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MGMT performs at Campo Pequeno

American psychedelic rock band MGMT will be performing at Campo Pequeno  in Lisbon on December 18.

Founded by Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden, after the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson, and Will Berman joined the core band in the studio.

In October 2007, Spin.com named MGMT Artist of the Day and in the same year in November, Rolling Stone pegged MGMT as a top ten Artist to Watch in 2008.

The band was named ninth in the BBC’s Sound of 2008 Top Ten Poll.

They were also named as Last.fm’s most played new artist of 2008 in their Best of 2008 lists.

Their first album Oracular Spectacular debuted at number 12 in the UK album chart and number six in the Australian ARIA Charts, and hit number one in the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart.

MGMT was nominated for the 2010 Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and their track Kids was nominated for Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocals.

Tickets for the shows are available to buy at www.ticketline.pt.