Rooftop Vibes Vol.8

1st American Week – Bike & Car Show (HR)


Concert: Start 19:00 with Tito & Tarantula, followed by Wolfmother

Wolfmother and Tito & Tarantula rock the stage!

With Wolfmother and Tito & Tarantula on our stage, Jokerfest 2024 promises to be an unforgettable experience. Prepare to have your senses awakened and be swept away by the unbridled power of rock’n’roll!

Tickets for the live concert on 15 June 2024 are on sale. As always, tickets are available in our online shop until 11.06.24 noon. If you live further away and are unsure whether the ticket will arrive in time, please ask our support team.
After that you can only buy them at the Thunderbike Store & Roadhouse.
* Box office price 45 euros per ticket If still available

See you there!
Rock on!



WOLFMOTHER: This Australian band has secured its place in the rock Olympus with its unique sound and explosive stage presence. Led by Andrew Stockdale, Wolfmother have conquered the world with hits such as ‘Joker and the Thief’ and ‘Woman’.

Their blend of classic hard rock and psychedelic elements has won them a loyal following around the world and numerous awards, including a Grammy and several platinum discs.


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TITO & TARANTULA: This Los Angeles band is known for their irresistible blend of rock, blues, and Latin rhythms. Their song “After Dark” from the soundtrack of the movie “From Dusk Till Dawn” made them famous worldwide and is still a classic today.

The hypnotic sounds of Tito and Tarantula put the audience in a trance-like state and guarantee an unforgettable live experience. A musical experience from a unique band that has proven its live qualities at countless shows.


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The Ultimate Summer Party


Our ultimate Summer Party kicks off at 10:00am with the opening of the showroom. There you will find the latest custom bikes, fashion, accessories and of course our team. If you are interested in the production of our parts you can comfortably stroll with your colleagues from 10:00 to 17:00 through our production halls and workshops. Here, too, the faces of Thunderbike are waiting for you, don’t be afraid to ask questions!

Outside, everything revolves around the topic of custom bikes. From small 1 cylinders to the classic V-twin, we present you live the most beautiful bikes from the ride-in bike show. By the way, you can register online for the Bikeshow via our contact form.

From 18.00 o’clock starts our evening program with Wolfmother and Tito & Tarantula. You can exchange your tickets for wristbands at the entrance. If you would like to visit the day program and exchange your tickets for wristbands beforehand, you can do so at the token booth.

If you are still looking for a place to stay or want to plan your journey, you can find contact and directions here.

You can find more details about the event in our FAQs, the frequently asked questions. All impressions of the last years can be seen in our Jokerfest gallery.

The Day Event

The day program from 10.00 to 17.00

Included are

  • free test rides with the latest Harley-Davidson models
  • Live customizing and parts making in our forge
  • an international Ride-In Bikeshow, where you can easily register online via our contact form.
  • the latest fashion & biker clothing from the best brands
  • SWAP MEET – Used parts & B-goods
    Of course, our Roadhouse Counter will also be on the premises and will offer you – besides the famous waffles of our Helga – burgers, beer and co.

All impressions from the last years you can see in our Jokerfest galleries

The big test drive campaign HARLEY ON TOUR

Let’s ride Harley!

Yes, of course we got the Tour Truck at our Jokerfest with all the unique Harley-Davidson models, which are waiting to be tested for free!

What’s your favourite? Fat Boy, Breakout, Street Bob or Pan America and Sportster S?

If you are interested, we have 48 hp models for beginners also among the models.

Helmet, jacket and gloves are available on request.

All we need is your river’s license and your identity card.


ATTENTION: Due to technical problems we have unfortunately not received any registrations for the Bike Show before 06.04.24. Please send us a new registration.

Our Ride-In-Bike Show starts for you and your custom bikes at 10am. Until 13.00 o’clock you have the possibility to push your bikes on stage an take pictures. The evaluation of the bikes takes place from 13.00 o’clock to 14.00 o’clock. As a registered Bile Builder you can hang 5 stars on the bikes you think have earned a trophy (except of course for your own bike). The evaluation of the Bike Show will take place from 14.00 to 15.00, the awarding of the bikes will take place from 15.00 on stage. After the bike show at 16:00, all bikes must leave the premises.

The Bike Show trophies are the first ones to be created for you in our own production and are truly unique. Sign up now, because the winners can get fat prizes!

You have an individual custom modification and want to present it at this year’s Jokerfest? Simply apply via our contact form!

Many thanks to the sponsors: Custombike Magazine, Metzeler, Dr. Jekill & Mr. Hyde, Rokker.

    Please note! Unfortunately, all registrations before April 5th, 2024 have not reached us due to technical reasons. Please register again. Thanks!

    Every motorized two-wheeler is welcome, not only Harley-Davidson. So, you have an heavily customized bike - no matter what brand - and you want to show it to the world? Then you've come to the right place.

