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Final X Games Austin Begins with the Official Kickoff Bash on June 1 Featuring Live Performance by Chevy Metal Tickets On Sale Now at; Secret Walls Illustration Battle Added to X Games Austin

AUTIN, TX (May 13, 2016) Fans can celebrate the final year of X Games events in Austin, Texas, at the X Games Austin Kickoff Bash featuring Chevy Metal with KLBJ at Stubb’s BBQ on Wednesday, June 1. The event will feature a performance by all-star cover band Chevy Metal. Fans can purchase tickets beginning today at RUSH XGAMES Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins teamed up with Wiley Hodgden and Mick Murphy to create the all-star cover band, Chevy Metal. A self-described ‘70s dirt rock cover band, Chevy Metal plays deep cuts from bands like Van Halen, Queen and Black Sabbath. The band has since played everywhere from small clubs to a Saturday Night Live season finale atop the 30 Rock skating rink, proving time and again that anything can happen at a Chevy Metal show--and everything that does happen rocks. New to the X Games Austin event at Circuit of The Americas, Secret Walls will perform a live illustration battle over 90 minutes on a giant 60-foot canvas in the Vert Village area. A fixture in the global art community for over 10 years, Secret Walls is the world’s premiere black & white live art event. Two teams of artists armed with black markers & acrylic paint freestyle on a large canvas as the crowd cheers them on. Beginning in an East London bar, Secret Walls has performed over 1000+ shows all around the world including NYC, Hong Kong, Moscow, Sydney and now for the first time at X Games. Also new for 2016, X Games Austin will be offering fans X Games ATXPRESS Shuttle passes for purchase at Passes are priced at $35 per day or $99 for Friday-Sunday competition days and will include coach bus transportation from the X Games Shuttle Hub at the Austin Convention Center in downtown Austin to the Circuit of The Americas. X Games ATXPRESS shuttles will run continuously throughout each day between the following hours: •Friday, June 3 1 p.m. – 1 a.m. •Saturday, June 4 9 a.m. – 1 a.m. •Sunday, June 5 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tickets for the X Games Austin 2016 event are also available at General admission tickets start at $29 with VIP, one-day and three-day experiences and music options offered.

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