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You'll see plenty of Harley-Davidson bikes during the Milwaukee Rally.

Milwaukee Rally: Sept. 3 - 7

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The signature sound of rumbling Harley-Davidson V-twin engines signifies the start of this year's Milwaukee Rally – the Midwest's largest free motorcycle rally, featuring events at several venues across the region.

Where: Events will be held at five Milwaukee-area Harley-Davidson dealer locations, as well as other locations scattered across the area, including the Harley-Davidson Museum, Water Street and North Avenue.

Participating dealers include:

  • Milwaukee Harley-Davidson / Buell, 11310 W. Silver Spring Rd., Milwaukee
  • Hal's Harley Davidson / Buell, 1925 S. Moorland Rd., New Berlin
  • Suburban Motors, 139 N. Main St., Thiensville
  • House of Harley-Davidson / Buell, 6221 W. Layton Ave., Milwaukee
  • Wisconsin Harley-Davidson, 1820 Blue Ribbon Dr., Oconomowoc

Hours: The event begins Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. and runs through Sept. 3 at 5 p.m. Hours for events vary by day and venue.

Admission: Free.
A variety of Rally packages -- featuring swag and exclusive access to special events like a guided tour of the Willie Nelson exhibit at the Harley Davidson Museum and a demo of the new 2016 H-D® models-- are also on sale.

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Highlights: In addition to the musical entertainment at various sites – including Miller Lite Bike Nites on Water Street and North Avenue – rally attendees will enjoy five giant vendor villages, free live music, bike nights, street parties, tattoo contests and more.

This year's entertainment lineups, by location, include:

Hal's Harley Davidson
Thursday, Sept. 3: Ives Brothers Wall of Death 12 p.m.; Rocky Mountain Oyster Band 4-8 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 4: Chicken Wire Empire 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Ives Brothers Wall of Death 12 p.m.; Riding Shotgun 2:30-5 p.m.; Bobby Friss Band 6-9 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 5: The Orphans 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Ives Brothers Wall of Death 12 p.m.; Chris Schmidt Acoustic 2:30-5:30 p.m.; Bobby Friss Band 6-9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 6: Ives Brothers Wall of Death 12 p.m.; Love Monkeys 4-6 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 7: Dirty Boogie 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Ives Brothers Wall of Death 12 p.m.

Milwaukee Harley

Thursday, Sept. 3: Kris Crow Band 6-9:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 4: Metal Men 6:15-10:15 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 5: The Rhythm Kings 1:30 - 4:15 p.m.; Consult the Briefcase 4:45 - 7:30 p.m.; Georgia Overdrive 8 - 10:15 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 6: Cold Sweat & The Brew City Horns 1-4 p.m.; Bad Medicine 4:30 - 7 p.m.; Billy Bon Scott 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 7: Almighty Vinyl 2 - 5 p.m.; Motley Brue 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.; Stephen Percy of Ratt 7:45 - 9 p.m.

Suburban Motors

Friday, Sept. 4: Dusty Jewel 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; The Verdict 3 - 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 5: Vinyl Road 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; The Big Wheel Band 3 - 7 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 6: Flatland Harmony Experiment 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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