The eclectic stylings of Ghostland Observatory are coming to New Orleans over Halloween Weekend. Grab your tickets here.
Ghostland Observatory mashes together electro, rock, and funk just like their heroes daft punk and prince. Ghostland Observatory will play The House of Blues New Orleans over Halloween weekend along with supporting act Me Nd Adam. Tickets for the October 30th show are expected to go fast, so snag them while you can!
The duo hails from Austin, Texas, and is comprised of Aaron Behrens on vocals and occasional guitar, plus Thomas Ross Turner on the drums or synthesizer. Their music has been described as “electro-dance soul rock” by some journalists, thanks mostly to Turner’s jangly beats and Behrens’ 80s-influenced vocal stylings.
The band released their debut album, delete.delete.i.eat.meat, in 2005 on Turner’s Trashy Moped Recordings. Their sophomore album, Paparazzi Lightning, quickly followed in 2006. Standout singles like “Sad Sad City” iconized the group’s modern yet nostalgically-hip sound. They would release four more albums, with 2021’s Vultures being their most recent full-length release.
As the boys grew in recognition, they made their late-night debut on Conan O’Brien in 2007 and performed at their hometown’s flagship festival, Austin City Limits, multiple times. In 2011, the boys participated in a friendly battle against Snoop Dogg live at the Red Bull SoundClash on South Padre Island in Texas. That same year, they would also perform at Pacific Festival in Orange County, CA alongside Cut Copy and Steve Aoki.
Ghostland Observatory in New Orleans
This won’t be GO’s first appearance in New Orleans. They appeared at our beloved (and missed) Voodoo Festival in 2007 and 2008. They must’ve really enjoyed Halloween weekend in New Orleans, because their upcoming performance at The House of Blues is happening on the Sunday of our beloved “Halloweekend,” October 30. They’ll be performing with Me Nd Adam, another duo who met in NOLA but currently reside in Austin.
Don’t miss Ghostland Observatory and Me Nd Adam in New Orleans at The House of Blues on Sunday, October 30. Tickets start at $35 for general admission.
Doors: 7 PM | House of Blues New Orleans | Sun. October 30, 2022
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