Riverbend Festival Has New Website And Schedule Changes

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Riverbend Festival has new look for 2017. The new look includes a couple of schedule changes to note:  

Toby Keith's performance has moved from Wednesday, June 14, to Friday, June 16.  Keith's team encountered a conflict with the June 14 date.  

The Sheila E. performance that was previously scheduled for Thursday, June 15, has been canceled.  Management for Sheila E. discovered a conflict with her performance schedule as well. 

Previously announced acts include:  The Purple Xperience- the Ultimate Prince Tribute Band, Old Dominion, and Brett Young. 

Buy admission early online and save:   Star seating for Toby Keith and Old Dominion is available at riverbendfestival.com.  General admission is $42, a $13 savings.  General admission is needed to support reserved seating.   

The only VIP experience available to the public is Club Riverbend and it's on sale now for $220 per person. Club Riverbend includes a seat from the pier, catering, a cash bar, VIP parking and more. 

Group admission sales are underway as well.  Purchase at least 50 general admission wristbands for $35 each or 100+ for $30 each.  Pass on the savings to a group or se them as a way to say 'thank you' to employees or clients.   For more information call 756-2211 or email gina@riverbendfestival.com. 


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