LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaun White announced the latest round of artists set to play Air + Style, the global music and sport festival coming to Expo Park at LA Coliseum February 20-21, 2016. The newly added acts include Kaskade, Gramatik, Danny Brown, Allie X and Kaneholler. Previously announced artists include J. Cole, Incubus, HAIM, Big Grams, All Time Low, Action Bronson, Rudimental, A-Trak, Netsky, A$AP Ferg, Flatbush Zombies, Travis Barker (Drum & DJ set), The Struts, Migos, Bas, Cozz and Omen. The two day festival features music on two stages along with art, fashion, technology and the world's best snowboarders going head to head on a 16 story jump for Big Air Snowboarding, the new Winter Olympic event established by Air + Style.
"We have a heavy lineup for Air + Style 2016! It's going be a full blow out in Downtown Los Angeles," said Shaun White. "Air + Style is where the music, art, fashion, and sports worlds come together to have a great f#%€ing time! Plus great food, drinks and a learn-to-ride snowboard area! So see you there!"
In addition to showcasing today's premier snowboarders and artists, Air + Style is transforming Expo Park into an interactive festival with activities for every age. Big Bear Mountain Presents Learn to Snowboard & Ski, a mini ski slope where festival goers can snowboard and ski on manmade snow. Rides like bungee trampolines and a drop tower give attendees the chance to experience the thrill of Big Air Snowboarding. In addition, music lovers can take guitar lessons, learn to make beats or take the opportunity to live out their rock star dreams at the Pabst Wax recording studio where they can take home a copy of their set on vinyl as a keepsake. Other activities include drone lessons with DJI, hands-on art projects and interactive art displays with 5 Points, and more.
For foodies, Air + Style features gourmet bites representing the festival's three tour stops. Attendees can grab a treat from "Chinatown," "Austrian Village" and "Downtown LA" all featured throughout the festival grounds. Art lovers can also check out works on display by featured artists including Bonethrower, Jeff Soto and more.
Full lineup includes:
ALL TIME LOW
TRAVIS BARKER (DJ Set)
Tickets for Air + Style are available at airandstyle.frontgatetickets.com with ticket prices of $75 for 1-day tickets and $135 for 2-day tickets. Kids under the age of 10 are FREE.
The event, staged by Shaun White Enterprises and hosted by White, originated 22 years ago in Innsbruck, Austria, with a second event in the series added in Beijing, China six years ago. The Beijing event took place at the iconic Bird's Nest Stadium on December 5-6, 2015 and the Innsbruck event is scheduled for February 6, 2016 at the Olympia World Stadium.
About Air + Style:
Air + Style was founded in 1993 by Andrew Hourmont and was the first Big Air snowboarding competition of its kind. By combining a major, world-class sporting event with live music in prominent stadiums, Air + Style is a pioneer of modern sports entertainment and a forerunner in youth marketing. Since 1993, Air + Style has held 27 editions of the competition in Austria, Germany and China, drawing in hundreds of thousands of fans to witness some of the sport's greatest moments in Olympic stadiums in Innsbruck, Munich and Beijing. The list of champions reads like a who's-who of snowboarding, names like Shaun White, Terje Haakonsen, Kevin Pearce, Travis Rice, Jim Rippey, Ingemar Backman, Stefan Gimpl, David Benedek, Mark McMorris, Sebastien Toutant and Peetu Piiroinen. The Air + Style Company is also the world-leader in design and construction of artificial snow ramps. From 1999 to 2001, the company held three Air + Style skateboard half pipe competitions in Austria with skate legends such as Andy McDonald, Tony Hawk, Sandro Dias and Sergie Ventura taking part.
Erika (Gutierrez) Tuzkov
SOURCE Air + Style