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Giveaway: Two Pairs of Tickets to Sunday's Float Event with Ray Wylie Hubbard, James McMurtry and More

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The first of three planned holiday weekend concerts on Lake Lewisville goes down this Sunday, May 27, with Ray Wylie Hubbard, James McMurtry, Wayne Hancock, Michael Donner & the Southern Renaissance, Grant Jones & the Pistol Grip Lassos and The O's. The concept of Float: You'll be able to swim, enjoy music and be on a boat.

After we posted the initial announcement, a few of you commented that Lake Lewisville's nickname is "Lake Death." I'm not familiar with the origins of that name, but I'm hoping this doesn't mean an errant beer can tossed in the lake will break open a Paleolithic grave and send flesh-hungry piranhas scrambling to the surface. (Note: That's the very believable premise to Piranha 3-D.)

That said, we want to help you throw caution to the wind this holiday weekend and get on a damn boat. We're giving away two pairs of tickets to Sunday's concert. Want 'em? Email here and tell us why. We'll announce a winner tomorrow!

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