Little Rock Press Release


Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates the revival of RiverFest

May 24, 2018, 09:43 AM by Maricel Johns

WHAT:            RiverFest will host a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the revival of the long-time Arkansas tradition by the new event organizers, Universal Fairs.

WHO:             Speakers will include:

·       Jack Daniels, RiverFest Event Director

·       Levelle Davison, NBC “The Voice” Season 14 Contestant and Singer


WHEN:            Friday, May 25, at 11:00 a.m.


WHERE:         Arkansas Federal Credit Union Stage

First Security Amphitheater

400 President Clinton Avenue

Little Rock, AR 7220


DETAILS:       “We are delighted to kick off RiverFest 2018 with this special event,” said Jack Daniels, RiverFest Event Director. “We look forward to celebrating music, family and friendship over the next three days along the Arkansas River,” added Daniels.



RiverFest, Presented By Oaklawn Gaming, is Arkansas’s largest outdoor music festival. In February 2018, Universal Fairs announced its revival of this long-time Arkansas tradition. The 2018 festival will take place during Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 – 27, 2018. The three-day music festival with two main stages features headliners: Peter Frampton, Young the Giant, Young Thug, Kip Moore, Highly Suspect, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price, Echosmith, Roots & Boots with Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye and Aaron Tippin and The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli. To purchase tickets or learn more, visit Follow us on Twitter or Instagram: @arkriverfest and find us on Facebook: riverfestarkansas.


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