Moogfest inside info

• If you’re seeing a show at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, there’s not a bad seat in the house. However, seats on either side of the balcony can lead to a stiff neck from prolonged turning in one direction. Use intermission and any between-song banter to practice some neck stretches.

• If you’re at the Orange Peel, you might notice the dearth of liquor drinks. Get them at Pulp, the club located on the building’s lower level. You won’t miss a moment of the show: there’s piped-in sound and video.

• If you’re at the Civic Center, take a moment to view the mountains from the glassed-in perimeter hallway. Oh, and there’s a concession stand if you’re craving nachos.

• If you’re tweeting from Moogfest, use the hashtag #moogfest. And check mountainx.com for live updates all weekend.

• Looking for late-night munchies? Head to Rosetta’s Kitchen (116 N. Lexington Ave., 232-0738) — open til 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday; The LAB (39 N. Lexington Ave., 252-0212) — serving a late menu until 2 a.m.; The Southern (41 N. Lexington Ave., 251-1777) — open daily to 2 a.m.; MoDaddy’s (77 Biltmore Ave.,  258-1550) — kitchen open til 2 a.m.; 51 Grill (51 Merrimon, 258-1670) — just past the I-240 on ramp and open till 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

• Looking to escape the masses? A few close-by but tucked-away spots include: Satchels Martini Bar, upstairs in S&W Steak and Wine (56 Patton Ave., 505-3362) — overlooks Pritchard Park, opens at 4:30 p.m.; Firestorm Café and Books (48 Commerce St., 255-8115) — this worker-owned vegan cafe stays open til 11 p.m., access it from behind the Thirsty Monk on Patton Ave.; Temptation’s Red Room (5 Biltmore Ave., 252-0775) — located on the lower level, this cocktail bar offers regular entertainment; Old Europe (13 Broadway St., 255-5999) — this newly reopened coffee shop serves all things caffeinated and dessert-y, and there are lots of tiny nooks for holing away.

• Need to find a last-minute costume? Try: The Costume Shoppe (32 North Lexington Ave., 252-8404), Madame Butterfly (102 N. Lexington Ave. 250-9124), HoneyPot (86 N Lexington Ave., 225-0304), Royal Peasantry (80 N. Lexington Ave., 559-1835), Hip Replacements (72 N. Lexington Ave., 255-7573), Vintage Moon (82 N Lexington Ave., 225-2768), Ragtime Vintage Clothing (20 E. Walnut St., 225-8889).

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