Burning Man Pre Party Pre Playa Music Festival

The Reno Passport Pre Playa Music Festival is arriving quickly on August 22. UNR students come check it out. The Pre Playa Music Festival is being held at Nikki Beach and Pearl Champagne Lounge at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, NV. The event is being held on August 22 and 23.

The action begins at Nikki Beach at 8pm, below is the lineup for the Music Festival.

8 pm to 8:55 pm Coop da Loop
9 pm to 9:55 pm Robb Green
10 pm to 10:55 pm Jen Woolfe
11 pm to 11:55 pm GT
12:00 am to 12:55 am Crisis
1 am to 2 am Nona

Pearl Champagne Lounge (Burner Costume Ball)

2:15 am to 3:15 am Aaron Jae
3:20 am to 4:50 am Anasia
4:55 am to 6:00 am Mozaic

Please keep in mind that the late night event at Pearl Champagne Lounge has a dress code. Women will be allowed in with sandals. We want to warn you all so you can bring a Burning Man Costume for the late night event. For men: No Shorts, No Sandals, No Tank Tops, No Hats, and No Tennis Shoes. Jeans are ok, with closed toe shoes. It is a theme event, so Burning Man costumes will be allowed into the club, please keep in mind the dress code when you plan your late night outfit.

Hotel Information for before and after Burning Man.

Hot Summer Deals, 2 Amazing Offers!

Now is the time to book a room at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, base camp for all your summer fun. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Grand Sierra has become the most sought after resort in the Reno ? Tahoe area. From the High Sierras great outdoors to our indoor bowling center, family arcade and movie theater, Grand Sierra offers more value and excitement than any other resort in Reno.

Call (800) 383-1602 for room-nights starting from only $39 + tax (offer code: SMRFUN-3) OR stay two nights and get your third night FREE plus a BONUS $50 casino matchplay! (offer code: SMRFUN-4)

Offer ends Aug 31, 2008. To be on the safe side, sign up for their player’s club first.

“Room rates starting from $39/night, offer code SMRFUN1, OR book 2 nights and get the 3rd night free and $50 in match play, offer code SMRFUN2, now through September 30, 2008.”

I booked Thursday and Friday night at the Grand Sierra and was quoted $208 for the two nights (that’s the total cost, not the per-night cost). I was also able to use the SMRFUN1 code to book a room for the Tuesday after the burn for $49.


  1. Your dress code info is confusing. You can wear burning man attire early and late with these limits, the limits only apply early? Or the limits apply to BM costumes as well? Just looking for clarity bwefore I wear my 70’s leisure suit and forget about it…..

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