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- Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur
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(((folkYEAH!))) & HMML Present
The Flaming Lips @ HMML in Big Sur, CA
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
6:30pm Gates / Show 7:30
vinyl DJ set by Derek James
7:30 Seventeen Evergreen
8:30 The Falming Lips
Tickets are $125.00 plus $8.50 HMML facility fee plus eventbrite fees.
PLEASE NOTE THESE VERY IMPORTANT RULES FOR TICKET TO THIS EVENT!
All TICKETS are WILL CALL! No tickets will be sold over the phone.
The name of the purchaser (you can buy two tickets) will be on the WILL CALL LIST and
that is how you will claim your event wristband.
You will be required to enter the venue as soon as you get your event wristband.
There will be NO IN & OUT privileges (no exceptions).
No tickets will be printed or mailed all TICKETS are WILL CALL (do not print anything all you need is your ID to claim the tickets you purchased- please save paper)!
We will not accept THIRD PARTY TICKETS!
Your name must match the will call list name (you the purchaser) or you will not be allowed entrance, no exceptions.
Will Call Tickets only (must have matching ID) -
* PLEASE NOTE that no third party tickets can or will be honored for this event.
All ticket sales are final - no exchanges or refunds or name transfers are allowed for this event.
Tickets will be sold in pairs of 2 or more to promote and encourage carpoooling to this event in Big Sur.
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The Flaming Lips are an American rock band, formed in Norman, Oklahoma in 1983.
Melodically, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements, but lyrically their compositions show elements of space rock, including unusual song and album titles—such as "Psychiatric Explorations of the Fetus with Needles", "Free Radicals (A Hallucination of the Christmas Skeleton Pleading with a Suicide Bomber)" and "Yeah, I Know It's a Drag... But Wastin' Pigs Is Still Radical". They are also acclaimed for their elaborate live shows, which feature costumes, balloons, puppets, video projections, complex stage light configurations, giant hands, large amounts of confetti, and frontman Wayne Coyne's signature man-sized plastic bubble, in which he traverses the audience. In 2002, Q magazine named The Flaming Lips one of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die".
The group recorded several albums and EPs on an indie label, Restless, in the 1980s and early 1990s. After signing to Warner Brothers, they scored a hit in 1993 with "She Don't Use Jelly". Although it has been their only hit single in the U.S., the band has maintained critical respect and, to a lesser extent, commercial viability through albums such as 1999's The Soft Bulletin (which was NME magazine's Album of the Year) and 2002's Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. They have had more hit singles in the UK and Europe than in the U.S. In February 2007, they were nominated for a 2007 BRIT Award in the "Best International Act" category. By 2007, the group garnered three Grammy Awards, including two for Best Rock Instrumental Performance.
On October 13, 2009 the group released their latest studio album, titled Embryonic. On December 22, 2009, the Flaming Lips released a remake of the 1973 Pink Floyd album The Dark Side Of The Moon. In 2011, the band announced plans to release new songs in every month of the year, with the entire process filmed.
The Henry Miller Memorial Library is a a public beneﬁt, non-proﬁt 501 (c) 3 organization championing the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, and Big Sur resident Henry Miller.
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