Photo Credit: Larry Niehues
OPENS May 10, 2018 - May 6, 2019
Multi-platinum and 8x Grammy Award-winning artist Dan Auerbach’s passion for music is known around the world. One of the hardest working musicians in Nashville, Auerbach is known as one-half of rock duo The Black Keys, founder of The Arcs, a successful solo artist and producer of records by artists like Lana Del Ray, Ray LaMontagne, and Cage The Elephant amongst others.
Perhaps less known is his passion for vintage Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Of particular interest to Auerbach are those that have not been fully restored, yet retain much of the character of the prior owners, including the modifications that reflect their personalities. Ten of these motorcycles will be on display in the exhibit The Dan Auerbach Collection: Vintage Harley-Davidsons from 1937-1950, opening Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Lane Motor Museum in Nashville, TN.
From the revolutionary 1937 EL "Knucklehead", Dan's first Harley, to his favorite, a 1940 EL nicknamed "Red Devil", these bikes fuse his appreciation for folk art with the sound and ride that only a vintage Harley can deliver. As the son of an antique dealer, Auerbach caught the bug early for a vintage aesthetic that has carried into his adult life. Filled with patina and personality, each of the bikes in this collection reflect his love and appreciation for a time long past. All of the bikes are in working order and are ridden often by Auerbach.
Lane Motor Museum is proud to display to the public for the first time Auerbach’s beloved motorcycles that showcase the influence of Harley-Davidson on motorcycles of the mid-20th century.
Learn more about Dan Auerbach, his music, and his current tour at http://qprime.com/artist/dan-auerbach/
Motorcycle Photos Below Credit: Wes Duenkel