buying a bottle of your favorite alcohol from your neighborhood grocery store to swig before attending the main event (concert, club, etc.) so that you are already intoxicated and not have to buy numerous amounts of expensive cocktails to get hammered great for broke friends
1.) Yo' Hadoukenn, you wanna hit up the BUDGET BAR before heading out to the club tonight, yadada?
2.) The Bukkake Crew and the Disciples of Rhythm hit up the BUDGET BAR not because they're cheap, but because they're smart businessmen