Riot Fest takes the skinheads bowling

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Remember the classic Camper Van Beethoven song, “Take the Skinheads Bowling”? The organizers of this year’s fifth annual Riot Fest do, and they’re taking the directive to heart.

In addition to the fest’s strong lineup of punk acts (performers include Screeching Weasel, Alkaline Trio, Naked Raygun, NOFX and more), there will be a “Drunken Bowling Tournament” on Friday and Saturday night at the Fireside Bowl. Members of many of the bands will be hitting the lanes for some friendly competition with the fans.

Registration for bowlers appears to be closed, but it’ll cost just $3 to join the fun as a spectator. You’ll get drink specials, giveaways, and the chance to see a hardcore dude use bumper lanes. The tournament starts at 10:30 p.m. on both nights, so you won’t have to miss any of the shows.

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