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Flaming Lips, Interpol, more at Quiksilver Pro

By Press Releases
August 03, 2011 6:24 AM

Press Release:

 

Quiksilver is Bringing New Yorkers the Biggest Music and Action Sports Line-Up for the Quiksilver Pro New York With 40+ Musical Performances Including The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, Interpol, Taking Back Sunday, Q-Tip, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Portugal. The Man, Neon Indian, Wavves & Special Guest Performances


Labor Day Weekend Appearances by Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Athletes, including Tony Hawk, Kelly Slater, Dane Reynolds, Omar Hassan, Christian Hosoi, Danny Way, Travis Pastrana, Andre Villa, Nate Adams, Robbie Maddison, Rob Dyrdek, Stephanie Gilmore, Travis Rice, Torah Bright, Lisa Andersen and Sally Fitzgibbons


Special Benefit Concert Performance Saturday, September 10 hosted by Kelly Slater & Friends

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quiksilver announces the world's largest action sports and music festival ever assembled when The Quiksilver Pro New York supported by vitaminwater arrives in Long Beach, New York from September 1-15.

 

The inaugural U.S. event in the Quiksilver Pro Global Series, which also includes pinnacle events in France and Australia, The Quiksilver Pro New York can already claim its spot as the largest assemblage of music talent and athletes for an action sports competitive event.

 

The festivities kick-off Labor Day Weekend with Quiksilver, DC and Roxy's top athletes on-hand to meet fans and perform a series of skate, BMX and moto demos; followed by eight nights of music with headlining acts that include The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, Interpol, Taking Back Sunday and a special benefit concert hosted by Kelly Slater & Friends on Saturday, September 10.

 

"We're very excited to perform at the Quiksilver Pro -- the first event of its kind on the east coast," said Interpol's Paul Banks. "As we hail from that part of the country, we are happy to contribute to a collective call of 'Surf's Up!'"

 

The Quiksilver Pro New York is the second stop in the Quiksilver Pro Global Series, the world's largest professional surfing competition series, which also includes the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in Australia and the Quiksilver Pro France. Quiksilver is bringing the ASP World Tour's elite 34 global pro surfers to Long Beach, New York to compete for surfing's first-ever $1 million prize purse.

 

Along with the surf competition there will be a massive festival area that includes a live concert stage, motocross, skateboarding & BMX demos, event merchandise and more. Admission is free to the public. The ASP surf competition will take place during the best four days of waves in the event window.

 

MUSIC STAGE SCHEDULE

 

Saturday, 9/3

Girl Talk

Saves The Day

Mat Mchugh/The Beautiful Girls Solo & Acoustic

Rudy

... and a special surprise performance!!

 

Sunday, 9/4

Interpol

Portugal. The Man

The Ettes

The English Beat

Bigger Thomas

 

Monday, 9/5 (Labor Day)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Civil Twilight

Blackbells

The Wicked Tomorrow

Wildlife

 

Tuesday, 9/6

Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime

Flight's Kool

Withersby

 

Wednesday, 9/7

The Benjamins

Temporary Grace

Mike Krum

 

Thursday, 9/8

State Radio

River City Extension

Andy Suzuki & the Method

Hugo

 

Friday, 9/9

The Flaming Lips

Q-Tip

Neon Indian

Wavves

Charlotte O'Connor

 

See page 2 for Saturday's line up and additional events...

 

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