I’ll take Locksley for $10, Alex!

You’ve heard their songs.  You know Locksley even if you don’t know it.  They’re the next big thing, and you have the chance to see them now!  Ernie and one of the Berts saw them open for Fountains of Wayne in Philadelphia, and they dug it so much that Ernie decided to set up a show to bring these guys to the ‘Burgh!

Locksley

From Wikipedia:

Television, Press and Placements

Locksley performed “Don’t Make Me Wait”, “Let Me Know” and “She Does” on Jimmy Kimmel Live! March 2, 2007. They performed “Let Me Know” on Late Night With Conan O’Brien on August 13, 2007. MTV made Locksley their “Featured Artist of the Week” for two weeks straight on September 8–22, 2008.

After the release of Don’t Make Me Wait, Locksley were featured in multiple magazine spreads, notably SPIN Magazine’s “Breaking Out”, Rolling Stone‘s “6 Breakout Bands to Watch”, Alternative Press‘s “100 Bands You Need To Know” and in ELLE Magazine with an 8 page fashion spread in their March 2007 issue.

Many of the songs off of Don’t Make Me Wait were licensed for TV, commercials and movies, notably: “She Does” as the theme to HLN‘s Morning Express with Robin Meade, placement in the Friday the 13th remake, “Don’t Make Me Wait” as the trailer music to the Paul Rudd and Eva Longoria movie Over Her Dead Body and “My Kind of Lover” in the J.J. Abrams-produced Cloverfield.

On August 24, 2008, “All Over Again,” “Don’t Make Me Wait,” and “She Does” were made available as downloadable content for the popular Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game series Rock Band. The songs have been downloaded over 60,000 times to date. Locksley credits licenses with keeping the band going.[3]

Locksley wrote the song “Slink (A Hymn)” for use as the theme song to FOX’s TV show The Good Guys.

The ECHL hockey team the Toledo Walleye plays the chorus of “The Whip” whenever the team scores a goal at home.

Owens Community College uses “The Whip” in a number of radio and TV commercials. “The Whip” is also used in an American Family Insurance commercial, and has been used by the Columbus Blue Jackets, Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Dallas Stars as their goal song since 2011-12.

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You can buy your tickets now to make sure you get them in your music-loving hands in time for the show.  You can also buy at the door.  Really though… It’s 2011.  Try buying something online.  It’s quick.  Convenient.  Easy.

❧ LOCKSLEY w/ Ernie and the Berts & The Mondaze - Tue. Nov. 15th 2011 @ The Smiling Moose (Pittsburgh, PA - South Side)

❧ LOCKSLEY w/ Ernie and the Berts & The Mondaze - Tue. Nov. 15th 2011 @ The Smiling Moose (Pittsburgh, PA - South Side)

Here are the show details, stay tuned for videos after the details:

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The Bands:

The Venue:

The Details:

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9 responses to “I’ll take Locksley for $10, Alex!

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  4. I wish this show was All Ages! Or I wish I hadn’t promise my underaged sister that I wouldn’t go to any Locksley shows without her…either one. 😦

    • I say go to the show (with a bunch of 21+ friends), take a video, meet the band, & get something autographed for your sister.

    • Wouldn’t your sister want you to have fun? I know mine would.. You should really come to the show, who knows what might happen? Maybe Locksley will want to hang out after the show somewhere all ages friendly. I wish it could be all ages too, but PA liquor and bar laws make that tough.
      Come on out.. It’s $10 and I can promise you’ll have fun.

  5. I know I’d have fun! We’ve been to several Locksley shows. And I really would try to come out, but I have work on Wednesday and we bought tickets to see Will Hoge in Cleveland Wednesday night. We were so disappointed when we found out that Locksley wouldn’t be opening for him that night! You’ll just have to convince them to come back.

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