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New Lion TJ Lang Named Grand Marshal for Detroit Grand Prix

TweetDETROIT – Native Michigander, Super Bowl champion and one of the newest members of the Detroit Lions has been named Grand Marshal of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on Saturday, June 3.  TJ Lang, the former Eastern Michigan Eagle and Birmingham Brother Rice graduate, will participate in activities throughout the day on Saturday at the Grand Prix, including giving the famous command, “Drivers, Start Your Engines,” before the start of the first Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Verizon IndyCar Series race that afternoon (3:30 pm on ABC andRead More


“Fast and Furious” star Scott Eastwood named Grand Marshal for Auto Club 400

Tweet FONTANA, Calif.  –  Scott Eastwood, star of the upcoming “FAST AND FURIOUS: The Fate of the Furious,” has been named Grand Marshal for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 on March 26, 2017 at Auto Club Speedway. As Grand Marshal, Eastwood will give the command “Drivers, start your engines” to the field at Southern California’s premier motorsports facility.  The event will be televised on FOX at 12:30 p.m. PT. As an Honorary Race Official, Eastwood will be involved with pre-race ceremony activities including driver introductions andRead More


Olivia Newton-John To Serve As Grand Marshal of 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on November 27, 2016 in Hollywood, CA

TweetLOS ANGELES — The 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas celebration in America, announces that Olivia Newton-John has been named the Grand Marshal for this year’s landmark anniversary event.  Presented and produced by Associated Television International, the live parade, taped for network television, will take place on Hollywood Boulevard on Sunday, November 27 at 5:00 p.m.  The parade’s telecast will be hosted by Erik Estrada, Laura McKenzie, Dean Cain and Montel Williams, with special co-hosts Elizabeth Stanton and Garrett Clayton.  The event will include live musical performances (toRead More


Red Wings Head Coach Jeff Blashill named grand marshal of Pure Michigan 400

TweetBROOKLYN, Mich. — Detroit Red Wings Head Coach Jeff Blashill will serve as the grand marshal for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 on August 28 at Michigan International Speedway. Blashill will give the command of “Start your engines!” when the Pure Michigan 400 gets underway at 2 p.m. The Pure Michigan 400 will be broadcast live on NBCSports on August 28. “It’s an honor to serve as grand marshal for the Pure Michigan 400,” Blashill said. “I was born and raised in Michigan and have had theRead More


Red Wings Star Dylan Larkin to Serve as Grand Prix Grand Marshal Saturday, June 4

TweetDETROIT — A hometown hero and one of the brightest rising stars in the National Hockey League (NHL) has been named Grand Marshal of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix for Saturday, June 4. Detroit Red Wings star center Dylan Larkin will participate in activities throughout the day on Belle Isle, including giving the famous command “Drivers, Start Your Engines” before the start of the first Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Verizon IndyCar Series race that afternoon (3:30 pm ET on ABC). Fresh off an impressiveRead More


Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns selected as 2016 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal

Tweet PASADENA, Calif. – Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, who has directed and produced some of the most admired documentaries about the history of the United States, was announced today as the 2016 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal. Throughout his almost 40-year career making documentary films, Burns, age 62, has been honored with countless awards, including 14 Emmy® Awards, two Grammy® Awards and two Oscar® nominations. Burns will ride in the 127th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Find Your Adventure” on January 1, 2016. Tournament of Roses President, Mike Matthiessen,Read More


WATCH: 107th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade highlights and interviews

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the 107th Annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. Beautiful multi-million dollar yachts, kayaks, canoes and other small boats will light up the harbor as a dazzling array of holiday lights and music fill the air at the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. Many of the boats will be richly decorated with animated Christmas scenes accompanied by music and costumed carolers. Some boat owners in the past have spent over $50,000 to decorate their vessels for the event. The Christmas floats will wind their way someRead More