The Dew Tour today announced the music line-up and first ever Dew Tour Film Night for the iON Mountain Championships in Breckenridge, Colo. The Dew Tour 2012 season, concludes with an action-packed weekend in Breckenridge that brings more music, lifestyle and now film elements into the new Dew Tour.
The Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships includes music on and off the hill, reflecting the expansion of the Dew Tour’s music platform throughout 2012. Hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis headline the weekend with a live show at the Riverwalk Center in downtown Breckenridge on Saturday, Dec. 15. Known for their unique beats, candid lyricism, and catchy choruses, Macklemore and his producer Ryan Lewis hit the Dew Tour on the heels of releasing their album The Heist, which topped iTunes’ Albums chart and debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200. After two sold-out national tours in 2011 and a combined 60 million views on YouTube, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have proven their ability to excite crowds with their energetic live performances.
Music will also be featured on the mountain with DJ duo Two Fresh spinning a set during Saturday’s Snowboard Big Air contest under the lights, creating a true outdoor party atmosphere for the fans with the music and competition coming together at Breckenridge’s Peak 8.
The iON Mountain Championships will feature the inaugural Film Night at the Dew Tour acknowledging the important contributions that film makes to the ski and snowboard industry and recognizing the groundbreaking and game-changing films of the season. Guests of Film Night, held at the Riverwalk Center on Thursday, Dec. 13 will view segments from the year’s most influential and progressive movies and hear live commentary from the directors, producers and athletes involved in making them. Fans will have the opportunity to vote online for their favorites before the Dew Tour declares the iON Viewer’s Choice Award winner on Sunday, Dec. 16. Athletes will also have their opinion heard through the Athlete’s Choice Award, also to be announced on Dec. 16 on the Dew Tour Facebook page.
Tickets for the Dew Tour concert with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are on sale now for $20. The Dew Tour performance is part of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ ongoing international tour. For more information, visit www.macklemore.com/shows.
The Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships will be showcased across 11 broadcast hours on NBC and NBC Sports Network and across an all-new digital platform with live streaming, plus exclusive behind the scenes and in-depth content on dewtour.com. The new broadcast platform will offer coverage from every day of the event and more live Dew Tour coverage on NBC and NBC Sports Network than any previous year.
The Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships will be free to attend, giving fans access to be a part of the best snowboarding and freestyle skiing competitions and the Dew Tour Experience, a first class consumer zone featuring autograph signings, giveaways and more.