LOCALS ONLY: Shiny Toy Guns Play Secret Show

Shiny Toy Guns rocked Sandbox Studios in SoHo Tuesday night. Missed it? Check out the photos...

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Shiny Toy Guns brought its fierce, electro-rock sound to a select crowd of NBCNewYork.com users Tuesday night for a free, private concert in SoHo.
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Keyboardist Jeremy Dawson said the secret vibe of the show reminded him of hunting down raves in Los Angeles in the '90s. “But it’s cool because it’s actually a rock show. In Manhattan,” Dawson said.
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The band performed original tracks like “Starts with One,” and “Ghost Town,” as well as a cover of Depeche Mode’s “Stripped."
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The band released their second album, "Season of Poison," in November. Dawson said the album was “a little more organic” than their Grammy-nominated record “We Are Pilots.”
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Chad Petree, guitarist and co-lead vocalist for Shiny Toy Guns, founded the group with Jeremy Dawson in 2001.
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Fans lined up, despite Tuesday night's chilly weather, outside of 250 Hudson Street to be among the first through the doors.
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Lucky concertgoers only were able to snag tickets after answering a quiz at NBCNewYork.com.
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Crews were busy hanging artwork and preparing the space at Sandbox Studios just before the show started.
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Security checked out VIPs and concert-goers in the lobby before Tuesday's show in SoHo.
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Tickets never went on sale for this "Locals Only" event. The only way fans could get their STG fix was by signing on to NBCNewYork.com to enter the drawing.
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Fans wait for the Grammy-nominated band to take the stage inside the loft-like space in SoHo.
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DJ Jen Lasher was in charge of warming up the crowd Tuesday night. Behind her hangs one of the many panels of artwork from the Shiny Toy Guns video, "Ghost Town," scattered throughout the loft.
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Sound and lighting crew members pause to pose while getting set for the concert.
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Before the show there was no shortage of folks donning rock-appropriate black in the VIP lounge.
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Shiny Toy Guns' lead singer Sisely Treasure emerges from backstage before joining her bandmates for the "Locals Only" event.
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Last year Sisely Treasure replaced Carah Faye Charnow as a one of the lead singers. You may recognize Treasure as one of the finalists on "The Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search For The Next Doll."
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Around 300 lucky NBCNewYork.com users attended the STG show on Tuesday.
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To keep the party going Stella Artois sponsored an open bar all night.
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A few revelers joined Glen Hanson (center) to take advantage of Sandbox Studio's photo backdrop. Hanson direct STG's animated music video for their song, Ghost Town.
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Shiny Toy Guns' Drummer Mikey Martin posed for photos with fans after the show.
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Shiny Toy Guns and entourage pack up and head to Chicago and Los Angeles this week to play two more "Local Only" secret shows.
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