King Kong of Car Shows
There's a thing about car shows: A lot of the time, people think you have to be obsessed with trannys and motors to be included in the fun. But sometimes a car show comes around that has so much more than vehicular jargon that it's almost a waste to look at the cars ... but you do anyways. So if you like cars, or tolerate them, head over to the KongFusion Car Show & Tattoo Expo at Santa Ana Star Center (3001 Civic Center NE) in Rio Rancho for this three-day extravaganza featuring a bikini contest, a burnout contest, games such as Car Limbo and Car Glow, and cash prizes. That's just the tip of the motor, so to speak. There will also be live music, and by that, we mean rap stars Chamillionaire and Paul Wall, and industrial rock group Powerman 5000. If that's not enough to rev your engine, I don't know what is. The event happens Friday, Sept. 5, at 6pm and Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7, at 11am. Tickets go for $5 (kids), $15 (adults) and three-day passes for $30. Showcasing the “finest and loudest rides in New Mexico,” this should be a memorable outing. (Mark Lopez)
Friday Sep 5, 2014
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Phone: (505) 891-7300
A car show featuring live music by Chamillionaire, Paul Wall and more, as well as a bikini contest, Car Limbo, exhibitions and more.
Kongfusion is a huge car show with $20,000 in cash prizes, a world record car audio competition sanctioned by IASCA and DB Drag, Festival with concerts by Chamillionaire, Paul Wall, Powerman 5000, and numerous other artists! There will also be a Bikini Contest, Burnout Contest, Car Limbo, Car Glow, Vape contest and many other activities and exhibitions that are fun for the whole family! Show is Friday from 5pm to 10pm featuring DJ Shatta and a nite glow car show. Saturday gates open at 10am and the show features car audio competition, bikini contest, burnout contest and concerts by Chamillionaire and Paul Wall. Sunday gates also open at 10am and the car limbo will be featured as well as concerts by Under the Radar and Powerman 5000 closing the show after the awards ceremony.
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