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Gunfight

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For those who've tied up their loose ends and want something to do on a fine Sunday evening, John Lucero / Black Label Skateboards will be screening Who Cares: The Duane Peters Story for free tonight at The Echo.

Chronicling decades of balls-out skateboarding and back-alley music, this hour-long biopic lays out the twisted tale of one of the most influential skateboarders and punk rockers on the planet. From the infamous Death Loop and pro-circuit battles to garage bands and world tours, Who Cares covers decades of Duane’s days – past and present – as a peerless innovator on a skateboard and a tireless frontman in a punk band.

Who Cares also explores Duane’s broken-home fury, his near-fatal addiction to drugs and booze, and his ongoing bouts with sobriety.

Featuring interviews with Glen E. Friedman, Tony Hawk, Tony Alva, Dave Hackett, Dave Duncan, and Kevin Thatcher plus more. With music by Black Flag, Bad Religion, X, the Crowd, the Deadbeats, the Wierdos, 20/20, Contribution, Political Crap, U.S. Bombs, and the Hunns.
Following the screening there will be performances by The Crowd and Duane Peters Gunfight. The show gets started at 5 PM.