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Extreme Thing – Sports & Music Festival
Adds More Music to the Rocking Line-Up

The 18th Annual Festival Returns to Desert Breeze Skate Park on March 30

Extreme Thing Sports & Music Festival roars back for the 18th year, leaving concert, professional BMX and amateur skate competitions in its wake. Extreme Thing Sports & Music Festival, produced by Clark County Parks & Recreation, is Nevada’s only premier action sports and music festival and is set for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 30th at the Desert Breeze Skate Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road at Durango Drive.

Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 on the day of the show. A limited VIP Package is also available for $30 and includes a general admission ticket, commemorative event T-shirt and event poster.

Added to the 2013 Extreme Thing music line-up: Sage Francis, B. Dolan, Mod Sun, The Birthday Massacre, At The Skyline, The Summer Set, We Are The In Crowd, Go Radio and For The Foxes. Also, Adrenaline Unleashed, the slamming wrestling exhibition, returns this year.

Previously announced: New Found Glory, 3OH3, Asking Alexandria, Mindless Self Indulgence, Sleeping with Sirens, Aquabats, Youngblood Hawke, Comeback Kid, Motionless In White, Born of Osiris, Chelsea Grin, Iwrestledabearonce, along with a world class BMX Dirt Challenge hosted by local pro-rider/reality TV Star Ricardo Laguna, the Vegas AmJam Skate and BMX amateur competition, and making its highly anticipated return the DUBSTEP stage featuring: Big Chocolate, Mechanize, Splitbreed, Pablos Hassan, Mike Attack, Teen Wolf, Bize, Michael Toast, Bassnutz and more to be added. The Top 10 Battle of the Fans winners will perform in either opening on a main stage or on the International Academy of Design & Technology stage while the schools’ students, film and record a live DVD for the local bands to showcase. Voting will continue until January 25 at www.extremething.com.

Only a personal “factory sealed” bottle of water can be brought to the festival along with still cameras and sunscreen. There will be plenty of ATMs on site with an array of food vendors available, along with beverages. Alcohol will not be sold. Animals, coolers, weapons or chairs are not permitted. Re-entry will not be allowed at this event.

Sponsors include: X107.5, Verizon Wireless, International Academy of Design & Technology, Vitaminwater, City Life, My LVTV, The CW Las Vegas and XPOZLV.com.

Those interested can visit the Web site at www.extremething.com. Tickets can be purchased online starting January 1, 2013 at www.ticketmaster.com or www.extremething.com. Additional information can be found by calling Clark County Parks and Recreation at 455-8200 or visiting the Web site at www.clarkcountynv.gov/parks.

Tickets can be purchased online at 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 (702) 455-8200 or visiting the Web site at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/parks. Clark County Parks and Recreation also can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook by visiting http://tinyurl.com/4dfw8ea.

 

About Clark County
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 14th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 40 million visitors a year.

Included are the nation’s 7th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services hat are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning nd development.