www.mybaycity.com June 22, 2013
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Night Ranger Plays to Enthusiastic Crowd

Bay City Roar Rocks Another Year of Concerts

26th Year For Annual Event

June 22, 2013
By: Diane Szczepanski


The 26th Annual Bay City River Roar started off with a night of great music when bands April Wine, Blue Oyster Cult and headliner, Night Ranger, hit the stage on Friday, June 21, 2013. The crowd enjoyed beautiful weather and a great outdoor concert!


Ginger Drzewicki, River Roar board member backstage with volunteer Aaron Rodenbo,
one of the band runners for the day.

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Brad Hughey of Meadow Craft Flutes, holds a Native American Style flute he made as tribute to the band April Wine.
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Volunteers Jean Ann DeShano, left and her sisters, Deb and Vickie
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Kyle Karbowski, left with Al Cooper, right
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Christine and Brian Bachman
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Gary Poppe and friend, Michelle
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Don and Carolyn Donoghue
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Linda Ferguson , left and Holly Hartz, right, enjoy the show
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This group was having a fun time!
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April Wine started the concert out with a bang!
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Daniel Brigham from the security staff keeps the backstage entrance safe
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Volunteers Jerry DeShano, left, and Virg and Deb Banaszak
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Sean and friend
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Charlie Brunner presents Ron Cunningham a plaque for 26 years of successful River Roar organizing
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Getting set for Night Ranger to hit the stage
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River Roar organizer, Charlie Thompson and Debbie Flory
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Chad Cunningham, gives a nod of appreciation to board members Elaine Rico, left, Ginger Drzewicki, center and Deb Kiesel, right. These ladies put many, many hours during the year into this event and many, many miles on their feet during the weekend!
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Night Ranger
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Night Ranger
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Lead guitarist, Brad Gillis of Night Ranger with Kelly Keagy on drums
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Gilles on lead guitar, played some powerhouse riffs
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Keagy takes a turn on vocals
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Night Ranger
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The weather held and it was a picture perfect night again this year
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At the end of the day, it couldn't be done without the help of dozens of willing volunteers!
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