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AER will be invading Urbana, IL this Friday, April 11th, for a show at the Canopy Club. The 18+ event all kicks off at 7pm. David von Mering and Carter Schultz formed Aer in 2010 in Wayland, MA, combining rap, reggae, pop and indie rock aesthetics to create their own brand of music. The duo’s first two mixtapes, Water On The Moon and The Reach, were released in 2010 and 2011, and Aer unveiled their debut EP What You Need in late 2011. The EP landed at No. 1 on the iTunes Hip-Hop chart. The Bright Side, followed in July of 2012, earning the No. 1 spot on the iTunes Albums chart and working its way into the Billboard’s Top 200. Music from the album has appeared on the NFL Network, an Etnies advertisement featuring Ryan Scheckler and three episodes of MTV’s The Real World. Blu Music has hooked UPC up with two (2) free tickets to the concert to giveaway to one lucky person. How do you win? Simple, follow the three easy steps below:

  1. Hit “Attending” on the Facebook event.
  2. Like UPC’s Facebook page and Blu Music’s Facebook page.
  3. Email info@urbanapoppinchampaign.com with your full name (subject line: AER Tix).

That’s it! Contest closes on Thursday, April 10th, at 8:00pm CT. The winner will be randomly selected and contacted via email with instructions on how to claim their tickets. Not feeling so lucky? Tickets are also available for purchase via EtixUpdate: Congrats to our winner, Tommy K.!