New England singer-songwriter Chris Pureka‘s long-awaited third release, How I Learned To See In The Dark, drops on April 13. To celebrate, we’re giving away double passes to shows on her upcoming USA tour.
How I Learned To See In The Dark is a beautifully crafted record that showcases even more of the soulful vocal style, unique guitar work and passionate, sorrowful lyrics that have won the hearts & minds of music lovers, critics and the queer community.
Through April & May, Pureka is taking her album on the road and inviting some lucky Autostraddle readers along for the ride.
How to Win:
1. Check out the tour dates below and figure out which show you can attend.
Tues 4/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
Thurs 4/15 – Washington, DC @ IOTA
Tues 4/20 – Atlanta, GA @ Eddie’s Attic
Tues 4/27 – Chicago, IL @ Martyr’s
Sun 5/2 – Madison, WI @ High Noon
2. Email music at autostraddle dot com – tell us why you deserve the double pass. You won’t actually be judged on your answers, I only ask you to write things because you’re all funny and make me laugh. The winner will be selected at random on Sunday 4/11 @ 12pm, so get your email in quick!
3. Don’t forget to tell us which show you want to attend.
If you don’t live in any of those cities, don’t sweat. Chris is doing an extensive US tour and you can study the full schedule here. You’ll have to pay for your ticket, but it’ll be worth it. Promise.
this is neat! <3 her. especially because she has a lisp. i love a lisp!
i know, it’s adorable! she is wonderful. so refreshing… can’t wait til the album is out!
Darn! San Francisco isn’t one of the cities on the list. I still love her though. Not only because she makes great music and is adorable, but also her girlfriend is the most awesome hairstylist ever and I miss going to her. Basically they’re my idols in terms of coolness.
who’s her gfriend?
I love Chris Pureka so hard, it’s like unreal
going to her cd release show on saturday. yay!
Some of the competition entries are delivering the lolz. Keep them coming!
Woo hoo! I’m a huge Chris Pureka fan! I can’t wait for the concert in aville!
OMG new album! It saddens me that I didn’t know this. SO EXCITED.
Yay Chris Pureka!
I really love that photo at the end with the keys.