The legendary Lone Star Rally is rolling into Galveston for another fast and furious four days November 4-7. Galveston Island has been home to the nation’s largest four-day motorcycle event since 2001 and the annual event draws hundreds of thousands of people from around the country.
The jam-packed weekend of mostly free, outdoor events begins Thursday, November 4 at noon with live music concerts daily on two stages (noon until midnight) and continues through Sunday night.
While the Lone Star Rally is primarily focused on motorcycles of the traditional kind with bike shows and custom build contests, there will be activities, events and vendors celebrating all kinds of motorized vehicles. The annual Drive-In Car Show features pre-1972 hot rods and muscle cars while newly added events will focus on the Slingshot 3-wheeler, sport bikes, motorcycle sound systems, and more.
Dozens of vendors will be offering everything from chopper trailers to saddle bags, leather jackets, clothing and jewelry, custom bike painting, and parts and accessories of all kinds. Vendors will be located downtown from 20th to 24th Street between Harborside and Mechanic, and also in the Pier 21 area. Additional vendors will be stationed along the Seawall from 21st to 25th Street and around the Beach Central Park events area at 21st and Seawall.
Good causes and good times return with The Miss Lone Star Rally contest, hosted by legendary Houston rock-radio personality Outlaw Dave, where 2019’s winner will crown a new queen Saturday night at Saengerfest Park (23rd and Strand). Outlaw Dave’s Annual Ranch Ride benefiting the Stevens & Pruett Ranch for Children and Animals takes place on Saturday beginning at Stubb’s Harley Davidson in Houston at 8:30am.
A family friendly, patriotic atmosphere has always been a big part of Lone Star Rally and this year is no exception with a special appearance by Lee Greenwood singing God Bless The USA (Proud To Be An American) on Friday night at 7pm at Saengerfest Park. Greenwood will also make a personal appearance on Saturday giving support to veterans through his Soldier Valley Spirits line of beverages that includes whiskey, vodka and bourbon. Greenwood will sign bottles and proceeds will go to veterans.
The weekend Rally events include a full slate of rock, country and tribute bands on both the main stage at Saengerfest Park and the Beach Central Stage at 21st and Seawall. Crowd favorites and 80’s tribute band extravaganza Hairball are returning to headline the Beach Central Park Stage and Florida classic rocker Bobby Friss will be wowing crowds with his high-energy show on the Saengerfest Park Stage.
A great supporting cast of bands and artists performing all day long include Billboard country hit-maker Colt Ford, Whey Jennings (Waylon Jennings grandson), Louisiana country hip-hop sensation Justin Champagne, tribute bands Highway To Hell (ACDC) and Cowboy (Kid Rock), hard rockers Black Smoke Sinners and many others including Houston/Galveston’s own southern rocker Zach Tate.
For a complete list of all events and performers visit www.LoneStarRally.com.