    In addition to fame & glory, you can win a variety of cool prizes that we have collected for you together with our sponsors. In addition, there are the much sought-after trophies for the top places & professional photo shoots of all participant bikes. To put the bikes in the right light, the scene photographers Dirk "Pixeleye" Behlau and Michael "Glatzzo" Rauscher will be on site.

    The editor-in-chief of the cult magazine CUSTOMBIKE, Katharina Weber, will again be the host of the Thunderbike Ride-In Bike Show. Maybe you can even admire your bike in an issue of CUSTOMBIKE 2023?

    Simply register for the Ride-In Bike Show 2024 using this form! Send us a recent photo of your bike together with the completed registration form and bring the printout of our acceptance (email) with you to the entrance.

    Important! Participation in the Bike Show is only possible if you have received a confirmation from us and your vehicle is parked and registered in our Bike Show area by 13:00 on the day of the event.

    Vehicle Data

    If the registration cannot be sent with your browser, please send us your contact details including a current photo of your bike by e-mail to kim@thunderbike.de. Thanks a lot!

    Upload Vehicle Pictures (ZIP or JPG)

    *Required Field

    Savety First


    In addition to the usual safety rules, we also have a bag checkpoint:

    Please refrain from bringing bags and backpacks. Every bag will be checked! 

    Only small bags and backpacks up to 21cm x 30cm (DIN A4) are allowed on the area.

    Thank you for your understanding!

    Find all information about how to find us, contact dates, opening times and a hotel finder on our contact site.

    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I pay for food and drink at Jokerfest?

    Jokerfest has its own money, the Thunderbike Dollar. This can be purchased and exchanged at easily recognizable points of sale. The Thunderbike Dollars are only issued at the Jokerfest, but can be used all year at the Thunderbike Roadhouse.

    Does the daily program cost entry?

    No, entry between 10 am and 5 pm is free. A ticket is only required for the evening concert.

    Can I reserve/reserve tickets for the evening event?

    No, unfortunately for organisational reasons it is impossible for us to check tickets at the entrance in good time. In order to avoid longer waiting times, we cannot offer reservations.

    Where can I get the concert ribbons?

    The ribbons can be exchanged for tickets throughout the day. The wristbands will be exchanged at the regular entrance from about 6 pm on. This also applies to the VIP wristbands, which allow access to the Roadhouse roof terrace.

    Are there any discounts for fan club members of the bands?


    I am not yet of age, but I can still come to the Jokerfest?

    Children up to the age of 16 are only allowed to attend the concert accompanied by a guardian. For young people aged 16 and over, admission to the concert after midnight will be granted without the accompaniment of a person with custody. We naturally comply with the provisions of the Youth Protection Act. This means that if you have a youthful appearance, your identity card will be checked at the alcohol counter if necessary.

    Can I take a bag or rucksack with me?

    Only small bags and rucksacks up to 21cm x 30cm (DIN A4) are allowed on the premises.

    Is there a bag check?

    Yes, every bag or rucksack will be checked.

    Is it allowed to bring my own drinks?


     What do disabled visitors have to pay attention to?

    Visitors with disabilities who have an official ID with a B receive a free ticket for their accompanying person, while their own ticket has to be paid for regularly. Only one accompanying person is allowed. We also have on-site parking spaces for people with disabilities close to the site.

     Are there any special safety requirements?

    Of course, the carrying of weapons of any kind is strictly prohibited. Any danger to other visitors, in particular by crowd surfing or burning fireworks / Bengalos, is strictly prohibited and will lead to the exclusion of the event. With the exclusion the ticket loses its validity. Any claim for re-entry or reimbursement of the purchase price is excluded.

    Where can I park my bike?

    For the parking areas at the yard and the large parking at the Güterstraße we provide parking folders for you, which will show you how to park your bike.

    Where can I park my car?

    During the day, our yard and our large parking is reserved for bikes. In the late afternoon the large parking is also opened for cars. There are plenty of parking spaces available along the entire Güterstraße or the Industriestraße (behind the railway line) in Hamminkeln.

    Past Events

    Jokerfest 2018

    with Dort

    Jokerfest 2017

    with Guano Apes

    Jokerfest 2016

    with The Hooters

    Jokerfest 2015 – 30th Anniversary Party

    with Manfred Mann's Earthband

    Jokerfest 2014

    with Uriah Heap

    Jokerfest 2013

    with Suzi Quatro

    Jokerfest 2011

    with Stade

    Jokerfest 2010 – 25th Anniversary Party

    with The Boss Hoss

    Jokerfest 2009

    with Major Healey

    Jokerfest 2006

    with Major Healey

    Jokerfest 2005

    with Major Healey

    Jokerfest 2004

    with Major Healey

    Jokerfest 2003

    with Major Healey


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