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Blue October - West Hollywood M&G

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Oct 10, 2013

Thu 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM

8430 West Sunset Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

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Performers:

  • Blue October

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Event Details

Meet Blue October!

THE MEET & GREET TICKET DOES NOT INCLUDE A TICKET TO THE SHOW.

The Blue October Meet & Greet includes the following:
- Enjoy watching the band soundcheck before the show
- Meet the band and take a photo with them
- Get an autographed poster


The meet and greet will start at 5PM sharp and you must arrive on time. Please be at the main entrance no later than 4:50PM.

The start time of the meet and greet will be subject to change due to weather or reasons beyond our control. If for any reason the meet and greet is cancelled, you will be refunded the price of the ticket. You will be notified in advance of any changes via email. [Please make sure the email address associated with your ShowClix account is active and one you check regularly to ensure you do not miss any notifications.]

If you miss the meet and greet due to no fault of the band, crew or venue, you will not receive a refund.

Any age restrictions that are set for the show apply to the meet and greet. We cannot make any exceptions.

Cost

$50.00,

Performer Info

Blue October: Known for their post-grunge 90s alternative pop/rock style, Blue October has been giving us The Answers since 1995. The Texas quintet formed when vocalist/guitarist Justin Furstenfeld began penning angst-ridden rock songs with the help of his brother, drummer Jeremy Furstenfeld, and violinist Ryan Delahoussaye. Though lineup changes would

Bassist Matt Noveskey and lead guitarist Brant Coulter completed the band's initial lineup, and Blue October released an independent debut album, The Answers, in 1998. The band's stylistic brand of “post-grunge” led to the sale of 5,000 copies the Houston metropolitan area alone. Two years later, Blue October made their major-label debut on Universal with Consent to Treatment,.

By the time Blue October began prepping for their third album, 2003's History for Sale, guitarist Coulter had left the group and CB Hudson (guitar/vocals) took his place. The band itself had also left Universal for Brando Records. The album's first single, "Calling You," became a Top 40 hit thanks to its inclusion on the American Wedding soundtrack, and Universal re-signed the band in the wake of such newfound success. The live CD/DVD package Argue With a Tree was released in February 2005, following 18 months of touring. Noveskey briefly left the band shortly thereafter, but returned in time to record Blue October's first studio album in three years, Foiled, which was issued in April 2006 and went platinum one year later. Recording sessions for another studio album, Approaching Normal, began in mid-2008 with acclaimed producer Steve Lillywhite, and the finished product appeared early the following year.

In summer of 2010 the band began pre-production on their most recent album, Any Man In America. During an interview for Austin’s KROX-FM, Justin let slip that their new album would be distributed by RED Distribution, a Sony subsidiary for independent artists. Blue October decided to reject a 360 deal and parted ways with Universal in favor of creating their own label, Up/Down Records. Their sixth album was released in August of 2011, taking the number one spot on the Billboard Top Alternative and Top Rock Albums.

The band toured in early 2012, hitting cities throughout the East Coast, South and their home in the Southwest. Did Blue October miss your city this time around? Make sure to demand them in your hometown to let them know where their biggest fans are.

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