The Adult Swim Block Party and Ragbag of Jollification Begins Nationwide Tour
10-City College Tour Sponsored by T-Mobile and Capcom Begins April 7
Adult Swim is in full swing to hit the streets on April 7 to bring The Adult Swim Block Party and Ragbag of Jollification to 10 college towns nationwide. The block party takes place at local venues just minutes away from college campuses, featuring live music, a variety of carnival-themed games inspired by Adult Swim original series, raffles, prizes and lots of free swag. Attendees can also interact with all-new product from tour sponsors T-Mobile and Capcom, which will be featured in custom areas at each stop on the tour. The events are free and open 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. to anyone ages 18 and older.
The interactive block party also includes opportunities to create custom t-shirts and canvas bags, preview sneak peeks of upcoming Adult Swim programming and more. Following is the current schedule for The Adult Swim Block Party and Ragbag of Jollification:
April 7: Athens, GA, 40 Watt, Here We Go Magic
April 11: Austin, TX, Outside Emo's on Red River, Fiery Furnaces
April 14: Tempe, AZ, Outside Vine Tavern, MURS
April 17: Norman, OK, Outside O'Connell's Irish Pub, The Whigs
April 19: Lawrence, KS, Outside The Phoggy Dog, The Whigs
April 21: Champaign, IL, Outside Station 211, Clipse
April 22: West Lafayette, IN, Outside Riverside Sports Bar and Music Center, Asobi Seksu
April 24: Columbus, OH, The Lodge, People Under The Stairs
April 27: TBD
April 30: Richmond, VA, 17th Street Farmers Market , Clipse
Capcom will highlight three of its upcoming video game releases - Super Street Fighter(R) IV, Lost Planet(R) 2 and Dead Rising(R) 2 - in a dedicated gaming area featured at each stop of the tour inside the Meatwad tent. Custom playable game kiosks will be set up in a custom environment, and various Capcom games will be given away each day. T-Mobile will also have a dedicated tent area with kiosks showcasing the all-new HTC HD2 touch-screen smartphone loaded with Adult Swim content, along with an Aqua Teen Hunger Force photo opportunity for fans. T-Mobile will also give away a total of 10 HTC HD2 phones throughout tour. Both sponsors will be supported by on-air custom spots on Adult Swim during the tour.
Adult Swim (AdultSwim.com), launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s network offering original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults. Airing nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Adult Swim shares channel space with Cartoon Network, home to the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families, and is seen in 97 million U.S. homes.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil(R), Street Fighter(R), Mega Man(R) and Devil May Cry(R). Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com.
Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Capcom, the Capcom logo, Resident Evil, Mega Man and Devil May Cry are registered trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd. Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and are used under license from Microsoft. �PlayStation� and �PS� Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
About T-Mobile USA, Inc.:
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile USA, Inc. is the U.S. wireless operation of Deutsche Telekom AG. By the end of the fourth quarter of 2009, almost 152 million mobile customers were served by the mobile communication segments of the Deutsche Telekom group - 33.8 million by T-Mobile USA - all via a common technology platform based on GSM and UMTS, the world's most widely used digital wireless standards. T-Mobile USA's innovative wireless products and services help empower people to connect to those who matter most. Multiple independent research studies continue to rank T-Mobile among the highest in numerous regions throughout the U.S. in wireless customer care and call quality. For more information, please visit http://www.T-Mobile.com. T-Mobile is a federally registered trademark of Deutsche Telekom AG.