Craig Campbell to Headline Friday Night at Riverfest 2014
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Country music singer-songwriter Craig Campbell will take the stage on Friday night. Campbell reached the top of the country music charts with several of his songs, including: "Outta My Head," "Family Man," and "Keep Them Kisses Comin'." Campbell is a proud reminder of one of country's strongest creative periods, building on the early-'90s legacy established by some of the genre's most successful figures: Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black and Travis Tritt. He played keyboard for Luke Bryan and Tracy Byrd before he began his solo career and has now been nominated for two American Country Awards.
7:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Brent Cobb, returns to Riverfest this year after having made his debut at the festival in 2012. He is a country/folk singer-songwriter-guitarist based in Nashville, has written songs for artists like Kellie Pickler, the Eli Young Band, Luke Bryan and the Oak Ridge Boys.
9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Blackberry Smoke will entertain from the stage on Saturday night. The Southern rock jam band with a touch of bluegrass, gospel and soul has toured with The Marshall Tucker Band, ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd and George Jones. Blackberry Smoke's most recent album, The Whippoorwill released in 2012, peaked at No. 8 on the country music chart. Blackberry Smoke created a large following for themselves in Nashville and have been a hit on every tour stop since!
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Drake White is an aspiring singer songwriter out of Nashville, TN. However, he is an Alabama native from Hokes Bluff coming back to his roots to take the stage on Saturday night. Drake white is said to have ‘a very different country feel with a freestyle twist on many of his original songs.’
6:50 PM - 7:40 PM
The Wheelers are bringing their act back to where it all began on Saturday night. Their band first got its start right here in the River City. Bridging between Southern Blues and Progressive Rock, from Funk to Rock and Roll, the band finds itself molding into different genres throughout every transitions. Riverfest is proud to present the Wheelers as a local act - They are sure to be a crowd favorite!
The awards for the Pro and Backyard Barbecue Competitions will be announced Saturday night at 5 p.m. in front of the Riverfest stage.