Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Primus bringing full-immersion spectacle to City Auditorium

Posted By on Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 5:35 PM

So what are you doing this Friday morning? If you’re a Primus fan, you’ll be lined up outside a Ticketmaster outlet or feverishly clicking on its website when tickets for the band’s May 16 concert at Colorado Springs' City Auditorium go on sale at 10 a.m. (Actually, if you’re a Ticketmaster member, you can get presale tickets on Thursday.)

Mind you, this is not just any Primus tour — it’s a “3D-enhanced live musical performance,” which means you’ll get to stare at the band through paper glasses for two full sets of what critic Joe Gore once dubbed “thrash-funk meets Don Knotts, Jr.”

If all that’s not enough, the show will be presented in Quad Surround Sound, a technology that's come a long way since the Flaming Lips’ late-90s “parking lot experiments” (see second video below), where audiences were surrounded by cars all blasting variations on the same album from their dashboard cassette players.

Click here for show details and tickets.

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