[GIVEAWAY] Win VIP tickets to see Phoenix as they play Red Rocks Amphitheatre August 6th

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We have a chance to hook you and a friend up to see Phoenix in VIP style as they take over the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado as they stop on their worldwide tour supporting the recent studio album Bankrupt! The French indie rock band has been performing live in support of the album all across the world including a huge performances at Coachella and Jazz Fest. This should be a quite the summer night.

You can purchase some remaining tickets to the show here.

Phoenix at Red Rocks Amphitheater – August 7th 

Ticket Giveaway

The contest is for one lucky winner who will receive a pair of VIP tickets to the festival.

Grand Prize:

2 VIP Tickets to Phoenix at Red Rocks Amphitheater

How To Enter Contest: Enter through Widget Here, every entry increases your chances!

Winner Picked Wednesday August 6th at 7pm MST

Enter to win a pair of VIP 3-Day Passes to Pitchfork Music Festival ft. TNGHT, M.I.A, Toro Y Moi and more

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Us here at This Song Is Sick teamed up with the nice folks at Energems to hook you and a friend up with 3-day VIP Passes to Pitchfork Music Festival taking place in Chicago, IL from July 19th – 21st!

The festival boasts an eclectic lineup of artists featuring TNGHT, Rustie, Ryan Hemsworth, M.I.A, Toro Y Moi and even some unexpected acts like R. Kelley and Bjork.

Enter to win (2) VIP Passes to Pitchfork Music Fest through the widget below.  Each entry will increase your chances of winning so get to it before we close the contest end of day on Thursday July 18th!

Win a signed copy of Pretty Lights New double disc Album and tickets to see him live at Red Rocks [GIVEAWAY]

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Pretty Lights has been hard at work on his latest full length album A Color Map of the Sun set to release next week on July 2nd. You can now listen to the record in it’s entirety at www.prettylightsmusic.com and can watch “Around the Block (Ft. Talib Kweli)” from the album here. We got our hands on some signed copies of the double disc album to  give away. I was lucky enough to get an early listen of the release, and I could easily call it one of the best albums of the year.

As an added bonus, we’re also giving away a pair of tickets to hear A Color Map of the Sun LIVE at Red Rocks Amphitheater on Friday August 16th. This highly anticipated sold out show show also features guests Talib Kweli and Blue Sky Black Death.


Grand Prize (1 winner picked): Pair of 2 tickets to for Friday August 17th Pretty Lights at Red Rocks +  A Color Map of the Sun Double Disc CD

Runner Up Prize (1 winners picked): 1 Copy of A  Color Map of the Sun Double Disc CD

Winners picked 24 hours from now

Congratulations to Alexandra Ross and Charese Borgerson for winning the contest. All the entries were great.

How to enter contest.

1. Share this post through Facebook or Twitter

2. Comment below answering “Where would your dream Pretty Lights concert be?”

3. Winner picked and posted in 24 hours and contact via Facebook or Twitter

TSIS x Electric Forest Music Festival Artist Meet & Greet Details and Exclusive Ticket Giveaway [GIVEAWAY]

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It’s just about time for one of our favorite music festivals of the year, Electric Forest, taking place in Rothbury, Michigan. This festival which is thrown by Madison House and Insomniac (The people who do Electric Daisy Carnival) and it manages to always provide the perfect combination of electronic acts, live bands and hip-hop for an eclectic blend of established and rising artists. It takes place in the beautiful Double JJ Ranch, a resort filled with water parks, saloons, golf courses and more.

This year the festival has an increidble lineup featuring Pretty Lights, Knife Party, Passion Pit, Empire of the Sun, the first ever official Grizmatik (Griz + Gramatik) with special guests (…), A-Trak, String Cheese Incident, Above & Beyond, Benny Benassi, Flosstradamus, Madeon, the whole PLM crew and so many more. See the full lineup here.

