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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

City Slang: Sponge on Chasing Mavericks soundtrack

Posted By on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 9:06 AM

Detroit rockers Sponge have managed to place the classic “Plowed” hit on the soundtrack to the forthcoming Chasing Mavericks starring Gerard Butler and Eisabeth Shue.

To celebrate, Vin and the boys are hosting a “Chasing Mavericks’ Road Trip” to Sponge’s show at Hollywood Casino, Toledo, Ohio on Thursday, October 25. Riders will travel by motor coach (courtesy of Aristocat Limousines) from Metro Detroit to Hollywood Casino Toledo to see Sponge perform live, participate in a meet and greet with the band, and receive complimentary “Chasing Mavericks,” Hollywood Casino Toledo and Hard Luck Candy Vodka swag, in addition to an unreleased Sponge single.

According to the press release, “Chasing Mavericks is co-directed by Curtis Hanson and Michael Apted about the life of American surfer Jay Moriarity, and set for national release on October 26. With “Plowed” featured prominently in the film, Sponge’s blazing live rock will be introduced to a whole new generation of fans.”

Tickets for the Roadtrip are $32 per person and include: Round Trip transportation from Detroit to Toledo via Aristocat Transportation Motor Coach, VIP admission to Sponge's show at Hollywood Casino Toledo, Meet and Greet with Sponge, Autographed "Chasing Mavericks" poster, "Chasing Mavericks" flip flops or bracelet, 2 complimentary HARD LUCK CANDY VODKA drinks on the bus, 1 Hollywood Casino T-Shirt, $10 of Casino "play" credit, and 1 advance MP3 copy of new, unreleased Sponge track.

Ages 21 and over are welcome to participate. Advance tickets are required and can be purchased via paypal to Additional ticket information is available by calling 248-797-2348 or contacting

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