The 4th Skate Shop Showcase will be taking place in L.A. this summer. Details coming shortly. Any SHOPS and SPONSORS interested in taking part of the event please contact INFO@thefocusgroupus.com
Skate Shop Showcase 2010 will be presenting works by:
Liberty Board Shop – Brea
Good Times – TX
2nd Nature -NY
ZJ BoardingHouse – Santa Monica
Maintain – Silverlake
Transport – Eagle Rock
And we’re back…
This year the Skate Shop Showcase will take place inside of the ASR at the Convention Center in Downtown San Diego from August 13th-15th. ASR has partnered with us to bring this show to an entirely new and different audience. We have brought on Artform as our Presenting Sponsor for this event. It’s gonna be a good one, so please stop by and check out the show.
More info and updates to follow right here…
The recent Skate Shop Showcase event on June 20th at the Gallery 1018 in Downtown Los Angeles was an absolute success.
The skate shop showcase was more than an event, it was a complete experience engulfed in Skate Culture. The location was outfitted with lounges, an eclectic mix of music, free drinks, tacos, live art and a real sense of community. The vibe of the party made everyone feel that they were truly a part of something unique and progressive, keeping spirits high and the place packed from beginning to end.
The concept of the event was simple, each store was given a designated amount of wall space within the gallery to which they were free to design however they felt best represented their store. The artwork ranged from a robot built from skateboards (Shelter), live painting (Transport), interactive art (ZJ Boarding House), technical portraits by Danny Gonzalez (Goodtimes) and tons more.
The night was completed with the addition of live performances including the Rock and Roll sensation Vesuvia Sonic, The avant-garde and genius drum and bass duo Ninja Academy, the female phenomenon known as Brevi and a poetry reading dedicated to the skate shops written and performed by skate legend Brian Lotti. Rounding out the night was a slew of DJ’s including Patric Melcher keeping the sound of soul in the air and bodies moving on the dance-floor.
The Skate Shop Showcase was presented by Ollie Pop and co-sponsored by ASR, Lost Energy, Rumba Energy, Rasta Tacos, Skateboarder Magazine, Project Nightlight, Barefoot Wines, Go SK8 and Firestone.
To view slide show click here
Our media partner Skateboarder Magazine has posted some profiles on a few of the shops that will be involved in the Skate Shop Showcase. Pop on over to check them out. Click Here.
ASR signs on to show their support for the skate community and the Skate Retailers as a participating sponsor of the 2009 Skate Shop Showcase.
That’s right… One of LA’s best will be on site serving up wallet friendly tacos.
Art of Sk8 Contest - presented by Ollie Pop
The good people at Ollie Pop have created a way for all shops to get involved with their “Art of Sk8” contest in conjunction with the Skate Shop Showcase. The concept is simple – send in art work on any type of skate related material (skate shoe, wax, deck, etc). The editors over at Skateboarder Magazine will choose the finalists, whose decks will be featured at the Skate Shop SHowcase where a winner will be chosen. Art work will be donated to a charity where all auction proceeds will be given directly to the charity.
Send your artwork in today!