On March 5 and 6, etnies is proud to sponsor the very special opportunity for people everywhere to catch a sneak listen of N.E.R.D.'s highly-anticipated new Fly or Die album before its release and watch the first and second DVD compilations from the Best of Bluetorch DVD series at ten select skateparks across the U.S.!
With giveaways from etnies, TransWorld Skateboarding, Nerds® by WONKA®, Astrodeck, Mendo Mate, Chronic Industries, Virgin Records and The Lunch Program, the N.E.R.D. listening parties and Bluetorch DVD screenings promise to be a great time!
The cities and parks, as well as the times and dates for each of the record release and screening events are listed below:
Friday, March 5
Dallas 7:00 p.m. @ X Games Skatepark www.xgamesskatepark.com
Denver ֖ 6:00 p.m. @ X Games Skatepark
Atlanta 7:00 p.m. @ X Games Skatepark
Orlando ֖ 7:00 p.m. @ Mission Skatepark www.missionskatepark.com
(This event is the pre-party for the UGP Roots Am Jam to be held the next day.)
Saturday, March 6
Los Angeles 3:00 p.m. @ Skatelab www.skatelab.com
Philadelphia ֖ 3:00 p.m. @ X Games Skatepark www.xgamesskatepark.com
St. Louis 3:00 p.m. @ X Games Skatepark
Detroit ֖ 4:00 p.m. @ Landslide Skatepark www.landslidesk8.com
San Diego 6:00 p.m. @ CV Skatepark www.cvskatepark.com
Tampa ֖ 7:00 p.m. @ Skatepark of Tampa www.skateparkoftampa.com
N.E.R.D.'s new Fly or Die album will be available in stores March 23. The group will be on tour with the Black Eyed Peas in March and April. As producers, N.E.R.D.'s Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo are The Neptunes, who are best known for their work with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Britney Spears, Busta Rhymes and Ol' Dirty Bastard. N.E.R.D.'s last album gave us the hit songs LapdanceӔ and Rock StarӔ. The duo recently won a Grammy for Producer(s) of the Year (non-classical).
Five compilation DVDs will be released for the Best of Bluetorch DVD series collection. Each DVD features footage from the popular action sports television show on Fox Sports Net. The series will feature in-depth athlete profiles on top pros in skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding, BMX and moto-x, including etnies skateboarding legend Mike Vallely and etnies moto rider Brian Deegan. Bonus features include exclusive segments from films like Road Fools, Seth--The Hard Way, Our Turn and intense crash segments. The first two DVDs in the series are available in stores or at www.bluetorchdvd.com