ROT Rally 2015 Infromation
The four day Republic of Texas Biker Rally (ROT Biker Rally) starts June 11th and runs through June 14th 2014. Being the biggest motorcycle rally in Texas and one of largest motorcycle events in the U.S., ROT is host to many large names like Counts Kustoms and the Nerveless Nocks Show. Enthusiasts come enjoy the amazing motorcycles, the Austin nightlife and of course the beautiful Texas women.
The ROT Rally officially starts on Thursday, June 12th at 8:00 AM. The first full day of activities culminates with an outdoor concert featuring VITERA and LOS LONELY BOYS. You’re going to like it! Friday continues adds even more excitement to Friday Night. For those who choose to stay at the rally site, there will be an evening concert at the amphitheatre featuring RAY WYLIE HUBBARD and DAVID ALLAN COE as the opening act. Rally Ends Noon Sunday, June 15th, 2013!
The Republic of Texas Biker Rally is always the second Thursday in June each year and is held at the Travis County Exposition Center in Northeast Austin Texas. The rally is known for its high caliber music acts, after all, Austin Texas is self proclaimed "The Music Capital of the World." The ROT Rally is proud to be a part of Austin and bring top named entertainment to the event each year. Past years headliners include names like Hank Williams Jr., Willie Nelson, Bret Michaels, Joan Jett, Paul Rogers, Steppenwolf, David Allen Coe, Charlie Daniels to name a few.
The city of Austin cooperates by closing off 54 square blocks of the downtown area for a huge party on Congress Ave. Friday night, June 10th. It is considered the largest biker party in a downtown area of a metropolitan city. The ROT Rally expects more than 50,000 participants in 2012, and will draw over 200,000 spectators to the downtown streets of Austin during the Friday Night of ROT. The attractions out at the Travis County Expo Center include a ride in bike show, custom bike builders, The World Famous Wall of Death, Comedians, national named bands, The Paradise Bar, a tattoo expo, contests for the ladies, stunt riders, 350 vendors and distributors, the ROT Rally Friday night parade and more. The Guinness Book of World Records certified the ROT Parade as the "Longest Parade of Motorcycles."