Artists Meet & Greet: This Song Is Sick is happy to announce that we will be continuing our artist Meet & Greet series at the brand new interactive booth throughout the festival. You simply stop by the booth at the set time and you can meet your favorite artists and grab a picture with them.

We will also have our new line of This Song Is Sick gear including shirts, tanks and hats. Make sure to come by and say what’s up!!

Here is our current schedule of artists scheduled for meet & greets at Electric Forest Music Festival 2013. We have Gramatik, Krewella, Flosstradamus, 3LAU, GRiZ and Big Gigantic. (Schedule subject to change based on artist, please check back on this page the day of the festival for any updated times)


Friday: Gramatik — 2:30pm – 3:30pm 

Friday: Krewella — 11:00pm – 12:00am

Saturday: Flosstradamus — 10:15 – 11:15

Saturday: 3LAU — CANCELLED

Sunday: GRiZ — 2:30pm – 3:30pm 

Sunday: Big Gigantic — 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Attention: Due to the large response and each artist only having a ONE HOUR block of time, please get there early to ensure your spot in line.

Grand Prize (1 winner picked): Two 3-Day Festival Tickets to EF + VIP access to every artist meet & greet for 2 + Limited Edition Electric Forest Poster

Runner Up Prize (10 winners picked): VIP access for 2 people to the front of the line (Must have Festival Tickets)

Winners picked on June 26th at 9pm (Notified through E-Mail) 

Entry #1: Enter through Widget Here

Entry #2 Share this contest blog post socially

[GIVEAWAY] Win A Spring Awakening Music Festival 2013 VIP Experience

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The second annual Spring Awakening Music Festival is finally about to take over the great city of Chicago. We have some exciting news on some of the best after parties. We are also excited to announce a VIP giveaway looking a few lucky people up with a chance to go to only go to the fest 3 days, but also get to come out to our after party at House of Blues every single night as well. Read below on how to enter the contest

See the full lineup of 50+ acts inlcluding Bassnectar, Calvin Harris and more here

Each night at House of Blues we are helping throw some exciting official Spring Awakening Music Festival after parties. Friday night we have Pantyraid with Zomboy. Saturday night Zeds Dead with Salva. Sunday night closing out with Excision with Minnesota.


Grand Prize (1 winner picked): 2 VIP passes 3-Day Festival Tickets for Spring Awakening Music Festival + 2 tickets to all 3 House of Blues after parties

Runner Up Prize (2 winners picked): 2 GA 3-Day Festival Tickets for Spring Awakening Music Festival + 2 tickets to the House of Blues after party for the night of your choice

Winners picked on June 12th at 5pm (Notified through E-Mail) 

Entry #1: Enter through Punchtab here (You must answer the question specifying which city)

Entry #2 Share this contest blog post socially

Flosstradmus Underground Nationwide Tour Ticket Giveaway [CONTEST]

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Chicago trap kings Flosstradamus have been shutting down crowds all over the world and recently have embarked on one of their biggest tours to date, the 23+ date Underground Nights Tour which is taking place all over the US and Canada. The started the tour on March 7th and will be running to April 27th. They have brought along DJ Spinz as opening support. We have been lucky enough to give away a pair of tickets to each remaining date of the tour. Read below for the contest and you can pick up tickets here.

Purchase Tickets to Flosstradamus Underground Nights Tour 

CONTEST: We have been lucky enough to sponsor this dope tour, and are giving away a pair of tickes to every single night for the rest of tour. Read below on details.

