Tony Hawk to revive Huckjam format as a part of music pageant – Press Herald


SAN DIEGO — Skateboarding pioneer Tony Hawk says he’s bringing again his Huckjam format as a part of the Wonderfront Music & Arts Competition on San Diego’s waterfront Nov. 22-24.

Two different San Diego athletes, baseball Corridor of Famer Trevor Hoffman and surfer Rob Machado, are traders and ambassadors for the pageant.

The Huckjam format options choreographed and freestyle skating with dwell music.

“I’m excited to carry my very own taste to this entire pageant of music and artwork and tradition and meals, and I’m including punk rock and skateboarding, which I’m very conversant in,” Hawk mentioned at a information convention Monday.

Bands scheduled to play the Huckjam Stage are Pennywise, Suicidal Tendencies, X and Vandals, with DJ Z-Journey.

“In between these bands you’re going to see us skating with Z-Journey spinning dwell,” the 51-year-old Hawk mentioned. “We’re going to carry again the choreography and freestyle components.

“It’s fairly cool to get to do that in San Diego,” he added. “I really like any occasion the place I get to sleep at house. It’s going to be a blast and I believe there are going to be many, many extra to return.”

Hawk mentioned it’s been 10 years since he did a Huckjam enviornment tour.

Among the many acts introduced Monday for the pageant are Ben Harper, MGMT and Barely Stoopid. Greater than 80 acts are scheduled to play on seven levels.

Machado additionally performs guitar, and his Rob Machado & Buddies are scheduled to play.

“I believe we’re fortunate to have this chance to be a part of one thing that’s San Diego, for San Diego,” mentioned Hoffman, who spent the majority of his profession with the Padres and was inducted into the Corridor of Fame final summer season. “It isn’t this pageant out in the course of the desert the place everyone’s getting soiled. You get an opportunity to be in our metropolis … and expertise what San Diego is like.”


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