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International Route 66 Festival 2014 - Kingman, AZ

The International Route 66 Festival is an annual event celebrating the historic road that runs from Chicago, IL to Santa Monica, CA. The festival is held in a different location on Route 66 each year. Visitors can talk with famous Route 66 authors and artists who are dedicated to preserving the Road through their work. A Car Show, showcases well preserved and restored vehicles from the past 100 years. The 2014 International Route 66 Festival will be in Kingman, AZ  August 14 - 17.

'The The Road Crew' performed at the festival on Friday and Saturday evenings. Both concerts were held at Locomotive Park.

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Hitting the road with my music

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WHS Observer newspaper article

Hi. My name is Abby and I am writing an article about Route 66 for the WHS Observer at my high school and I was wondering if anyone would share any interesting stories or details that he/she has experienced while traveling the "Mother road".

Posted by Abigail Lynn Colyer on October 5, 2010 at 4:27pm — 1 Comment

The Road Crew gears up for another Route 66 adventure

This past weekend my wife, Lori and I added a day to a business trip to Chicago so we could drive to Joliet on 66. Lori has done parts of 66 with me but not this stretch. After brunch at Lou Mitchell's, we headed out for Joliet. Lot's of interesting sights along the way, but I think the big thrill for me was to see my band's CD on sale at the Joliet gift shop. Elaine greeted us and spoke of the sights to see nearby. There was another couple visiting the gift shop, Paul and Sandy from Mt.… Continue

Posted by Joe Loesch on May 2, 2010 at 6:36pm — 2 Comments


Joe, just another milestone in what we all know will be many for this site. Thanks for being a friend of the road.
Looking forward to seeing you a few times this spring/summer out on the road.

Jim Conkle

Posted by James M Conkle on March 5, 2009 at 3:21pm

Documentary Release Announcement

Hello, John. Thought you might be interested to know the documentary "Harley & Annabelle - Living Legends in Erick, Oklahoma" is now available at .

Two years in the making, this documentary reveals the story of transformation of a couple of struggling, conventional-business entrepreneurs into wholly unconventional entertainers now responsible for dealing out "Insanity At Its Finest" for thousands of travelers coming to Erick, Oklahoma from around the world… Continue

Posted by Joe on November 29, 2009 at 2:57pm

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    The Road Crew in Springfield, MO

    The Road Crew - America's Route 66 Band performs at The Birthplace of Route 66 Festival in Springfield, MO August 15 & 16, 2015. Hear their Songs From The Mother Road and feel their Rockabilly beat on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

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