Music Festivals

Holy Ship!! and Fool's Gold Make One Dude's Dream Come True

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Katie Bain
Curtis Osesik
So what happened? 

Osesik: So I'm grabbing a drink with my roommate, and I have this cardboard cut out of Obama. Everyone is loving this thing and taking photos and we go to the bar and a Fool's Gold promoter comes up to me and puts a sticker on Obama and asks if I want to dance for A-Trak. So I say, "Yeah man, that sounds really chill. I'll be there." 

And then? 
 
He said I was going to get backstage access and a bunch of Fool's Gold swag sent to my house in Jersey. And then in an hour I'm backstage with the Fool's Gold head on [below] thinking, "I can't believe I'm about to do this." I mean, I love to dance. I don't really know how to, but when I was up there I was just thinking of music videos from YouTube and trying to bust out the Charleston and "Cotton Eye Joe" and stuff like that. 

How did it feel? 

The rush that I had was unreal. Being backstage and meeting the artists, I mean you expect to run into them around the ship and everything, but I literally was hanging out with A-Trak, Diplo, Gary Richards and Big Gigantic back there. 

Why did you have that Obama cutout? 
 
He's a very important person. I felt like it was important for him to be here with us. 

What was the best part of the experience?

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Katie Bain
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