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The Virgin Music Festival and Pancake Mountain

J.R., Scott and Amy of Pancake Mountain (and Rufus) with Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips

And thus we say our goodbyes to Festival Season with the Virgin Music Festival yesterday in Baltimore wrapping it up.

It was a really long day - but what made it all worthwhile was getting to meet Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips. He wins Super Cool Guy award. He subjected himself to a Pancake Mountain interview as well as doing some karaoke with us (No, I'm not kidding - we have video evidence, it will be online soon) and signing a cd for me. The guys from Wolfmother were really nice and also were interviewed (I was out shooting so I missed meeting them). Anthony Kiedis made an appearance and I got to meet him but - like so many bands that we were supposed to tape - were running late with no time for interviews.

I honestly have to say that I wouldn't attend these festivals without the benefit of the Photo Press pass. Staying on the other side of the fence away from the drunken masses out the…