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Purpose & History of Roar on the Shore®

In 2007, the Manufacturer & Business Association created the Roar on the Shore® Bike Week to raise funds for a worthy charity each year. Now entering its 12th year, the rally has seen unprecedented growth, drawing tens of thousands of people from across the country, injecting more than $30 million into the local economy each year – and donating more than $880,000 to worthwhile charitable organizations.   2018:   165,000 People (est.) July 18-22 Charity: Sarah A. Reed Children’s Center Grand Marshal: “Pawn Stars” star Rick Harrison Headline Concerts:     …

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‘American Picker’ Frank Fritz Named 2018 Roar on the Shore® Grand Marshal

‘Bearded Charmer’ to lead more than 5,000 bikers to Perry Square ERIE – He was recycling, repurposing and collecting before it was trendy. He was riding to Sturgis before the town became a household name. He was a motorcycle gearhead before it was cool. He’s Frank Fritz, one-half of the popular “American Pickers” TV series on the History channel and he will lead Roar on the Shore’s® Bringin’ in the Roar® Bike Parade as the charitable motorcycle rally’s 2018 grand marshal, organizers announced today. The parade departs at 6 p.m.…

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Roar® 2018 Headliner Concerts Announced

Includes Mix of Hair, Metal, Blues and Southern Rock ERIE – What are components of an impressive motorcycle rally concert play list? “Stairway to Heaven.” Check. “The Ballad of Jayne.” Check. “Green Grass and High Tides.” Check. “Don’t Know What You Got ‘til It’s Gone.” Check. The 12th annual 2018 Roar on the Shore® Bike Week will feature a blend of rock genres for the more than 165,000 motorcycle enthusiasts expected to attend Erie’s official bike week set for July 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2018. Proceeds will benefit…

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