Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Lee Perry doc, free tix!

We're curious to see this, a Lee Perry documentary playing the weekend after next at the Yerba Buena Center For The Arts down at 3rd and Mission:

by Ethan Higbee & Adam Bhala Lough
Fri, Apr 24 & Sat, Apr 25, 7:30 pm
Agitator. Innovator. Genius. Bear witness to the legend that is Lee “Scratch” Perry. From his early days as a mentor to the young Bob Marley, to his peak music making period of the mid to late 70s, known as the Black Ark Studio years (the studio he built out of a shack, and subsequently burned down during a drug-fuelled frenzy), this film is an intoxicating interview, reggae and dub filled extravaganza, venerating the life and times of a man once called “the Salvador Dali of reggae.” (2008, 90 min, digital video)
Here's the trailer, looks cool:

The nice folks at YBCA have asked us to give away 2 free pairs of tickets, one for each night. So, if you're interested in a chance to win 'em, please send email to store@aquariusrecords.org by Tuesday, April 21st, with either "upsetter tix friday" or "upsetter tix saturday" in the subject line. Be sure to include your full name so that if we randomly select you to win tickets, we'll be able to tell the YBCA who to put on the list! Good luck.

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