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BMX vert legend Mat Hoffman, together with pro BMXers Dave Voelker, Mike 'Rooftop' Escamilla and X Games medalist Simon Tabron, are performing alongside Canadian alternative band Arcade Fire at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards Sunday in Los Angeles.
|Mat Hoffman at Staples Center in L.A, just prior to a rehearsal for the 53rd Grammys alongside the Canadian alternative band Arcade Fire.|
"Spike [Jonze] suggested me to Arcade Fire to gather up a posse and ride around them as they play at The Grammys. It's a weird life," Hoffman said Thursday. "Today, we met the band and did a run-through."
This week, Hoffman and company were rehearsing their scenes with the band. According to Hoffman, the first rehearsal didn't go quite as planned.
"I ghost-rode my bike offstage and it almost hit a camera guy and they freaked out. I almost got kicked out before we even figured out what we were going to do," he said.
Arcade Fire are up for three nominations: Album Of The Year and Best Alternative Music Album for their third studio album "The Suburbs," and Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for the song "Ready To Start."