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2017 APMAs FAQ: All your burning questions about the show answered

July 13 2017, 3:25 PM EDT By Kristine Cannon


[Photo by: Grizzlee Martin]

With the 2017 APMAs a mere days away, it's time to freshen up on the most important details of the night. So for those of you are Kelly from the The Office right now:

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Allow us to answer all your APMAs questions, including pre- and post-show. Let's get started.

WHERE CAN I WATCH THE SHOW?
Right here, click here. (Or you can manually type in music.amazon.com/apmas.)

HOW DO I WATCH THE SHOW?
On any device that has internet/Wi-Fi.

IS IT FREE TO WATCH?
Yes.

NO, REALLY, DO I HAVE TO SIGN UP FOR A TEMPORARY MEMBERSHIP OR SOMETHING?
No. It's free. As in, you just click play and watch on whatever device you're using. It's that easy.

CAN I WATCH THE SHOW AGAIN AFTER THE APMAS?

Yes! The stream is available for up to 72 hours after the show, and you can watch it at: music.amazon.com/apmas

WHAT DAY IS THE APMAs?
Monday, July 17

ARE THERE ANY FREE EVENTS LEADING UP TO THE APMAs?
Yes, the APMAs Fan Day! It includes a free concert and an "LGBTQ In Music" panel featuring Laura Jane Grace.

Here's the FB event with the times, location, etc. You can also read the image below:

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WHAT TIME DOES THE RED CARPET START?
3 p.m. ET/noon PT

WHERE CAN I WATCH THE RED CARPET?
On AP's Facebook page.

WHO'S HOSTING THE RED CARPET?
New Years Day's Ash Costello and Gunz from The Gunz Show.

CAN I WATCH THE RED CARPET IN PERSON?
Yes! If you're an Ultimate VIP Ticket holder, Monster VIP Ticket holder or one of the first 150 people at will call (at The KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square) to get a wristband, you can watch. The wristbands are first come, first serve. Will call opens at 11AM ET.

WHAT HASHTAG SHOULD I USE WHEN TWEETING ABOUT THE SHOW?
#APMAs

WHAT TIME DOES THE SHOW START?
7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT

WHERE ARE THE APMAS BEING HELD?
The KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square. Location here.

CAN I GET TICKETS?
Nope, we're all sold out! Sorry...

IF I HAVE TICKETS, WHERE WILL MY NEW SEAT BE?
Your ticket and seat assignment should have been updated in your Flash Seats app by now. Now, you might be stressing that your seat won't be as good as your original seat at The Q, but don't think that! Your new seat will be comparable or even better than your previously assigned seat. Just look at this tweet (taken from the back of the house):

There really isn't a bad seat in the house... at all.

HOW DO I PICK UP MY TICKET?
Your ticket is on your Flash Seats app (if you don't have it, please download it on Android or Apple). Bring a photo ID and the card you used to pay for the ticket to the theater. 

If you have a physical ticket, bring it to the State Theatre and exchange it for the new ticket at Will Call.

WHERE DO I PARK AT THE SHOW?
Here's a map of parking options and directions.

WHO'S HOSTING THE SHOW?
This beautiful man:

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Black Veil Brides frontman and Andy Black mastermind Andy Biersack.

WHO ARE THE PERFORMERS?
All Time Low, Against Me!, Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, Bone Thugs, Korn, Machine Gun Kelly, New Years Day, ONE OK ROCK, Pierce The Veil, The Pretty Reckless, Plain White T's, Nothing More, Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, Sleeping With Sirens, Waterparks and an epic group drum performance, featuring Adrian Young (DREAMCAR, No Doubt) vs. Frank Zummo (Sum 41, Street Drum Corps) and a secret special guest you will not want to miss

WHO ARE THE PRESENTERS/SPECIAL GUESTS?
Patty Walters of As It Is, Attila, Avatar, Ollie Baxxter of Broadside, Chad I Ginsburg of CKY, Creeper, Dance Gavin Dance, Grayscale, Hands Like Houses, I Prevail, I See Stars, Jeffree Star, Juliet Simms, LIGHTS, Lynn Gunn, SWMRS, State Champs, Corey Taylor of Slipknot/Stone Sour, Sleep On It, members of Sum 41, William Control and Dan "Soupy" Campbell of the Wonder Years and many more

WHERE CAN I SEE PHOTOS FROM THE RED CARPET AND SHOW?
On our galleries page on the site.

IS THERE AN AFTER PARTY?
Yes! It's Emo Nite LA x APMAs and you better believe it's gonna be bumpin'. You can get tickets here.

WHEN: Mon., July 17 from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
WHERE: Mahall's; 13200 Madison Ave., Lakewood
HOW MUCH: $10 - $15

BUT WHAT DOES COREY TAYLOR THINK OF THE APMAS?

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So stoked.

K, bye! See you there! In the meantime, check out our sweet APMAs playlist (thanks, Spotify!):


 

Watch Waterparks' Awsten Knight and BVB's Andy Biersack act and crack jokes:

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