The Marshall Tucker Band will perform at the event on Sunday. Also playing during the weekend will be groups including Gator Head and Citizens Band Radio.
Founded in 1972 by original singer Doug Gray, the band started out playing in Spartansburg, S.C., in different musical lineups under various performance names until settling on The Marshall Tucker Band - "Marshall Tucker" being a name inscribed on a key they found in the warehouse where practice was regularly held.
The Marshall Tucker Band will perform at the Apple Mountain’s 10th Anniversary East Coast Motorcycle Rally this weekend in Allegany County, Md.
The group has seen more than 25 members come and go over the past 40 years but the lineup as of today is as follows: lead singer Gray; drummer B.B. Borden; singer and bassist Pat Elwood; Marcus James Henderson on keyboard, saxophone, flute and vocals; and guitarists Chris Hicks and Rick Willis.
The Marshall Tucker Band has labeled with multiple companies including Capicorn, Warner Bros., Cabin Fever, K-Tel and Shout! Factory. Today they record on their own Ramblin' Records label, distributed by Sony by a joint venture with Shout! Factory.
Apple Mountain's East Coast Motorcycle Rally brings thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts to Little Orleans, Md., each year, according to its website. Admission to the event is $50 for a full pass, which includes today, or $40 for a weekend pass (Friday to Sunday). The event takes place at Apple Mountain Productions, 31307 Orleans Road in Little Orleans, about halfway between Hancock and Cumberland on Interstate 68.