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Seeing an old friend in a completely new way.

Neon Reverb: Big Talk's big surprise

September 13th, 2011

Seeing an old friend in a completely new way.

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    The Beat, the Royal and the Bunkhouse—a whirlwind tour.

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    Putting the wrap on it, poolside

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    A food truck convergence and Big Friendly fun

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    The Queen of the Groupies and an SNL-worthy scene at the Royal

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    The Fremonts return and a new stage is born

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    Getting to see Weatherbox (again) and Black Camaro (at last)

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    The Beat, the Bunkhouse and a childlike finale

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