Our good friends in OFF! have launched a sick contest for you to win some hard to find items and a pair of kicks. Entering is simple and you’ve got a few chances to win- just like the band on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and join their mailing list. All the details are over at OFFofficial.com. Best of luck to everyone!
Up for grabs are a few prize packages that will include:
A Limited Edition Vans OFF! The Wall Raymond Pettibon T-shirt:
OFF! - Compared To What/Rotten Apple 7” Vinyl
(1st pressing Vans cover on Southern Lord - OUT OF PRINT)
Signed by all 4 members
And a pair of Vans Old Skools
(style and color subject to availability)
I just got sent this photo from Taylor Guitars of their custom Coheed and Cambria design. Think it’s awesome? Of course you do! And luckily for you, you can win it along with a Vans and Coheed prize pack. Time is dwindling to get your entry in so hop to it!
Maybe this doesn’t apply for everyone, but some of you guys have to be going to the Groezrock Festival in Belgium, right? Well, if you are, you can win an exclusive “Punk Rock Dinner” with Millencolin thanks to Epitaph!
All you need to do to win is follow these two simple steps:
Two lucky people will be chosen as winners and the announcement will follow via Twitter.
Head over there now and enter the contest!
Please note that all participants need to have a valid 2-day ticket for Groezrock 2011 (22nd of April - 23d of April) to enter the contest.
The Death Set are about to head out on tour. Want to see them live? We have an awesome way for you guys to do that, plus win A TON OF STUFF for you and your friends from The Death Set & Vans. Show us your best, “Slap, Slap, Slap, Pound, Up, Down, Slap” Handshake.
To enter, make a quick video of you & one friend doing the “Slap, Slap, Slap, Pound, Up, Down, Slap” Handshake. Upload your video to youtube. Email your video link to firstname.lastname@example.org - subject line The Death Set x Vans Contest. Make sure that your video is no longer than 60 seconds. US & Canada residents only.
The Death Set will pick 3 videos as winners. That means you & a friend have 3 chances to win all of this stuff!- 2 VANS Tees, 2 hoodies & 2 pairs of shoes - 2 custom etched Death Set skate decks- 2 TDS new album Michel Poiccard- A pair of tickets to the show of your choice (must be 21+ to attend)
The contest is open for submissions beginning on Monday, April 11, 2011 at 9am Pacific time. Entries will be accepted until Friday, April 29, 2011 at 11.59pm Pacific time. The winners will be contacted by email on Saturday, April 30 & Sunday May 1. Winners will need to respond to us by Tuesday May 3rd to claim your prizes. The winning videos will be posted on The Vans Music Blog!
Tour Dates with Win Win:
05/02- Great Scott Allston, MA, US
05/03- Il Motore Montreal, QC, Canada
05/04- The Steelworkers’ Hall Toronto, ON, Canada
05/05- Soundlab Buffalo, NY, US
05/06- Grog Shop Cleveland Heights, OH, US
05/07- The Strutt Kalamazoo, MI, US
05/09- 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, MN, US
05/12- Chop Suey Seattle, WA, US
05/13- The Media Club Vancouver, BC, Canada
05/14- Branx Portland, OR, US
05/16- Rickshaw Stop San Francisco, CA, US
05/17- Bootleg Theater Los Angeles, CA, US
05/18- The Trunk Space Phoenix, AZ, US
05/20- Red 7 Austin, TX, US
05/21- Club Dada Dallas, TX, US
05/22- Fitzgerald’s Houston, TX, US
05/23- Spanish Moon Baton Rouge, LA, US
05/24- 529 Atlanta, GA, US
05/24- Local 506 Chapel Hill, NC, US
05/26- The Red Palace Washington, DC, US
05/28- The Windup Space Baltimore, MD, US
05/29- The Barbary Philadelphia, PA, US
Fans are invited to visit www.socialdistortion.com to share the film’s breathtaking trailer via Facebook or Twitter as many times possible. The city with the most shares will win a free red carpet short film premiere and secret performance from the band. Awesome!
Social Distortion is also rewarding top sharers and fans of radio stations across the country with over 40 fly away trips to the winning city to experience the event. The winning city will be selected on April 13. Head to Socialdistortion.com on that day for more details on how to get tickets and enter to win the fly aways! Additionally, the event will be streamed live for fans around the world on participating radio station websites night of the event. There’s only a few more days to get your shares on so don’t wait.
