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Do Division VIP Style

By Tankboy on May 21, 2008 5:25PM

Do Division festival in ChicagoWe have to admit we're a bit caught off-guard by an email we just got from the Empty Bottle:

Empty Bottle Presents and the West Town Chamber of Commerce have just released a limited number of special VIP tickets for the forthcoming Do Division festival. Priced at one hundred dollars ($100.00), the two-day pass includes guaranteed entrance to both days of the festival as well as access to a special VIP area that has unobstructed views to the stage. This special section consists of a patio and tented area accessible only to those with VIP passes. VIP ticket holders will also be privy to complimentary beer, water and wine offered by festival sponsors, and will have access to a private portable restroom. These hand-screened commemorative passes, extremely limited in number, are available now.

What do you think? Is this reasonable? We honestly can't decide if this is a good or a bad idea. Non-VIP passes are only $5 a day, and even we would be hard pressed to drink and eat $95 worth of beer and food.

The Do Division festival takes place May 31 to June 1 and kicks off at noon both days at Division and Damen. There's a full list of bands participating after the jump.


Saturday, May 31
Mucca Pazza
Tally Hall
Occidental Brothers Dance Band International
Tight Phantomz
The Muldoons

Sunday, June 1
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Gil Mantera's Party Dream
The 1900s
Frightened Rabbit
Bear Hands
Tully Monster

Bubble Beat DJs
in the Wicker Wash car wash & detail center

2123 W. Division St.
programmed by LAVA, Funkshion Clothing & Image Chicago

Saturday, 5/31
The Sound Republic
Dj Pickel
Nathan Scott
Jordan V

Sunday, 6/1
Victor R
The Beat Giants
J Funk