Why you don’t want to miss Southern Sturgis Bike Week in The Shoals

Cool Biker Showing Off Skills.
Impressive Biker showing off his skills Photo Via Southern Sturgis Website.

Attention all Bikers and Rock fans: Southern Sturgis Bike Week is here! Muscle Shoals is the birthplace of Southern Rock thanks to the influence that FAME Recording Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio had on the Rock N’ Roll music genre in the South. Southern Sturgis Bike Week highlights and celebrates all things rock and all things that reminds us of the true south that many of us love. So, let’s take a look at what the action-packed Bike Week will entail!

The Background behind Southern Sturgis

Crowd At A Southern Rock Woodstock Concert.
Molly Hatchet Band rocking the stage! Photo Via Southern Rock Wood Stock Website.

Southern Sturgis is an exhilarating bike rally being brought to the Shoals by Homeless Warriors Charity for a week-long celebration. Not only is the event fundraising for homeless Veteran’s, but it’s bringing a kickin’ Rock N’ Roll festival to the Muscle Shoals area. Given that Muscle Shoals has honorable history and remarkable impacts in the music world, especially Blues and Rock, it’s a must that a festival like this one be brought here.

What to Expect

What A Big Crowd.
Join the Crowd Photo Via Southern Rock Woodstock Website.

You can expect A LOT — to say the least. The event lasts all of 5 days, so there’s endless amount of festivities to fill your week up with. Be prepared for speedy bike races, tent camping, horseback riding, tasty barbecue, cold beer and the most exciting part of it all, rock concerts! Southern Rock Woodstock is bringing over 13 bands to rock the stage over the course of 2 days during the bike week. Some of those bands include:

A full list of the concert lineup will be updated here closer to the event date.

How to Attend

Flyer For Southern Sturgis Bike Week
Flyer for Southern Sturgis Bike Week Photo Via Southern Rock Woodstock Website.

Ready to have an awesome time? Here’s all the details you need to know for the Southern Sturgis Bike Week:

  • Dates: Monday, September 13 – Saturday, September 18 (Friday and Saturday are classified as the ‘Main Event’ as concerts will be both days)
  • Tent Camping : 20×20 4 person max. per tent site. Sites available M-F while they last
  • Location: Mulberry Creek Camp 2903 Mulberry Lane Cherokee, Alabama
  • Concerts: Concerts start on Friday and Saturday at 1pm- 11pm

Want to go all out for Bike Week? Pick up your gear here. (Even though your little ones probably can’t attend every single bike week event, they have gear for them, too!)

General Admin Tickets, starting at just $35, Tent Camping tickets and RV tickets can be purchased here. Hurry! The tickets are going fast.

Which part of Bike Week are you most excited for? Let us know @thebamabuzz.

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Daeja Coleman
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