Here’s the trailer for the short film that you’ll be sending to your friends:
Fans are encouraged to call their local radio station and request “Machine Gun Blues” to be played if their local station isn’t among the participating partners. The participating radio stations include:
· WPBZ-FM West Palm
· WLUM-FM Milwaukee
· KXTE-FM Las Vegas
· KEXX-FM Phoenix
· WXDX-FM Pittsburgh
· KKDO-FM Sacramento
· KVGS-FM Las Vegas
· KROQ-FM Los Angeles
· WFNX-FM Boston
· KROX-FM Austin
· KRAB-FM Bakersfield
· KRBZ-FM Kansas City
· JKEE-FM Santa Barbara
· WJRR-FM Orlando
· KRFX-FM Denver
· KNDD-FM Seattle
· XTRA San Diego
· KBZT-FM San Diego
· WKZQ-FM Myrtle Beach
· KDGE-FM Dallas
Don’t forget to check out Social D this spring, too (*with Chuck Ragan and Sharks):
April 26 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre*
April 27 – El Paso, TX – Club 101*
April 29 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom*
April 30 – Frisco, TX – Edgefest @ Pizza Hut Park
May 1 – Spring, TX – Buzzfest 26 @ The Woodlands Pavilion
May 3 – Kansas City, MO – Beaumont Club*
May 4 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant*
May 6 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room @ Old National Centre*
May 7 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom*
May 8 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s*
May 10 – Columbus, OH – LC Pavilion*
May 11 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE*
May 13 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live!*
May 14 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Stone Pony Summer Stage*
May 15 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel*
May 17 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa*
May 18 – Richmond, VA – The National*
May 20 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium*
If you are planning on going to the Portland Rise Against show next week on April 11th at the Rose Garden (yeah, the show with Bad Religion) OR the Seattle show on April 12th, you have to check this out. AEG and Vans are offering up a special prize pack for you.
Here’s what one contest winner per show will receive:
- 10 (!) tickets to Tuesday’s show (that’s you plus nine friends!)
- $100 worth of Rise Against merchandise courtesy of BandMerch
- A pair of collectible, autographed Rise Against Vans (vegan-friendly, even)
To enter the PORTLAND contest:
Send your first and last name to email@example.com with RISE AGAINST in the subject line.
To enter the SEATTLE contest:
Send your first and last name to firstname.lastname@example.org with RISE AGAINST in the subject line.
Both contests close on Monday, April 11 at 9 am for Portland and noon for Seattle. One winner for each date will be chosen at random, and will be notified via e-mail.
In the celebration of Coheed and Cambria’s 10th anniversary, we’ve teamed up with the band and Taylor Guitars to bring you a simple contest with some sick prizes.
One Grand Prize winner will receive a Special Edition Coheed and Cambria Baby Taylor guitar, Taylor t-shirt, guitar strap, digital tuner, guitar stand, a Vans prize pack including shoes and apparel and a Coheed and Cambria prize pack including an autographed copy of The Second Stage Turbine Blade on vinyl.
Just for entering you also get access to an exclusive video of Coheed’s unreleased song, “Iron Fist” along with an acoustic performance of “Pearl of the Stars.”
The contest ends on May 6th, so get cracking and enter now!
And while your at it, get your tickets for their upcoming tour before they are gone (and trust me…they are moving fast):
4/08 Kansas City, MO - Midland Theater
4/09 Dallas, TX - Palladium
4/11 Austin, TX - Stubbs
4/12 Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
4/14 Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
4/15 Tampa, FL - Jannus Live
4/18 Charlotte, NC - Fillmore
4/19 Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live
4/20 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
4/22 Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
4/25 Boston, MA - House of Blues
4/26 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
4/27 Toronto, ON - Kool Haus
4/29 Detroit, MI - Royal Oak Music Theater
4/30 Chicago, IL - House of Blues
5/02 Denver, CO - Ogden Theater
5/03 Salt Lake City, UT - In the Venue
5/05 Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo
5/06 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
5/07 Oakland, CA - Fox Theate
5/09 Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theater
5/10 San Diego, CA - House of Blues
5/11 Los Angeles - Club Nokia
The Death Set will be having their record release party for their new album Michel Poiccard at the Music Hall of Williamsburg this Saturday 3/26! The line up features:
The Death Set
10 lucky fans attending the show will win Vans/The Death Set/Mishka prize packs, including tees, shoes, and a copy of the new album.
