This goes out to all you skateboarders and punk rockers out there…
There is a pretty interesting festival that is going to take place in Rutland, OH this June. The 2010 Interpunk American Skate Fest will be taking over the skateboarding mecca that is Skatopia on June 25th & 26th. Tickets are $55 for two days (camping not included) worth of punk rock, skateboarding demos, and endless enter-at-your-own-risk fun.
Interpunk stated the following on their website:
Music! Mayhem! Skateboarding! Anarchy! Interpunk American Skate Fest!!!
This summer marks the beginning of the Interpunk American Skate Fest at Skatopia! This is the first in what promises to be a long line of amazing bands, skateboarding demos, and entire weekends of chaotic fun.
Despite being the first link in the chain, an amazing lineup of bands are ready to blow you away and drench you in blood. Brace yourself before checking out the list of bands below or you risk snapping your wrist in half from clicking the buy tickets link.
The festival grabbed my attention not only at it’s location but also the line up that includes:
GWAR, Fishbone, Meat Puppets, 7 Seconds, Youth Brigade, DOA, Agent Orange, DI, CJ Ramone, Murphys Law, Nassau Chainsaw, Teenage Bottlerocket, El Destructo, Frontside Five, Machine 22, Downtown Brown, Mustard Plug, Greg Ginn & The Taylor Texas Corrugators, Sleeper Agent, Fast Piece Of Furniture, Agression, Dirty Filthy Mugs, Trusty, Pinstripes, McRad, Minus One, Shot Baker, Kirkwood Dellinger, Dirty South Revolutionaries, Rezzin & More…
That is a sick line up if you ask me… I am not sure if I am going to hit this festival up yet but at only $55 for a weekend of amazing bands including some classic artists it is worth it. What? You can’t make both days, well just fork over $30 and you will have yourself one full day of punk rock goodness.
All of the bands will perform on the recently built Amity Whitelight Amphitheatre located in the skate park. Don’t be too quick to judge the picture of the stage below, it is petty large in size (that’s what she said…) and I am sure it will be a little built up once all the equipment and bands take over.
Honestly looking at the above picture though remind me of something you would see at a campground It is not fancy and does not look like the kind of amphitheatre I would imagine to host such an event but I am sure that Skatopia and Interpunk are going to pull this off.
It’s about time something awesome in Ohio happened. If I do decide to hit up this festival I will be sure to share. I think I will be leaving my board at home though as I am not the skateboarder I used to be and I like my bones not broken.