Rock the Rails hosts Fort McMurray's largest celebration but of punk rock and the half-pipe

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Mike Jones, who organizes the annual occasion, has already began plans to make subsequent 12 monthss occasion even greater. This 12 months, Rock the Rails partnered with the Alberta Motion Sports activities Affiliation (AASA) with the aim of turning into a completely accredited competitors in 2024.

This 12 monthss occasion was headlined by Wyoming-based punk band Teenage Bottlerocket. Different highlights included the Garrett Dale of Pink Metropolis Radio fame, two units by B.C.-based hardcore band Relaxation Straightforward and the primary efficiency in seven years from former Fort McMurray rock band Sentimental Gentleman. In complete, 16 acts carried out over the two-day occasion, together with a rooftop afterparty at The Banquet.

Dozens of younger folks in numerous age classes entered BMX, skateboarding and scooter competitions. The Full Ship Stunt Present entertained folks with BMX tips and jumps.

Rock the Rails is a group non-profit that fundraises for the Justin Slade Youth Basis.