Fans of Boondock Saints franchise have been following LA Speed Shop's progress on-line, as owner Chris Richardson and his crew constructed Mr. Troy Duffy's bike. This event will serve as the official reveal of the completed machine, as well as a fan meet and greet for a portion of the movie franchise's more than 4.5 million fans. The event will also feature a Boondock Saints movie memorabilia auction and raffle, and a portion of the sales proceeds will benefit Los Angeles Regional Foodbank.
Guests at the October 13 event will enjoy a hosted rum bar courtesy of Sailor Jerry; complimentary O.N.E. Coconut Water; and snacks from soon-to-open Marcona Restaurant, scheduled to open mid-October, directly across Melrose Avenue from Tuff Sissy & Co./Freak Chic Tattoo. Inked Magazine has joined the event as a media partner, and due to the tattoo-heavy presence featured in Boondock Saints movies, Freak Chic Tattoo will be giving a special discount on limited-edition, hand-drawn Boondock Saints-themed tattoos, in the days leading up to the October 13 event's start. Recipients of these exclusive tattoos will be automatically entered into the event's raffle.
"We're thrilled that Melrose Avenue mainstays like Freak Chic Tattoo and Tuff Sissy & Co. will be opening up their doors to our loyal fan base, cast and crew, for this charity event. I support the work of the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank, and as excited as I am to see the fans' reaction to my Boondock Saints -themed LA Speed Shop bike, I'm equally as excited to see so many businesses and friends coming together to support this very worthy cause," says Mr. Troy Duffy.
Boondock Saints was released January 21st, 2000 and stars Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, David Della Rocco, Billy Connolly, David Ferry, Brian Mahoney, Bob Marley. The film is directed by Troy Duffy.
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day was released October 30th, 2009 and stars Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly, Clifton Collins Jr., Julie Benz, Bob Marley, Brian Mahoney, David Ferry. The film is directed by Troy Duffy.