Roads” -The Head and the Heart 🙂

  • tlsmith38

    “Rivers and Roads” -The Head and the Heart 🙂

  • tlsmith38

    “Rivers and Roads” -The Head and the Heart 🙂

  • tlsmith38

    “Rivers and Roads” -The Head and the Heart 🙂

  • JNKS1

    I know this is for the Lumineers, but I def would have to choose Slow it down by them. Awesome

  • rjohn

    “Float On” – Modest Mouse

  • brintybrite

    I would be sad – Avett Brothers

  • GreenBean26

    “The Twist” by Frightened Rabbit. But, to be fair it’s not just where I turn in the dark times, it’s where I go to celebrate the good too. That way when times are hard and dour, I think back to when I listened to this and other songs in celebration and remember good times mustn’t be too far off.

  • The Vinyl District

    We’ve selected a winner and that person has confirmed. Thank you all for entering – many more to come!

  • clairemccandless

    So emo of me, but “Konstantine” by Something Corporate.

  • BlessThisMess88

    So who is it?  I think it’s shady when the person isnt announced.  Especially given the bullshit ticket sale catastrophe with this show.

  • jckozzie

    How is the 2013 Tour sold out already, but the tickets haven’t even gone on sale in some places? Also, why can’t the winner be posted with their song so we can congratulate them, and listen to their song?


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