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X Games offers entertainment both on, off slopes

ASPEN ” This weekend, Aspen will swing into full-blown X Games mode. Here are some of the highlights:

DJ Paul Oakenfold’s 10 p.m. appearance at Belly Up Aspen is sold out, but there’s no such limit at Buttermilk, where the ski superpipe women’s final at 5:30 p.m. will be followed by the snowboard superpipe women’s final at 7:45 p.m. Then, it’s the ski big air final capping off the night at 8:45 p.m. The day’s live music at Buttermilk starts at 4 p.m. with Sam “The Wiley One” Wiley, followed by hip-hopper Lord Jamar at 4:30 p.m., Swiss reggae sensation Cali P at 5 p.m. (watch for skier Tanner Hall, better known for his prowess in the superpipe and slopestyle competitions, to take the stage with Cali P), DJ Klaw (think hip-hop, rock electro and break-beat) at 6:30 p.m., and Krista at 6:50 p.m.

It’s all X Games, all the time, with a full day of events, including six finales ” the snowboard slopestyle women’s final at 12:15 p.m.; boardercross men’s and women’s finals at 1 p.m.; snowcross round 2 at 2:30 p.m. snowboard slopestyle men’s final at 2:20 p.m.; snowcross final at 7:45 p.m. and snowboard big air final at 8:15 p.m. Providing the soundtrack will be the Aussie all-girl AC/DC tribute band Hell’s Belles at 4:30 p.m., the funk/hip-hop/jazz/Afro-Cuban sound of Salem at 5:15 p.m. and hip-hop group North Coast Underground at 5:45 p.m.

Closing day of the Winter X Games features the skiercross men’s and women’s finals at noon; monoskiercross final at 2:30 p.m.; ski slopestyle final at 2:30 p.m.; snowmobile freestyle final at 7 p.m. and snowboard superpipe men’s final at 7:30 p.m. The day’s musical lineup at Buttermilk begins with Wisconsin rock band The Wildbirds at 4:30 p.m., followed by rocker Jeremiah James at 5:45 p.m. and funk-rocker Mick Kelleher at 6:30 p.m.


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