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Taking Back Sunday Playing Skate Event in Vegas

Posted by: Jason Tate (05/08/14)
Taking Back Sunday will be playing a free skateboarding event in downtown Las Vegas on May 16th for Zappos' RideShop Series. More information can be found in the replies.
 
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01:51 PM on 05/08/14
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Zappos Ride Shop Series | A Free Skateboarding Event in DTLV

Who: Zappos.com with attending Skate brands: DC, Fallen, Arnette, DVS, Adidas, Macbeth, Vans, Supra

What: The 2nd annual Zappos Ride Shop Series. We’re taking over Fremont St. (from Las Vegas Blvd. to 7th St.) a skateboarding contest featuring some of your favorite pros, activities and much more.

When: Friday, May 16th, 2014 | 4:00 p.m. PT – 10:00 p.m. PT

Where: Downtown Las Vegas, Fremont St. from Las Vegas Blvd. to 7th Street.

This family fun event is free to the public and will feature skaters such as:

Mark Appleyard
Chris Haslem
Daewon Song
Wes Kremer
Pat Duffy
And many more, including Las Vegas’ own Kenny Anderson and Phillip (Pip) Mercanto

Free Music performances by:
Minnie death
Idle hands
Taking Back Sunday

Activities for kids of all ages including:

Open Skate
FREE Board repair station for the first 50 people with a broken board.
A professional grip tape artist booth
A Graffiti wall

Featured Brands

DC
Globe
Fallen
Arnette
DVS
Lakai
Adidas Skate
Macbeth
Vans
Supra

Schedule of Events

4:00 p.m. PT – Doors open
4:00-5:00 p.m. PT – Open Skate
5:00 p.m. PT – Practice activities and bands performing live
6:15-8:00 p.m. PT – Invite only contest
8:00 p.m. PT - Awards and prizes raffles
8:15-10:00 p.m. PT – Live Performance and open skating
9:00 p.m. PT – Taking Back Sunday
9 p.m. PT – Pro skaters signing autograph

Why: The Ride Shop Series is an event that allows Zappos to bring new and exciting experiences to our Community (our 4th C) in a way that involves just a few of our fabulous shoe and clothing (our 3rd C) brands. This event is going to be free, fun, and family friendly – a first place combo.
02:43 PM on 05/08/14
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They should cover Lagwagon's May 16th. Seems fitting all around.
03:04 PM on 05/08/14
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I saw Skate and got excited thinking they were doing something related to Skate & Surf.
03:30 PM on 05/08/14
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Finally more info. People have been talking about this but with no details. Love me a free show
05:06 PM on 05/08/14
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Idle hands is playing and I won't be in town. Fantastic.
06:30 AM on 05/09/14
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Very cool. Reminds me of something old school TBS would have done.
10:01 AM on 05/09/14
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Definitely gonna try to stop by for TBS. Seems like such a cool event. Zappos is really making the downtown Las Vegas area a cool place to be again.
03:24 PM on 05/10/14
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Definitely will attend this. Only 5 minutes from my house.
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