Veterans Mountain Run

Written by on June 9, 2010 in Gigs / Tours / Events, News To Shout About! - Comments Off on Veterans Mountain Run

Veterans Mountain Run Sponsored by Budweiser

 Well the stage is set for the Ultimate Rock n Roll Ridin Party, the Funds For Freedom “7th Annual Veterans Mountain Run sponsored by BUDWEISER”. Once again the event will support the Bakersfield National Cemetery Memorial Walkway. 2010 is the biggest line-up of entertainment F3 has ever assembled and will absolutely Rock your socks off. 

This year the gate will open on Friday June 25th at 2:00pm. Giving all tent campers the time to pick their locations and get set-up before the weekend party kicks off at 5:00pm. The Ultimate Rock & Roll Party will be a night of crankin bands that noone will want to miss as two great guitarist will sit in with each other. Opening is the ROBY DURON BAND which is a homecoming as Roby led the very first band to play at our Mountain Run 7 years ago. As F3 gets back to their roots it’s pertfect that Roby opens the event. Friday will be a string bending night like no other. The Roby Duron Band is an L..A. based Rock and Roll band that plays a mix of great rock and blues music influenced by 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

 At 8:00pm the great rock and blues of CHEAP SUNGLASSES featuring former Megadeth and Frank Zappa Lead guitarist Mike Albert. Noone has the guitar playin fingers like Mike Albert, he will amaze you with his string bending action. When Mike takes a break from his own metal band ‘Mike Albert Project’ he is the featured guitarist with Cheap Sunglasses tribute to ZZtop and great blues songs. They are sure to blow the top off the 2010 Veterans Mountain Run Friday night Pre-party.  

 Cheap Sunglasses will take 9:00 break for this years MONSTER ENERGY Miss Mountain Run T-shirt Contest. Armed with a Monster Energy t-shirt and a pair of scissors, ladies will design their own creations and take the stage to show them off  for braggin’ rights and $300 cash.

 Saturday will kick off at 8:00am when the gates open for the MONAGHAN MOTORSPORTS 169 mile scenic poker run through the beautiful Kern Co. mountains with a $500 High Hand Payout. Kick stands will go up at 10:00am following the National Anthem and a fly-by of two Vietnam Service Bell UH-1H (Huey) helicopters operated by the Kern County Fire Department.

 REIGN will kick off the Saturday lineup at 2:00pm as they set the party mood on it’s head with thier high energy sound. This Southern California Classic Rock band is the best you will find as the play all your favorite old and new classic hits. Simply said “ REIGN absolutely Kicks Ass”

 At 2:00 check-in will start for this years display of the best bikes ridden on this years Mountain Run as the SGT. MARVIN SPRAYBERRY III MEMORIAL presents this year’s Ride-in Bike Show. Judging will begin at 4:00pm so be sure and enjoy the ride and get your bike lined up for braggin’ rights.

 There is a history, a legacy and a brotherhood that comprise the soul of the America Biker. Those are the same elements that make up The CHARLIE BRECHTEL BAND. At 5:00pm Charlie will take us into a world that began in America’s post WWII years, screamed through the 50s and 60s and has evolved into one of the most powerful and envied sub-cultures that this country has ever produced. His music pays homage to the biker lifestyle in a way that no other musician has ever done. Charlie Brechtel weaves the personalities who pioneered this way of life into the heart of all of his songs. 

 Veterans Mountain Run regulars will always remember the ever popular JOE WALLA BAND.  aka Reverend J. Wicked III will be back again at 8:00pm bangin’ the strings with his American Rock and Roll. Joe has been leveling venues all over Southern California with his explosive sound and has developed a huge and rabid following here at the Mountain Run. Look for Joe to jump into the crowd and entertain the crowd. Also look for an appearance on stage by the Ms. Mountain Run girls. Joe’s amazing guitar work and unique whiskey voice have garnered much critical praise and numerous awards.

 Free Tent Camping all weekend is available but if you can not live without your blow dryer and curling iron, La QUINTA INN & SUITES is offering event room rates for Mountain Run participants you can reserve your room by calling 661-823-8000. If  RV’ing is your choice next to the event entry is the Tehachapi Trail’s End Park, contact them at 661-822-3697. For all the Hotel guests in Tehachapi a shuttle bus is also available. So if your going to enjoy a few ice cold Budweisers or other drinks take advantage of this free transportation.

 Get Pre signed-up now! Complete event Package is only $30.00 to the Rock n Roll Ridin Party weekend you will not want to miss. Package includes Event T-shirt, Poker Card, Raffle tickets, Wristband and Run Pin for the first 500 entries. Entry only wristbands will be $15.00. Forms can be found at ANTELOPE VALLEY HARLEY-DAVIDSON and all your favorite local bike shops or visit www.fundsforfreedominc.com to print your own sign-up form. Packages at the gate will be $35.00. For more information call 661-340-0026. Get there early as we pay tribute to the Veterans who have honored us by support the building of the Bakersfield National Cemetery Memorial Walkway.