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tUnE-YarDs is the pet project of Merrill Garbus, the New England native who crafts drum loops right on the fly, and layers these with vocals and ukulele, with electric bass played by Nate Brenner.The authentic tUnE-YarDs Whokill album was billed as the No. 1 album of 2011 by the Village Voice's annual "Pazz and Jop" poll of critics.

tUnE-YarDs aren't just a Northern California delight. The outfit is making its way across the country on a string of tour dates, stopping at several renowned venues along the way.To find out whose backyard the tUnE-YarDs are headed for next, just stick right here on StubHub. The tUnE-YarDs have concerts already scheduled for this year in Brooklyn, New York; Boise, Idaho; Los Angeles, California; Phoenix, Arizona; and more. Feel free to sign up for event updates through StubHub so you can be in the know when this funky group is scheduled to play in your neck of the woods. Check StubHub out today!


tUnE-YarDs Background

The eclectic tUnE-YarDs has been handcrafting lo-fi experimental tunes since 2009, when the outfit first started as the brainchild of Merrill Garbus. She has since teamed up with a rotating cast of artists, and the band's inclusion of percussion and ukulele offer an enticing option for those searching for original new music.

Raised in New York and New Canaan, Connecticut, Garbus studied at Smith College. In the past, she worked as a puppeteer for a Vermont-based theater company, Sandglass Theater, and resided in Montreal at one point, playing ukulele for the band, Sister Suvi. After her debut tUnE-YarDs album arrived in 2009, Garbus relocated to Oakland, California, where her bandmate, Nate Brenner, also resides.

Bird-Brains was originally self-released by Garbus - issued on recycled cassette tape. It was cut with the help of a handheld voice recorder. In June 2009, a limited edition vinyl dropped. And, a month later, it was revealed that tUnE-YarDs had inked a deal with 4AD.

Whokill came out in the spring of 2011. The lead track, "Bizness," came first in February 2011. Likening the group to Sonic Youth, Frontier Psychiatrist stated, "If Bird-Brains was Garbus' Evol, a record bursting with musical ideas that attempted to subvert the notion of song, Whokill is Garbus' Sister, a record that embraces the traditional pop song as a vehicle to convey those ideas."

The album and the tracks, "Gangsta" and "Bizness," garnered mention on many top album and song lists of 2011, including Rolling Stone, Time Magazine, New York Times and Spin Magazine.

Garbus initiated work on her third LP during the last part of 2013. The working title wasSink-o. It's scheduled to be released in the spring of 2014.


tUnE-YarDs Albums

What began as a one-woman outfit from musician Merrill Garbus has launched into a full-fledged music group known as tUnE-YarDs, a band that boasts some of the most eclectic tunes in lo-fi.tUnE-YarDs' discography is comprised of: Bird-Brains (2009); Whokill (2011); and Nikki Nack (2014).


tUnE-YarDs Trivia

The tUnE-YarDs have a dedicated saxophone section, composed of Noah Bernstein and Matt Nelson.


tUnE-YarDs Concert Experience

There's something simply remarkable about taking in a live show that keeps people coming back for more whenever one of their favorite artists comes to town. When you see a fantastic musical act like tUnE-YarDs hit the stage in the same building that you're in, there's a instant connection that occurs that you can't replicate anywhere else. Get out to see one of these extraordinary shows live and in person so you can experience music the way it's supposed to be experienced. Nothing compares to seeing it done live, so make sure to check out tUnE-YarDs current tour and prepare for a memorable time.

People have been coming together to enjoy live music for an infinite number of years. If you think about it, live music is the true foundation of music itself, and really the art's purest form. It can be an epic experience to see an artist in a huge amphitheater with thousands upon thousands of screaming fans surrounding you, or it can be an intimate experience in a smaller venue in which you can really connect with everyone around you. Either way, seeing a concert live and in person always amounts to more than just listening to music. When you head out to see a creative artist hit the stage at a venue near you, you're sure to embrace the entire experience of seeing a musical act that you know and love while surrounded by fellow adoring fans that have at least that one thing in common. And often times, when it comes to music, that one thing is enough to connect people.

Don't miss out, and make sure you secure your tickets in advance. Take a look around StubHub now to get in on the concert season. StubHub has everything you need all in one convenient location!

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