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.