Tony Hawk Foundation Benefit Concert To Destroy Belly Up Tavern

Chris Cantore
Written by Chris Cantore

Heads up Yew Crew, atmospheric, experimental rockers This Will Destroy You will be performing a benefit show for the Tony Hawk Foundation Monday, June 18, 2018, at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach.  Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the San Marcos, Texas band’s acclaimed eponymous second album (and playing it in its entirety,) all proceeds will graciously be donated to Tony Hawk Foundation.

In addition to the benefit concert, a raffle, emceed by YEW’s Chris Cantore, will be held throughout the night with amazing prizes from Brixton, Better Buzz, Taylor Guitars,  Paramount Pictures “Mission Impossible Fallout,” and many more (see below.)

Tickets are $25 (in advance) and can be purchased online, or at the door.

See YEW There…

With an emphasis on supporting youth in low income communities, Tony Hawk Foundation fosters lasting improvements in society through skateboarding programs and the creation of skateparks.  Since 2002, the foundation has contributed to nearly 600 skatepark projects in all 50 States, including the Solana Beach Skatepark that will be built in La Colonia Park next year.


1) Encinitas “Locals” Package (Yoga Six, Sea + Wander, The Roxy, Bier Garden Encinitas, Union Kitchen & Tap, Birds Eye Kitchen, Better Buzz Coffee, Brixton)

  • Yoga Six 1-month unlimited yoga – 5 locations ($129 value)
  • Sea + Wander gift card ($150 value)
  • Roxy Encinitas gift certificate and sunglasses ($55 value)
  • Bier Garden Encinitas gift card ($50 value)
  • Union Kitchen & Tap $50 gift certificate and Sweatshirt, T-shirt & Tote Bag ($125 value)
  • Birds Eye Kitchen gift certificate ($100 value)
  • Better Buzz whole bean coffee, vanilla powder and mug ($50 value)
  • One (1) Brixton button down, two (2) t-shirts and a hat (Medium) ($100 value)


2) Skate + Art + Apparel Package # 3 “Upcycle” (Chris Kepler, Iris Skateboards, DC Shoes, The Hundreds, Paul Rodriguez and Primitive Skateboards)

  • Chris Kepler original art on canvas ($250 est. value)
  • Iris Skateboards Recycled Cruiser Complete ($250 value)
  • DC Shoe Certificate valid for one pair of shoes ($100 value)
  • The Hundreds hoodie, jacket, 2 shirts, and 2 hats (Large) ($160 value)
  • Autographed Paul Rodriguez Primitive Skateboard Deck ($350 est. value)


3) “Music + Skate Lovers” Package # 2 (Taylor Guitars, Arctic Monkeys, Penny Skateboards)

  • One (1) Taylor Guitar Academy Series ($499 value)
  • Two (2) Terrace Box Seats to the Arctic Monkeys Concert at Hollywood Bowl on October 17th ($356 est. value)
  • One (1) Tony Hawk Foundation 27” Penny Board Complete ($129 value)


4) Skate + Art + Apparel Package # 1 “Obey” (Obey and Shepard Fairey, Birdhouse, DC Shoes, The Hundreds)

  • Autographed & Framed Obey MISFITS “HORROR BUSINESS CRYPT” print signed by Shepard Fairey. Numbered Edition 147 of 450 ($100 est. value)
  • One (1) Birdhouse Tony Hawk Plague Doctor 7.75 Skateboard Complete ($80 value)
  • DC Shoe Certificate ($60 est. value)
  • The Hundreds hoodie, jacket, two t-shirts, and a hat ($150 value)
  • Obey beanie hat and stickers ($30 value)


5) “Music + Skate Lovers – The Man” Package # 1 (Taylor Guitars, Portugal. The Man, Penny Skateboards)

  • One (1) Taylor Guitar Academy Series ($499 value)
  • Four (4) tickets to the Portugal. The Man Concert at the LA Shrine on Aug. 10th ($240 est. value) 
  • One (1) Tony Hawk Foundation 22” Penny Board Complete ($129 value)


6) “Work, Shop, Play – Cedros” Package (Lofty Coffee, Solo, Culture Brewing Company, Adventure 16, HP)

