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At the Drive-In, Against Me!, L7 highlight Punk Rock Bowling’s 20th-anniversary lineup

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At the Drive-In will play Punk Rock Bowling in Downtown Las Vegas Memorial Day weekend.

Punk Rock Bowling turns 20 this year, and the festival has unveiled perhaps its most eclectic lineup yet in celebration of the milestone, set for May 25-28 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center and nearby clubs.

This year's bill includes a headliner that has never played Las Vegas—reunited Texas post-hardcore favorites At the Drive-In—along with several other acts making their first Punk Rock Bowling appearance, including recently re-formed LA group L7, fast-rising U.K. band Slaves and Steve Ignorant, who will perform a set of early songs by his seminal crust-punk outfit Crass.

Also on the poster thus far: headliners Rise Against and NOFX, plus The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Against Me!, Turbonegro, The Partisans, GBH, Marked Men, Angelic Upstarts, The Briefs, Swingin' Utters, DOA, Noi!se, Larry and His Flask, Buster Shuffle, Crazy & The Brains, Resistance 77, Birth Defects, Father Figures and The Atom Age.

Three-day passes for the festival's main outdoor portion are on sale now—$150 for general admission, $400 for VIP—at punkrockbowling.com. Additional acts, along with participants for this year's club-show schedule, will be revealed in the coming months.

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