Live Music Rocks Ray Price Capital City Bikefest Downtown Raleigh Motorcycle Festival

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Huge music festival featuring of 35 bands on four stages will take place alongside North Carolina's largest custom bike show at Capital City Bikefest in downtown Raleigh.

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Ray Price Capital City Bikefest features a diverse music schedule with 35 bands on 4 stages during the weekend.

We've created an extensive music schedule this year to make everyone feel welcome and highlight music's role in our creative community.

Raleigh’s streets will roar to life with motorcyclists at the 12th Annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest, Sept. 23-25, 2016. Once again this year, the sound of rock ‘n’ roll will take center stage with live music from 35 bands on four downtown stages at the free festival. A diverse lineup of bands has been scheduled indoors and outside at four locations: City Plaza Stage, Outdoor Raleigh Convention Center Stage (118 W. Cabarrus), Indoor Convention Center Stage, and Ray Price Dealership Stage.

“You don’t have to be a die-hard motorcycle enthusiast to enjoy Ray Price Capital City Bikefest,” said Mark Hendrix, general manager of Ray Price, Inc., the festival organizer. “We’ve created an extensive music schedule this year to make everyone feel welcome and highlight music’s role in our creative community.”

Capital City Bikefest revs up to the tunes of diverse music from original rock to punk rockabilly to the blues, country, funk, RnB, and more. Saturday night culminates with Nashville stars Angel Mary and the Tennessee Werewolves headlining on the new Cabarrus St. stage outside the Raleigh Convention Center.


Ray Price Dealership Stage (1126 South Saunders St): Big Rick & The Bombers (12P - 12:30P); Dixie Dust (2P - 3:30P).

City Plaza Stage (400 Fayetteville St): Adam Pitts (5P - 6P); LaurenNicole (6:30P - 7:30P); Last Call Messiahs (8P - 9P); The Fifth (9:30P - 11P).

Outdoor RCC Stage (118 W. Cabarrus St.): Canaan James (5P - 6P); Hearts & Daggers (6:30P - 7:30P); MotorBilly (8P - 9P); Amanda Daughtry (9:30P - 11P).


Ray Price Dealership Stage: Krysal Blade (12P - 1:30P); Driver X (2P - 3:30P).

City Plaza Stage: Funk-N-Disorder (10A - 11:30A); Mojo Rising, Doors Tribute (12P - 1P); Bad Incorporated, Bad Company Tribute (1:30P - 2:30P); Appetite For Destruction, Guns 'n’ Roses Tribute (3P –4:30P); Tres Locos, ZZ Top Tribute (5P - 6P); Möstley Crüe, Mötley Crüe Tribute (6:30P - 8P); Thunderstruck, AC/DC Tribute (8:30P - 10P).

Outdoor RCC Stage: The Rusted Rails (10:30A - 12P); Justin West Band (12:30P - 1:30P); Chris Nash & The Nash County Line (2P - 3P); Megan Doss Band (3:30P - 5P); Rebekah Todd & The Odyssey (5:30P - 6:30P); All My Rowdy Friends, Hank Williams Jr. Tribute (7P - 8P); Angel Mary & The Tennessee Werewolves (8:30P - 10P).

Convention Center Stage (500 Salisbury St.): Entangled Dreams (11A - 12P); Tea Cup Gin (12:30P - 1:30P); Andy Ferrell (2P - 3P); Johnny Orr (4P - 5P); Kaylin Roberson with Broke Hatala (5:30p - 6:30p); Jason Damico (7P - 8P).


Ray Price Dealership Stage: Flywheel (12P - 1:30P); Pseudo Cowboys (2P - 3:30P).

Convention Center Stage: 80’s Unplugged (1P - 2P).

About the 12th Ray Price Capital City Bikefest, presented by GEICO Motorcycle:
Capital City Bikefest was formed in 2005 in partnership with the City of Raleigh to become North Carolina’s first downtown motorcycle rally. Created by beloved local businessman, Ray Price, it helped bring the roar of life back to downtown Raleigh. Ray Price Capital City Bikefest and Motorsports Expo features a street festival with stunt shows and huge custom bike show indoors. Charity beneficiaries include the U.S.O. and U.S. Veterans Corps. Follow on Twitter: @RayPriceHD and #BikefestRaleigh.

About Ray Price, Inc.:
For more than 34 years, Ray Price Harley-Davidson and Ray Price Triumph have served as the center of motorcycle culture in the Triangle region of North Carolina. The dealership offers education programs and group riding events for beginners-to-expert riders. In 2015, Ray Price was named “Retailer of the Year” by the N.C. Retail Merchants Association, and Ray Price Capital City Bikefest has been named the nation’s best event by Dealernews. The dealership actively supports philanthropy projects to raise money for charity through rides, cookoffs and diverse cultural celebrations.

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