2nd Annual Camel City BikeFest Update!

Where you going to be at? Here’s Where we will be. 700 North Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC If you want to ride in with a big group to Camel City Bikefest, the Forgotten Sons MC are doing a ride in again this year with the proceeds going to Purple Heart Homes! I have to tell you it gave me chills last year to hear all those bikes rolling in at one time rattling the windows of all those buildings downtown. Let’s make it even bigger and better this year!!


☆☆ATTENTION VENDORS☆☆
The deadline was September 1st-Applications Closed! 
Camel City Bikefest is quickly approaching. Vendor applications need to be received by September 1st at the very latest! Spots are filling up fast, so don’t miss out. If you haven’t already talked to me and want a spot, shoot me a message & get your app in the mail! ~Vandee Shoaf Gilbert

Camel City Bikefest presented by Smokin Harley Davidson is right around the corner on Saturday, Sept.9th! So much going on this year that you are not going to want to miss!!

Radical Randy is back with his Battle of the Baggers bike and sound show, the Ted’s Kickin Chicken stage has bands rocking all day, and Irvin Roberts Salon and Ardmore Barber Shop are bringing you the Miss Camel City Bikefest Pinup Contest and a Beard Competition for the fellas, and this year we have our friends from Tattoo Therapy setting up to do tattoos in the Liberty Room at Camel City BBQ Factory.

Scott Ray (Ray Publishing) will be doing event pictures and will be doing pictures of you and your friends around Back Yard Baggers tent. $12 8×10 with 50% of money raised will be going to Flood victims in Texas (#SamaritansPurse)

Let’s not forget our vendors, food trucks, and some of your favorite watering holes that will be set up with adult beverages. Bikes, Babes, Beards, Bands, and Beer…what more could you want??

Miss Camel City Bikefest Pinup Contest

Click here to like the pic attached to THIS POST!! That is the only way your vote will count. If you share to help your favorite lady out, you must share the original post with all the pics of our winners!

Beard Competition

Click here to download Event Schedule.

Pictures from 2016 Camel City Bikefest by Vandee (Lady V)

 

Make sure to go by the Double D Burnout Saloon spot at Camel City Bikefest to get an adult beverage and the Special Edition Biker Trash Nation shirt! Huge thanks to Double D for sponsoring this shirt so that all proceeds can go directly to Purple Heart Homes to help out disabled veterans!!!

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2nd & Green 4th Of July Pinup Contest

2nd & Green 4th Of July Pinup Contest

Come celebrate the 4th with our friends at 2nd and Green (HB2) and the BTN crew!! Ladies this your last chance to enter a pinup contest before the big one at Camel City Bikefest!

The winner of this will automatically advance to the finals. We need sassy, classy, badasses to bring your best pinup/rockabilly look! This contest is right on the heels of the Heavy Rebel Weekender so that should give you plenty of pinup inspiration. You do not want to miss this!!

2nd and Green know how to throw the most epic parties in town and they will have a parking lot party with live music kicking off at 4. They also have the best view for the fireworks display at the Dash game so we will finish it out with a bang!!

For more info visit their Facebook  Event Page

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The Official Second & Green Tavern

207 N Green St, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101

Biker Trash Nation Anniversary Party-Toys For Tots Ride

toysfortots2016We will be doing a Toys for Tots ride starting at the Forgotten Sons clubhouse. We will have several stops and then Baggerz for the after party. We will have two bands and will provide food. Please bring a unwrapped toys for a boy or girl to help some deserving kids.

  • Saturday December 3, 2016.
  • Registration starts 11:00 AM @ Forgotten Sons clubhouse 

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    Map to Forgotten Sons MC Clemmons, NC

  • Kickstands Up 12:30 PM Update 12:00 PM
  • Food will be Provided!
  • $20 or unwrapped Boy or Girls Toy per Rider or Riders.

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Third Annual Triad Dog Games – May 14-15, 2016

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“Third Annual Triad Dog Games – May 14-15, 2016”

A fundraising event benefiting The Sergei Foundation to help save companion pets’ lives by providing veterinary financial assistance to families unable to afford emergency, life-saving care.

COMPETE OR SPECTATE!  

WHERE:  Winston-Salem Fairgrounds 300 Deacon Blvd Gate 5, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

WHEN: Saturday, May 14: 10am-4pm     -and-     Sunday, May 15: 11am-4pm

For specific event competition times and details, please visit the events page.PETS ARE WELCOME! (Must be leashed, well-behaved and have proof of rabies vaccination). This is a rain or shine event!  If there is lightening or severe weather, events may be delayed until it clears.

COST: Required minimum donation of $6/person upon entry (kids 10 and under FREE).  NO PARKING FEE.  All to benefit The Sergei Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization! Competitions have individual entry fees between $5 – $30.

