They Might Be Giants at The Egg

The duo They Might Be Giants are set to return to The Egg April 22. Tickets go on sale to the general public September 22 -- they're $27.50.

Of course, TMBG have a song about The Egg. It's embedded above -- it was part of the band's "venue songs" series. A thousand years ago, we talked with John Flansburgh about the song:

"The Egg" is actually a very good example of a song that is really responding to the extraordinary qualities of the venue itself. I mean how many venues are like The Egg, you know -- none. It's sui generis as they say in the legal profession.
The song "The Egg" is one of the few songs I've ever written while driving. I recorded it on a tape recorder singing out loud. When I got to the parking lot of The Egg I sat in the back of my car and put some chords to it and then I gave it to the band and we played it that night.

This upcoming concert is billed as an all-ages show: "Science, Kids, and Beyond."

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