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Hopscotch 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Thurston Moore at Hopscotch Fest, Raleigh, NC, September 5-7, 2013 / Photo by PJ Sykes

Red Cups and Sweaty Bodies Everywhere
Like South by Southwest minus the infestation of industry vermin and the clumsy bluster of corporate partyzillas, the 2013 Hopscotch Music Festival drew almost 200 bands to 20-plus venues in Raleigh, N.C., and SPIN attended as many events as humanly possible. As Miley says, “We can’t stop…can’t you see it’s we who ’bout that life?” Regardless, here are some of our favorite shots from the long, hot weekend. CHARLES AARON