Punk Rock Bowling: Bad Religion, Members of Black Flag & more


The initial lineup for the 15th Annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival, set for May 24-27, 2013 in downtown Las Vegas, will feature one of the first full performances of none other than the godfathers of west coast punk rock themselves. Taking their cue from the black flag of anarchy, Flag, featuring original members Keith Morris (vocals), Chuck Dukowski (bass), Bill Stevenson (drums 1981-1985) along with SST labelmate and Descendents guitarist Stephen Egerton (guitar), will perform the music of Black Flag.

Performing for their very first time at PRB, preeminent punk band Bad Religion, also appearing, one of the pioneers of British punk rock, The Damned, Hardcore innovators D.R.I., Uk’s politically charged Subhumans, 90’s pop punk phenomena Lagwagon, New Jersey’s lovable Bouncing Souls, San Francisco’s finest street punks Swingin' Utters, and Texas’s Lower Class Brats. Many more bands will be announced.

Bowling registration and hotel rooms are now available at PunkRockBowling.com. Festival weekend passes go on sale Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 1pm PST.

Punk Rock Bowling was started back in 1999 as a way to bring the independent music community together for an annual party. It has since grown into a 4 day festival in downtown Las Vegas that brings out fans and bands alike from all over the world. Now in its 15th year, more than 8,000 punk rock music lovers flock to Las Vegas to partake in the “biggest punk rock party of the year!”

3 days and 4 nights of outdoor festivals & late night club shows overtake the Downtown Fremont East District with over 70 bands performing throughout the weekend, many special guests, reunions and rare appearances. With 1,000 punk rock bowlers competing for over $15,000 in prize money during the day, over 1,000 downtown hotel rooms, pool parties, comedy shows and a poker tournament, this is a marathon party that never stops in the City Of Sin.


[Published on: 1/22/13]

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