MILWAUKEE, WI – April 5, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – An eclectic mix of talent ranging from emerging stars to legendary bands will rock the Milwaukee Lakefront with Harley-Davidson during the culmination of the company’s year-long, global 110th Anniversary Celebration.
More than 60 bands will take to the stages of Milwaukee’s Henry Maier Festival Park (Summerfest Grounds) Thursday, Aug. 29, through Sunday, Sept.1, 2013. The first round of confirmed performers includes ZZ Top, Katey Sagal & The Forest Rangers, Dropkick Murphys, Lupe Fiasco, Common, Brantley Gilbert, Doobie Brothers, Buckcherry, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Gaslight Anthem, Sublime with Rome and Halestorm.
“This is just the tip of the iceberg of the talent we’re bringing to town for the 110th Anniversary Celebration,” said Mark-Hans Richer, Chief Marketing Officer at Harley-Davidson. “Stay tuned for the unveiling of even more bands, including two additional headlining acts.”
All of the concerts featured on the Summerfest Grounds stages are included in the cost of a 110th Anniversary Celebration ticket. Two ticket options are now on sale at www.h-d.com/110tickets.
Celebration Ticket – Print at Home ($95 USD; convenience fees not included) Available for purchases made within the continental U.S.; includes access to the Summerfest Grounds on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, an opportunity to purchase tickets for the headlining concerts at Marcus Amphitheater before they go on sale to the public, a link to download the official event app on a mobile device or smartphone, and a map of historic Harley-Davidson sites in Milwaukee.
Commemorative Celebration Ticket Package ($102.50 USD; convenience fees not included) Includes the above admission package plus a photo frame holder, commemorative laminated ticket and lanyard, Milwaukee 110th Anniversary pocket guide, limited edition poker chip, guitar pick keepsake and drink koozie with corresponding drink discounts.
Those who purchase a Celebration Ticket before April 19 will have the opportunity to buy tickets for the three headlining concerts at the Marcus Amphitheater starting April 29, one full week before they go on sale to the public May 6. Harley-Davidson recently announced Kid Rock will perform Saturday, August 31, as one of the featured acts and will announce two additional headliners in April.
For Harley Owners Group® members, the ticket and ticket packages also include the H.O.G.® 30th Anniversary celebration with members-only access to the Summerfest Grounds on Thursday, August 29, from noon to 5:00 p.m., including a headline performance by Lynyrd Skynyrd, along with other members-only activities throughout the weekend. There is no additional charge to H.O.G.® members to join in the celebration of the H.O.G.® 30th Anniversary. H.O.G.® membership card must be shown with a Milwaukee 110th Anniversary Celebration ticket for entry.
Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Concerts Currently Announced:
(Listed in order of appearance)
Thursday, August 29
Whiskey of the Damned
Lynyrd Skynyrd (H.O.G. Members only)
Blue Oyster Cult
The Doobie Brothers
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Friday, August 30
Gabriel Sanchez & The Prince Experience
Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights
The Dirty Heads
Sublime with Rome
Saturday, August 31
D.B. Bryant Band
The White Buffalo
Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown
Katey Sagal & The Forest Rangers
Additional 110th Anniversary Celebration activities in Milwaukee include fan-organized rides, a massive parade, activities at the Harley-Davidson Museum, parties at participating Harley-Davidson dealerships and street parties around the city.
About the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary
The Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary is a year-long, global celebration connecting millions of Harley-Davidson fans united by a common bond and shared passion for freedom, self-expression and epic adventure. Included in the official 110th Anniversary calendar are 12 different 110th Anniversary experiences that Harley-Davidson will bring to existing motorcycle events in global markets throughout September 2013. The events span 11 countries on six continents and will be capped by two main celebration events in Rome, Italy, in June 2013 and Milwaukee during Labor Day weekend.
Harley-Davidson fans are invited to learn more about the 110th Anniversary and join the celebration online where they can share videos, images and experiences on Facebook, Twitter with the hashtag #HD110, and at www.h-d.com/110.
About Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces heavyweight custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit Harley-Davidson’s website at www.harley-davidson.com.