UPDATE: JOHNNY MARR CANCELS TOUR DATES INCLUDING EL REY THEATRE
Johnny Marr Dec. 19 + 20th has been cancelled due to serious close family illness.
“I’m really disappointed to not be able to play the shows. The touring has been so enjoyable for me and the band and the audiences have been great everywhere. If it was about just me being unwell I would’ve found a way to continue as I did when I broke my hand earlier in the year, but to not be there for one of my family is not right. Thank you to everyone for the kind messages. See you soon. Johnny. x”
One of the most legendary musicians will be hitting the City of Angels on Friday, December 19th for one of two shows at the El Rey Theatre! Johnny Marr, known for his heavy contribution as guitarist for The Smiths, is hard to tame when it comes to music and we love it! From collaborating with The Pretenders to Modest Mouse, and joining the indie rock band, The Cribs, the singer-songwriter has now turned to producing his own solo work. His sophomore album, Playland was released this October followed with a US tour. Check out two of his singles down below! Opening up the night for Johnny Marr will be the musician Meredith Sheldon.
Tickets to Johnny Marr at the El Rey Theatre start at $30, show starts at 9pm and the show is all-ages. You can purchase your tickets or try winning a pair with us below!
First make sure you’re following Grimy Goods on Twitter here and/or “like” our Facebook page here. Next, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name for guest list and a clever reason why you want a pair of tickets to Johnny Marr at the El Rey Theatre. 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, December 18th. Winners will have until 10am Friday, December 19th to reply back to our email and confirm their win.
TWEET: Hey @GrimyGoods I wanna win tix to @Johnny_Marr w/ @_msheldon on Dec. 19th at the @ElReyTheatre! http://ow.ly/FnrnB
FACEBOOK: Just leave a comment on our wall letting us know you entered our contest for tickets to Johnny Marr on Dec. 19th at the El Rey Theatre!
Johnny Marr – Dynamo [Official Music Video]
Johnny Marr – Easy Money [Official Music Video]
Meredith Sheldon – Sister – The Leadmill – 30.6.12
Johnny Marr U.S. Tour Dates:
12/8 | Seattle, WA | Neumos
12/10 | Portland, OR | Wonder Ballroom
12/11 | Eugene, OR | Wow Hall
12/12 | Sacramento, CA | Ace of Spades
12/14 | San Francisco, CA | Independent
12/16 | Pomona, CA | Glass House
12/18 | Solona Beach, CA | Belly Up Tavern
12/19 | Los Angeles, CA | El Rey Theatre
12/20 | Los Angeles, CA | El Rey Theatre