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For Immediate Release
Friday June 1, 2012

Publicist:
Laura Longero

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The All American BBQ Festival Comes to Downtown Reno July 6-8

The Fest Caps Off High Desert Racing Association’s Eldorado Fireworks 500

Downtown Reno presents the All American BBQ Festival July 6-8, sponsored by Circus Circus Hotel Casino Reno, the Eldorado Hotel Casino, Harrah’s Reno and Silver Legacy Resort Casino and fueled by Monster Energy.

This post Fourth of July street festival will include great all-American barbequed food booths, more than 30 street vendors and two stages featuring rocking tribute bands like Petty Theft, a salute to Tom Petty; Van Halen tribute band, Hot For Teacher; Chicago Tribute Authority; and Straight Country, a salute to George Strait. There will also be opportunities to participate in a tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces, plus special appearances by the Monster Girls and Monster DJs and presentations by Monster Energy’s freestyle motocross and two wheel asphalt stunt teams. The full music line-up includes:

Plaza Stage

Friday, July 6

12 to 1:30 p.m. – Petty Theft

A salute to Tom Petty

2 to 3:30 p.m. – Crossfire

A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughn

4 to 5:30 p.m. – Roses & Guns

A tribute to Guns & Roses

6 to 7:30 – Blaze of Glory

A salute to Bon Jovi

 

Saturday, July 7

12 to 1:30 p.m. – Petty Theft

A salute to Tom Petty

2 to 3:30 p.m. – Blaze of Glory

A salute to Bon Jovi

4 to 5:30 p.m. – Journey Unauthorized

A salute to Journey

6 to 7:30 – Skynnyn Lynnyrd

A salute to Lynyrd Skynard

 

Sunday, July 8

11 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. – Awards Ceremony

Eldorado Fireworks 500 Awards

1 to 2:30 p.m. – Heartbreaker

A tribute to Led Zepplin

3 to 4:30 p.m. – Chicago Tribute Authority

A tribute to Chicago




Harrah’s Stage

 

Friday, July 6

2:30 to 4:00 p.m. – Straight Country

A salute to George Straight

4:30 to 6 p.m. – Gwen in Doubt

A salute to No Doubt

6:30 to 8 p.m. – Summer of ‘69

A tribute to Bryan Adams

 

Saturday, July 7

12:30 to 2 p.m. – Roses & Guns

A tribute to Guns & Roses

2:30 to 4:00 p.m. – Crossfire

A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughn

4:30 to 6 p.m. – The Jacks

A tribute to AC/DC

6:30 to 8 p.m. – Hot for Teacher

A salute to Van Halen

 

Sunday, July 8

10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Summer of ‘69

A tribute to Bryan Adams

12:30 to 2 p.m. – I Like It, I Love It

A tribute to Tim Mcgraw

2:30 to 4 p.m. – Gwen in Doubt

A salute to No Doubt

Leading up to the All American BBQ Festival is the High Desert Racing Association’s Eldorado Fireworks 500 race, sponsored by Silver Legacy Resort Casino and fueled by Monster Energy.  It will be a full week of off-road racing excitement when the event comes to the Tahoe-Reno Motorplex July 1-8. The HDRA staff has planned a long list of special events to take place the entire week of the event including an off-road expo in Sparks to kick things off on June 30 and contingency and tech held under the famous Reno arch July 6. The car show on July 6 will feature over 150 of the Baja Desert Race cars that will race in the Eldorado Fireworks 500 July 7 and 8.

 

Special room rates are available at Circus Circus Reno (www.circusreno.com) the Eldorado Hotel Casino (www.eldoradoreno.com), Harrah’s Reno (www.harrahsreno.com) and Silver Legacy Resort Casino (www.silverlegacy.com).

 

Don’t miss the HDRA’s Eldorado Fireworks 500 July 1-8 or the All American BBQ Festival in downtown Reno July 6-8. For more information visit www.downtownreno.com or call 888-288-1833.