Psychedelic-electro-rock group MGMT will perform at the Avila Beach Resort Friday, May 28.
The group is comprised of Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden on lead vocals; Michael Asti, backing vocals and bass; James Richardson, backing vocals, guitar, keyboard and percussion; and William Berman, drums and backing vocals. The group originally started out as a duo with Goldwasser and VanWyngarden when the duo met during their freshman year while attending Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
The group signed to Columbia Records in 2006 and released their first full-length album, “Oracular Spectacular” in 2007. In 2010, MGMT was nominated for a Grammy award for Best New Artist and its track “Kids” off “Oracular Spectacular” was nominated for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
The concert is all ages and the doors open at 5:30 p.m. and alcohol is available for attendants 21 and older. Tickets are still available at Boo Boo Records, online at Vallitix.com or by phone by calling (888) 825-5484.