From Athens, Georgia, the band consists of lead singer and guitarist Parker Gispert, drummer Julian Dorio and bassist Timothy Deaux. Gispert and Dorio formed The Whigs in 2002 when they started playing together while studying at the University of Georgia. In the beginning, the band started playing at shows around campus. Soon, the band moved up to higher-profile performances, including opening slots for Franz Ferdinand and The Killers.
Several years later, the band recorded their debut album, Give ‘Em All a Big Fat Lip. The album was independently released in 2005 and the band’s fan base grew tremendously. After the band graduated from college that spring, ATO records signed them to their label and re-released their debut album in 2005. They released their second album, Mission Control, in January 2008. The band toured with Kings of Leon in 2009 and spent the majority of the year writing for their third album, In The Dark, which was released in 2010.
In 2011, the band continued touring around the country and writing songs. The Whigs announced in the beginning of 2012 they were recording their fourth album, Enjoy the Company, which was released on September 18.
Tickets are $12 in advance/$14 day of show and are on sale now at the Vogue Box Office, online at ticketfly.com or charge-by-phone at 877-4-FLY-TIX (435-9849). The Vogue is located at 6259 N. College Ave. (in the Broad Ripple Village) in Indianapolis. Show is 21+. This is a non-smoking show.
Naptown Buzz has a pair of tickets to giveaway to the show!
Enter to Win A Pair of Tickets
Would you like to go see The Whigs for FREE?
To enter please fill out the form below or e-mail us with your full name,valid e-mail address by 11:59pm on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 and one (1) lucky winner will be chosen at random to receive a pair of tickets.
Your information is confidential and will only be used for contacting the winner and for prize fulfillment purposes.
THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED
- One entry per person
- Open to Indiana residents
- Fill out the form above or e-mail us with your full name & valid e-mail address to be entered to win by 11:59pm on Wednesday, November 7, 2012
- You MUST be 21 or older
- You MUST be able to attend the show
- Tickets will be available at will call on the day of the show
The winner will be notified by Friday, November 9, 2012 via e-mail.
The Whigs Albums
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