On Thursday, July 26, 2012, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom kicked off the weekend early with a preview of the River Beats at State Bridge Festival, which starts today. Last night, Eliot Lipp celebrated the release of his album on the PrettyLightsMusic label, while Ana Sia, Samples, Knight Riderz, Mike Pinto Band, SuperDre, Sir Charles & A Herbie Hancock Tribute, featuring members of Juno What?! and Big Gigantic, performed. Along with the music, artists Shannon Donnelly, Collin Jones, Kristin Radakovits, ChelseaLyn Graeber and Techno Shaman all contributed to the show while painting during each set. Photos by Britt Chester for Westword.