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Leah Cast
Director of Communications
Office: (409)797-5152
lcast@galvestoncvb.com

Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5124
iwilhelm@galvestoncvb.com

Mary Beth Bassett
Public Affairs Manager
Office: (409)797-5121
mbassett@galvestoncvb.com


Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
Media Contact
Mary Beth Bassett
Public Affairs Manager
Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Office(409)797-5121
Email: mbassett@galvestoncvb.com
Galveston Revs Up for Lone Star Rally
Largest Four-Day Motorcycle Rally in U.S. Rolls in this Weekend
GALVESTON, Texas (November 3, 2015) This weekend, visitors to Galveston will have a chance to experience the largest four-day biker event in the country as the 2015 Geico Lone Star Rally makes its way to the island Thursday through Sunday.
More than 400,000 motorcyclists and hundreds of vendors will gather in Galveston for a celebration of the finest machines known to man. The event will feature free concerts, bike shows and vendors showcasing everything from the hottest new accessories and bike enhancements to leatherwear and jewelry.
The rally will kick off Thursday with a concert by former Bad Company lead vocalist Brian Howe at 10 p.m. on the Budweiser Stage in Saengerfest Park, located at the corner of 23rd and Strand streets. Visitors to Galveston can enjoy more live entertainment throughout the weekend, including performances by country favorites David Allen Coe, Jared Blake and the Johnny Cash tribute act, Cold Hard Cash, Jackyl and more.
This year’s rally will feature additional juried bike and classic car shows, and a variety of special events in historic downtown and along the Seawall at Beach Central. For a lineup of festivities, visit www.lonestarrally.com.
For media inquiries, please contact Sharon Damante at (386) 846-6901 or
To download photos of Lone Star Rally, click here.
To download b-roll of Lone Star Rally, click here.
About Galveston Island
Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island is best known as a vacation destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas’ premier cruise port and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country. For more information on Galveston Island visit www.galveston.com or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.
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