3 Easy Steps to enter contest

1. “Like” or “Tweet” this blog post (using the share buttons at the bottom and top)

2. Follow Flosstradamus, and Thissongissick on Twitter Here:

Flosstradamus Twitter

Thissongissick Twitter

3. Send a tweet along the following lines mentioned both Flosstradamus and Thissongissick and your city name Example: ”I hope to party wih the sounds of the underground with @Flosstradamus thanks to @Thissongissick in “FILL IN THE BLANK WITH YOUR CITY”

We are going to be giving a winner from each city and posting them all here. Contest ends March 26th  March 27th at 6pm and winners picked by 8pm 


Full Concert Dates after the Jump

Flosstradamus Underground Nights Nationwide Tour Dates


3.27 | U Street Music Hall | Washington, DC* Cash Nelson @dont_use_twiter

3.28 | Sound Garden Hall | Philadelphia, PA* Mike Hall @WhoisMikeMaling

3.29 | Webster Hall | New York, NY* Anthony Cifre @seefray

3.30 | Paradise | Boston, MA* Stephanie Perez @stephperezzz

3.31 | Higher Ground | South Burlington, VT* Pablo Valentin @PabloSteezGod

4.2 | SAT | Montreal, QC* Jasper Julia Lim @Gamefor2

4.3 | Babylon | Ottawa, ON* Jon Scarrow @officialyjr

4.4 | The Hoxton | Toronto, ON* Ryan Kirsh @ryankirsh

4.5 | LiquidSixx | Cleveland, OH* Doni Robinson @originaldon71

4.6 | The Bluebird | Bloomington, IN* Adam Kay @addemkay

4.8 | Mercy Lounge | Nashville, TN* Emily Johnson @emilyj420

4.9 | Track 29 | Chatanooga, TN* Dave Casteneda @davecastlevania

4.10 | The Lincoln Theatre | Raleigh, NC* Ashleigh Dalyn @ashleighdalyn

4.24 | Regency Ballroom | San Francisco, CA Maddy Cuyler @madcuy19

4.25 | Roseland Theater | Portland, OR Jeremy Abbott @jeremyabb

4.26 | Neumos | Seattle, WA Mitch Hambling @mitchhambling

4.27 | Celebrities Nightclub | Vancouver, BC TIna Yeung @tinayeung_

[CONTEST] Nicky Romero & Zedd New Years Eve at Club Nokia VIP Experience Giveaway

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You can almost taste 2013, those regretful New Years Eve party nights coming up, and what a better way then to have another big VIP giveaway? This time for Nicky Romero & Zedd‘s New Year’s party in LA at Club Nokia on December 31st, 2012. The event also features support from Nick Thayer and Popeska as well. The event is thrown by fine people of Goldenvoice, the incredible group who throws the little event Coachella every year in Indigo Valley. Both these electronic producers are very young, and have had amazing years filled with massive singles, collaborations, remixes, and even Zedd’s debut album Clarity. What a better way to end the year then to have a special night with both of them. Grab your tickets and tables below before tickets sell out, and read below on how to win a VIP package and some tickets!

Purchase Tickets to Nicky Romero & Zedd New Years in LA Tickets

More Info on Nicky Romero & Zedd in LA

Nicky Romero & Zedd VIP Giveaway

1st Grand Prize: 4 GA Tickets + VIP Loung Access + Pit Access (1 Prize Awarded: Value $400+)

2nd Place Prizes: 2 GA Tickets + VIP Lounge Access (4 Prizes Awarded: Value $150 Each)

3 Easy Steps to enter contest

1. “Like” or/and “Tweet” this blog this post (using the share buttons at the bottom or top)

2. Follow Nicky Romero, Zedd, Club Nokia and Thissongissick on Twitter Here:

Club Nicky Romero

Club Zedd

Club Nokia Twitter

Thissongissick Twitter

3. Send a tweet mentioning @NickyRomero@Zedd@ClubNokia @Thissongissick answering: “Why winning will make you have the best New Year Eve Experience Ever?”

We are picking 1 Grand Prize winner to win VIP access for 4 people including VIP Loung Access, and Exclusive Pit Access. And we are picking 4 runner up prizes to win a pair of tickets and VIP Lounge Access. We are picking winners Friday evening at 9pm PST!  We will contact the winner through twitter and post them here the morning of Saturday, December 29th!

Good luck to everyone and hope to see you all there!

