Collingwood, Canada – The rumors are true! Hip hop legends Public Enemy and Canada’s preeminent post-hardcore band Alexisonfire will headline this summer’s Wakestock Wakeboard World Series & Action Sports Music Festival, August 6-8, 2010. These two amazing live acts create the most incredible headline combo in Wakestock’s 13 year history!
Also announced are the chart-topping Crash Kings, fresh off this week’s live performance on the Jimmy Kimmel Show, along with indie faves USS featuring Canadian Hip Hop legend Maestro Fresh Wes, Hollerado and KO! More bands and DJs will be announced, so check back often. Early bird tickets, including a three-day festival pass, are on sale now at ticketmaster.ca.
WAKESTOCK is the world’s premiere and longest running wakeboarding festival, part of the WWA Wakeboard World Series featuring the planet’s best wakeboarders and wakeskaters. The Billabong Pro Wakeboard finals and Malibu Boats Pro Wakeskate finals and take place Sunday August 8 featuring the new Malibu VLX Wakesetter.
Wakeboarder of the Year and Wakestock 2009 Champion Aaron Rathy of Canada will be back to defend his title against young gun sensations Harley Clifford and Bob Soven and past Wakestock champions Rusty Malinoski, Phillip Soven and many more! Five-time Wakestock Wakeskate Champion Brian Grubb will return to defend his title against the biggest names in wakeskating. Wakestock also features Canada’s largest Amateur Wakeboarding Championship showcasing the country’s best up-and-coming riders and debuting the new 2010 Axis wake boat.
PLUS the Wakestock action sports marketplace with tons of shopping deals, Miss Wakestock bikini contest, skateboard park, film premieres, legendary parties, new expanded wakeboard spectator viewing and much, much more. Wakestock 2010, presented by Monster Energy, goes off August 6-8 at Millennium waterfront park in Collingwood, Ontario – Canada’s action sports playground destination just 1.5 hours north of Toronto. wakestock.com
Wakestock 2010 Schedule
Friday, August 6 – Wakestock Amateur Championship, Pro Practice & Family Day
Saturday, August 7 – Wakestock Pro Wakeboard and Wakeskate Qualifications; Live Bands
Sunday, August 8 – Wakestock Pro Wakeboard and Wakeskate Finals; Live Bands
_About Wakestock: The world’s largest, longest standing and original wakeboarding, action sports & music festival, Wakestock pioneered the genre with it’s ground-breaking establishment in 1998 in Bala, Muskoka, Canada! There have been many imitators around the world in recent years, but none come close to the original, real deal!
Wakestock™ is owned and produced by SBC Events Inc, an independent Canadian production company specializing in action sport & youth lifestyle marketing, in association with SBC Media Inc., publisher of Canada’s leading action sports magazines and websites. “Wakestock™”, “Wakestock World Series™”, “Wakestock Festival™” and “Wakestock Action Sports & Music Festival™” are trademarks of SBC Media Inc. in Canada, the United States and/or other countries._