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Riverfest to Return to Little Rock

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Riverfest officials announced at a Monday news conference that Riverfest, the long-running Little Rock music festival, would return in 2018. After the festival celebrated its 40th anniversary in June 2017, the event was suspended. Universal Fairs, a production and promotion company that hosts events including Delta Fair & Music Festival in Memphis,[...]

Riverfest Suspended After 40 Years

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Little Rock’s annual music festival, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in June, has been suspended, officials say. “We can no longer deliver the experience that Riverfest fans have come to expect,” DeAnna Korte, Riverfest’s executive director, said in a news release. “Rising costs of performers’ fees, coupled with a greater number of competing festiva[...]

5 Acts You Can’t Miss at Riverfest

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A music festival that features around 30 different acts in three days, right in the heart of Little Rock: it’s Riverfest time again. Unfortunately, you might not be able to make it to every show, so here are our can’t-miss picks. Head to the Riverfest website for ticket prices and the full lineup. 1. Cage the Elephant You remember this band from their [...]

Feature: Same Beat, Different Song

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For decades Riverfest has been the family-fun place to be in Little Rock over Memorial Day weekend. This month, the revamped Riverfest is ready to once again rock the river, putting Little Rock on the music festival map. Photography courtesy of Riverfest   heart and soul behind the state’s largest single event is stronger than ever as the communit[...]