All the action of extreme sports and killer music comes back once again with the 2010 Extreme Thing Sports & Music Festival. Powered by Clark County Parks and Recreation, this all-ages event will get folks revved up for Nevada’s premier action sports and music festival, featuring great music, BMX dirt jumping, professional wrestling, roller derby and more. Extreme Thing is set for Saturday, March 27 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Desert Breeze Skate Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road at Durango Drive. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Jan. 23, and are $17 for GA or $35 for a combo package, which includes a GA ticket, event t-shirt and commemorative event poster in advance or $20 at the door.
As always, Extreme Thing features great bands for folks of all ages and this year’s lineup includes The Used, Escape the Fate, Winds of Plague, Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Story of the Year, The Cab, Never Shout Never, The Higher, Hey Monday, Every Avenue, The Summer Set with more to be released. Ricardo Laguna will once again present his pro-BMX dirt jump competition and Adrenaline Unleashed returns bringing professional wrestling to the outdoors. Also back this year is the roller derby tournament featuring the toughest ladies from around the country and the Vegas Am Jam amateur BMX and skate competition. XPOZ Zone will once again present the local band stage for its annual Battle of the Fans while promoting a smoke-free scene; visit www.smokefreescene.com for more information.
Only a personal “unopened” bottle of water can be brought to the festival along with still cameras and sunscreen. There will be multiple ATM’s on site this year, plus an array of food will be available, from barbecue to Thai, along with beverages. No alcohol will be sold. No animals, coolers, weapons or chairs are permitted.
Sponsors include X107.5 FM, Verizon Wireless, City Life, My LV TV, CW Las Vegas, Red Bull, Qdoba Mexican Grill and The XPOZ Coalition.
Those interested can visit the Web site at www.extremething.com. Tickets can be purchased online at www.extremething.com or www.ticketmaster.com, by phone at (702) 474-4000 or at participating Smith’s Grocery Store(s). All tickets are subject to additional facility fees and/or service charges. Additional information can be found by calling Clark County Parks and Recreation at 455-8200 or visiting the Web site at www.accessclarkcounty.com/parks.