A joint operation from FYF Fest and Fun Fun Fun Fest, Mess With Texas 2012 featured Girls, Built to Spill, A$AP Rocky, Cults, Tycho, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Purity Ring, Tanlines, Titus Andronicus, Two Gallants, Chairlift, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Crystal Antlers and a ton of other bands. Photographer Nate "Igor" Smith camped out and captured the action.
Several MLB heavy hitters took up the Nintendo wii remote to square off in a home run derby with Major League Baseball 2K8. This event co-sponsored by 2K games and the Baseball Wives Charitable Foundation benefitted the Boys the Girls Clubs of Denver and Oakland.
A sexy new spin on an old race, Skirt Chaser gives women participants wearing skirts a three minute head start over their male competition. The event kicked off at Tempe Arts Park and was followed by a block party celebration.
Forget amps, these rockers need only a PS3 and a couple of plastic guitars to kick out some tunes. Axis-Radius in Scottsdale presents Battle of Rock Band a tournament for fans of the music-based video game "Rock Band."