Hot Rods + Rock & Roll = Casselberry This Saturday

Join the City of Casselberry, radio station 105.9 Sunny FM and Cruisin Orlando for the 3rd Annual Hot Rods & Rock ‘N’ Roll Car Show and Concert on Saturday, May 24, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lake Concord Park, 95 Triplet Lake Drive (behind City Hall). Fusing the visual energy of vintage hot rods presented by Cruisin Orlando with the sights and sounds of rock ‘n’ roll by one of the best All-Star rock bands touring these days: The Ghost Riders: Legends of Southern Rock, this is an unforgettable event the whole family will enjoy for the holiday weekend.

The concert highlight — The Ghost Riders: Legends of Southern Rock — consist of members that have performed with and shared the stage with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Greg Allman, Marshall Tucker Band, Charlie Daniels, The Outlaws, Henry Paul Band, Artimus Pyle Band and a host of others. These renowned artists are the talent behind rock’s biggest hits such as “Free Bird,” Highway Song, “Grey Ghost,” “The Outlaw” and “Can’t You See.”  Before they hit the stage, Central Florida legend Phil Bonanno gets the night started with his bluesy, soulful set. Bonanno is one of the up-and-coming talent that has been touring all over the world.

The entertainment doesn’t end there. Casselberry City Hall will be open from 6-8:30 p.m. for a special viewing of the new art exhibit titled Hot Rods & Rock N Roll. Also, there will be a closing art exhibit for “Urban Art” presented by Robin van Arsdol at the Sculpture Center from 6-8:30 p.m. Arsdol, one of the original “street” artists, will on hand to discuss the colorful displays of  new and vintage “street” art.

For car lovers everywhere, Cruisin Orlando will again deliver a spectacular car extravaganza with more than 120 classic cars, muscle cars and hot rods for all to enjoy. Cruisin Orlando has more than 15 years of popular “cruising” event experience and they know what it takes to make a car crowd happy.

Also, there will be special guest Gene Odom, author of the book “Lynyrd Skynyrd – Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock.” He was close friends with Ronnie Van Zant and survived the plane crash that took the lives of the members of the band. He will be signing copies of his book.