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Lollapalooza Tue Jul 27 2010

Just Announced: "Intimate" Soundgarden Lolla Aftershow

charlespeterson.jpgIf you had hoped that newly reunited Soundgarden had been one of the bands chosen for Lollapalooza's rash of aftershows, your wish has come true. Lolla has just announced that the band will play an "intimate" concert at the Vic Theater on Thursday, August 5th, the night before the festival gets underway.

The catch? Tickets will only be available for purchase to those chosen by random drawing on Friday, July 30th. In order to be eligible for the drawing, you must be a member of SG's official fan club (register here, and make sure you check the box to enter the drawing).

There are a multitude of other rules which you can read after the jump, or on Lolla's official website.

  • Drawing registration will end the night of Thursday, July 29th at Midnight CDT (Chicago time).
  • Must be 18 to attend this show. This is not an all ages show. IDs will be checked at point of entry.
  • There will be no hard tickets to this show. All tickets are paperless and will be distributed at will call the day of the show. All ticket sales are final.
  • NO EXCHANGE, REFUND, OR TRANSFER of names for these tickets.
  • The SoundgardenWorld member must show government issued photo identification to collect their paperless tickets. No exceptions.
  • Tickets are purchased in pairs (2) only. No single tickets sold.
  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Sorry, but in order for us to insure that these tickets are all used by REAL FANS, we must make this rule.
  • Please enter your chance only if you can realistically attend this show. (For example, if you live in Slovenia and really, really, really want to go, but there's no frickin' way you're flying all the way to Chicago for the show, don't make it harder for someone who can attend by putting in a request.)

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