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Usually after the spring racing season ends, Baltimore’s venerable horse-racing track and home to the Preakness becomes a pretty quiet place. This summer it decided not to turn down for anything, playing host to drug-fueled nights featuring the sickest bass drops from world-renowned DJs such as Skrillex and Bassnectar and Kaskade, the last two being the headliners at this year’s Moonrise Festival. Unlike the rowdy infield parties of Preakness past, these were all about good vibes, posi community interaction, and PLUR, bro.

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