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Win VIP Tickets to FYF Fest!!!
At the 2009 FYF Fest | Photo by Jack Rodriguez/FYF Fest
Over the years, FYF Fest has become one of Los Angeles' staple music festivals and this year organizers are making heads turn without apology. The event, which takes place at Los Angeles State Historic Park (the former Not a Cornfield space) in Chinatown on Saturday, September 4th, has been receiving praise for its line-up that includes Local Natives, !!!, Panda Bear, Warpaint, The Rapture, Unbroken, Titus Andronicus, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Sleep, 7Seconds and many more. Yesterday, set times and the Back to School special (buy four, get one free, expires Monday) were announced, and today LAist is launching a contest to give away five pairs of VIP tickets.
The $65 VIP tickets, gets you access to the shady VIP Lounge and Bar (see details here), are for those who are at least 21-years-old. Regular tickets cost $30.
To enter the contest, you must answer this question, crafted by festival organizer Sean Carlson: "What was your favorite song when you were 13?" Leave your answer on the comments section of this post for a chance to win a pair of VIP tickets. You can also once on our Facebook page by leaving the same answer on this post.
Full details of the contest are below.
- Enter the contest by making a comment on this post and/or LAist's Facebook page link. Comments must fit the criteria, stated below
- The criteria of the comment is to answer this question: "What was your favorite song when you were 13?"
- Only one entry allowed per person per website (meaning you can enter once on LAist.com and once via this Facebook link).
- The contest closes at 11:59:59 p.m. on Monday, August 30th, 2010.
- Two qualifying comments on LAist and three on the Facebook link will be chosen at random and the winners will be notified via the e-mail connected to their LAist.com login or via their Facebook account, respectively. Winners must confirm the receipt of the e-mail by 5:00:00 p.m., Tuesday, August June 31st, 2010 or the pair of tickets will go to another winner.
- Tickets will be held at the will-call pick up at the theatre
Good luck and enjoy the show!
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