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Punk Rock Bowling Festival Brings Punk Rock Legends to the Club Shows


Punk Rock Bowling, the three-day music festival that will take over downtown Las Vegas May 23rd through May 25th, announces club dates for its most popular acts in surrounding clubs throughout the event.

The 16 late-night club shows, starting Friday, May 22nd, give fans the opportunity to see their favorite bands in a more intimate setting; over 60 bands will take the stage throughout the weekend.  All shows are 21 & over with valid ID.

Legendary acts performing in the intimate venues include Frank Turner (performing solo), GBH, The Rezillos, Laura Jane Grace, 7 Seconds, Hagfish, 88 Fingers Louie, Icons of Filth, Aggrocats (featuring members of Aggrolites and Hepcat), Street Dogs, English Beat plus more (below).

In addition to the 3 main stage headliners of Rancid, Dropkick Murphys and Refused, other bands confirmed for the festival stages are The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Murder City Devils, Conflict, Turbonegro, Bad Manners, and Sick Of It All, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, Anti-Flag, Swingin’ Utters, A Wilhelm Scream, The Business, Bombshell Rocks, The Muffs, Mahones, Sniper 66, PEARS, I.R.A., Success!, Get Dead, Avenue Rockers, Eliza Battle, Sounds of Threat, and Battle Born.

The club schedule is as follows:

Friday, May 22

Fremont Country Club                               GBH                            Infa-Riot

Tickets $20, doors @ 9pm                           Abrasive Wheels       Schleprock



Country Saloon                                            7 Seconds                   Street Dogs

Tickets $17, doors @ 9pm                           The F.U.’s                   The Applicators

Anti Social


Backstage Bar                                              Aggrocats                The Interrupters

Tickets $20, doors @ 9:30pm                        The Bohunks               Gonzo


Beauty Bar                                                   The Humpers             The Hangmen

Tickets $17, doors @ 9:30pm                      Los Creepers             Revolutions Pride



Saturday, May 23


Bunkhouse                                                   Frank Turner              Laura Jane Grace

Tickets $20, doors @ 9pm                            plus more tba


Fremont Country Club                               The Rezillos               The Dickies

Tickets $18, doors @ 10pm                         The Weirdos              The Crowd

Danger Friends


Country Saloon                                            The Templars            The Beltones

Tickets $17, doors @ 10pm                         Bishops Green           Booze & Glory

Straight Outta Luck


Backstage Bar                                              Cadillac Tramps        Hagfish

Tickets $20, doors @ 10:30pm                   Johnny Madcap & The Distractions

The Drakulas


Beauty Bar                                                 Mobtown                    The Champions

Tickets $17, doors @ 9:30pm                      TBA                             DJ Gonzo



Sunday, May 24


Bunkhouse                                                   SPECIAL GUEST       English Beat

Tickets $20, doors @ 10pm                          The Skints                    Chris Murray


Fremont Country Club                               Cheap Sex                  The Unseen

Tickets $15, doors @ 10:30pm                     Clit 45                         False Cause


Country Saloon                                            Strung Out                  88 Fingers Louie

Tickets $17, doors @ 10:30pm                      Pulley                          Avenues


Backstage Bar                                             Icons of Filth              Krum Bums

Tickets $18, doors @ 10:30pm                     No Parents                 Anti-Vision


Beauty Bar                                                   Tim Barry                  Dave Hause

Tickets $15, doors @ 10:30pm                     Kevin Seconds           Darius Koski


Monday, May 25


Country Saloon                                          Punk Rock Karaoke

Tickets $5, doors @ 10pm                          Tartar Control



The outdoor music festival, which will take place at 7th Street and Stewart Avenue, near Las Vegas’ famed Fremont Street, is an all-ages, all-day event, and food, drink, music and clothing vendors will line be on hand. The bowling tournament, pool parties, poker tournament, music and comedy shows will keep fans entertained for days.

For more information and to buy tickets, please visit http://www.punkrockbowling.com/


Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival 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 3-day festival in downtown Las Vegas that brings out fans and bands alike from all over the world. 3 days of outdoor festivals, 4 Nights of Club Shows, a 2-day bowling tournament, Hotel Pool Parties, A Punk Rock Poker tournament and comedy shows to boot, all wrapped up into one amazing weekend in the city that never sleeps.


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