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Rev'n Rods

The inaugural "Rev'n Rods and Heartland Music Tour" presented by Chevrolet Performance kicks off in Nashville, Tennessee, on July 17 and features a car show from noon to 6 p.m. each day and a country music concert that follows.

This touring caravan will wind its way through six towns for cars and country music.

Participants can join the tour in any city and follow other car enthusiasts to the final destination in Indianapolis, Indiana. Those who travel from start to finish of the tour will be part of an exclusive club called the “Rev'n Nation."

The event stops in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, July 19th at the A.C. Brase Arena. Terri Clark will be preforming that evening.

All years, makes and models of classic cars, motorcycles or 4x4s are welcome. A single day registration is $35 and full tour registration is $250.

Tickets can be purchased for the concert only at, and the car shows are free for spectators.

For more information, call 423-468-5121.


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