Thursday, March 28, 2013

Daughtry, Sugar Ray, Darius Rucker, Lupe Fiasco, Drive By Truckers, Peter Frampton and more to Riverfest

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Lupe Fiasco will perform at Riverfest this year pic
  • Lupe Fiasco will perform at Riverfest this year.

Riverfest (May 24-26) announced its 2013 main stage lineup today, and among the headliners are Daughtry, Sugar Ray, Bush, Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker, Lupe Fiasco, Drive By Truckers and Peter Frampton.

Friday's headliners are Daughtry on the Bud Light Stage and Rodney Atkins, Jana Kramer and Rucker on the Miller Lite/AFCU Stage (a.k.a. Riverfest Amphitheater).

Saturday sees Sugar Ray, Blackstone Cherry and Bush on the Bud stage and Lupe Fiasco and Kelly Rowland on the Miller stage. On Sunday, hometown favorite Cody Belew plays the Bud stage with country duo Florida Georgia Line and Bentley, while Drive By Truckers and Peter Frampton headliner the Miller stage.

Press release is included after the jump.

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Verizon To Serve As Presenting Sponsor for
5th Consecutive Year, Main Stage Entertainment Announced

Half-price tickets may be purchased at Walgreens stores across the state starting Monday, April 1

LITTLE ROCK (March 28, 2013) —Verizon will again serve as the presenting sponsor for Riverfest 2013 — Arkansas’s largest and most popular music, arts and food festival.

“We are thrilled that Verizon will return as our presenting sponsor for the fifth consecutive year” said DeAnna Korte, Riverfest executive director. “We simply couldn’t put on a festival of this magnitude without the support of sponsors like Verizon. They contribute not only financially but help with additional attractions and countless volunteer hours throughout the weekend.”

The following musical headliners will perform at the main stages:

Bud Light Stage: Friday — Daughtry; Saturday — Sugar Ray, Blackstone Cherry, Bush; Sunday — Cody Belew, Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley.

Miller Lite/Arkansas Federal Credit Union Stage: Friday — Rodney Atkins, Jana Kramer, Darius Rucker; Saturday — Lupe Fiasco, Kelly Rowland; Sunday — Drive By Truckers, Peter Frampton.

The festival is scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26, and will feature music and activities in Julius Breckling Riverfront Park, Clinton Center Park, Heifer International Campus and the vibrant River Market District in downtown Little Rock. Children 6 and younger are free. Local and regional entertainers will be announced over the next weeks.

Advance tickets go on sale Monday, April 1, at Walgreens stores throughout Arkansas. These tickets are $17.50 for three days’ admission — half the cost of the $35 gate admission.

The advance ticket will be exchanged at any festival gateway for an IBERIABANK wristband that can be used for admission into all three days of food, fun and entertainment along the Arkansas River.

“We remain committed to offering the best names in music at an affordable price,” said Korte. “The half-price ticket at Walgreens stores throughout central Arkansas is a great way to save and a tremendous value.”

Quantities are limited for half-price tickets, so the public is encouraged to act fast. Visit http://riverfestarkansas.com/ticketsmerch for a list of store locations selling tickets.

Three-day passes sold at the gate will be $35. Tickets are now on sale online at www.riverfestarkansas.com for $30.

For more information on the festival, entertainment acts and activities, visit http://www.riverfestarkansas.com.

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