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2018 Roar on the Shore® Grand Marshal Goes from ‘Picker’ to ‘Pawn Star’

2018 Roar on the Shore® Grand Marshal Goes from ‘Picker’ to ‘Pawn Star’ Rick Harrison to lead thousands of bikers to Perry Square ERIE – A conflict with his TV production schedule has forced Frank Fritz of History’s “American Pickers” to cancel his upcoming grand marshal role for the 2018 Roar on the Shore® Bike Week, Roar® officials announced today. In short order, rally organizers tapped Rick Harrison, the star of the channel’s “Pawn Stars” to lead Roar on the Shore’s® Bringin’ in the Roar® Bike Parade. “When you book…

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Roar on the Shore® voted Best of Erie 2017 by readers of The Erie Reader

We asked and Erie voted. We are happy to present you with this certificate of honor for being voted Best of Erie for 2017. We at The Reader are grateful to the people who build Erie up and make it a better place to live, work, and play. Our community of readers deemed that you are the best in your field. Thank you for your commitment to Erie. As we move into 2018, we look forward to what the year has in store for our city and we hope to…

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Roar® Overview

Expected to draw more than 165,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from across the country, Roar on the Shore® Bike Week has exploded on the national rally scene – experiencing unprecedented growth in its first 11 years – boasting no gate fee to enter, free headline concerts every night, free celebrity meet and greets, free stunt shows – in addition to 12 scenic rides (including a celebrity led parade of bikes) to showcase all that the Erie region has to offer! This year, proceeds from the 2018 Roar on the Shore® Bike Week…

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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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