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XPN presents a SOLD OUT double-header concert with scottish rockers, Frightened Rabbit, and They Might Be Giants on Friday, April 5, 2013! Listen on your radio or online...

Scottish indie-folk band Frightened Rabbit made their major label debut last month on Atlantic Records with Pedestrian Verse, and have already made it into the UK top ten. It's their fourth LP, and features production by English musician and composer Leo Abrahams. Led by Scott Hutchinson, Frightened Rabbit has embarked on a worldwide tour to promote the album, which brings them to Union Transfer on Saturday, April 6 for a sold-out show. They will be playing Free At Noon on Friday, April 5. Enjoy the riveting sounds of Scott and Grant Hutchison, Billy Kennedy, Andy Monaghan and Gordon Skene at the performance, and watch their Conan performance of "The Woodpile" on The Key.

This event is sold out.


Recent Release: Pedestrian Verse
Release Date: February 5, 2013
Label: Atlantic

Hailing from Brooklyn, the alternative rock band They Might Be Giants has won two Grammy Awards, one in 2002 for the "Malcolm in the Middle" theme song "Boss of Me," and one in 2009 for their album "Here Comes the 123s." Their newest release, "Nanobots," is the band's 16th and newest studio album. In promotion of the album, TMBG has launched a North American tour, plus stops in Australia, and New Zealand up through mid June and will play the TLA Friday night, April 5 at 7pm.


Recent Release: Nanobots
Release Date: March 5th, 2013
Label: Idlewild Recordings
Band Origin: Brooklyn, NY

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