May 11 @ 5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Join RIDE Solutions and 5 Points Music Sanctuary on May 11th at 5:30pm for the 8th Annual Night Rider’s Ball. Riding your bike gets you in FREE to the biggest party of bike month! Starbomb your way to this incredible event featuring music from Headtronics, The State Birds, and Young, Angel, Leonard, Eanes - YALE
RIDE Solutions will be offering a bike valet free of charge. Mezzanine VIP access courtesy of Cardinal Bicycle will go to the first 40 cyclists to arrive! The Courtyard Bar will be open featuring a selection of Deschutes Brewery's finest beverages and Hanu Truck with Korean inspired eats.
Spawned at the Universal Church of Love and Music Funk Festival, brand-spankin'-new funk trio, Headtronics, gave funk fans a taste of their collaborative efforts this past April. Named by legendary funk bassist Bootsy Collins, Headtronics consists of three of today's best touring funk musicians, including Freekbass (7 time Cincinnati music award winner), turntablist extraordinaire DJ Logic, and keyboardist Steve Molitz (Particle, Phil Lesh and Friends).
After a mind-blowing on-stage jam session, the chemistry between these three musicians was undeniable. A band would be born. "It turned out to be one of those magical musical moments, so we decided to play some full shows together," said Freekbass. Funk and electronica fans everywhere should keep an eye and an ear out for Headtronics, one of the most exciting new projects to hit the scene in years.
The State Birds:
Mike Seal on Guitar
(Jerry Douglas Band, Sierra Hull)
Neal Fountain on Bass
(Jimmy Herring Band, Randall Bramlet)
Bryan Lopes on Sax
Jeff Sipe on Drums
(Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit, Phil Lesh, Trey Anastasio, Warren Haynes, Susan Tedeschi, Leftover Salmon, Jimmy Herring)
Young, Angel, Leonard, Eanes - YALE:
Tj Young, Stuart Angel, Matt Leonard, and Chris Eanes makeup Y.A.L.E. as a high energy musical adventure combining expansive jamming with succinct song writing to delight and excite the listener.
RIDE YOUR BIKE TO THE SHOW AND GET IN FREE!
Purchase tickets - General Admission: $18(adv)/$22(door), Seating: $25/27
A big THANK YOU to this year's Night Rider's Ball Sponsors, Deschutes Brewery | Deschutes Brewery | Cardinal Bicycle | Cardinal Bicycle Grandin | Roanoke Outside