Jenna Stone, lead singer with the Jenna Stone Band, entertains with some help from the audience during the Friday, Jan. 27, opening of the 2012 Motorcycle Expo and Bike Builder Invitational at Quaker Steak and Lube. JSB starts the music off this year at 10 a.m. Saturday.
CLEARWATER Ė Full Throttle Magazine is hosting the 2013 Motorcycle Expo and Bike Builder Invitational on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Jan. 25-27 at Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St. N. in the Clearwater/Pinellas Park area.
The Bike Builder Invitational features $10,000 in prizes to be awarded to the top motorcycles built by the best bike builders. The bikes will be on display throughout the expo.
The free, three-day family-friendly event will feature music, vendors, raffle prizes, $100 hourly giveaways, food, and more.
Friday evening kicks off with music by Wikkid at 4 p.m. followed by the Greg Billings Band from 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Saturday's music lineup starts with the Jenna Stone Band at 10 a.m., followed by Jeff Vitolo and the Quarter Mile Rebels at 12:30 p.m., Black Honkeys at 3 p.m. The Miss Full Throttle Contest is set from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by a fireworks show. Blues Brothers Band ends the night with music from 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Music on Sunday will be provided by Selective Memory at 10:30 a.m. and Soul Circus Cowboys at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday features one of the largest ride-in bike shows in Florida and the Bike Builder Invitational awards. Bike show registration is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Judges from the International Master Bike Builders Association will choose the top motorcycles submitted. Bike Builders will display never-before-seen motorcycles for the first time. Invitational awards will be announced from 3 to 4 p.m. Ride in bike awards will start at 5 p.m.