  • ALL DONATIONS WILL BE MATCHED for our sick and injured pet programs. Thank you for giving generously.

For more information visit there website at www.triaddoggames.com

Winter Jam 2016-Greensboro, NC

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For King and Country, Matthew West, Crowder, Lauren Daigle, Red, Sidewalk Prophets, NewSong, KB, Tedashi, We Are Messengers, Stars Go Dim, Tony Nolan

Saturday, Feb 27, 2016

Doors/Pre Jam Party: 5 pm

Jam Nation: 3:30pm

Download the Winter Jam App for free!

For more info on Jam Nation visit: http://www.jamtour.com/jam_nation

WBFJ Presents-Tenth Avenue North, Sidewalk Prophets & Dan Bremnes

Join us at the 2015 Dixie Classic Fair!

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Featured Artists
Tenth Avenue North, Sidewalk Prophets & Dan Bremnes
The concert will be held at the Grandstand,
October 7th, at 7:00pm!
Bring 5 cans or boxes of Lowes Foods brand & receive FREE admission on Wednesday only!
Admission to the fair also includes the concert!
You don’t want to miss this!

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WBFJ will once again be broadcasting LIVE from the Gazebo @ Dixie Classic Fair (Oct 2-11)
While you’re at the fair, don’t forget to…

Play Plinko @ the WBFJ Gazebo
Swifty Swine Swimming & Racing Pigs
Local Flavors @ the Clock Tower Stage
Friday, October 2
Minor Variation / Chi Rho – 3:00pm
Brad Ratledge Band – 5:00pm
Awestruck Worship – 7:00pm
John Lewis – 9:00pm

Tenth Avenue North / Sidewalk Prophets concert!!
Wednesday, October 7 @ 7:00pm (The concert is free with fair gate admission.)

Jim Cole @ the Clock Tower Stage
Friday, October 9 @ 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 & 9:00

The Munchie Wagon – The official WBFJ food sponsor at the fair!

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Ticket prices this year are as follows:

  • Friday (10/2 &10/9), Saturday (10/3 &10/10) and Sunday (10/4 &10/11):
    • Adults (ages 12 & up) – $10
    • Children (ages 6 – 11) – $5
    • Children (5 & under) and Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:
    • Adults (ages 12 & up) – $9
    • Children (ages 6 – 11) – $5
    • Children (5 & under) and Senior Adults (65 & over, with ID) – Free
  • Early Bird Special Admission (Any Gate – Weekdays only): 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – $4

Dixie Classic Fair Website: https://www.dcfair.com

WBFJ Website: http://www.wbfj.fm

Ray Publishing Website: http://raypublishing.org

BB&T Ballpark to host inaugural Awakening Music Festival September 26 & 27

AwakeningSlideWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (August 29, 2015) – Downtown Winston-Salem’s BB&T Ballpark, home of the Winston-Salem Dash baseball team, will be the site of the inaugural “Awakening Music Festival: Sing Your Heart, Loudly.” The two-day Awakening Music Festival will feature a diverse line-up of Christian music performers co-headlined by Kirk Franklin and MercyMe on Saturday, September 26 from 4 to 10 p.m. Jeremy Camp will headline Awakening on Sunday, September 27 from 2 to 8 p.m.

“For some time, we’ve explored having concerts and other events at BB&T Ballpark during baseball’s offseason,” Winston-Salem Dash president Geoff Lassiter said. “A great deal of research and due diligence about regional audiences led us to the conclusion that there is a significant consumer demand for a world-class Christian music festival. We’re incredibly proud to have three of Christian music’s leading performers-Kirk Franklin, MercyMe and Jeremy Camp-as headliners for this year’s festival.”

“There is no other major two-day Christian music festival in the Southeast. With that in mind, we believe Awakening will draw people from a wide geographic area to Winston-Salem,” Lassiter said. “We are confident that Awakening will build a loyal regional audience over time and become a major annual event, resulting in more diners at restaurants, more retail shopping, more overnight hotel stays and an overall significant boost to the local economy, particularly to the downtown area.”

He noted that the top four Christian music concerts in America aggregately draw more than 300,000 people over the course of a week. In addition to Kirk Franklin, MercyMe and Jeremy Camp as headline performers, Lassiter said additional headlining and secondary acts are being cultivated and will include a diverse range of musical performers, speakers and local church groups.

Tickets to the Awakening Music Festival range from $25 to $75 per day. Group discounts also are available. Tickets are on sale now. Call (336) 331-3740 or click here for tickets.

A full seating chart and pricing grid is available here.

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About Kirk Franklin

For nearly two decades now, Kirk Franklin has been a multi-platinum-selling purveyor of majestic fusions of gospel and contemporary music, and a mirror of Christian humanity boldly reflecting what one faith walking man can accomplish when he focuses on God and taps deep into the gifts He gives. Franklin is a pioneer in gap-bridging musicianship, uniting audiences across gospel, hip hop, pop and R&B. His irresistible rhythms and rhapsodies have resulted in albums that consistently top both Billboard’s Gospel and Christian charts, as well as ascend triumphantly into the Top 10 of the R&B/Hip Hop chart. His unprecedented penetration into the mainstream has fortified him to also become a New York Times bestselling author for The Blueprint: A Plan for Living Above Life’s Storms(Gotham/Penguin). Franklin is also the host and executive producer of the gospel talent show “Sunday Best,” the highest-rated gospel program in BET network history now heading into its sixth season. To date, the trendsetter has garnered nine GRAMMY® Awards, 39 Stellar Awards, 16 Dove Awards (CCM), eight NAACP Image Awards, two BET Awards, an American Music Award, a Soul Train Award and numerous others.

And yet, with all of his success and acclaim-his overflow of awards and accolades-Franklin remains, at heart, a man who comes from shaky circumstances that could have paralyzed his spiritual growth within his humble familial beginnings. He is never far from that frightened and forlorn young man who didn’t always know which way to turn. The heart of who Kirk Franklin is and his story struck a resounding chord with his fans years ago and they have remained loyal ever since. Franklin has always been transparent about being abandoned by his parents and adopted by his grandmother and his humble beginnings. He has never hid behind his celebrity status but has remained connected to his audience through his music and frank discussions of life issues, which is what makes Franklin one of the most relatable and respected messengers in his field. Franklin is the biggest selling Contemporary Gospel artist in the history of SoundScan. His latest CD, Hello Fear, was RIAA-certified gold in February 2012 and he has 7 additional RIAA-certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum selling releases to date.

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About MercyMe

Since their debut in 2001, GRAMMY®-nominated, American Music Award and multiple Dove Award winners MercyMe have sold more than 8.5 million units in CD, single and DVD sales, garnered 27 No. 1 multi-format Christian radio singles and four consecutive mainstream radio hits with “I Can Only Imagine,” (No. 4 AC/Top 25 on Top 40/Hot AC), “Here With Me” (No. 4 AC), “Homesick” (Top 10 AC), and “So Long Self.” Their radio success has continued with their recent single “Greater,” which held the No. 1 spot at Christian radio for 16 weeks. MercyMe made history in 2014 as “I Can Only Imagine” surpassed 2 million digital downloads, making it the first song in Christian music to go platinum and double-platinum in the digital domain. In 2009, Billboard named MercyMe’s “Word Of God Speak” the No. 1 Song of the Decade and the group the No. 1 Artist of the Decade in both the Christian Songs and Christian AC Songs categories, recognizing them as one of the industry’s most notable talents.

They have sold out venues throughout the United States and Canada, including Radio City Music Hall, and have appeared on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Fox New Channel’s Fox & Friends, CNN, ABC News, and in the pages of Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, USA Today and more. MercyMe’s eighth studio album, Welcome To The New, garnered Billboard Music Award nominations in all three Christian categories and two GRAMMY® nods. Their highly anticipated new album MercyMe, It’s Christmas! offers a fresh spin on seasonal favorites as well as several original songs, and is slated to release in October 2015.

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About Jeremy Camp

While he feels like he’s “just beginning,” Jeremy Camp has 12 years of accolades and accomplishments as a songwriter and recording artist, including four million albums sold, four RIAA Gold albums, a multi-platinum DVD, three American Music Award nominations and a GRAMMY® Award nomination. He’s been a part of more than 25 tours (headlining 18 of those) in the United States and has performed in more than 32 countries. Camp describes himself as “a minister who happens to play music as a way to minister.”

Over the last year and a half, this ordained minister has experienced a season of artistic growth and musical creativity, evident with his new album I Will Follow. This eighth studio album, released with Capitol CMG, reveals a new level of versatility and depth. With producer Seth Mosley at the helm, a new sound emerges with a host of guest songwriters including the likes of Mosley and Jason Ingram. “To write with these amazing writers who helped shape the different elements of these songs was just an amazing experience,” Camp said. “I’ve never done that before. There were no parameters when we were producing and when we were writing. Vocally too, I feel like I’ve never pushed myself this much. I just went for it and said, ‘All right Lord, I am 100 percent in.’ I think I am more excited than ever about what I’m doing.”

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About the Winston-Salem Dash

The Winston-Salem Dash are the Class A-Advanced minor league affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. The Dash play at beautiful BB&T Ballpark in downtown Winston-Salem. Since moving into BB&T Ballpark in 2010, the Dash have averaged more than 300,000 fans per season and placed either first or second in attendance among the 30 teams within Class A-Advanced baseball each year. Fans can purchase tickets or learn more about the Dash by calling (336) 714-2287 or visiting wsdash.com.