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Road Closings Announced for Roar on the Shore®

ERIE – With five days of bikes, musical acts and more, organizers of Roar on the Shore® are preparing to welcome approximately 165,000 bike enthusiasts to town during the 10th annual motorcycle rally, set for July 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17. To accommodate the 2016 Roar on the Shore® bike rally, organizers have announced the following road closings: At 9 a.m. Monday, July 11, North and South Park Rows, from Peach to French Streets, will be closed until the end of the rally....

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Roar on the Shore® Celebrates American Pride

ERIE — Red, white and vroom! Roar on the Shore® organizers announced today that Roar® 2016 will be dedicated to American patriotism throughout the rally’s 10th anniversary celebration, starting with the annual Bringin’ in the Roar® Bike Parade, led by Grand Marshal Paul Teutul Jr., on Thursday, July 14. As part of this patriotic tribute, Roar® will be handing out American flags sponsored by Annin Flagmakers, the oldest and largest flag manufacturer in the United States since 1847 and “The Official Flag Company of...

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Roar® to Showcase Wood-Carving Event

Demonstrations Scheduled for July 15 and 16 ERIE – Roar on the Shore® will give visitors an up-close look at the artistry of Brian Sprague, a master chainsaw wood sculptor from the local area, during wood-carving demonstrations scheduled for Friday, July 15, and Saturday, July 16, at The Hub at Perry Square, organizers of the five-day charitable motorcycle rally announced today. The demonstrations are sponsored by Ridg-U-Rak, Inc. At 2 p.m. July, 15, Sprague will create an amazing custom carving. At 4 p.m. July...

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Boxing Legend ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini to Make Special Appearance at ‘Rumble at the Roar®’

ERIE — Boxing legend Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini will make a special appearance during Roar on the Shore’s® first outdoor boxing event, Rumble at the Roar®, on Saturday, July 16, during the rally’s 10th anniversary celebration, organizers announced today. The event is being produced by Roar® in cooperation with Bizzarro Boxing Productions. Budweiser is the event sponsor. “Former lightweight champion ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini plans to attend and will help us present a special Lifetime Achievement Award to boxer Lou Bizzarro Sr., one of our...

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Roar® to Raffle Motorcycles at 2016 Rally

ERIE — Roar on the Shore® organizers announced today that they will raffle three motorcycles at this year’s charitable rally, set for July 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17, in the heart of downtown Erie. All drawing winners will be announced at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 16, from the Country Fair Main Stage in The Hub. The raffled bikes include: A vivid black 2016 Harley-Davidson, donated by major sponsor Street Track ‘n Trail, 13723 Conneaut Lake Road. Winners will have their choice from one...

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Smith Provision Co., Inc. Named Official Hot Dog for Roar on the Shore® Motorcycle Rally

ERIE — Bikers from across the country will soon be able to enjoy one of Erie’s favorite treats now that Smith’s has been named the Official Hot Dog of Roar on the Shore®, event organizers announced today. The charitable motorcycle rally is set for July 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 in downtown Erie with proceeds benefiting the St. Martin Center New Playground Project. “The entire Smith’s team is excited and honored to be the Official Hot Dog of Roar on the Shore®,” said...

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Rock Erie Music Award Winners to Perform at 2016 Roar on the Shore

ERIE — The Times Publishing Company recently announced the lineup of Rock Erie Music Award (REMA) winners and other local bands that will perform at this year’s Roar on the Shore® charitable motorcycle rally. The Times is partnering on REMA with the Manufacturer & Business Association, which presents the annual rally, along with more than 50 sponsors, to bring the best local music to the 10th annual Roar®, July 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17. The 2016 REMA Song of the Year winner First...

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New ‘Rumble at the Roar’ Boxing Event Planned for 2016 Rally

ERIE —Roar on the Shore’s® first outdoor boxing event, Rumble at the Roar®, will be held on Saturday, July 16, during the rally’s 10th anniversary celebration, organizers announced today. The seven-card fight is being produced by Roar® in cooperation with Bizzarro Boxing Productions. Budweiser is the event sponsor. “Roar on the Shore® is always looking for new attractions and new venues so our visitors can enjoy a unique experience; we believe this is sure to be a knockout,” said rally spokeswoman Tammy Polanski. The...

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Roar on the Shore Announces Grand Marshal, Headliners for 10th Anniversary Charitable Motorcycle Rally

ERIE — Grand marshal Paul Teutul Jr., all-female hard rock group Vixen; Vince Neil, the legendary voice of Mötley Crüe; chainsaw-wielding Jackyl; and heavy metal phenom Quiet Riot will all star in the Roar on the Shore’s 10th anniversary celebration set for July 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17, with proceeds benefiting the St. Martin Center New Playground Project, organizers announced today. “Amazing talent, sensational music and a crowd that’s anticipated to soar to 165,000, it’s going to be the biggest rally in our...

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Roar® to Celebrate RockErie Music Awards at 2016 Motorcycle Rally

ERIE — The Manufacturer & Business Association is partnering with the Times Publishing Company on the 2016 RockErie Music Awards (REMA) to bring the best local music to the 10th annual Roar on the Shore® charitable motorcycle rally, July 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17, organizers announced today. The 2016 REMA Song of the Year winner will have the honor of opening on the Country Fair Main Stage for one of the rally’s headliners, which has yet to be announced. Five other REMA winners...

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