A BOHAB’S ULTIMATE GUIDE TO GWAR B-Q ‘16 WEEKEND AUG 19-21

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DATE: Friday, August 19, 2016

LOCATION: Our Annual KICK-OFF BASH goes down at THE NATIONAL located downtown at 708 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23219.

LINE-UP: CANNIBAL CORPSE, NILE, AFTER THE BURIAL, SUFFOCATION, CARNIFEX, REVOCATION, KRISIUM, SLAUGHTER TO PREVAIL, INGESTED and MORE.

PARKING: The National has multiple parking garages next to and within walking distance of the venue. A great way to support Richmond’s economy is to call one of the local cab companies listed below:

  • NAPOLEON CAB – (804)354-8294
  • YELLOW CAB – (804)548-4995
  • TAXI RICHMOND – (804)938-7967
  • MPA CAB – (804)640-8832

DOORS: 2:00PM

SHOWTIME: 2:15PM

PRIVATE VIP & SPONSOR RECEPTION: 5:00PM – 7:00PM at the 2nd FLOOR BAR

WALK UP TICKET PRICE: $33.00

ADVANCE TICKETS: $27.50

BUY TICKETS NOW!

GENERAL RULES AT THE NATIONAL: http://www.thenationalva.com/faq

GWAR COMMANDS YOU TO DRINK RESPONSIBLY AND TIP YOUR BARTENDERS


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DATE: Saturday, August 20, 2016

LOCATION: Our beloved MAIN EVENT goes down at beautiful HADAD’S LAKE located at 7900 Osborne Turnpike Richmond, VA 23231.

LINE UP: YOUR LORDS AND MASTERS GWAR, LAMB OF GOD, AGAINST ME!, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, AUGUST BURNS RED, AMERICAN NIGHTMARE, EYEHATEGOD, LAGWAGON, MURPHY’S LAW, MOBILE DEATHCAMP, OCCULTIST, SAWYER FAMILY, EAT THE TURNBUCKLE, BRAIN TENTACLES, THE DEATH OF ROCK AND ROLL!

ACCOMMODATIONS: Stay at one of GWAR B-Q’s partner hotels and use the codes for the best deal on a reduced rate. Free breakfast at all the hotels. Details at http://gwarbq.com/crashing-out

PARKING: We will be offering the ease and convenience of VIP parking in the Hadad’s Lake parking lot for ONLY! $25 – limited supply of 200. To purchase a VIP parking pass in advance: go to http://gwarbq.myshopify.com/products/vip-parking-25-limited-qty  We’ve also added acres of convenient parking located on the corner of Mill Rd and Osborne Turnpike. Parking Staff will be there to direct you to the proper lots. Parking for the event at these lots is ONLY $10. What a deal! Shuttles will run from the parking areas to Hadads gate every 10 minutes. Event parking staff will guide you to the closest entrance. Directions to the parking entrances can be found at here.

DOORS: 10:00AM

SHOWTIME:  The first band kicks off at 10:30 AM!

GATE PROTOCOL:

INFORMATION: Pick Up GWAR B-Q 2016 Event Map

WALK UP TICKETS: $70.00 AT THE GATE

ADVANCE TICKETS:  http://gwarbq.com/tickets

BRING PRINTED TICKET COPY TO THE GATE! NO EXCEPTIONS!

EXPRESS WRISTBANDS: Gain Express Access to all Event Attractions including Gate Entry, Merchandise Booth, Beer and Gwater Ticket Sales Pavilions, Beer Truck Locations and Kiosks as well as an Exclusive Port-o-Potty Area. Click here to purchase Express Wristbands in advance: http://gwarbq.myshopify.com/products/express-lane-access-wristband

BEER and GWATER TICKET SALES: Located at both the Osborne and Mill Rd gates! (See Map)

DELUXE PROTOCOL:

DELUXE: T-SHIRT and SWAG BAG PICK UP: Merchandise Booth near main lake building. (See Map)

ENTRANCE: VIP Express Entry Lane

VIP PROTOCOL:

VIP: T-SHIRT and SWAG BAG PICK UP: Merchandise Booth near main lake building. (See Map)

ENTRANCE: VIP Express Entry Lane

PAVILION: #2 Building. Exclusive for VIP Ticket Holders, Shelter, GWATER and Beverages Provided, located near the Mill Rd gate with Security Guarded Entrance.

ARTIST MEET N MEAT: GWAR at 1:30pm. Other Artist TBA. Check www.gwarbq.com for updates.

ULTIMATE BOHAB/STAGE SIDE PROTOCOL:

ULTIMATE BOHAB/STAGE SIDE: T-SHIRT PICK UP: Merchandise Booth near main lake building. (See Map)

ENTRANCE: VIP Express Entry Lane

BEER & GWATER PROTOCOL: Purchase Tickets at Beer/Gwater Sales Booths Located near both entrance gates at either end of the park with clearly marked signage . Pick Up Beer and Gwater at Beer Trucks and Beer Tent Kiosks. Limit 2 per customer per trip.

