Journeys Backyard BBQ Tour stopped at the Cool Springs Galleria recently on Saturday, June 5 with free live music, professional BMX and skateboarding demos.
Professional skateboarding and BMX athletes who made appearances included Bucky Lasek, Tony Alva, Christian Hosoi, Derek Garland, Wes Agee and Ryan Hagy. A halfpipe in addition to several BMX jumps were set up for the professional demonstrations.
Vans, Rockstar Energy Drink and Metal Mulisha sponsored the BMX, skateboarding and FMX segments of the event.
A stage was also set up with a live concert throughout showcasing musical guests The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Framing Hanley and Hot Chelle Rae. Converse sponsored a special “Battle of the Bands” contest between musical acts Farewell Fighter, Mike’s Pawn Shop and Since Forever.
A slew of sponsors accompanied the tour, held in the parking lot of the Cool Springs Galleria. Journeys Backyard BBQ sponsors include Journeys, Vans, Rockstar Energy Drink, Metal Mulisha, Circa, Invisalign, iPath, Osiris, Samsung, Verizon, Macbeth, Globe, Adio, DVS, Skullcandy, Etnies, Disney XD and DC shoes.