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You Want Portishead? We've Got Portishead! Come Get a Pair of Tickets to their Private Rehearsal

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As mentioned late Friday, Portishead, who seldom comes to the U.S. these days to perform, is holding an exclusive rehearsal on Thursday, April 24th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. before they hit Coachella... and LAist is giving away five pairs of tickets, compliments of the good people at FILTER. It's at a location we cannot disclose yet, but it is in the Los Angeles area.

In the past, we've run contests where to enter, you had to give us a tip in the comments section about Downtown. Well, since Coachella is coming up, we want your best tips about partying, sleeping, eating, traveling, etc in regards to Coachella. If you've never been, it's called the internet and we're sure you have some friends who have been before, so bleed them for info.

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We have five pairs of tickets to give away to this special intimate rehearsal, so chances are higher than usual than with other LAist contests. Here are the rules:

  • You must comment once (double commenting will disqualify you) with a tip about Coachella on this post (see above for ideas, make your comment below).
  • You must be able to provide your own transportation to the secret unannounced location (seriously, people from Texas better stop entering these contests if they are not going to be in town).
  • Contest ends Thursday, April 17th at 11:59:59 p.m. All comments must be posted before then.
  • Winners will be e-mailed at the e-mail address attached to their LAist profile. If you win, you must be able to confirm on Friday, April 18th, on or before 11:59:59 p.m., by an e-mail reply stating that you are able to go to the Portishead rehearsal. Otherwise, the tickets will be released to another winner.

Good luck everyone!