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ians, including hip-hop artists Molina and Bianca Mikahn. The indie-roots band Churchill will lead a hootenanny style-jam session before the final round. With so many musicians in the house, who knows what will happen? Expect some once-in-a-lifetime performances from some of Colorado's finest artists.
One Republic Joins Flobots, Devotchka, Colorado Rapids, Air Dubai, Rocky Mountain Rollergirls and more at Bowling Ball 3, Sponsored by Microsoft Store
Saturday, October 8, Lucky Strike Lanes Belmar, 6 pm
One Republic will be among the celebrity bowlers at Flobots.org's annual fundraiser for youth empowerment programs, presented by Microsoft Store, on Saturday, October 8. Led by songwriter and producer Ryan Tedder, the Denver-based band has sold more than two million albums and been nominated for multiple Grammy awards. As a producer, Tedder has crafted hit songs with Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and and Leona Lewis, whose "Bleeding Love" which was ranked by Billboard as one of the most played songs in the history of radio.
Hosted by Channel 93.3 KTCL's morning jock Goodman, Bowling Ball 3 is a knock-down, drag-out celebrity bowl-off that will pair hometown heroes Flobots against One Republic and other Denver luminaries while raising money for music-based empowerment programs for youth. Teams representing community groups and Colorado businesses compete for a chance to bowl with the celebs in a final round.
New this year, Bowling Ball 3 will feature appearances from some of Denver's most beloved music
Now in its third year, the Bowling Ball 3 supports Flobots.org's music and empowerment programs for youth in Colorado public scools and in youth residential treatment centers Previous participants include the Fray, Rise Against, Matt Morris, the Denver Nuggets and he Colorado Rapids. Last year's winners, the Epilogues, return this year as celebrity judges.
Tickets include beer, wine, cocktails and all-you-can eat tasty bites from Wahoo's Fish Taco. This event sells out! Community members are encouraged to register their teams today.
Founded in 2007 by the internationally known Denver hip-hop collective Flobots, Flobots.org connects underserved youth across Metro Denver with music and empowerment education. Led by a network of professional musicians, artists and educators, Flobots.org programs are designed to harness the power and those who love it.
Our partners include Denver Public Schools, the Mayor's Office of Education and Children, Denver Children's Home and a network of residential treatment centers for youth.
For more information, visit www.flobots.org.