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Great Skate Show 2016

New Party Announcement

Doin' It On The Wood
POSTED 6.24.16

KANSAS CITY, MO – Let’s do it on the wood!  Winnwood Skate Center invites you to come and roll August 12-13, 2016 on their 15,000 square ft. wood floor.  DJ Low Rida and DJ Joe Bowen will be providing he sounds all weekend long.  Purchase your combo ticket at the door on Friday night to gain admission to both nights for just $20.  Food will be provided at each event.  Guests must be 18 or older to be admitted. Book your hotel now. 
Doing it on the wood

8th Annual Skate Extravaganza
POSTED 6.24.16

NASHVILLE, TN – There’s a lot more to Nashville than the Grand Ole Opry.  Grab your skates, hit the road and head to Nashville for the 8th Annual Skate Extravaganza hosted by the Nashville Quad Dymes. July 22-24, the Dymes will be honoring the Armed Forces so show your appreciation for those who have risked their lives to save our way of life.  Friday night warm up the wheels with DJ Joe Bowen. Saturday, join the crew for a cookout at Cedar Hill Park in Madison. There will be some great southern cooking and music provided by DJ Jay Biz.  Saturday night, roll it out with DJ Brian from midnight until 5:00 AM. Book your room at the Country Inn and Suites under the “NashvilleQuads” room block.
Nashville Quad Dymes

Old School Meets New School 2016
POSTED 6.16.16

BALTIMORE, MD – Cee Low productions invites you to unite and roll at the 2016 Old School Meets New School Skate Jam.  Take a blast to the past rolling to the music of yesteryear and today.  It’s all happening Saturday, July 9, from 11:00 PM until 4:00 AM at Shake and Bake.  Admission is $12 all night long. 
Old School Meets New School 2016

Joi's Sk8-A-Thon 2016
POSTED 6.16.16

ATLANTA, GA – The event you have been waiting for is just around the corner.  Joi’s 21st Annual International Sk8-A-Thon is coming September 1-5.  Roll for five nights straight at ATL area rinks.  The DJ lineup includes DJ Fly Ty, DJ Spin, DJ Joe Bowen, DJ Wildchild, DJ Brian, Mz DJ Tone, DJ Big Bob, DJ Jammin, DJ Narsistic, DJ Soul and DJ Jammin.  Whew!  New this year, Ms. Peachie will be hosting her Silent Skate party at Skate Towne.  Admission is limited to the first 300 skaters so purchase your tickets as soon as possible.  Tickets can be purchased online through PayPal.  See flyer for additional information.   In addition to great skating to a fantastic crew of musical maestros, get your party on with DJ Wiggles at the Weston on Friday.  Saturday kicks off with a Pool Party followed by a White Linen party.  Later, enjoy a cookout at the Bransby YMCA with DJ Spin and guest DJs and round up the party with a Line Dance After Party with DJ Allusion.  Book your hotel now because rooms will go fast.
Joi's Skate A Thon 2016

Tampa Soul Roll 2017 - The Weekend Bash
POSTED 6.15.16

TAMPA, FL – Take a break from the winter blues and head to sunny Tampa, FL in January 2017.  Roll for three nights the weekend of January 13-15 at three different rinks with DJ Fanatic and DJ Arson.  Other weekend activities include a Meet-N-Greet at the host hotel on Friday evening, a Get-Together at Rowlett Park and on Sunday, enjoy a free concert at the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival.  Book your room at the Tampa Marriott Westshore.
Tampa Soul Roll 2017

Mz Nese's 5th Annual Birthday Skate Affair
POSTED 6.5.16

CAMDEN, NJ – ***NEW LOCATION***  Come to Camden August 12-13, 2016 and celebrate Mz Nese’s birthday all weekend long.  Friday is a Bowling Pre Party at South Bowl from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM in Philly with an after party at Penn Landing.  Saturday meet and greet Pool Side from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Towne Place Suites in Mt. Laurel. Later that evening, cap off the celebration with her during an all-night skate from 11:00 PM until 4:00 AM.  Wear your purple and roll for four hours to D Brian and DJ D.  Admission is 12 in advance and $15 at the door.  Book your hotel now.
Mz Nese 5th Annual Birthday Celebration

3rd Annual Sin City Skate Jam
POSTED 5.26.16

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Three DJ’s and two nights of skating are waiting for you in Bakersfield, CA at the 3rd Annual Sin City Skate Jam.  Friday, October 28, meet and greet your fellow skaters at the host hotel, the Bakersfield Marriott where there will be free food, vendors and lots of fun.  Saturday, have a blast while you take over the Bull Shed Bar and Grill from 12:00 noon until 4:00 PM.  Saturday night will be the main event at Skateland Bakersfield.  DJ Narsistic, Lady P and DJ Joe Bowen will be providing the sounds for the weekend.
3rd Annual Sin City Skate Jam

