Typically I don’t like to comment much on subjects where the press release pretty much covers everything… and today is no different than any other day. Check out the P.R. on this super badass concert below, as well as contest details.
Vestal has teamed up with the FYF Fest to “Save Our State Parks” on September 5th, 2009 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park. This year’s festival lineup includes Vestal Featured Artist Black Lips along with Tim & Eric, Lightning Bolt, Lucero, No Age, F*Up, Dios & many, many more.
The goal for this year’s FYF Fest is to provide a low-cost event of great entertainment while raising awareness of the possible closure of up to 100 California State Parks. Due to the recent budget cuts, California State Parks are left without basic funding to keep the parks open. Another aspect of the festival is the Volunteer Program which will place focus on educating the public about local organizations whom are working hard to create a positive change in the community.
For tickets, complete lineup and general information about the FYF Fest & “Save Our State Parks” visit www.fyffest.com.
Multiple contests, anyone? Hell yea!
CONTEST #1: SUMMER DAYZ ROAD TRIP
This festival started as an idea I had when I was 18 while on a road trip with a group of friends in Fall of 03′. If it wasn’t for that trip I wouldn’t be writing this and the festival wouldn’t be happening. That experience changed my life for the better. In this spirit I want to make it possible for you to come to Los Angeles for the festival, in hopes of you having a similar experience to mine. – Sean Carlson, FYF Fest
SO LET US BRING YOU TO THE FYF FEST!
Write us a paragraph and tell us why you want to get away.
The best letter will receive the follow:
$300 For Gas
2 Nights at a nice hotel.
4 VIP passes
4 tickets to see the pride and joy of our city, the Dodgers on Sunday, September 6th.
All submissions should be sent to FYFcontests@gmail.com. Please include your full name, phone number and address.
The winner will be picked on Friday, August 28th. Runners up will receive VIP tickets to the festival. Doesn’t matter where you live or your age. This contest is open to all.
ONTEST #2: KEEP THE PARKS ALIVE
On July 28, the Governor signed the state budget. It contained an additional $6M cut to state parks, bringing the total General Fund cut for this budget year to $14.2M. It is expected that this will result in the closure of more than 100 state parks.
This contest is in conjunction with the California State Parks Foundation and is about contacting your legislative representatives and the Governor to let them know how much California’s state parks mean to you. We are putting together some amazing prizes for those who draft and submit the best stories of their time spent at any of the 279 state parks across California. The grand prize winner will receive a gift bag consisting of records and CDs by the artists performing at the event, a huge care package including backpacks, watches, magazine subscriptions etc. And four VIP passes for the festival. 10 Runner ups will receive passes to the festival.
This is how you do it:
1) Click this link to get to the take action center on the California State Park Foundation’s website: http://ga3.org/campaign/budget072909
3) Submit the letter
3) Forward the response letter that automatically gets sent to you to FYFCONTEST@GMAIL.COM and you are automatically entered in the contest.
4) For an extra special prize customize the letter and talk about the most fun you have ever had at a state park and send it with your entry letter.
The winners will be announced on Friday, Aug. 21st. So submit your memories and tell your Representatives to KEEP OUR STATE PARKS open. We need to act now as the list of over 100 State slated for closure will be announced after September 1st!