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Ray Price Capital City Bikefest 2016

Ray Price Capital City Bikefest 2016


Capital City Bikefest Bike Image

This weekend was the 12th Annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest in Downtown Raleigh. The tradition started back in 2003 when Clear Channel Entertainment and Curtis Media Group approached Ray Price to come up with a way to increase attendance at the TWC Pavilion at Walnut Creek (at that time it was called the Alltel Pavilion). Ray Price was able to sell out the venue and a Raleigh tradition was born.

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Who was Ray Price? Ray Price was an American motorcycle drag racer,  United States Air Force Veteran, and owner of Ray Price’s Harley-Davidson here in Raleigh, NC. Continue reading Ray Price Capital City Bikefest 2016

Carriage House 2015 Coverage

Carriage House Tattoo Gathering 2015 Coverage


This past Labor Day was the 2015 Carriage House Tattoo Gathering in Lenoir, NC. This was the inaugural event that attracted top tattoo artists from all over the world. The event organizers were Big Gus, Tony Olivas, and Chris Holifield. The master of ceremonies was none other than Joe Germinario, aka Joey Tattoo from Spike TV’s hit series Tattoo Rescue. We would like to thank all involved for the opportunity to cover this event and all the hospitality.

Joe CapobiancoCarriage House Tattoo 2015

Carriage House Tattoo 2015

Carriage House Tattoo 2015

Carriage House Tattoo 2015
Deirdre Franklin & Tabatha Acosta of Pinups for Pitbulls

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Carriage House Tattoo Gathering 2015

Carriage House Tattoo Gathering 2015


Carriage House Tattoo Gathering ImageThe Carriage House Tattoo Gathering 2015 is the biggest thing to happen in Lenoir, NC since Google decided to open their state of the art data center there. The world’s greatest tattoo artists are coming together at the famous Carriage House Distillery on September 4th through the 6th to put on a must not miss event.

Some of the attending artists are:

Carlos Torres, Roman Abrego, Bob Tyrrell, Marshall Bennett, Tony Olivas, Rich Pineda, Paul Kirk, Megan Jean Morris ,Poch, Travis Broyles, Mark Longenecker, Abey Alvarez, Kalm, Mr Flaks ,James Vaughn, Klown Low Rider, Ryan Mullins, Rob Struven, Big Meas, Josh Payne, Dave Tevenal, Timothy Boor, Myke Chambers,  Anam Canad , Jasmine, Joey Tattoo and many more.  Continue reading Carriage House Tattoo Gathering 2015