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The indie-pop native from Mississippi, Dent May is a musician, lyricist, and founder of the infotainment cult, Cats Purring. A former film student dropout, Dent May began making music in 2007, creating three albums since. His latest titled, Warm Blanket, was released last year on Paw Tracks, the label he shares with Animal Collective and Ariel Pink. Although Dent May is known for his notorious music shows at his Cats Purring Dude Ranch in his hometown of Oxford, Mississippi, he will be headlining a show at The Echo on Thursday, January 23. Check him out along with supporting acts include Chris Cohen and Fort Jams!

Tickets are $8-$10, show starts at 8:30 PM, and the event is 18 and over. You can click here to purchase tickets or try and win a pair of tickets with us by entering the contest 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 Dent May at The Echo. 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 Tuesday, January 21. Winners will have until 10am Wednesday, January 22 to reply back to our email and confirm their win.

TWEET: Hey @GrimyGoods, I entered your contest for FREE tickets to @DentMay at @TheEchoLA on Jan. 23!

FACEBOOK: Just leave a comment on our wall letting us know you entered our contest for tickets to Dent May at The Echo on 1/23.

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