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October 23, 2009

MTV takes over Merriweather tonight

Tonight, Merriweather Post Pavilion is playing host to its first Halloween festival, Ulalume (it's named after an Edgar Allan Poe piece).

Ulalume features performances by Paramore, AFI, Asher Roth and Kid Cudi. But the best part is the Halloween costume contest. The grand prize is $2,500 and two lawn seats to every 2010 Merriweather show. Second place is $500 and first place is $100. MTV will be on hand to tape the festival, too. Sweet!

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 2:13 PM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Local music


More like ultralame hehehehehehehehehehehehehe


"I won first place."

"Dude, that's awesome."

"Na man, I was trying to win 2nd and get more money."

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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