Rockin Route 66 Festival Schedule

Thursday – June 27th
  9AM – 2PM Welcome to Tucumcari – Ticket Purchase and Wristband Pick-up at the Rockin’ Route 66 Garage on Route 66 across from Motel Safari

4PM – 10PM – Kick-Off Party at the Tucumcari Convention Center, Home of Rockin’ Route 66 Festival  – FREE CONCERT

4PM – 10PM – Black Collar Vendor Markette opens at the Tucumcari Convention Center

5PM Rockabilly Music by Garage71 radio & live broadcast by radio station KQAY 92.7
6:30PM – Jem Crossland, Charlotte, NC  

8:00PM – The Waymores, Marietta, GA

9:30PM – The Despots, Albuquerque, NM

10:00PM – Felix y Los Gatos, Duke City, NM

Friday – June 28th  

8AM – 10AM – Breakfast at Kix on Route 66 with Garage71’s Rev. Andy

10AM – 10PM – Black Collar Vendor Markette opens at the Tucumcari Convention Center  

10AM – 10PM – Ticket Purchase and Wristband Pick-up at the Tucumcari Convention Center and visit Route 66 Museum  

12PM – 2PM – Psychobilly Freakout’s Radio Lunch Hour at Rockin’ Roue 66 Festival at the Tucumcari Convention with Rev. Andy of Garage71 radio on the Patio  

12PM – 2PM – Lunch Wagon at the “Infamous” Watson’s BBQ and Tucumcari Ranch Supply with live entertainment by The Waymores, Atlanta, GA  

12PM – 2PM – Retro Lunch Hour at Cornerstone First Edition with Jem Crossland, Charlotte, NC

12PM – 6PM – Tradtional Rod and Kustom &  Vintage Motorcycle Show n’ Shine at the Route 66 Museum (Get Pre-Registered for Saturday’s Show at the Information Booth inside the Convention Center)  

1:30PM – St. Range, Santa Fe, NM

3PM – 6PM – Happy Hour Hootenanny at the Beer Garden/Tucumcari Convention Center  

3:15PM – Band – Atomic Boogie, Rome, GA

4:15PM – Welcome the “Great American Road Trip” Travelers at the Tucumcari Convention Center  

5:00PM – DK and the Affordables, Los Alamos, NM  

5PM – Martini Time on the Deck at Motel Safari  

6:30PM – 7PM – Intermission at the Convention Center  

7PM – S’Mores by the Fire at the Blue Swallow Motel with Jem Crossland

*7PM – Tucumcari Tonite! at the Tucumcari Convention Center, doors reopen  for Rockin’ Route 66 Featured Headliners on the Motel Safari Main Stage – Evening entertainment and performances are a ticketed event. Tickets may be purchased ahead on-line or at the event. Tickets at the festival may be purchased at Garage71, home of Rockin’ Route66 or at the information/retail booth at the entrance of Rockin’ Route 66 at the Tucumcari Convention Center.

*7:30 – Phil Rocker, Columbia South American

*8:45PM – The ‘Outlaw Legend’ Willie Heath Neal, Atlanta, GA

*10:00PM – Danny B Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis, Austin, TX  

11PM – the V8 Lounge After Party with Garage71 and Grease Inc. at the VFW

11PM – DK and the Affordables, Los Alamos, NM

12:15AM – Hellfire Revival, Nashville, TN  

Saturday – June 29th  

8AM – 10AM – Breakfast at Kix on Route 66 with Garage71’s Rev. Andy

10AM – 10PM – Black Collar Vendor Markette opens at the Tucumcari Convention Center  

10AM – 10PM – Ticket Purchase and Wristband Pick-up at the Tucumcari Convention Center and visit Route 66 Museum  

10AM-5PM – Tradtional Rod and Kustom &  Vintage Motorcycle Show  at the Route 66 Museum  

12PM – 2PM – Lunch Wagon at the “Infamous” Watson’s BBQ and Tucumcari Ranch Supply with live entertainment by – Jem Crossland, Charlotte, NC  

12PM – 2PM – Music on the Patio at the Convention Center with KQAY 92.7  

12PM – Silverscreen & Gasoline Cruise-In to the historic Odeon Movie Theater for special viewing of American Graffiti

  • Cruise-In with cars lining up the streets in front of the movie theater
  • Food Truck outside of theater from 12PM-2PM
  • 2PM special viewing of American Graffiti

1PM – Mommy and Me Contest presented by the Roadrunner Lodge at the Tucumcari Convention Center with Ms. Buttercream Bettie on the Motel Safari Main Stage  

2PM – Ms. Rockin Route 66 Pin-Up Contest presented by the Roadrunner Lodge at the Tucumcari Convention Center with Ms. Buttercream Bettie on the Motel Safari Main Stage  

3PM – 6PM – Happy Hour Hootenanny at the Beer Garden/Tucumcari Convention Center

3PM – Band – Arrowhead, Del Rio, TX

4:15PM – Band – Mozzy Dee, Albuquerque, NM

5:15PM – Car and Bike Show Awards

5:30PM – Jem Crossland, Charlotte, NC  

5PM – Martini Time on the Deck at Motel Safari  

6:30PM – 7PM – Intermission at the Convention Center  

*7PM – Tucumcari Tonite! at the Tucumcari Convention Center, doors reopen  for Rockin’ Route 66 Featured Headliners on the Motel Safari Main Stage – Evening entertainment and performances are a ticketed event. Tickets may be purchased ahead on-line or at the event. Tickets at the festival may be purchased at Garage71, home of Rockin’ Route66 or at the information/retail booth at the entrance of Rockin’ Route 66 at the Tucumcari Convention Center.

*7:30 – Slim and the Gems, Griffin, GA

*8:45PM – Kitty Rose and the Rattlers, Atlanta, GA

*10:00PM – Rhythm Shakers, Los Angeles, CA  

11PM – the V8 Lounge After Party with Garage71 and Grease Inc. at the VFW

11PM – The Despots, Albuquerque, NM

12:15AM – Atomic Boogie, Rome, GA  

Sunday – June 30th

8AM – 10AM – Breakfast at Kix on Route 66  

1PM – 5PM – The Original Freaky Tiki Pool Party and Cookout at the Elks Lodge

  • Thank you party for Sponsors, Vendors, Entertainment, and the City of Tucumcari
  • Music provided by Garage71 – featuring some of the best Surf, Tiki Ultra Lounge, Rockabilly, and Americana
  • Wear your best Pool attire and bring the floaties

*Schedule is subject to change without notice at anytime, this includes additions to the schedule, time changes, or any other schedule delay due for reasons out of control of Rockin’ Route 66

Evening entertainment and performances are a ticketed event. Tickets may be purchased ahead on-line or at the event. Tickets at the festival may be purchased at Garage71, home of Rockin’ Route66 or at the information/retail booth at the entrance of Rockin’ Route 66 at the Tucumcari Convention Center.

All other scheduled events are open and free to the public and include spectator events: all satellite locations, Watsons BBQ, Kix on 66, the V8 Lounge After Party, the Freaky Tiki Party, the Odeon Cruise-In, Car and Bike Show, daytime performances at Rockin’ Route 66 at the Tucumcari, Convention Center. Additional costs may apply including food and drink purchases, movie tickets, alcohol, car and bike show entry fees. We want guests and travelers to enjoy an experience on Route66 at the Rockin’ Route 66 festival. Enjoy the “Heartbeat of Route 66”, it’s a lifetime of an experience.

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