Derby Dolls Make a Comeback Tonight
After a summer hiatus, the in-your-face punk rock action of the Derby Dolls are back. Tonight is a different brand of the Derby and of the Doll, as they will be playing at the Industry Hills Expo Center for a night of two games (including a mini-bout), bands and Hell's Belles Custom Classic Car Show.
While the temporary one-time location is screwy for some, the advantage is the 2500 people the space can hold, letting last minute ticket buyers and procrastinators the reality to see some banked tracked derby. The old Little Tokyo space held less than a thousand, leaving fans who didn't purchase tickets days, sometimes weeks, in advance out of luck.
As for viewing? "Seating is better, plenty of bleachers. And you can also stand trackside if that's your preference. You'll recall that the fire marshal made the crowd stand three feet away from the track... that won't be the case in the expo center," Judy Gloom, Derby Doll Public Information Officer, told us today.
No more being rat-packed into stands and spilling our beers? We can handle that. More beer for all!