GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets To Mary Lambert’s Intimate Valentine’s Day Show In New York

Hello, black-collared lovebirds!  I heard Valentine’s Day is a thing that’s coming up soon!  If your reservations for a romantic dinner for two at White Castle didn’t pan out this year, Autostraddle is pleased to offer an alternative – we are giving away two tickets to Mary Lambert’s special, super-intimate Valentine’s Day show at SubCulture (10 PM, downstairs) in New York City.  No matter what your romantic situation, seeing Mary Lambert for free sounds like a pretty ideal way to spend one’s Friday night.

Photo credit Mike Ruiz

Photo credit Mike Ruiz

To enter, all you have to do is be an adult who is able to be in New York City on Friday, Feb 14.  Once you’ve established that very important information, go ahead and comment on this post!  That’s it – that’s all you have to do!  Write us a sonnet or a haiku if you feel like it, or tell us why you love Mary Lambert, or just post some cute animal pictures – just as long as you’re certain that your shining face can in fact be in attendance on February 14!  We will select a winner at random at 8:00 PM EST on Sunday, February 9th.  Easy, right?

The winner can collect their free pair of tickets at the box office at SubCulture (45 Bleecker St).  If you want to make absolutely sure you score a ticket, there are still some available for sale.  We love Mary Lambert and we love you, so please don’t miss out!

UPDATE: Congratulations to commenter Judes who has won two tickets to Mary’s Valentine’s Day show!  Please check your email for more information.

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  1. I came out a month ago to my parents because of the power Mary’s songs gave me. I would love to spend my first valentines day with my girlfriend at one of her shows!!!

  2. Valentines – I Want To Gawk at Mary Lambert – Day Haiku

    Find someone you like
    Get permission. Pull their hair
    in a loving way.

  3. Roses are red, violets are blue, I have no idea what to do with my gf for V Day and she probably won’t like my plan to binge watch House of Cards.

  4. But there aren’t any more tickets for sale!!! Oh noes, Autostraddle, y’all are my last chance for a Mary Lambert musical turn around. <3

  5. the umbrella
    of her eyes opens
    every time I storm,

    and she puts
    on another layer
    of skin

    to keep her

  6. I will magically be in New York from Austin that day and, well, I could really use some Valentine’s plans that don’t include drinking from the bottle and staring at the walls of my hotel room. Please please please.

  7. the show is sold out! i’m so sad. i wanted to buy tickets cuz i’m staff and can’t enter this contest probably cuz of life and fairness and crap but but…

    “Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape. Be as considerate and good to me as you were, and tell me we are friends.”

  8. I’m from the smallest state.
    And I still don’t have a date.
    Winning these tickets would be great, maybe even fate.
    I’ll take a good friend and have a great night.
    Who need a valentine when you could have this rare experience

  9. Would love to see such an incredible musician live! Fingers crossed her wonderful girlfriend will make a surprise appearance.

  10. I definitely meet all the requirements and would love to see this woman live! Thanks for rocking autostraddle.

  11. A newly single lady friend of mine lives in NYC and this show would cheer her up so much… there’s a Mary Lambert out there for all of us!

    Also, I may or may not have cried a little during her music video.

  12. I just discovered her, and it would be awesome to go see her.

    New York’s only….8 hours away, I can figure something out….?

  13. My sweetheart is coming to see me in the city that weekend! I want to take her somewhere nice for Valentine’s day, but as a broke college student, my options are fairly limited… So this would be awesome.

  14. OOH YES. especially since i just found out that she’s a fellow 2nd gen lady with a lesbian mom, and now i desperately want to lock eyes with her across the room and telekinetically bond over this.

  15. I will be spending valentine’s day all by my lonesome and would love to be able to ask out my crush and take her to this show!

  16. Yesssssss, I want to make Valentine’s Day memorable this year. Pick me, choose me, love me…because I love Mary Lambert and NYC!!

  17. If you pick me Ill make someone I really care about really happy. And she’s always worth making happy. :)

  18. I am adult human who will be in New York City on February 14, sadly without my GF who is in Ohio…this may help me survive. Please autostraddle goddesses, make my dreams come true.

  19. Hello. I know a lot of people want these tickets, and that a lot of people are worthy of them…perhaps even worthier than me. But I also want these tickets. My life needed something worth living for, especially in the throws of a major jaw surgery at 23, and I found it in my girlfriend. She has this light about her that I can’t even begin to describe. I could never give her anything to let her know just how much I appreciate her. But this could be something. I hope whoever gets the tickets has an amazing time, because life is too fucking short to be sad on such an absurdly, Hallmark created holiday. If you have no one, at least love yourself. You deserve it.

  20. As a broke college student, I put off buying tickets to Mary’s show until the very last minute… and then realized it sold out. My best friend begged me to buy a ticket to her show as he is absolutely in love with her. Now I’m in the position of leaving him hanging on Valentine’s day because of my own mistakes of not getting them sooner. Being a part of the LGBT community, Mary helped him come out and our obsession with her is stronger than any other artist. He has been there for me through thick and thin, and this is my one chance to be able to be there for him. I know that a lot of these other commenters totally deserve the tickets, definitely more than me. But the tickets aren’t for me, they are for him. I’m not a creative person and can’t write a haiku or anything creative (though I did try inserting a picture and it wouldn’t load). Sooo autostraddle… while I may not be in a romantic relationship with my best friend, I think relationships like ours are the strongest relationships out there. Through thick and thin I can rely on him, and he can rely on me. Valentine’s day isn’t just for showing our boyfriends and girlfriends that we care, but it’s showing those people who are there for us no matter what, that we love and adore them. For my Valentine’s day I would love to show that I support my best friend and would do anything for him (like entering this contest). It would mean so much to me if we could attend this concert together because I owe him for being such an amazing part of my life. I don’t want him to attend this concert alone, because that’s not what Valentine’s day is for. Please consider me!!!!

  21. I recently bonded with a cashier at Trader Joe’s over our mutual love for the “She Keeps Me Warm” music video. I watch it almost every day, and it never fails to make me cry.

  22. Aside from illustrating that Mary Lambert is a lovely human, this post has made me realize just how many NYC autostraddlers there are… lots!

    <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3
    She has pretty hair
    and pretty tattoos
    Did you also see the shoes she wore to the VMAS
    wow tickets wow
    Mary Lambert
    mArY lAmBeRt
    MaRy LaMbErT

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