Riverfest Unveils 2018 Concert Lineup

Mar 1, 2018

Credit Courtesy of Wichita Festivals

Wichita Festivals has announced its concert lineup for Riverfest 2018, and it includes everything from the Wichita Symphony to bluegrass to country to a tribute to Prince.

The festival runs from June 1–9, and admission to all festival events — including the concerts — is free with the purchase of a button. Adult buttons are $10, and buttons for children ages 6 to 12 are $5.

For more information on the concerts and Riverfest, go to wichitafestivals.com.

Friday, June 1

Kennedy Plaza Stage: Twilight Pops Concert featuring the Wichita Symphony Orchestra.

RedGuard Stage: Hawthorne Heights with Listener

Saturday, June 2

Kennedy Plaza Stage: Matisyahu with Stephen Marley.

RedGuard Stage: La Raza Fest, featuring La Sonora Dinamita, Los Novatos del Norte and Los Vatos Kumbia.

Sunday, June 3

Kennedy Plaza Stage: Randy Houser

RedGuard Stage: Trampled by Turtles with Split Lip Rayfield

Monday, June 4

Kennedy Plaza Stage: Gospelfest, featuring John P. Kee

RedGuard Stage: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real with Cracker

Tuesday, June 5

Kennedy Plaza Stage: Festival of Broadway, featuring Music Theatre Wichita, Roxy’s Downtown, Mosley Street Melodrama and the Laughing Feet Performers

RedGuard Stage: Kansas Army National Guard’s 35th Infantry Division rock band

Wednesday, June 6

Kennedy Plaza Stage: Wet ‘n’ Dance Party featuring Cypress Hill and Hirie

RedGuard Stage: Ringer Star and Across the Pond

Thursday, June 7

Kennedy Plaza Stage: ZZ Ward with Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Friday, June 8

Kennedy Plaza Stage: Liz Phair with Save Ferris

RedGuard Stage: Chroma Paint Party EDM dance event

Saturday, June 9

Kennedy Plaza Stage: Purple Reigns, celebrating the music of Prince, featuring The Revolution, and Morris Day and the Time

RedGuard Stage: Fiesta del Rio


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