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Yelp Event: Backstage Pass



This event is proof that the Yelp Edmonton Elite Squad are actual Rock Stars!

The Backstage Pass event was held at The Needle Vinyl Tavern, only the number one hotspot for local music in YEG. Elites walked in, checked in, and received their VIP lanyards packed with drink tokens, layout of the vendors, evening show times, and FREE tickets to the shows that night.  This event showcased some fantastic local vendors and gave the Yelpers a chance to explore the venue, from the VIP mezzanine, where Da Vinci Gelato were serving up wine gelato, to the Green Room for a sample of Strathcona Spirits‘ gin and vodka.

Other vendors included, Doughnut Party, with a wall of doughnuts to greet guests as they walked in. Mr Barber School opened his doors (which just happen to be inside the venue) giving some dude haircuts and shaves. True Beauty Make Up Artistry creating cool and classic rock looks on guests, Hair By Boots were giving the place a bit of sparkle with glitter roots, beards and even balds!!
About then, they were ready to hit the stage (or in this case the photo booth – shout out to Party central for some rad props)!
There is a secret grotto bar at the back of the venue where Yellowhead Brewery were dishing out beers, The Needle brought out menu samples to a #foodporn station and of course to eat! Need more sugar? Blue Rose Baking Co‘s cookies did the trick.
The event didn’t really end because everyone got free tickets to the bands playing that night. The Yelp community continued rocking out, free goodie bag in hand, until the early hours. Wanna hear more? Read the reviews over on the event page.
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