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Rockabilly on the Route kicks off Thursday

 

May 31, 2017

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Nikole Zamora of Albuquerque celebrates winning the 2016 Miss Rockabilly on the Route pin-up contest.

The fifth annual and final Rockabilly on the Route will begin Thursday with an expected crowd of more than 5,000 set to visit Tucumcari for the four-day music festival.

Rockabilly on the Route will feature the music of 25 bands from across the country and unique contests and events all aimed at celebrating Route 66 and classic Americana.

The contest will include the Beard and Mustache competition that was won last year by Logan resident Edwin Bruhn.

The 2017 Miss Rockabilly on the Route Pin-up, Mommy and Me Pin-up and contest will feature entrants from across the country, state, as well as local residents.

Several of these events, including the mommy and me pin up contest, were introduced during last year's Rockabilly and were well received, said Ungie Davila, co-event producer.

Local residents Dana Pacheco and Sutton Fought won the 2016 Mommy and Me pin-up contest.

The 2016 Miss Rockabilly on the Route pin-up competition was won by Nikole Zamora of Albuquerque.

For more information on ticket prices, festival passes and events visit: http://www.rockabillyontheroute.com

The following is the schedule of events for Rockabilly on the Route:

Thursday

• Welcome to Tucumcari: Noon-4 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Happy Hour Hootenanny: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., Tri Star Bar

• S'Mores by the Fire: 8 p.m., Blue Swallow Motel

• Red, White and Booze: 7 p.m.-2 a.m., VFW Post 2528

Friday

• Blue Suede Breakfast: 9 a.m. -11 am., Kix on 66

• La Loca Lunch: Noon - 2 p.m., Watson's Barbecue

• Tucumcari Today: Noon - 7 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Happy Hour Hullabaloo: 3-7 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Kicks on 66: 4-7 p.m., New Mexico Route 66 Museum

• Cruise on 66: 5-6 p.m., Route 66

• Mommy and Me Pin-up Contest: 6:30-7p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Swing Dance Classes: 5:30 -7 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Rumble on the Route I: 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Midnight Madness: 10:30 p.m. -2 a.m., Tri Star Bar

June 3

• Morning Brew: 8 - 9 a.m., Circa Cafe

• Wheels on 66 Parade: 9-9:30 a.m., Route 66

• Classic Car and Vintage Bike Show: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Live in the Beer Garden: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Captain Burton's Fun Time Side-Show Circus: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Kids Tattoo Contest: 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Kicks on 66: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., New Mexico Route 66 Museum

• Beard and Mustache Competition: 11:30 a.m.- noon, Tucumcari Convention Center

• Tattoo Contest: Noon - 12:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Swing Dance Classes: 12:30 -1:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Mr. Man Contest: 1:30 - 2 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• 2017 Miss ROR Pin-up Contest: 2 -3 p.m.,

• Hannah M. Dance for Kids: 2 - 3 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Hannah M. Dance Kids Performance: 3 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Car and Bike Show Awards: 3:15 - 3:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Get the Rhythm Dinner: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Del's Restaurant

• Swing Dance Classes: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Happy Hour Hullabaloo: 5 - 7:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Rumble on the Route II: 7:30 - 10:30 p.m., Tucumcari Convention Center

• Midnight Madness: 10:30 p.m. - 2 a.m., Tri Star Bar

June 4

• Tiki Pool Party/ Hangover Brunch: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Tri Star Bar

 
 

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