Hip-Hop Group Arrested Development Joins Riverbend Festival Lineup

Set To Perform Saturday, June 4

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Arrested Development
Arrested Development

Riverbend Festival announced the addition of iconic hip-hop group Arrested Development to their 2022 lineup. 

Review for Arrested Development: 

Arrested Development, based out of Atlanta, are two-time Grammy Award winning, groundbreaking music group and hip-hop pioneers. True Hip-hop trailblazers since 1991, Arrested Development has been cultural champions of consciousness and empowerment across the globe. Their representation of eclectic and vibrant African sounds and clothing has produced a unique clash of rhythms and style that continue to contrast the expected look and sound of hip-hop culture.

Arrested Development continues their forward march of curating music that is about self-reflection and igniting change. Their new album is no exception. The 17-track album features a selection of legendary musicians including, Big Daddy Kane, The Sugar Hill Gang, Masta Ace, and Monie Love and is executively produced by Speech for Vagabond Productions and Configa. The album brings incomparable positive lyricism, storytelling, and cognizant awareness delivered in a fashion only Arrested Development can carry through.

In addition to winning two Grammys, the group has also won two MTV awards, a Soul Train Music Award, and the NCAAP Image Award. In 1992, Rolling Stone named them “Band of The Year” in 1992, and they were dubbed as one of the “Greatest Hip-hop Artists of all Time” by VH1. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame named “Tennessee” as one of the “500 Songs That Shaped Rock & Roll”. 

Arrested Development is set to perform on Saturday, June 4.

Riverbend Festival takes place June 3-5 on the Chattanooga riverfront at Ross’s Landing. Three-day and single day wristbands are on sale now. All wristbands are non-refundable, shows are rain or shine, and all sales are final. 

For questions and more information, visit the FAQ page on the Riverbend website.



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