One extra-lucky winner will also take home a custom etched limited edition The Death Set skate deck.
All fans in attendance (while supplies last) can snag this limited edition 18x22 show poster by artist Nick Egan.
Tickets are $10. Ages 16+ can go!
See you there!
Up for grabs is a sick Darkest Hour skate deck from Indie Merch, a copy of the latest Darkest Hour album and some Vans apparel including a pair of kicks, a tee and a hoodie. 3 lucky winners will be chosen at random when the contest ends on March 25th.
HOW TO ENTER:
- Send an e-mail to email@example.com
- Enter DARKEST HOUR in the subject line
- Include you full name, mailing address, clothing size and shoe size (remember to specify Men’s or Women’s sizes)!
Good luck everyone!
From the band:
We’re stoked to offer this giveaway from Vans because some of us have been wearing Vans since we were little shredders. Vans has kept it real all along, and that’s why we still rock their shit!
Don’t forget to catch the guys on tour now:
02/25 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
02/26 Virginia Beach, VA – Skate High
02/27 Greensboro, NC – Greene St
02/28 Pittsburgh, PA – Diesel
03/01 Joliet, IL – Mojoes
03/02 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
03/03 Covington, KY – The Madhatter
03/04 Detroit, MI – Harpos
03/05 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
03/06 St. Paul, MN – The Station
03/07 Iowa City, IA – Blue Moose
03/08 Omaha, NE – Sokol Underground
03/09 TBA, CO – TBA
03/10 Salt Lake City, UT – Club Sound
03/11 Reno, NV – The Alley
03/12 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
03/13 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre
03/14 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven
03/15 Boise, ID – The Venue
03/17 Santa Clara, CA – The Avalon
03/18 Modesto, CA – Seasons Hall
03/19 Anaheim, CA – The Grove
03/20 Tucson, AZ – The Rock
03/22 Tulsa, OK – Marquee Theatre
03/24 Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theatre
03/25 Dayton, OH – The Attic
03/26 Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
03/27 Albany, NY – Northern Lights
We are very excited to be a part of the Parkway Drive and Set Your Goals upcoming tour and we are bringing you the chance to check it out…for free! We have a pair of tickets for each date up for grabs. All you do is leave a comment on this post for your chance to win. The contest closes this Friday, Feb 11th, at midnight PST…so get going!
HOW TO ENTER:
-At the comment box below, log-in via Facebook or Twitter from the drop down menu first (so we can contact you if you win).
-Include the concert date and city in which you want to win tickets for in your comment.
-Be sure to let us know your favorite kind of Vans in your comment, too!
-That’s it! Winners will be chosen at random.
Parkway Drive + Set Your Goals Tour Dates:
Feb 15 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
Feb 16 – Salt Lake City, UT – Club Sound
Feb 17 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
Feb 18 – Kansas City, MO – Beaumont Club
Feb 19 – St. Louis, MO – Pops
Feb 20 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
Feb 21 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
Feb 22 – Pontiac, MI – Clutch Cargos
Feb 23 – London, ON – London Music Hall
Feb 24 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
Feb 25 – Montreal, QC – The Olympia
Feb 26 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
Feb 27 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
Feb 28 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Mar 1 – Baltimore, MD – Sonar
Mar 2 – Richmond, VA – Hat Factory
Mar 3 – Charlotte, NC – Tremont Music Hall
Mar 4 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Mar 6 – Austin, TX – Emo’s
Mar 7 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Mar 8 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues
Mar 9 – San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
Mar 11 – Phoenix, AZ – The Nile
Mar 12 – Los Angeles, CA – House of Blues
I’m pretty excited to let you guys know about a new band we’re working with…
Starting on June 15th, Vans will be giving away 30 pairs of tickets (that’s 30 chances to win!) to a date near you to the upcoming Honda Civic Tour Featuring PARAMORE. Trust me- you’ll see more details on that coming up.
Now on top of that, Paramore is going to be taking questions from YOU, the Vans fans, for an interview that will be right here! All you have to do is leave a comment on anything you want to know and we’ll take it from there.