The Sin City Social was billed by word of mouth as something of a Budweiser Woodstock, with more kegs of the stuff than five Evil Kneivels could shake a cast at. An annual brown-out staged near the unlikely town of Virginia, Illinois, it brings all the area basket brains tumbling out of the woodwork to out-drink, out-puke and out-boogie-down one another while local bands grind out some of the most hope-deadening power drool ever to fall off a stage.

October 1, 1975

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