LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- 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 entertainment 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 http://www.riverfestarkansas.com for $30.
For more information on the festival, entertainment acts and activities, visit http://www.riverfestarkansas.com.
Riverfest Press Release