Contest ends Friday December 28th at 9pm PST! Winners posted Saturday morning at 11am!


[GIVEAWAY] Decadence New Years Eve Event ft. Zeds Dead, Wolfgang Gartner, Krewella, Flosstradamus, ATB & More : Contest Giveaway

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2012 is coming to an end and there are some incredible events to be attending this New Years Eve, and we are in the holiday spirit. Light All Night in Dallas and Snow Globe in Lake Tahoe, and then Decadence takes the place for the best electronic event in the Rocky Mountain area in Denver, Colorado taking place at the luxarious Colorado Convention Center. Last year the event hosted Flux Pavillion & Doctor P, Bad Boy Bill & Feed Me among others. This year year the event 2 rooms featuring Zeds Dead, Mimosa, Flosstradamus, ATB, Wolfgang Gartner, Krewella & Paul Basic among others. This event is thrown by Triad Dragons, the amazing crew that brings us Global Dance Festival to Red Rocks every summer among other huge EDM events throughout the year. Purchase tickets here and enter to win some for you and your friends. Hope to see all our Colorado fans out there!

Purchase Tickets to Decadence | Decadence Website

We are excited to announce that we are teaming up with Triad to bring you a HUGE NYE Giveaway. We are giving away a VIP 4 pack and 5 General Admission tickets. Read below on details to enter.

Enter for you chance to win:

1st Place Prize of a 4 pack of VIP tickets

2nd Place Prize of 2 General Admission Tickets

(2 Winners Will Be Picked)

Here’s the 3 steps to enter the contest

1. “Like” or “Tweet” this contest blog post

2. “Like” the Global Dance Festival and Thissongissick.com Facebook Pages

Global Dance Festival:

This Song Is Sick:

3. “Share” the post on our facebook wall and “Comment” on the facebook post answering “Why you want to spend your New Years at Decadence?”

Congratulations to the winners Brooke Balsley and Stephani Robberts!

Decadence 2011 After Movie

Knife Party Haunted House Halloween Tour Ticket Giveaway [CONTEST]

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Halloween is coming up and you may remember that Knife Party is going on a 5 night run across the country hitting New York, Chicago, Denver, Oakland, and ending at Day of the Dead festival in Los Angeles. The are bringing along Tommy Trash, Kill the Noise, Zane Lowe, Style of Eye, and BAAUER!! To kick things off we are doing a big giveaway giving away a pair of tickets to every single night of this amazing halloween tour, and also a pair of Big Beat Records T-Shirts. Regardless of entering the contest, hope you can make it out to one of these epic bass filled shows!!
Buy tickets right here, or enter to win a pair to each city below!

Friday, October 26th – Pier 94, New York | Buy Tickets

Saturday, October 27th – Congress Theater, Chicago | Buy Tickets

Wednesday, October 31st – 1st Bank Center, Colorado (W/ SKRILLEX) | Buy Tickets

Friday, November 2nd – Fox Theater, Oakland, CA | Buy Tickets

Saturday, November 3rd – Day of the Dead Festival, Los Angeles, CA | Buy Tickets

3 Easy Steps to enter contest

1. “Like” or/and “Tweet” this blog this post (using the share buttons at the bottom or top)

2. Follow Knife Party and Thissongissick on Twitter Here:

Knife Party Twitter

Thissongissick Twitter

3. Send  tweet mentioning @KnifePartyInc & @Thissongissick answering “Why what you are dressing up for the Haunted Halloween Tour is going to be the best costume??” (Make sure to mention your city as well)

One winner from each city will win a Pair of Tickets to their Haunter Halloween Tour Date and a pair of Big Beat T-Shirts, the winner for each city picked the day of at 11am! We will contact the winner through twitter and post them here!

Good luck to everyone and hope to see you all there!

We are going to be picking the winner for each city the day of the concert at 11am!

Big Gigantic – Uprising Tour 2012 Ticket Giveaway (Tour with GRiZ, Adventure Club, Crizzly, Ana Sia) : Tickets Given Away To Every Single Night Of Tour! [GIVEAWAY]

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Big Gigantic, the electronic group packing live saxaphone and drums, who just had a SOLD-OUT first headlining show at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheater at Rowdytown which was presented by Thissongissick, have just embarked on their nationwide Uprising Tour between now and New Years, which was announced a few months back. They are bringing alongside some amazing support including GRiZ, Adventure Club, Crizzly, & Ana Sia, all on different dates with a few overlapping ones as well, look above at the graphic for specifics.

We have been big fans of Big Gigantic for awhile and even sponsored their most recent free album Nocturnal. We teamed up with the Big G team to give away a pair of tickets to every single night of the Uprising Tour, that’s just under 50 stops!! We couldn’t be happier to spread the joy of getting to see Big Gigantic and the amazing artist their bringing with them live in concert!!  …and for free?! Read below, the instructions are very easy, so don’t wait!

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Snow Globe NYE Festival Ticket Giveaway + Exclusive Music from Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, The Glitch Mob, Childish Gambino, Big Gigantic and more

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Today I’m excited to bring you one of the sickest New Years festivals I’ve seen in awhile. Snow Globe music festival is taking place in South Lake Tahoe, California this year on December 29th, 30th, and 31st. It’s got an incredibly full lineup featuring so many of my favorite acts. From Pretty Lights, Bassnectar, The Glitch Mob, to Porter Robinson, Dillon Francis, and A-Trak, and then Thievery Corporation, Big Gigantic, Paper Diamond, and Two Fresh, as well as Childish Gambino and Theophilus London, and Dilated Peoples on top of Datsik, Figure, and The M Machineand and don’t forget Robotic Pirate Monkey and TSIS’s own Sorry for Partying. I’m beyond stoked to be playing a festival with so many of the groups that I love. Hope to see you all out for the festival, and to those who are short on cash, enter the contest below for you chance to win a 3 day pass to the festival!

Early bird and advanced tickets are soldout, there are still 3 day passes and single day passes. Purchase Here

To enter the contest to win Snow Globe passes, see below the music sampling

Bassnectar & Datsik – Yes | Download

Pretty Lights – I Know the Truth | Download

The Glitch Mob ft. Theophilus London | Download

Childish Gambino – Freaks and Geeks | Download

Big Gigantic – Rise and Shine | Download

Porter Robinson – 100% In the Bitch | Stream Only

Dilated Peoples – Worst Comes to Worst | Stream Only

SBTRKT ft. Little Dragon – Wildfire (Paper Diamond Remix) | Download

Chuckie – Jump (Dillon Francis Remix) | Stream Only

Mansions on the Moon – Leaves Fall | Download

Diplo & Datsik – Pick Your Poison feat. Kay (Figure Remix) | Stream Only

Diplo & Datsik – Pick Your Poison feat. Kay (Figure_Remix)

To enter to win a 3 day pass to Snow Globe Festival (2 Total given away)

Winners picked December 28th at 3pm MST / 2pm EST

Do these 3 easy steps

1. Facebook Like / Share this post

2. Like Thissongissick and Snow Globe on Facebook Here


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3. Sign up for our mailing list below (You will be notified if you won through this email)


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My story has changed quite a lot since moving to Boulder, Colorado and starting Thissongissick back in 2010. My name is Nick Guarino and this is Thissongissick.com. We've grown a lot since, but the original goal has always stayed the same: making it easier for you to discover sick new music that you've never heard before. In high school I would make mix cd's for my friends to show them all the new music I was discovering. Now, through TSIS, we work with musicians and record labels from all over the world to showcase a variety of the freshest electronic, hip-hop, indie, and alternative music to a global following that is comprised of millions of music lovers in over 110 countries - every single month. So, make yourself at home while enjoying countless amazing musicians from a variety of genres and let the sick sounds fill your ears! - Nick



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