FOOD VENDORS: ALAMO BBQ / bBd’s / CARYTOWN BURGERS / GOATOCADO / GRINDERS BBQ / HARDCORE SWEET / KING OF POPS / LAMPLIGHTER ROASTING / MEAN BIRD / MISTER SOFTEE / SMOKE RATTLE AND ROLL

VENDORS: BIGBOOTLEGDROP / BRYAN PINKEY DESIGNS / FIVE POINT RECORDS / FLEUR DELUNA / GRID CURRENT / HORROR SHOW JACK / RED VEIN ARMY / RESIDENT ROCK STAR MAGAZINE /  REST IN PIECES / RUSTY KNUCKLES / RVA BEARD LEAGUE / STUDIO TWO THREE / TABOO RVA / TEXAS BEACH / VINYL CONFLICT RECORDS

COSTUME CONTEST: Event Check-In 2pm Located at Pavilion “J” –  Event Signs Posted. (See Map)

SPEW-O-LYMPICS: Event Check-In 11am Located at Pavilion “J” – Event Signs Posted. (See Map)

EXTREME SPORT EXHIBITIONS: FBM, Wheels of Death Skate Park, Spew-O-Lympics,  (Location – See Map)

TATTOO ALLEY: (Location – See Map) Lake Building

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MAPS AVAILABLE AT GATE ENTRANCES!

GENERAL RULES AT THE GWAR B-Q:

READ ALL TICKET INFORMATION!

TICKETS NON-REFUNDABLE!

PRINT TICKET CONFIRMATION PAGE & BRING TO EVENT!

NO ENTRY WITHOUT TICKET AND/OR CONFIRMATION PAGE. NO EXCEPTIONS!

LEGAL IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED FOR ADMITTANCE!

RAIN OR SHINE!

LEAVE PETS AT HOME! (don’t leave your pet in the car, asshole!)

LEAVE GLASS AT HOME!

LEAVE WEAPONS AT HOME!

LEAVE ALCOHOL AT HOME!

ITEMS AND PERSONS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH!

THERE WILL BE METAL DETECTORS!

BACKPACKS AND COOLERS WILL BE CHECKED BY SECURITY!

CARPOOLING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED- SINGLE OCCUPANCY CARS WILL BE DIRECTED TO SATELLITE PARKING AREAS!

WEAR / BRING A BATHING SUIT BECAUSE IT’S A WATER PARK!

HOTELS:  gwarbq.com/crashing-out

CAB COMPANIES:

  • NAPOLEON CAB – (804)354-8294
  • YELLOW CAB – (804)548-4995
  • TAXI RICHMOND – (804)938-7967
  • MPA CAB – (804)640-8832

And hey, in case you’re wondering…

Our CRYPT OF CHAOS returns as a BIGGER, VILER, SCARIER full blown HALLOWEEN HAUNTED ATTRACTION that kicks off at GWAR B-Q ‘17!


batAnd, whatever you do, don’t forget…


The GWAfter PARTY

DATE: Saturday, August 20, 2016

LOCATION: STRANGE MATTER 929 W. Grace St. Richmond, VA 23220.

TIME: 9:00PM – 2:00AM – 18+

BAT record release party at Strange Matter. Details on the Facebook event page here. https://www.facebook.com/events/245909115767082/

Get your tickets here. http://strangematterrva.ticketfly.com/event/1197351


And just when you think you’ve had ENOUGH, Bohabs, there’s the…

 

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DATE: Sunday, August 21, 2016

LOCATION: GWARbar 217 W Clay St Richmond VA 23220. www.gwarbar.com

TIME: 11:00AM – 6:00PM

RESERVATIONS: FORGET IT! First Come, First Serve!

DINING: Inside Dining – Full Brutal Brunch Menu and Full Bar.

Extended Outside Seating in Parking Lot Dining – Special Menu and Full Bar.

Drinking Games. Wading Pools. Movie Stars. Texas Tea.

MUSIC: KEPONE, featuring GWAR’s own Michael Bishop on bass and vocals; on drums, Ed Trask, formerly of AVAIL; and rounded out on guitar by Richmond’s legendary Tim Harriss. Also performing will be new-wave, post-punk, deathrock upstarts, UNMAKER, showcasing members of the Occultist plus one more guest artist TBA.

PARKING: Street Parking, adjacent parking in the school parking lot on Leigh St.

CAB COMPANIES:  

  • NAPOLEON CAB – (804)354-8294
  • YELLOW CAB – (804)548-4995
  • TAXI RICHMOND – (804)938-7967
  • MPA CAB – (804)640-8832

VISIT THE GWARbar TODAY… GWAR COMMANDS IT… conveniently located just across the street from Abner Clay Park at 217 West Clay Street

NOW, GO HOME & REST YOUR PARTY WARRIOR LIMBS, BOHABS, CUZ YOU’RE GONNA NEED YOUR STRENGTH FOR NEXT YEAR!


GWAR THANKS YOU

and all their incredibly BRAVE SPONSORS!

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