Harley Davidson Announces Final Entertainment Line-up For The 105th

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MILWAUKEE (August 13, 2008) – Today Harley-Davidson announced the final entertainment line-up for the 105th Anniversary celebration scheduled this Labor Day weekend in Milwaukee. Among those slated to headline the four day event that will feature motorcycles, music and more are Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Foo Fighters, Daughtry and Kid Rock.


The Harley-Davidson 105th Anniversary will kick-off with CLUB H.O.G.® 25, which celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.), the world’s largest factory-sponsored owners group boasting more than 1 million members around the world.

CLUB H.O.G.® 25 will be hosted on the exterior grounds of Miller Park. Admission is free to H.O.G members and one guest per member. The event will feature the following acts:

CLUB H.O.G. 25 – Harley Stage Club H.O.G. 25 – Beer Garden
11:00 a.m. DB Bryant Band 11:30 a.m. Big Bob and the Ballroom Blitz
1:00 p.m. Jason Michael Carroll 3:30 p.m. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
3:45 p.m. The Billy Bob Thornton Band 5:30 p.m. Comedian Greg Giraldo
6:00 p.m. Sugarland 6:30 p.m. Comedian Jim McCue
9:00 p.m. Kid Rock 7:30 p.m. Comedian Lewis Black

In addition to the H.O.G. event and ticketed events outlined below, Harley-Davidson will also offer free musical entertainment that is open to the general public at Main Street at the Lakefront and the Harley-Davidson Museum campus, Thursday through Sunday.


The Harley-Davidson 105th Anniversary will keep rolling at the Summerfest Grounds and Roadhouse at the Lakefront on Friday.

Access to the Summerfest Grounds will require a 105th Anniversary Celebration ticket package, which is currently on sale for $60.00 plus $5.00 tax, shipping and handling at www.harley-davidson.com/105th. The ticket package includes a laminated event ticket good for a two-day entry to the Summerfest grounds, a signature 105th folio, a one-time entry to the Discovery World and its special Harley-Davidson exhibit, an event guide, a Signature 105th Anniversary copper wristband, a commemorative key chain, and a 105th Anniversary flag and American flag.

Following is an outline of the bands slated to perform on Friday at the Summerfest Grounds.

Summerfest Grounds
12:00 p.m. Big Bob & Loco Mojo (Harley-Davidson Roadhouse)
The Brandon Jones Band (Briggs & Stratton Big Back Yard)
Amanda Overmeyer (Miller Lite Oasis)
Riverside Drive (U.S. Cellular Connection Stage)
Headcase (Rock Stage)
3:00 p.m. Lukyn Skyward (Briggs & Stratton Big Back Yard)
Alana Grace (Harley-Davidson Roadhouse)
Fisher Stevenson (Miller Lite Oasis)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (U.S. Cellular Connection Stage)
Blue Front Band (Rock Stage)
6:00 p.m. DB Bryant (Briggs & Stratton Big Back Yard)
Big Head Todd & The Monsters (Harley-Davidson Roadhouse)
Gary Allan (Miller Lite Oasis)
War (U.S. Cellular Connection Stage)
Tea Leaf Green (Rock Stage)
7:00 p.m. Red Wanting Blue (Potawatomi Pavilion)
8:00 p.m. ZZ Top (Miller Lite Oasis)
6:00 p.m. Los Lonely Boys (Briggs & Stratton Big Back Yard)
Black Crowes (Harley-Davidson Roadhouse)
Jon Paris (Potawatomi Pavilion)
Foghat (U.S. Cellular Connection Stage)
Bad Boy (Rock Stage)

The Foo Fighters, along with special guest Three Days Grace, will play Friday evening at the outdoor venue dubbed Roadhouse at the Lakefront, which is located just north of the Milwaukee Art Museum beginning at 7:00 p.m. — gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets for this concert are still available for $27.50, plus shipping and handling charges from Ticketmaster. A Harley-Davidson 105th Anniversary Celebration ticket package is not required to secure tickets for the Foo Fighters and Three Days Grace concert.


The music event of the summer will continue to rock on Saturday with more top-name entertainment acts at the Summerfest grounds and the Roadhouse at the Lakefront.

Summerfest Grounds
9:30 a.m. Day of Fire (Harley-Davidson Roadhouse)
Miller Rhythm & Blues Review (Miller Lite Oasis)
12:00 p.m. K.C. Williams (Briggs & Stratton Big Back Yard)
Rev Theory (Miller Lite Oasis)
Alana Grace (U.S. Cellular Connection Stage)
The Affray (Rock Stage)
3:00 p.m. Geoff Landon & Wolfpack (Briggs & Stratton Big Back Yard)
Amanda Overmeyer (Harley-Davidson Roadhouse)
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (Miller Lite Oasis)
Blind Melon (U.S. Cellular Connection Stage)
Earl Downing Band (Rock Stage)
6:00 p.m. Whitney Duncan (Briggs & Stratton Big Back Yard)
Puddle of Mudd (Harley-Davidson Roadhouse)
Blue Oyster Cult (Miller Lite Oasis)
Cameo (U.S. Cellular Connection Stage)
U2Zoo (Rock Stage)
7:00 p.m. Ronnie Nyles (Potawatomi Pavilion)
8:00 p.m. Daughtry (Harley-Davidson Roadhouse)
9:00 p.m. Dierks Bentley (Briggs & Stratton Big Back Yard)
Frampton (Miller Lite Oasis)
Greg Koch & Other Bad Men (Potawatomi Pavilion)
Buddy Guy (U.S. Cellular Connection Stage)
The Crave (Rock Stage)

Alejandro Escovedo will open for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band on Saturday night at the Roadhouse at the Lakefront beginning at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for this concert are still available for those who have purchased a 105th Anniversary Celebration ticket package at www.harley-davidson.com/105th for $40.00, plus $2.50 shipping and handling.

For more information on all the 105th Anniversary events or ticket packages, visit www.harley-davidson.com/105th.