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For the $100 you spent at Coldplay, here is what you could have done Friday night:

Dinner and live music from the food trucks on Main Street: $7

Cold IPA at Double Wide before the crowds hit: $4 plus tip

RTB2, Sealion and the Whiskey Folk Ramblers at LaGrange: $8

Drink at LaGrange: $4 plus tip

OK, one more: $4 plus tip

Soviet, Fungi Girls and the Boom Bang at Queen City Hall: $5 (plus BYOB, $7 for a six pack) - Mike Brooks

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