Rigsketball Releases Dates, Bands, And Details On Closing Night Party
Tournament Is July 19th - 24th
Rigsketball - Portland's own band basketball tournament, played on a regulation height hoop bolted to the top of a guy's van. Yes, it is as awesome as it sounds.
Each summer Rigsketball holds a bracket-style tournament between 32 local bands in locations across the city.
The final game is accompanied by a final show (free!) and a compilation tape featuring music by all the participating bands.
Details on the tournament itself:
ROUND ONE: July 19th, 20th, & 21st @ PDX POP NOW! (SE Water St. & SE Taylor St.)
Games are Friday 5:00-8:00pm, Saturday 3:00-8:00pm, & Sunday 4:00-8:00pm.
ROUND TWO: July 22nd @TBA. July 23rd @Empty Lot (SE MLK & SE Taylor)
Games are Monday & Tuesday, 4:00-8:00pm.
SEMIFINALS & FINALS + THE RIGSKETBALL SHOW: July 24th @ Holocene (SE 10th & SE Morrison St.)
Semi's from 6:00-7:15 & Finals at 7:30. Bands start inside at 8:20!
The Final concert is FREE! And will be featuring performances by The Woolen Men, Wooden Indian Burial Ground, Minden (EP Release!), Grandparents, Gaytheist, The We Shared Milk, and Mister Tang.
Roster of all bands in the bracket:
The Ex-Girlfriends Club
And And And
Hustle and Drone
Vultures In The Sky
Con Bro Chill
Ed & The Red Reds
The We Shared Milk
wooden indian burial ground
A Happy Death
There will be tons of giveaways, like Red Bull, tapes, shirts, socks, rights of passage, etc.
For more information and any schedule updates, check out the website.