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An event featuring motorcycles and music—and an American classic

Added October 2, 2018

Many of us who love to ride motorcycles also have a soft spot in our hearts for iconic cars. Among American sports cars, the Corvette stands out in the crowd. In fact, you could easily compare Vettes to a motorcycle—each is always a two-seater, with the motor serving as the heartbeat of the experience.

A first-year production

Featuring the two is where the inaugural Vette City Motorcycle Music Fest comes in. The Bowling Green Daily News and radio station WDNS-D93 are joining forces to create this new motorcycle rally. The goal is to bring together motorcycle riders and classic car and truck fans for fun, music, and camaraderie. Just like first-year production Vettes are prized, the memories of this first event will surely be special.

The event’s planned as a family-friendly celebration representing all of the communities around southern Kentucky. For their first outing, they’ve arranged an impressive lineup of events, venues, and music, including:

  • Vette City Motorcycle Music Fest kickoff party
  • Vette City Motorcycle Music Fest after-parties
  • The National Corvette Museum
  • Custom bike show
  • Custom car and truck show
  • Tire burnout contest
  • All Out Dyno Drags
  • Globe of Death
  • Blow-out bike games
  • Torch’s Rock and Roll Inferno
  • Two Doug’s Motor City Poker Runs—each with a $1,000 prize
  • Guided scenic ride benefiting B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse)
  • Kids zone
  • Vendors
  • Live music, including:
    – Georgia Satellites
    – Kentucky Headhunters
    – Lita Ford
    – Bret Michaels 
    – Kiss Kiss Bang
    – Jasmine Cain
    – The Hootz
    – The Josephines
    – Smith and Wesley
    – Geneva
    – Big Smo
    – Devon Allman and Duane Betts
    – Foghat
    – David Lee Murphy
    – Gretchen Wilson
    – Otis
    – Louisiana Swamp Donky
    – Pat Travers

Vette City Motorcycle Music Fest

October 12–13, 2018
350 Corvette Drive, National Corvette Museum
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Bowling Green Daily News and D93 WDNS Radio

Till next time, ride safe!

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