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Erik Buell to Rock Cafe Desmo

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Pro Italia has announced that Cafe Desmo will have Shifty Uncle, joined by Erik Buell and Mike Stone, as the headlining band on August 22 at Newcomb’s Ranch, Los Angeles California.

"Shifty Uncle" featuring Brian Nutter from Keith Urban, Rikki Rockett from Poison, Robbie Crane from Ratt, and Snake from Skid Row will be joined by Erik Buell from the Thunderbolts and Mike Stone from Speed X and Queensryche. Other guest musicians are expected a well.

They will be appearing at an outdoor concert at Newcomb’s Ranch ( at 2PM on Sunday, August 22. Admission to the concert is free.

Cafe Desmo, a summer tradition at the foot of the San Gabriel mountains and the largest gathering of Italian bikes in California, will take place over a three-day weekend August 20-22.

Festivities kick off with cocktails at Pro Italia on Friday evening, followed by a concert at a nearby club Saturday night, and then the big event on Sunday, with a bike show at the shop followed by a group ride to an outdoor concert at Newcomb’s Ranch on the Angeles Crest Highway.

Newcomb’s Ranch is located in the heart of Angeles National Forest (breathtaking, scenic 45 minutes drive from Angeles Crest Highway in La Canada Flintridge, off the I-210 EAST), Newcomb’s Ranch offers delicious casual cuisine and impeccable service that defines unique dining in Greater Los Angeles.

Newcomb’s is a favorite stop and a social gathering place for hikers, bicyclists, motorcyclists, skiers, campers, and day-trippers during a visit to the Angeles National Forest.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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