BV Presents: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion at a last minute, intimate ‘Meat and Bone’ release show (win tix to get in)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are releasing their new album, Meat and Bone, next week (9/18) and as mentioned, they’ll be touring in support of it this fall and hitting NYC on November 3 at Bowery Ballroom with Ava Luna. Tickets for that show are still available.
But if you don’t want to wait that long to see Jon and his band in NYC — not to mention a more intimate location — you’re in luck. We’re happy to announce that they’ll be playing a surprise BrooklynVegan-sponsored record release party in at The Bowery Electric on the date of the album’s release (9/18) with DJ Jonathan Toubin and free ice cream. The only way to get in to the show is to buy the album at Other Music starting Friday (9/14) for guaranteed entry or enter the BrooklynVegan contest to win a spot on the guestlist. Details on how to enter the contest are below.
We posted the Meat and Bone track, “Black Mold” a while back and the JSBX have just revealed another cut from the album, “Bag of Bones.” Take a listen to that song, plus check out the contest details and a list of updated dates, below.
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – “Bag of Bones”
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – 2012 Tour Dates
09-18 New York, NY – The Bowery Electric (private, see above)
10-06 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
10-11: Portland, ME. The Asylum
10-13 Pawtucket, RI – German American Music Hall
10-16 South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Lounge
10-18 Toronto, Ontario – Horseshoe Tavern
10-19 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
10-20 Indianapolis, IN – White Rabbit Cabaret
10-21 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
10-22 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
10-23 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
10-24 Columbus, OH – The Basement
10-25 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
11-03 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
11-08 San Diego, CA – Casbah
11-09 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
11-10 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
11-12 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
11-13 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
11-14 Vancouver, British Columbia – Biltmore Cabaret
For a chance at winning tickets to see Jon Spencer Blues Explosion at The Bowery Electric: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND “JON SPENCER” in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line “JON SPENCER”. Include your first and last name in the email. We’ll pick a winner at random and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!