5 Acts: January 2011

Saturday, January 29, 2011

show reminder / ticket giveaway:
The Head And The Heart at 9:30 Club

Wanna go to the SOLD OUT show tonight at 9:30 Club? I'm giving away a pair of tickets. The Head And The Heart and Buried Beds are opening up for Dr. Dog. Doors open at 8:00, so e-mail me by 5:00 if you'd like a chance to win -5actsblog at gmail dot com with subject line "THATH." Good luck!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Dream Band



The Get Up Kids


Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Lia Ices

Lady Lazarus


Ben + Vesper

Nicolas Jaar

Tuesday, January 25, 2011


Soft Metals

Chad Valley

When Saints Go Machine

Mind Spiders

Monday, January 24, 2011

French Films


New Animal


Boy Friend

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Evan Voytas - Tomorrow Night We'll Go Anywhere

Fenech-Soler - Demons

Erland & The Carnival - Map Of An Englishman

Matt And Kim - Cameras

The Brute Chorus - Birdman

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Nada Surf - Enjoy The Silence

Noah And The Whale - L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N.

The Luyas - Tiny Head

Esben & The Witch - Warpath

She & Him - Don't Look Back

Friday, January 21, 2011

Painted Palms

Foster The People


Diamond Messages

Theme Parks

Thursday, January 20, 2011


White Wishes


Apex Manor

The Like

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

ticket giveaway: SSLYBY at 9:30 Club

Who wants to go to the SOLD OUT show at 9:30 Club tomorrow night? The lineup includes three outstanding live acts - Tokyo Police Club, Twin Door Cinema Club, and Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin. For a chance to win a pair of tickets, email me with the subject "Let It Sway" at 5actsblog at gmail dot com by 12:oo pm ET tomorrow. Good luck!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Exact Index

Computer Magic

Broken Little Sister

TV Girl

Scars On 45

Thursday, January 13, 2011

CD giveaway:
Nicole Atkins - Mondo Amore

Wanna try to win a copy of the new CD from Nicole Atkins? Email me at 5actsblog at gmail dot com by Tuesday (01/18/2011) at 11am ET with the subject "Mondo Amore." Good luck!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

ticket giveaway: J. Irvin Dally at IOTA

J. Irvin Dally is playing IOTA on Tuesday night. If you'd like to go and take a friend, e-mail me (5acts at gmail dot com) for a chance to win a pair of tickets. Contest ends on Monday (01/27/2011) at 3pm ET.