Les Claypool Tickets for Sale

Les Claypool may have made a name for himself as the funky bassist for Primus in the 1990s, but at the turn of the 21st century he became a solo force. He now sells Les Claypool tickets to concerts across the country with a lineup as funky as his bass guitar solos.

Les was born on September 29, 1963 and was raised in El Sobrante, California. Claypool lived a normal life as the child of a working class divorced couple and found inspiration in the work of Stanley Clarke and Larry Graham. His first attempt at making it big came in 1986 when he took his four-string Carl Thompson bass and auditioned for Metallica after the death of Cliff Burton. Though he would not go on to sell Metallica tickets, Les Claypool would go on to play with a band by the name of Primus.

Primus was a huge success during the 1990s thanks in much part to Les Claypool's signature style that was complete with finger tapping, Spanish flamenco-influenced strumming, and a nice Larry Graham slap technique. The bassist became the unlikely axis on which the band would focus after the two other band members left to work on their own projects. Primus, now with Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde and drummer Tim Alexander went to sellout tickets for live shows at small clubs.

The group took their music in stride, letting "Primus Sucks" become their catchphrase, and enjoyed themselves in an outrageous live show that even headlined Lollapalooza in 1993. The group made appearances on late night television and became recording buddies with Tom Waits. Eventually the last concert tickets were sold in 1999 and Les Claypool again searched for a place for himself and his bass in the music world.
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Years of collaborating on more and more excessive acts followed. It was not uncommon for Les Claypool to be putting together ensemble albums with former members of Phish of duel drummer groups, or to be selling tickets to completely unrehearsed shows as Colonel Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade or Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains.

Finally, in 2006, Claypool released what many consider to be his first official solo album. Of Whales and Woe found underground success with the rest of his work, even having a few songs on Robot Chicken. He toured the nation selling tickets as Les Claypool's Fancy Band. Now, in 2009, the bassist is returning with a new album, Of Fungi and Foe, and quickly touring the nation again on the Oddity Faire.

OnlineSeats will have these Les Claypool tickets to his eclectic shows as they start on the West Coast and travel across the Midwest to the East Coast. There is a terrific selection of seats with great views. Find your spot on the seating chart and find the best value for your dollar to any concert on the tour.
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