Kickin' It In The 'Ville 2016
POSTED 5.25.16

LOUISVILLE, KY – Let’s Kick it in the ‘Ville with the Louisville Rail Ridaz.  September 16 – 18 ride the rails all weekend long to the sounds of Jordan “DJ Jay Biz” and national skate DJ, DJ Joe Bowen of Chicago who will spin all night at the main event.  Friday, come into town and kick it at the Meet and Greet hosted at Strike and Spare.  Follow it up with a warm-up skate from 11:30 PM until 2:30 AM.  Saturday have a ball at George Rogers Clark Park from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Flag Football, Kickball, Cornhole, Spades and Karaoke will be some of the activities for you to partake along with free food.  Saturday night is the main event at Robbens Roost from midnight until 5 am.  Sunday cool it down from 9:30 PM until 2:00 AM before you say good bye to the ‘Ville.  Make your reservations at the Breckenridge Inn.  Mention Rail Ridaz for your discounted rate.
Kickin' it in the 'Ville


June 25, Cincinnati, OH
Saturday Night Adult Skate

July 1-4, Chicago, IL
IR6 * Independence Roll VI

July 2, Indianapolis, IN
California Style Outdoor Family Roller Skate Festival

July 9, Baltimore, MD
Old School Meets New School

July 15-17, Sacramento, CA
Super Roll Weekend 2016

July 15-17, Oklahoma City, OK
OKC Soul Roll

July 22-24, Nashville, TN
8th Annual Skate Extravaganza

Weekly & Monthly Jamz

Weekly Jamz
GA: Sparkles, Skatetowne
Monthly Jamz
NY: Super Saturdays

Saturday Night Adult Skate

CINCINNATI, OH – On June 25, roll Saturday night into Sunday morning at Beechmont Rollarena’s Adult Skate night.  Enjoy skating to the sounds of Columbus’ own, DJ Narsistic from 11:59 PM until 4:00 AM.  Admission is only $10, skate rental extra.  Must be 18 or older to ender the building.

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Jun 20 - Phyllis Jones, Atlanta, GA
Jun 21 - Tamecka “Mecka” Yancey of Mil-Town Rollers of Milwaukee, WI
Jun 26 - Rickey Davis AKA Tip Toe, Houston Texas, SpaceCity Rollers
Jun 28 - Shaquana Verne, Phase V, Camden, NJ
Jun 28 – DJ Mike Music, Atlanta, GA
Jun 28 - Lavette, Empire Roller Rink, Brooklyn, NY
Jun 29 - Desi,, Phoenix, AZ
Jun 29 – Janie Cosby, Virginia


Jun 3 - Dee and Denise Knowles, Nashville, TN, Celebrating 10 years of marriage
Jun 7 – Charles and Kiyomi Edwards, 13 years of marriage
Jun 24 - Phil & Rose Bean, Towson, Dynasty Sk8 Club, 22 years of marriage

Jul 1 – Smooth Ki, Chicago Ruff Ryder Rollers
Jul 2 - Tamiko Holmes, serving our country in Korea
Jul 4 - Venessa Raigns aka Sexcee Caramel, Ettrick, VA
Jul 4 - Tyrone Dixon, Jammin Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA
Jul 4 - Dori Smith, Columbus, OH bwo Kansas City
Jul 6 - Vince "Ice V" with Fam Affair, Orlando,FL
Jul 8 - Bridget Grier, NSC Freestyle Rollers, Charlotte, NC
Jul 10 - Matthew Davis, Montgomery, AL
Jul 11 - Cherry Williams aka" Mz. Dimples" of GemCity Striderz
Jul 12 - Robert "DJ Big Bob" Clayton, Brooklyn, NY
Jul 12 – Rennette, aka Baby Girl
Jul 13 - Joe "So Kashmir" Hart, Livin the ATL bwo MC IND.
Jul 14 - JuJuan (JJ) Blunt, NSC Freestyle Rollers, Charlotte, NC
Jul 17 - Patrice Koonce, Kansas City, MO
Jul 19 - Chucky, Butterflys N Unity
Jul 22 - Sharon Kimpson, former Master Roller “DC Style”
Jul 22 – Ms. Tracy, Millennium Skate World, Camden, NJ
Jul 22 - Jeff "Silk" Carpenter, Chicago, IL
Jul 23 – Misha “China Doll” Goins, Chester, VA
Jul 25 - Dwayne Bailey, Milwaukee, WI
Jul 29 - Joshua Johnson, Chicago, IL
Jul 29 - Denise Knowles, Nashville, TN
Jul 30 - David Beasley aka "BLAZZE" of GemCity Striderz, Dayton, OH
Jul 30 - Kina Aka Ms. Kina‏, Louisville Rail Ridaz's, Louisville, KY
Jul 30 – Markina (Thunda) Thompson, Louisville, KY
Jul 30 - Phil, Orchard Skateland, Towson, MD
Jul 30 – Tamla, San Diego, CA
Jul 30 – Huriya Abdullah, Kansas City, MO
Jul 29 - Rocky Lassiter, Newport News, VA
Jul 31 - Wood, Kitty Kat Ladies, Skate 22, Union, NJ

July 18 – Milo and Patrice, Louisville, KY

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