Lots of musicians use their platform and notoriety to score DJ gigs. And why not? Picking the music is fun.
Chris Baio, known for manning the bass guitar in Vampire Weekend (a band whose name combines things very "in" right now: vampires and weekends), sort of did things in reverse. He worked side jobs as a DJ before Vampire Weekend took off, and he's stuck to it, popping up at special gigs when he's not busy with VW or his solo jams.
This weekend finds him moonlighting as a selector once again at Sticky Fingers at Bar Smith, joining William "Fucking Reed, Prince$$, Not-So-Noiz.FKR, 2ToneDisco, J. Paul, Bigie, and Blaque Panther Disco. We have three pairs of tickets to get in the door for free. Must be over 21 to win. Keep reading to score the goods.1.
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2. Leave a comment with your favorite Vampire Weekend song. We've got three pairs of tickets to give away. (Be sure to use a working email address when you comment, as this is how we will contact our winners. Your email address will not be displayed and we will not use it for any other purpose.)
Only those who complete both steps are eligible to win the pair of tickets. We will draw three winners on Friday, September 14, at 3 p.m. and the winner will be contacted via email.