Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Tuesday, 22 May 2012 14:23

Win tickets to sold out Shins concert

Win tickets to sold out Shins concert
Written by Chris Ward, Marketing/Communications
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Good news: The Shins are finally returning to St. Louis on June 4 at The Pageant. Bad news: it's completely sold out! Well, that's never stopped us before: we've wrangled 2 pairs of tickets for this Shindig, and we want to give them to you.

Two (2) winners will get a pair of tickets each by participating in something we're calling...

THE SHINS NEW SLANG CONTEST!

It's old news at this point that The Shins' song "New Slang" catapulted them into the consciousness of indie-America (at the insistence of Natalie Portman's manic pixie dream girl character in "Garden State"). For better or worse, it's destined to be frontman James Mercer's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" as long as he plays music.

So, we want you to come up with some New Slang of your own about The Shins: strap on your pun hats, and prepare to get clever and goofy. We're looking for Shins-based slang and definitions. 

Examples:

• Someone who wants to win this contest would be Shin It to Win It.

• Someone who wants to win this contest, but isn't sure, would exhibit Hesita-shin.

• Someone who isn't politically correct about shoegazers would need Shin-sitivity Training.

• If James Mercer were a ninja: Shin-obi

• A rock fungus with horn rimmed glasses: Shin-taki Mushroom

• And, finally, if James Mercer got a job at a bank, and then robbed it: a Shin-side Job

Make us laugh, make us think, make us groan out loud and you and a friend could go to the show. So what are you waiting for? A formal invita-shin? [Slide whistle noise]

The Simple Rules

1. Enter as many times as you'd like, but only one comment is eligible to win.

2. PLEASE give us some way to contact you in the Disqus comments field. Can't say this enough: if you win, and we can't get ahold of you, that's no good at all. There are a few easy ways to do this. You can click "Login" to Disqus near the comment field and login via any of the options (Facebook, Google, etc.). Alternately, leave your email address in your comment in an "Joe Blow AT email.com" format if you'd like (to avoid evil spam crawling internet bots).

3. This contest runs from now until Wednesday, May 30 at 2 p.m. CST. Winners will be contacted via Disqus login or your provided email shortly after.

Upcoming Concerts

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

Local Artist Spotlight


Karate Bikini - A Simpler Sugar

Wed November 26
Karate Bikini is an eight piece ensemble who's members hail from St. Louis and the metro area. They are a large band with a large sound. Their latest album A Simpler Sugar is full of upbeat pop songs,…

Jah Orah and KD Assassin

Wed November 19

88.1 KDHX Shows

m-grill.jpg

KDHX Recommends

December
Friday
05

Roscoe Mitchell and Craig Taborn

An internationally known musician, composer and innovator, Roscoe Mitchell began his distinguished career in the spirited 1960s of Chicago. NYC pianist and ECM recording artist, Craig Taborn, has remained a ubiquitous presence on the...


December
Thursday
11

KDHX Discovery Series: History of Psychedelia

The KDHX Discovery Series presents the "History of Psychedelia," with DJ valis. KDHX DJ, valis will take you on a multimedia journey through the annals of psychedelic musical history. The evening will feature a...


December
Sunday
14

88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round welcomes Celia's Yuletide Express Secular Holid...

88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round welcomes Celia's Yuletide Express Secular Holid... 88.1 KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round welcomes Celia's Yuletide Express Secular Holiday Sing-along Sunday, December 14 at Noon. Tickets available online.  Toys, clothes, food and other gifts will be collected at the door for...


Get Answers!

If you have questions or need to contact KDHX, visit our answers portal at answers.kdhx.org.

Online Users

2 users and 8590 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook