The Residents

Regarded as icons in the world of experimental music, The Residents, celebrate 40 years with “The Wonder of Weird” tour at the El Rey on Monday, February 25. Their groundbreaking work in trance, world fusion, electronica, punk, industrial, and lounge music never fail to keep their audience guessing. They have gained a steady audience in both mainstream and cult cultures and constantly try to challenge and reinvent themselves. Their performance and music videos have also made in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art, which features the “Looking at Music 3.0” exhibit. The Residents thrive in the world of digital media and recently completed a 70 date world tour. Join us in celebrating four decades of mind-blowing performances with The Residents.

Tickets to the show are $27, doors open at 8, and it’s all ages. Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets, courtesy of our friends at Goldenvoice. Details below!


First make sure you’re following Grimy Goods on Twitter here and/or “like” our Facebook page here. Next, email with your full name for guest list and a clever reason why you want a pair of tickets to The Residents at the El Rey. When you’re done with your email, send us a Tweet so we know you entered the contest or you can post on our Facebook wall. We’ll select a winner that has done all of the above mentioned. Winners will be announced via email, Facebook and Twitter on Thursday Feb. 21. Winners will have until 10am Friday, Feb. 22 to reply back to our email and confirm their win.

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FACEBOOK: Just leave a comment on our wall letting us know you entered our contest for tickets to The Residents at the El Rey Theatre.

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