Monday, July 1, 2013

Goblin: Giallo Live at the Egyptian Theatre

Planning ahead for the Halloween season? The American Cinematheque and Amity co-present Goblin: Giallo Live, the first Los Angeles performance of the Italian Progressive Rock band Goblin in their entire 40 year history! On Tuesday, October 22, 2013 and Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Goblin will perform a full, live set pulled from their most iconic scores, including: Dario Argento's giallo classics Suspiria, Tenebrae, and Deep Red, and George A. Romero's seminal Dawn of the Dead. Immediately following Goblin's performance will be a rare 35mm print screening of Argento's DEEP RED on October 22 and TENEBRAE on October 23. The October 22 show sold out in about an hour on Saturday, June 29th so a second show was added on October 23. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday, July 13 at 10 AM.

The line up for this tour will include original members since 1975 Claudio Simonetti and Maurizio Guarini (keyboards) and Massimo Morante (guitar). The band is rounded out by drummer Titta Tani and bassist Bruno Previtali that joined in 2010.

To celebrate Goblin's first show in Los Angeles, Beyond Fest is producing a limited edition poster designed by seminal UK artist Graham Humphreys. A fan favorite of the band, Graham's poster will be made available exclusively at the show.

Goblin: Giallo Live is part of the inaugural Beyond Fest, a genre festival that will take place at the Egyptian Theatre October 13 - 27. Details of the events of the festival will be announced at a later date.

Tickets are $33.50 general admission $33.50 and  $78.50 for a VIP experience. Only 60 VIP tickets will be sold in total. VIP admission includes access t the band's soundcheck, pre-show meet and greet with the band, commemorative event poster signed by Graham Humphreys and first entry into the theatre for the live performance and TENEBRAE screening.

Tickets for this event are only available online on The previously announced 10/22 show sold out in one hour so immediate purchase is strongly encouraged.

No tickets will be sold at the box office or on fandango for this event.