Luke Duke, Daisy Duke, “Crazy” Cooter Davenport, Coy Duke, Couin Jeb Duke, Deputy Enos Strate and Deputy Cletus Hogg reunite for 40 Years of the Dukes to events across America
Tom Wopat, Catherine Bach, Ben Jones, Byron Cherry, Chris Hensel, Sonny Shroyer, Rick Hurst, Doug and Brad Deberti, and other special guests to be announced, will kick off their 40th anniversary reunion on April 13th at the Kern Country Raceway in Bakersfield. The event is part of the MuscleKingz Car Show & Concert series that puts a modern twist to the classic culture of a traditional car show with the addition of great live music. Attendees will experience classic and modern American muscle cars, custom trucks, hot rods, rat rods and more. Concert headliners to be announced on Monday, February 25th with previous shows having been headlined by Dan+Shay, Rodney Atkins, 38 Special, Night Ranger, and more!
“I just can’t wait to get back to Kern County again because the best folks in the world live there. I’m also looking forward to these wonderful events because my “Dukes” family is also going to be there, celebrating our 40th year of fun and friendship!” states Catherine Bach who played Daisy Duke in the series.
The Bakersfield event will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Dukes of Hazzard featuring Hazzard County’s famous stars as well as one of the legendary 1969 Dodge Chargers – “General Lee” – owned by Chrome Cars and used in the original filming of the Dukes of Hazzard TV series. Attendees will be able to take their photo with the Chrome Cars General Lee. In addition, Cooter’s Place – the headquarters of Hazzard Nation – will be set up with famed Duke’s merchandise and more!
“What’s not to like about the MuscleKingz Car Show and Concert? There’s going to be hot cars, fine country music, and a Dukes of Hazzard reunion. Save me a place, ya’ll! Kern County, here I come!” states Ben Jones who played Cooter.
The MuscleKingz Car Show & Concert will be hosted by Brad DeBerti, who was born and raised in Bakersfield, and co-hosted by his father Doug DeBerti who together entertain fans on their Discovery Channel TV show Twin Turbos. They build outrageous state-of-the-art cars and trucks and each have won multiple SEMA Best of Show Awards. Brad is currently NASCAR’s State Rookie of the Year.
“Like most of America I grew up on Dukes of Hazzard! It’s an honor to have this lineup of cast members from such a historical television show come together to celebrate the The Dukes of Hazzard’s 40th anniversary,” says John Oakes – Freeze Management CEO, MuscleKingz co-founder and co-producer. “April 13th in Bakersfield, California is the first of a series of Car Show & Concerts we are routing across the country this year!”
In celebration of The Dukes of Hazzard’s 40th anniversary, the first 50 replica “Cars of Hazzard” to register will receive free admission to the car show and two concert tickets: General Lee, Rosco’s Patrol Car, Daisy’s Roadrunner, Daisy’s Dixie Jeep, Uncle Jesse’s Pickup Truck, or Boss Hogg’s Cadillac.
The event runs from noon until 10 pm. Early Bird General Admission Car Show & Concert tickets start at $20 plus fees, Early Bird Car Registration starting at $45 plus fees, with Premium and VIP options available. Children five and under are free with discounted tickets for kids 6-12 with paid adult admission. Tickets are available at musclekingz.com or by calling 888-512-7469.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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