DALLAS (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) –The Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, May 12th will include a 15 mile motorcycle ride by day and world class entertainment by night. Blues Brothers Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi will play host to this series of events to celebrate the opening of House of Blues Dallas.
Grand Opening Ride & Sound Check Party will begin at 4 pm – Motorcycle ride embarks from Dallas Harley-Davidson in Garland (1334 W. Centerville Rd) and arrives at HOB Dallas (2200 N. Lamar St) at approx 4:30 pm.
• The route for this ride will be 635 South to 30 West to 45 North.
• 500+ Riders Expected
• Ride will be led by House of Blues Founder Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi
• Riders will be asked to donate a toy or make cash contribution to benefit Motor Cops For Kids and Guns & Hoses charities.
• 4:30 pm – Press opportunity with Dan and Jim
• 5:00 – 5:30 pm – All riders will be invited into the Music Hall at HOB Dallas for a sound check party featuring the Blues Brothers
Grand Opening Party at HOB:
• 8 pm – Red carpet entrance begins.
• Attendees will be a combination of invited guests, Live Nation and HOB executives, charity auction winners and radio winners.
• Event schedule (subject to change)
9 pm – Wanda King Blues Band
9:30 pm – Executive Welcome
9:45 pm – Northwestern Guitar Slinger Paul Allen
10:45 pm – The Blues Brothers Formal Classic Review