Marshall Bike Rally This Weekend to Feature Stunt Shows And Concerts
Looks like it's going to be beautiful weekend to head outdoors to the Marshall Bike Rally April 26-28 to benefit Shriners Children's Hospital of Shreveport. Hundreds of bikers and spectators are expected during the weekend long event in Marshall, TX.Motorcycle bike stunt shows will add to the center stage activities of family entertainment for the public and rally attendees.
Friday’s activities begin at 1:00 p.m. with vendors, biker rides, and live entertainment. Concerts will be performed on a stage set up at North Washington and Houston in Telegraph Park facing north towards highway 80. Concerts are planned for 2:00 p.m. with Robert “Blind Dog Cook’, 4 p.m. will feature Category 5, and the 8:00 p.m. concert is 8 Track. All concerts are free and the public is invited. Vendors will open at 1:00 p.m. and continue into the evening. Contests for registered biker attendees will be from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Motorcycle stunt shows will be a highlighted family event on Saturday. 7th Letter Entertainment from Dallas will stage professional stunt riders performing on their Yamaha r6 bikes. A narrative during the performance will explain the stunt riding, the gear used and the long hours of practice to master the skill. Shows are scheduled for 2:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. near the intersections of North Washington and Austin.
Saturday will also feature five free concerts center stage during the event. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. is Stateline, 11:00 a.m. None the Wiser, 1:00 p.m. Unit 9, 4:00 p.m. Blue Tin Roof, and Dusty Rose will complete the concert event schedule at 8:00 p.m. Music By Larry will perform at 7:00 p.m. in front of Under The Texas Sun.
A full schedule of activities are scheduled for biker attendees including poker runs, bike shows best paint competition, best engine competition plus bike shows and biker games. Except for the biker rides, all activities are held on North Washington in downtown Marshall with all activities and access free to spectators.
Bike enthusiasts can pre-register for $35 for a single registrant or $60 for couples until midnight, April 25. The pre-registration fee includes the official rally shirt, event pin, bike ride under the Texas sun, poker run events, games, and the bike show. Bikers will also be able to register on site for $25 per person. Persons who register on site will enjoy all events, contests, rides and concerts; registration begins at 10:00 a.m. Friday morning, April 26.
Rally registrations, lodging reservations and information about Marshall can be found by visiting VisitMarshallTexas.org or by calling the Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau at 903-702-7777.