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Entertainment and Celebrity Appearances Announced For Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – The entertainment line-up, celebrity appearances and autograph sessions have been announced for the 20th Anniversary of the Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous®, being held September 17 – 20, 2009.

Football great, big game champion and NFL star Joe Theismann and former NFL wide receiver Mark Seay will be signing autographs on Saturday, September 19, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Stater Bros. Court Street Stage area sponsored by Stater Bros. and Kellogg’s. Photographs will be available for autographs, or one item can be brought for an autograph per celebrity.

Entertainment has been announced with headliner Buzz Campbell & Hot Rod Lincoln featuring Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats playing Saturday, September 19 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

“We have entertainment that will satisfy all musical genres,” states JoAnn Webb, director of corporate relations for the Route 66 Rendezvous, which is produced by The San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau. “From blues, rock and swing to country tunes, oldies and Latin. Mix in some pop, jazz and for the rockabilly lovers, you can hear Buzz Campbell & Hot Rod Lincoln on the Stater Bros. Stage Saturday evening, or stroll over to Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts Stage at Arrowhead and 3rd Street to hear DJ Bawb spinning tunes when the bands are not performing on Friday and Saturday.”

Entertainment Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 17

6:30 p.m. - Big Papa and the TCB   -- Stater Bros. Court St. Stage

Resurrecting Cool all across the western U.S. with their mixture of jump blues, rock and swing.

Friday, Sept. 18

6:00 p.m. - Ashley Runner & West 10 -- Stater Bros. Court St. Stage

Local singer, who along with her band, add their own unique spark to many country favorites.

7:00 p.m. -The Dan Edwards Trio – Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts Stage

Swing and rockabilly music

Saturday, Sept. 19  - Theresa Ryan – Stater Bros. Court St. Stage

TV Personality and Comedian hosts Saturday’s events

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. - NFL’s Joe Theismann and Mark Seay Celebrity Autograph Session

Stater Bros. Court Street Stage Area

1:00 p.m.  - The Legendary Mustangs – Stater Bros. Court St. Stage

These ageless, high-energy rockers bring audiences to their feet with Classic 60’s music

4:00 p.m. - Neil Morrow – Stater Bros. Court St. Stage

A Rendezvous favorite performing his piano pumping music rooted in Rock N Roll

7:00 p.m. -  Buzz Campbell & Hot Rod Lincoln featuring Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats – Stater Bros. Court St. Stage

San Diego based Rockabilly legends bring an evening of classic songs including hits from The Stray Cats’ upright bass player

7:00 p.m. - The Hot Rod Trio – Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts Stage

Rockabilly music

8:00 p.m. - The Dan Edwards Trio – Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts Stage

Swing and rockabilly music

Sunday, Sept. 20

12:30 p.m. - The Original Sacrifice Band – Stater Bros. Court St. Stage

Oldies, Funk and Latin, one of the best R&B bands in town

1:30 p.m.  - Tierra featuring The Salas Brothers – Stater Bros. Court St. Stage

Returns to the Rendezvous with their unique blend of Rock, Pop, Jazz, Salsa and R&B


The Rendezvous is California’s hottest cruisin’ classic car show that transforms the 35-blocks of historical downtown San Bernardino into an automotive haven with 1,900 hot rods, classics and custom cars cruising. This event is free to the public who will enjoy the classic cars, music and entertainment, sponsor displays, legendary guests, contests and vendors.  

Charitable contributions made by The Route 66 Rendezvous include: The Boys and Girls Club of San Bernardino; the Elks Lodges of San Bernardino, Redlands and Riverside; the Route 66 Museums of Victorville and Barstow; the Public Safety Academy; the Neighborhood Cluster Association; Vietnam Veterans of America – Inland Empire; The Swans Club; Inland Young Marines and U.S. Air Force Recruiting Academy. The San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau (SBCVB), producers of the Route 66 Rendezvous, is a private, non-profit corporation providing destination sales and marketing services for the City of San Bernardino.


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