Friends of the Festival announced 3 new acts for Riverbend 2014 and will follow up with another big announcement on Friday. Riverbend 2014 runs from June 6 through June 14.
Justin Moore, a Country music artist with 8 charted songs, including 3 number one hits, will headline the Coca-Cola Stage on Thursday, June 12. He also had 2 top ten hits in the past couple of years. Moore is a rising star in the Country music world, and was recently featured on the CMA Awards show.
Dan + Shay, also a new Country artist, may well become the next Florida-Georgia Line, having already charted their first single on Billboards Hot Country 100 songs with 19you + me. Dan + Shay recently signed a major record deal with Warner Brothers Records. They will appear at the TVFCU Stage on Saturday, June 7.
Clare Dunn, who has opened for Fl-GA Line, will be appearing on the Unum Stage on Sunday, June 8. She has been compared to Susan Tedeschi and Grace Potter, and is well known as an excellent guitar player and vocalist.
Friends of the Festival officials also say there will be another announcement tomorrow (Friday) and word is that it will be a big one. Watch the Chattanoogan.com for that announcement.
For more local music info, try www.chattanoogaentertainers.com. You will find great local music info and schedules. For local info on Country music, try Jim Boles’ site www.chattacountry.ning.com.
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