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LONG BEACH ARENA SET TO ROCK ALL WEEKEND AT TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH 'ARENA JAMM' LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 25, 2010) -- The roar of cars speeding around the race circuit will have some sound level competition April 16-18 at the 36th...

LONG BEACH ARENA SET TO ROCK ALL WEEKEND AT TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH 'ARENA JAMM'

LONG BEACH, Calif. (March 25, 2010) -- The roar of cars speeding around the race circuit will have some sound level competition April 16-18 at the 36th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach: the rockin' music of Arena Jamm!

New to race weekend, Arena Jamm will feature a virtual "who's who" of the best local rock bands performing almost non-stop all weekend in the Long Beach Convention Center Arena as part of the race's Lifestyle Expo.

The Arena Jamm bands will each perform half-hour sets according to the current following schedule (subject to change):

Friday, April 16
10 a.m. Absinthe
10:45 a.m. Corday
11:30 a.m. Purple Melon
12:30 p.m. Terraplane Sun
1:15 Jeremy Buck and the Bang
2:15 p.m. Moonshine
3 p.m. Love and a .38
4:15 p.m. IRONHEEL
5 p.m. Zen Robbi

Saturday, April 17
10 a.m. Go Sunday
11 a.m. Costa Nova
11:45 a.m. IRONHEEL
12:30 p.m. Pentin
1:30 p.m. HDR
2:15 p.m. Robby Armstrong Band
3:30 p.m. The Binges
4:15 p.m. Rival Sons

Sunday, April 18
10:15 a.m. Siren Sons
11 a.m. Ronny North
Noon Rival Sons
12:45 p.m. Honey Honey
1:30 p.m. Pentin
2:15 p.m. HDR
3:15 p.m. Lady Sinatra
4 p.m. The Binges

The Lifestyle Expo, free with race ticket, also includes Team Soil BMX Freestyle Demonstrations three times daily, as well as the Grand Prix's "Green Power Prix-View" with the latest innovations in alternative energy vehicles and living.

The Expo is open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Admission prices for Friday through Sunday have not changed since 2008, and start at $25 for a Friday-only general admission ticket to $125 for a three-day ticket, which includes Saturday and Sunday reserved seating on upper levels of the grandstands. Pre-paid parking packages are also available.

In addition to the downtown walk-up service, tickets can be ordered via credit card by using the toll-free ticket hotline, (888) 82-SPEED. Tickets can also be purchased on-line at www.gplb.com or at Ticketmaster outlets. Handicapped seating, IZOD IndyCar Paddock Passes, Super Photo tickets and a wide variety of hospitality club packages - including the all-new Vista Club atop the Hyatt Regency Hotel - are also available.

A ticket brochure and Fan Guide that includes circuit map, ticket prices and order form can also be obtained by calling the hotline.

-source: tgplb

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