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Sponge Lands Song in “Chasing Mavericks”/Hosts Road Trip 10/25/12

| 10 October 2012 | Reply

Sponge’s hit song “Plowed” will be featured in the new movie “Chasing Mavericks” starring Gerard Butler and Eisabeth Shue.  The band is celebrating by 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.

Tickets 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
-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
Detroit modern rockers Sponge exploded on the national scene in the late 90’s with hits like “Plowed,” “16 Candles/Molly,” and “Have You Seen Mary.”
A favorite on MTV, Sponge toured the world and continues to be in-demand live act.
“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.
“Chasing Mavericks’ Road Trip” is sponsored by AristoCat Transportation, Hard Luck Candy Vodka, On the Rocks Detroit and Hollywood Casino Toledo.
Warren, Michigan based Aristocat Transportation represents a fleet of over 60 vehicles offering sedans, vans, limousines, SUV’s, limousine busses, shuttle busses and motor coaches. For more information on their fleet including pricing, please visit
Michigan-made Hard Luck Candy Vodka brings back the nostalgia of old fashioned sweets in adult form.  The 70 proof candy flavored vodka is currently available in Michigan and California in four delicious flavors: Red Fish, Root Beer Barrel, Lemon Drop and Orange Dream.  For more information, please visit
Hollywood Casino Toledo’s design and decor reflects the glitz and glamour of 1930s art deco Hollywood.  Red carpet treatment and a comfortable yet sophisticated atmosphere are provided throughout the casino floor so guests can be entertained and dine in style wherever they may be. The art deco motif is complemented by the latest technology and amenities, including movie trailers and sports and entertainment programming shown on a giant serpentine video wall, plasma screens and video trees for guests to enjoy while they play.
Hollywood Casino Toledo is a Penn National Gaming property located on the banks of the Maumee River opposite downtown Toledo. The state-of-the-art casino floor includes over 2,000 slot machines, 60 table games and a poker room with 20 tables in 125,000 square feet of gaming space. Other amenities include structured and surface parking, a fine dining steakhouse & lounge, buffet, sports bar, casual grill and a live entertainment ultra-lounge. For more information, visit
More information on Sponge is available on the band’s official web site at

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