17th Annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival Announced for 2015

The 17th Annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival has enlisted Rancid, Dropkick Murphys and Refused to headline the 3-day gathering that takes place in downtown Las Vegas, starting with the first day of late night club shows on May 22nd, and the outdoor festival running from May 23rd through May 25th, 2015.

Tickets for the three-day event are set to go on sale in January. All legends in their own right, these three bands have over 50 years collectively under their belts and show no signs of slowing down.

Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival was started back in 1999 as a way to bring the independent music community together for an annual party.

It has since grown into a 3-day festival in downtown Las Vegas that brings out fans and bands alike from all over the world.

3 days of outdoor festivals, 4 Nights of Club Shows, a 2-day bowling tournament, Hotel Pool Parties, A Punk Rock Poker tournament and comedy shows to boot, all wrapped up into one amazing weekend in the city that never sleeps.

Dropkick Murphys toured nonstop this fall, and after a much-deserved break for the holidays will be back on the road in early 2015 crisscrossing Europe before returning to the U.S. to play Punk Rock Bowling. Refused are not dead, and will be making their first U.S. appearance since 2012 when they took Coachella by storm. The Swedish punk band's legendary album "The Shape Of Punk To Come" has made them one of the most influential heavy bands of a generation. More bands were even just added! The garage rock devils of Seattle, Murder City Devils, UK's hardcore punk of Discharge, Hardcore Hooligans, The Business, Los Angeles' beloved punk trio, The Muffs, English Ska masters Bad Manners nd from the streets of San Francisco, The Swingin' Utters - the list goes on.

The outdoor music festival, which will take place at 7th Street and Stewart Avenue, near Las Vegas' famed Fremont Street, is an all-ages event that features some of the best punk, ska, and hardcore bands from all over the world.

Cheap drinks, a wide variety of innovative food options, as well as clothing and music vendors are welcome distractions throughout the day. For more information visit the WEBSITE.