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Hip local concert…Sigur Rós @ The Ted
Sigur Rós @ The Ted Constant Center at Old Dominion University
Tues Sept 24th 2013
Get access to purchase tickets before they go on-sale to the general public just because you are a Hipster!
This elusive pre-sale started today (6/12/13) at 10:00am EST and ends on June 13th at 10:00pm. General public on-sale date is Fri June 14th 10:00am Tickets are $35 (plus svc fee)
CLICK HERE to get your tickets before the general public by entering this elusive pre-sale code: ICE.
Tickets may be purchased at YnotTix.com, the Constant Center Box Office or charge by phone at 877-YNOT-TIX.
About Sigur Ros:
Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson (guitar and vocals), Georg Hólm (bass) and Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson (drums) formed the group in Reykjavík in August 1994. Their name is Icelandic wordplay: while the individual words Sigur and Rós mean, respectively, Victory and Rose, “Victory Rose” wouldn’t be grammatically correct; the name is actually borrowed from Jónsi’s younger sister Sigurrós, who was born the same day as the band was formed, and then split into two words. They soon won a record deal with the local Sugarcubes-owned record label, Bad Taste. In 1997, they released Von, meaning “hope” and in 1998 a remix collection named Von brigði. This name is also Icelandic wordplay: Vonbrigði means “disappointment”, but Von brigði means “variations on Von”. The band was joined by Kjartan Sveinsson on keyboards in 1998. He is the only member of Sigur Rós with musical training, and has contributed most of the orchestral and string arrangements for their later work.