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Boarding, Bands and Bikinis Await at Wakestock


For the next four days, Centre Island will be transformed into a playground of boarding, bands and bikinis. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Wakestock, the world's premier wakeboarding event and Canada's largest action sports and music festival.

Aside from the extreme water sports, you'll get a chance to see 30 bands such as The Deftones, Goldfinger, De La Soul, Lupe Fiasco and Del Tha Funkee Homosapien (the voice of Gorillaz' Clint Eastwood and Rock the House.

Fellow blogTO contributor Sookie and I will bring you up to speed on the highlights of the event between now and Sunday. Look forward to exclusive photos and write-ups of all the action here in the days ahead.

Ticket info and tonight's free kickoff party and concert info after the jump....

Single-day tickets are $10-$42.50. The best deal is the four-day pass for $54.50 (cost of ferry not included). You can purchase tickets in advance from TicketMaster and on site, while supplies last.

Can't make it to the island today? Check out the kickoff party at MuchMusic tonight from 6-8pm, featuring live performances by The Salads and My Darkest Days. Witness Toronto's first ever Urban Freestyle Moto-Xhibition or chill out at the Bud Light Beer Garden.

Admission is free, open to all at the MuchMusic parking lot, 299 Queen Street West, across from the Billabong store and just down from the Oakley store.

(photo Wakestock 01 by hotmshr)


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