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Punk Rock Bowling In Las Vegas: Everything You Need To Know About From Spikes To Pins

Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival 2023

Ready to roll? Punk Rock Bowling is taking over Las Vegas this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29, 2023 – and we’ve got all the details you need to plan your […]

Ready to roll? Punk Rock Bowling is taking over Las Vegas this Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29, 2023 – and we’ve got all the details you need to plan your Vegas vacation! Gather up your friends, grab your bowling shoes, and get ready to party with some of the best bands in punk rock. Get ready to rock ‘n’ roll at the Punk Rock Bowling tournament, club events, and live music performances – it’s going to be one epic weekend!

Overview of Punk Rock Bowling

Punk Rock Bowling is an annual three-day music festival that takes place in downtown Las Vegas. The festival features a lineup of punk rock and alternative bands, as well as a variety of other entertainment and activities.

Punk Rock Bowling was founded in 1999 by Morristown, NJ-based music promoter Andy Sirkin. The first event was held at the now-defunct Huntridge Theater and featured seven bands: The Damned, NOFX, Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, Pulley, The Aquabats, and The Casualties.

Since its inception, Punk Rock Bowling has grown into one of the most highly anticipated annual music events in Las Vegas. Each year, the festival attracts punk rock fans from all over the world. And with good reason – Punk Rock Bowling always delivers an incredible lineup of bands and a whole lot of fun.

If you’re considering attending Punk Rock Bowling this year (or any year), here’s everything you need to know about this epic weekend of spikes and pins.

Band Line-up and Performances

The festival features three days of live music from various punk rock bands and a bowling tournament. Several other activities and attractions are also taking place throughout the weekend, including an exhibition game between the host city’s professional baseball team (the Las Vegas 51s) and a team of punk rockers.

The 2023 lineup includes Rancid, Bad Religion, Dropkick Murphys, The Interrupters, Suicidal Tendencies, The Damned, L7, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Face To Face, GBH, The Exploited, Fishbone, Agnostic Front, Cockney Rejects, The Slackers, Roy Ellis, TSOL, Anti-Heros, Hepcat, Surfbort, The Chisel, CH3, Sloppy Seconds, End It, Suzi Moon, Doki Doki, and more.

If you’re a fan of punk rock music or just looking for a fun weekend in Las Vegas, Punk Rock Bowling is an event you won’t want to miss!

Ticket Information and Cost of Admission

Tickets for a GA – 3 Day Festival Pass start at $190.00

Bowl Your Way to a Punk Rock Victory in the Bowling Tournament

If you’re looking for a punk rock victory at the bowling tournament, there are a few things you need to know. First, ensure you’re registered for the tournament – registration is free and open to all. Then, grab your friends and start practicing! The more lanes you can bowl on at once, the better.

The tournament will be held on Saturday, May 27th, at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. Check-in starts at 9:00 am, and bowling will begin at 10:00 am. There will be a break for lunch at 1:00 pm, and then bowling will resume at 4:00 pm. Awards will be given out at 5:00 pm.

The tournament has three divisions – Men’s, Women’s, and Co-ed – so make sure you register for the one that best suits your team. There are also prizes for first, second, and third place in each division. So get your game face on and get ready to bowl your way to punk rock glory!

Club Events During The Weekend

late-night club shows have become an integral part of PRB’s far-reaching musical program continuing the festival stages of classic old-school and up-and-coming artists in smaller, intimate settings. Kicking off Friday night and after the festival through Monday, PRB spills out into 5 Downtown Vegas venues showcasing top musical acts.

The late-night shows and after-parties have become an intimate experience for fans and bands at the premier Downtown Las Vegas clubs. Past artists have featured over 100 bands over five nights, including Killing Joke, Ministry, Television, Cocksparrer, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Pennywise, Murder City Devils, and more. 

Venues include-

  • Citrus Deck at the Downtown Grand
  • Fremont Country Club
  • Backstage Bar & Billiards
  • Place on 7th
  • The Usual Place

    Places to Stay in Las Vegas Near the Venue

    If you’re attending the festival this year, you’ll need to find a place to stay in Las Vegas. Here are some great hotels near the festival venue:

    • The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is located just a few blocks from the festival venue and offers stunning views of the city skyline.
    • The Luxor Las Vegas is another great option for those looking for a stylish and modern hotel near the festival venue.
    • The Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is also located nearby and offers guests a range of amenities, including a spa, fitness center, and multiple restaurants.


    Punk Rock Bowling in Las Vegas is, without a doubt, one of the most anticipated music festivals in the city. With such an eclectic mix of punk rock bands and activities to take part in, it’s no wonder that thousands flock to Sin City for this fantastic event each year! From live performances to carnival rides and delicious food options, Punk Rock Bowling has something for everyone. Whether you’re a hardcore fan or just looking for some quality tunes and outdoor antics, join us next time at Punk Rock Bowling in Las Vegas!

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