First Annual TN Bike Fest Sept. 20-23 in Tracy City, TN; Get Your Tickets Now

photo provided by Dwayne Jones

One of the biggest events of the season is set to begin on September 20th and run through September 23 in Tracy City, TN.

On August 5th we kicked off the event with a pre-party kick off show at a great little place called The Back Porch in Winchester TN. Owned and operated by Danny Kilpatrick. The event was a great success. Bikers from around the Southern TN and North Alabama area attended. Owner Danny Kilpatrick has an great new place for folks to not only enjoy good music, but great food and friendship. Check out The Back Porch in Winchester TN.

Special musical guests for the night included 4 Miles Gone, a country/rock group based out of Belvidere, TN. Members of 4 Miles Gone include, Jacob Painter-Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica, Adam Farris-Lead Guitar, Travis Ashley-Drums, Vocals and Seth Hall-Bass.

The Geneva Band, left to right are. Gary Craig, DWayne Jones, Geneva Keene, and David Lee Jennette

The main act appearing at the pre-party kick off is one of the Bike Rally industries biggest headlining groups, The Geneva Band. Members of the band include lead vocals Geneva Keene, drums, back up vocals and Manager Dwayne Jones, bass, keyboards and vocals, Gary Craig. Rounding out the group is Dave Jennette on lead guitar and vocals.

Also making a special appearance for the festival kick off was Katy Blaze, Fire performer and her flaming baton. Katy’s show includes choreographed baton twirling, dance/rhythmic gymnastics and free style dance, all with a bright blaze of fire on the baton. Crowds love it.

TN Bike Fest will be featuring artists from around the southeast, with fourteen acts in all over a period of four days. Special events include concerts, Bike Shows, Mountain riding, Beer Babes Wet T-shirt contests, Bike Games, RV & Primitive Camping as well as the Miss Tennessee Bike Fest Pageant. Bike Games and events will be hosted by Master of Ceremonies “Cowboy” Larry of also known as the worlds largest bike site.

Tickets are $50 for the four day event and $35 if you come through the gate on your bike.

Sponsors for this first annual event are Thunder Roads Magazine, Thunder Creek Harley Davidson Cycles, Steelhorse Law Motorcycle Lawyers, StageTopsUSA, Coyote Jacks, and Budweiser with the rep we’ve all grown to love Mark Bird.

Artists appearing over the course of the four days are The Geneva Band, Aunt Betty, Big Gun, Melissa Lee, Justice Colt, Whiskey Dixie, Dave Jennette Band, 4 Mile Gone, Led Zeppin, The Kimberly White Project, Beau Braswell, Hawkshaw Hawkins II and Friends, Phoenix Rising, Charlie Bonnett and The Folkin Gasholes, and Bobby Randall.

Get your tickets now and come on out to the first annual TN Bike Fest in Tracy City, TN where each day you’ll there will be a special tribute to our men and women in the United States Military. Don’t miss this four days of fun filled with music, bike games, stunts, camping and the opportunity to ride through some of the most beautiful country mountain roads in the beautiful state of Tennessee. Note: All art work and photos courtesy of DWayne Jones.

For more information on tickets you can visit TNBIKEFEST.COM or call 615-946-3596.

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Sherryl is a Senior Writer and Assistant Editor with Nashville Music Guide and her blog, Lyrics N Legends has been featured since 2012. Her articles has graced the cover and have appeared as feature stories in the NMG print edition. She is also a member of WMMW, Women of Music Music of Women, a non-profit organization in support of women in the music industry. WMMW also appears here in Nashville Music Guide.

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