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Punk Rock Bowling Festival back for 18th year

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Posted at 2:43 PM, May 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-25 18:25:14-04
The 18th annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival is taking over downtown Las Vegas this weekend. 
 
The event includes 3 days of outdoor festivals, 4 nights of club shows, a 2-day bowling tournament, a poker tournament, pool parties, movie screenings, comedy shows and more.
 
The festival begins May 26 and ends May 30. Some of the big names at this year's event are FLAG, Descendants, and Flogging Molly. The outdoor festival is open to all ages and children under the age of 8 will be admitted free. 
 
This year's lineup:
 
May 28
 
FLAG
The Exploited
Subhumans
The Bronx
Youth Brigade
Noi!se
JFA
Melted
The Damnit Jims
 
May 29
 
Descendants
Buzzcocks
Millencolin
Dillinger Four
The Dwarves
The Sainte Catherines
Night Birds
Be Like Max
Negative Nancy’s
 
May 30
 
Flogging Molly
Face To Face
Dag Nasty
Strung Out
Off With Their Heads
Giuda
Louise Distras
Sic Waiting
Rayner
 
Club shows include The Israelites, The Revivers, The Delivirians and Jackie Mendez on May 27 at Beauty Bar; Good Riddance, H2O, Death By Stereo and Spanish Love Songs on May 27 at Fremont Country Club; Agent Orange, The Grabbers. and SeaLion at the Beauty Bar on May 28; The Briefs, The Statches, Clorox Girls and DFMK at Backstage Bar & Billiards on May 28;  and The Blasters and Supersuckers on May 30 at Backstage. All club shows are 21 and over. 
 
The poker tournament will take place on May 27 at the Golden Nugget in the Grand Ballroom. It is a Texas Hold Em poker tournament. There will be 10 to 12 tables and play will begin at 5:30 p.m. 
 
The first round of bowling will take place on May 28 and the 2nd round will take place on May 29. There will be 250 teams competing. More than $10,000 will be awarded to the winners. 
 
Pool parties will take place at the Plaza hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas. The pool parties are free and will feature live entertainment all three days. 
 
In addition, the festival will feature an art exhibit titled "Skin Deep." The exhibit will showcase the work and collections of Derek Ridgers, Toby Mott's Skinhead Archives, BJ Papas and Sean Taggart. 
 
For more information about the festival, click here.