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September 27, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kalamazoo State Theatre
We are very sad to announce that – due to the ongoing status of COVID-19 – we have had to cancel “The Purple Nurple Tour…Twisting Hard To The Left!” We were looking forward to hitting so many of these great cities this Fall, but it’s important to let health and safety lead the way at this time. All tickets can be refunded at the point of purchase.
The idea behind The Purple Nurple Tour was to rock the vote in swing states across the country. In 2016, there were six states that were decided by 2% or less (Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania & Wisconsin) — and swing states are going to play a huge role in the outcome of the election this November. Voter turnout matters more than ever this year, so make sure you’re registered to vote (link in bio) so we can get the most divisive president of all time out of office!!
The D loves you and hopes to see you soon,
JB & KG “
Due to the impact of COVID-19, Tenacious D: The Purple Nurple Tour… Twisting Hard to the Left has been canceled. Refunds for this event can be retrieved from the point of purchase.
For tickets purchased in the box office, please contact (269) 345-6500 or email@example.com to set up your appointment.
For tickets purchased online through Ticketmaster, your refund will be automatically added to a cue. Due to the current volume of cancellations, you should expect to receive your refund in as soon as 30 days. If the tickets were transferred to you, the refund will go to the fan who originally bought the tickets from Ticketmaster.
Doors: 7:00pm | Show: 8:00pm
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The Greatest Band in the World: Tenacious D, featuring Jack Black and Kyle Gass, are coming to Kalamazoo State Theatre Sunday, September 27th!
Black and Gass started playing together in Kyle’s studio apartment on Cochran Ave in Los Angeles. No one could have ever dreamed of where the band’s genius would take them, but take them it did…
The band had a variety series on HBO that aired in 1999. Their self-titled album was released in the fall of 2001 with Epic Records and was quickly certified at Gold-selling status, and has since been certified Platinum. The duo completed their first feature film together – Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny – for New Line Cinema, which was released in November, 2006. The album Rize of the Fenix followed in 2012, receiving a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album.
In 2013, Black and Gass founded and hosted Festival Supreme, a music and comedy festival in Los Angeles, CA. In its first four years, Festival Supreme boasted acts such as Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman, Flight of the Conchords, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Patton Oswalt, Die Antwoord, Amy Poehler, Workaholics, & many more.
In 2014, Tenacious D won a Grammy in the category of Best Metal Performance for their cover of Ronnie James Dio’s “The Last In Line.”
On November 2, 2018, Tenacious D released Tenacious D in Post-Apocalypto – an animated film, with each frame hand-drawn by Black and every character voiced by Black and Gass. Alongside the film, the band also dropped the album Post-Apocalypto. Together, they created a genius addition to the D’s already scintillating catalogue of rock greatness.
In early 2020 – with great excitement – Tenacious D announced they will add the final piece to the Post-Apocalypto universe: the graphic novel.
General Ticket Information:
All seating is reserved for this all ages event. There’s an 8 ticket limit.
Skip the line Ticket Information:
Why wait in the elements when you can skip the line?! This is a separate ticket that will grant you expedited entry into the venue. Skip The Line entry is located near the main entrance of the building. Look for VIP / Skip The Line signage or ask a staff member. Present your Skip The Line pass along with your event ticket for expedited entry and to avoid the public lines. THIS IS NOT AN EVENT TICKET.
Discounted Room Rates At Radisson HERE!
Looking for a place to stay just blocks from The State Theatre? The Radisson is your place and we offer you a discounted rate of $159 plus taxes. Make it a night or a weekend getaway in Downtown Kalamazoo!
All patrons are subject to search, pat down, and wanding. The following items are not allowed in the venue: guns, knives, lasers, tasers, mace, glass items, cameras, selfie sticks, outside food or beverage, no bags over the dimensions of 8 inches wide by 5 inches tall with a width of 2 inches, and other items that may challenge public safety. You can view our full list by visiting our frequently asked questions here