Exclusive Lou Reed Competition: Get Your Hands On Tickets Or A Signed Self Portrait

Velvet Underground legend Lou Reed is coming to London on 10th August as part of Antony Hegarty's Meltdown Festival. Read on for a chance to win 2 tickets or a signed self portrait of the man himself.
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Velvet Underground legend Lou Reed is coming to London on 10th August as part of Antony Hegarty's Meltdown Festival. Read on for a chance to win 2 tickets or a signed self portrait of the man himself.

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Lou Reed: Man, Mystery, Legend. Just as likely to rock up on a Red Nose Day charity appeal as he is to write a concept album based on a German opera with Metallica. Throughout his career he's consistently been one of the biggest enigmas in music, and on August 10th he's performing as part of London's Meltdown Festival at the Southbank Centre, curated by Antony Hegarty of Antony & The Johnsons.

For a chance to win 2 tickets to the gig, a signed self portrait of Lou Reed or 2 tickets to Antony & The Johnson's own show on 11th August, simply answer this question: In our article "The Pen Is Mightier Than The Guitar" we tell you where The Velvet Underground's name came from. Tweet us the answer before 4pm today and we'll pick three winners at random, with the first getting his pick of the prizes.

So what are you waiting for? Follow the link, find the answer, and get ready to take a walk on the wild side...

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