Rock and Rally for the Troops brings together the best live music from in and around the Pacific Northwest and pairs it with the best national act they can find
Operation Ward 57 is a 2014 Top Rated, 5 Star Nonprofit on greatnonprofits.org and a GuideStar Exchange Silver Participant.
A convient, easy to access location that is fun for the whole family. Rock and Rally for the Troops is a rock show, but we do put family first!
BIAMC was formed in 2002 and is a non-territorial, neutral club. Membership is open to all Active Duty personnel, drilling Reservists/National Guardsmen, Military Retirees and Veterans (with an honorable discharge) who ride cruiser style motorcycles (including touring bikes and trikes) of 500cc or greater, capable of highway speeds. http://youtu.be/Tvv3kE-bSzg
To Support the members of our armed forces, past and present, create a camaraderie between like-minded people from those services, share in our love of motorcycling, and promote charitable causes that benefit our military, past and present, and our community.Read More
Anny Havland started Talk It Up TV just over 4 years ago to help spread the word about good things going on and to share positive stories. She has impacted the lives of several individuals including recently helping a homeless man get off the streets and surprising him with a fully furnished apartment. She believes that the world is surrounded by too much negativity and through her contributions she is proving that there are good hearts out there. …Read More
Rane Stone, J.T. Philips and Jeff Noble from the rock band Klover Jane performed a song, then joined host Margaret Larson to talk about the concert and toy drive they're hosting this weekend to benefit families of wounded service members. The band is teaming up with Operation Ward 57, a Pierce County-based, national non-profit organization dedicated to helping wounded service members and their families transition to lives filled with adjustments and hospital visits. The guys also talked about their new…Read More
Long time Seattle Rock and Roll outfit, Klover Jane, has been announced as the direct support act for Saving Abel for the 5th Annual Rock and Rally for The Troops. The show will be August 1st 2015 at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma Wa.Read More
On August 2nd, 2014 Operation Ward 57 and Louie G's Pizza present the 4th Annual "Rock & Rally for the Troops" Fundraising event in Fife, WA. The event will benefit wounded service members, their loved ones as well as those that aid in their recovery through the programs of Operation Ward 57, a non-profit that supports wounded warriors. …Read More
This weekend kicks of the annual Seattle to Portland bicycle classic, even those of us not riding the 200+ miles get something out of it. Butt chafing? No, we learn a new erm: bonking. You can use it in so many settings, and we do. …Read More
Saving Abel - Klover Jane - Van Eps - JP Hennesy With a special performance by Nyoka
NYC'S guitar-driven, anthemic rock band EVE TO ADAM is not content to re-hash the same old song of yesterday, in the name of the all-mighty buck.
KLOVER JANE grabs you by the shirt and roars into your soul. They’re an adrenaline-blast of pure Rock-N-Roll
Van Eps has been a mainstay in the Seattle rock scene since 2006. Their sound can best be described as a “classic feel with a modern edge
JP Hennessy is an Irish recording artist located in Seattle. Raised in Ireland, JP began playing the guitar at the age of 15. He studied Music at the University of West London and then left to pursue his music career with Irish rock band the VooDoos.
Registration for the bike ride will be ON SITE ONLY at Rock The Dock Pub & Grill (535 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402) at 11:00 am – Kickstands up at Noon on August 1st, 2015.
Depart Rock the Dock right on Dock St and take left on Schuster Pkwy to the 509 and turn left. Follow the 509(Marine View Dr) to 1st Ave S and make a left down through Redondo Beach.
Exit onto Hwy 16 proceed to exit 2A Cheney Stadium. Turn right on S 19th and then right on S Tyler Street. Turn right into the stadium (just before crossing under Hwy 16). Cheney Stadium parking lot will have marked motorcycle parking. Final Stop 9 miles. Total Route Approx 84 milesBikes will return to Cheney Stadium by 445pm-5pm (no earlier please).
Let's put on an AMAZING rock show while supporting America's Heroes.
"These are some great bands who are getting major national and international attention from their albums and live show."FlashWounds
"It's a special event brings together some of western Washington's best rock bands, motorcycles and food - to raise money to help critically injured soldiers heal."New Day Northwest
"Everyone wants to show support for the troops but most aren't sure how to go about it. What if it were as easy as showing up to a concert in Tacoma and sipping a beverage in the beer garden? The first weekend in August it is just that simple."Northwest Military.com
"Rock and Rally for the Troops is the best combination of music and charity there is"Seattle Sound Live
"The event is in its fourth year of existence and has gotten bigger each time"Tacoma Weekly
"Operation Ward 57 works to help each patient and his/her family during the hospitalization and recovery process."King 5