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Tony Hawk cancels first-ever Weekend Jam in Las Vegas

FILE - In this July 25, 2018 file photo, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk arrives at the world...
FILE - In this July 25, 2018 file photo, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk arrives at the world premiere of "The Spy Who Dumped Me" in Los Angeles.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Published: Feb. 14, 2022 at 5:38 PM PST|Updated: Apr. 25, 2022 at 5:24 PM PDT
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UPDATE (April 26) -- Tony Hawk on Tuesday announced that his first-ever Weekend Jam event in Las Vegas has been canceled.

Original story continues below.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Tony Hawk on Friday announced the first-ever Weekend Jam in Las Vegas.

The event will be held on May 12 through 15, Hawk said on Twitter.

Hawk said the event will be held at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center for three days of skate events, performances by his favorite bands, video games and more.

The lineup of musicians will include: Modest Mouse, Descendents, DEVO, X, Cold Cave, The Vandals, Warish, Rough Francis and The Downhill Jam.

Guests can expect skating icons and innovators to be in attendance, reflecting a variety of styles and backgrounds. This will include X-Games competitors Andy Macdonald, Bucky Lasek, Rune Glifberg, and Sandro Dias; vert veterans Christian Hosoi and Steve Caballero; groundbreaking American-Finnish skateboarder Lizzie Armanto; and innovative punk skater Kevin Staab.

Additionally, each day will feature the “Punk Rock Paint Brushes Art Auction,” with incredible works up for bidding.

The weekend will feature a Vert Alert exhibition hosted by Hawk with some of the best professional skateboarders; a street park set up; gaming lounge to play all the classics hosted by Gaming Community Network (GCN); and a skate shop with exclusive merch.

Doors open at 1 p.m. each day of Weekend Jam. The schedule will be as follows:

Thursday, May 12 – Tony Hawk’s Birthday

  • Men’s and Women’s Skate Qualifiers from 2 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
  • Welcome Party at 6 p.m.
  • Performances by Cold Cave, DEVO and Warish
  • Gaming Activation
  • Punk Rock Paint Brushes and Art Auction

Friday, May 13

  • Men’s and Women’s Skate Semi Finals from 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Legends Skate Demo
  • Performances by Descendents, Rough Francis and The Downhill Jam
  • Gaming Activation
  • Punk Rock Paint Brushes Art Auction

Saturday, May 14

  • Men’s and Women’s Practice and Finals from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Best Trick competition at 6:15 p.m.
  • Performances by Modest Mouse, X and The Vandals
  • Awards ceremony and speech by Tony Hawk
  • Gaming Activation
  • Punk Rock Paint Brushes Art Auction

Tickets for Tony Hawk’s Weekend Jam range from single-day GA at $49.50 to 3-day Platinum VIP at $249.50.

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