Art Basel Miami Beach

Basel 2013: Tegan & Sara (and Big Fans Puking in the Sand) at VH1 and Scope Party

Tegan & Sara

VH1 and Scope's Art + Music + Beach Party

SCOPE Pavilion, Miami Beach

Friday, December 6, 2013

At 8 p.m., the massive oceanfront tent that houses one of the largest auxiliary fairs during Art Basel Miami Beach week, Scope, closed its doors for the night. Nearby, a long line formed to enter a fenced-off bit of sand. The beautiful people and their benefactors jockeyed for position to get inside the invitation-only VH1- and Scope-hosted event.

Once inside, they were greeted with a candy apple station. There was one table where you could buy tacos, another with sushi, sweepstakes to win a Fiat -- that would also get you on the car company's mailing list -- and a cash bar. The only aspects of the party that did not involve commerce were the luxurious bathrooms set up in trailers and the main attraction, Tegan & Sara.

See also: Black Lips' Basel 2013 Pool Party: Naked Women, Vomit, and Fog Machines

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