A kickoff party for Austin's inaugural X Games is being planned downtown.
The event, which will benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Center, will feature live music from G. Love, Zeale and more. It will be hosted by BMX riders Ryan Nyquist and Mat Hoffman and also will include a silent auction and raffle.
The party is set for 6-9 p.m.June 4 at the Belmont, 305 W. Sixth St. Tickets are available for $50 and $125 for VIP access.
All proceeds will benefit the V Foundation, which was formed by ESPN and the late basketball coach Jim Valvano in 1993 to raise money for cancer research.
For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.xgamesaustin.com.
The X Games are set for June 5-8, with most events at Circuit of the Americas.
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