Lily and The Tigers – Win a Free CD! – 5/2 at The Acadia Café

Lily and the Tigers press photo 3 low res

Feeling like checking out Lily and The Tigers at the Acadia this Friday.

FRIDAY, MAY 02 at 9:00pm
2014 New Artist Showcase – Acadia Cafe – 329 Cedar Ave.
with Black Tie Bonfire, Ethan Yeshaya Trio, Lily and the Tigers

The Show is free, and the band is giving away two copies of their CD – The Hand You Deal Yourself.

Shoot Rift an e-mail – and the first two people who we hear from will be able to get a copy from the band after their show.

Check them out here:



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