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Pitchfork Festival Officially Kicks Off With Party At Bottom Lounge

By Jake Guidry in Arts & Entertainment on Jul 13, 2010 7:00PM

2010_07_13_p4kkickoff.jpg Pre-parties, after-parties, birthday parties, dinner parties, LOST watch parties, parties you never even knew about. It's festival season and, with Pitchfork right around the corner, there's just about as much stuff to do that's associated with the festival that isn't actually the festival. This Thursday, the Pitchfork Festival Official Kick Off Party at Bottom Lounge is among the first of these associated events, and besides having the ability to pick up your Pitchfork Festival tickets early, the event has a solid lineup and other ancillary benefits.

The Official Kick Off Party lineup includes indie up-and-comer Neon Indian, Dam-Funk, cerebral hip-hopper El-P (DJ set), and DJ sets from local studs Kid Color and Dark Wave Disco. Not bad considering the event is free with RSVP and will include a chance to win a Toyota Prius (as much of a non-factor that may be). Plus, having the ability to grab your tickets early and avoid the lines Friday is a nice plus.

Pitchfork Festival Official Kick Off Party, Thursday, Bottom Lounge, 6pm-2am, FREE w/ RSVP, 18+