  • Lofty Coffee gift card ($150 value)
  • Solo on Cedros Boutique gift card ($100 value)
  • rCulture Brewing Company 64oz growler, two (2) pint glasses, and a hat ($35 value)
  • Adventure16 gift card ($50 value)
  • HP Spectre X2 Spectre Detachable Touchscreen Laptop ($700 value)
  • HP officejet Pro 8710 Printer ($200 value)

TOTAL EST VALUE: $1,350.00

7) Vintage Diamond Earrings (Leo Hamel)

  • Vintage 14k white gold, .55 carat total weight diamond filigree hexagon shaped stud earrings. ($695 value)


8) Del Mar “Lovers Getaway” Package (L’Auberge Del Mar, Adventure 16, Zel’s Del Mar, Leo Hamel, The Setting Wines + Tony Hawk)

  • Mid-week one (1) night’s stay at L’Auberge Del Mar Hotel ($400 est. value)
  • Mudroom his & hers backpacks ($210 value)
  • Gift Card to Zel’s Del Mar ($50 value)
  • Sterling silver carved rose necklace and rose ring jewelry set by designer JCVT ($340 value)
  • “The Setting” Tony Hawk Foundation Custom Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, 750ML ($85 value)


9) Skate + Art + Apparel Package # 2 “Bones Brigade” (Skate One, Birdhouse, Grant Brittain, Brixton, DC Shoes)

  • Powell Peralta Tony Hawk model re-issue Bones Brigade skateboard deck signed by Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain, Mike McGill, Tommy Guerrero, and Rodney Mullen ($600 est. value)
  • One (1) Birdhouse Tony Hawk Falcon Blue 7.75 Complete ($80 value)
  • Classic photo of Tony Hawk at Del Mar Skate Ranch by legendary photographer J. Grant Brittain. Signed by Tony and Grant.   ($350 est. value)
  • Brixton hoodie, button down shirt, 2 t-shirts, and a hat (Medium) ($170 value)
  • DC Shoe Certificate valid for one pair of shoes ($60 est. value)


10) K1 “Need for Speed” Package (K1 Speed, The Lakehouse Hotel and Resort , In-N-Out Burger)

  • Mini Grand Prix package for eight (8) consisting of 14 lap qualifying race/16 lap final race, medals for top 3 finishers, K1rs racing score sheet, podium photo ($700 value)
  • One (1) night stay in pool view room at the Lakehouse Hotel and Resort (San Marcos CA)($309 est. value)
  • In-N-Out Gift pack consisting one In-N-Out shirt, hat, bag, cup and towel and eight (8) gift cards each redeemable for a burger, fries, and drink + ($120 value)


11) “Ocean Lovers” Package (Keeper Sports, Changing Tides Foundation, Wade Koniakowsky, Brixton)

  • Scott Burke 10’6″ Mariner Stand Up Paddleboard ($499 value)
  • Changing Tides Foundation Swag
  • Wade Koniakowsky “Washed”original oil on canvas ($895 value)
  • One (1) Brixton button down shirt, two (2) t-shirts, and a hat (Medium) ($100 value)
    TOTAL EST VALUE $1,494.00

12) Mammoth Mountain “Go for the Gold” Package (Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort
, Burton Snowboards, Shaun White)

  • Two (2) 2-day passes to Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort ($530)
  • Burton Kilroy Process 152 Snowboard ($300)
  • Autographed Shaun White Supply Co Skateboard Deck ($350 est. value)
  • Autographed Shaun White Photograph ($150 est. value)


13)  “Movie Lovers Package” Package (Cinepolis, Paramount Pictures)

  • Four (4) Cinepolis movie passes with free popcorn and drinks ($140 est. value)
  • Private Screening of Paramount Pictures “Mission Impossible Fallout”. Invite up to 150 of your closest friends, choose the date, time and location most convenient theater (after July 30th) and the studio will book it, provide you with a digital invitation, and help manage your guest list. ($1,500 est. value)


About the author

Chris Cantore

Chris Cantore

Morning Radio Guy turned Digital Media Dude.
Host of The Cantore Show podcast.
Be Cool, No Kooks.