Put on your dancing boots! The White Buffalo is hosting the 21st annual Thunder By the Bay Kickoff Party on Friday, Feb. 8. The party, from 6-10 p.m., features live music by the Soul Circus Cowboys. The night includes an open bar, food stations, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle (proceeds benefit Suncoast Charities for Children). Tickets are $75 per person. Tickets and info available at Thunderbythebay.org.
Thunder By the Bay is a three day-event (Feb. 15-17) held at Sarasota Fairgrounds, with SteelHeart performing Saturday. This year’s festival includes a Sunday charity ride (open to all vehicles), vendors, freestyle acts, a motorcycle and truck show, burnout competition. Admission is $5 (12 and under free). $10 three day-passes, and VIP tickets, can be purchased in advance at Thunderbythebay.org
. They are also on sale in advance at Rossiter’s & Manatee-River Harley-Davidson.