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WACKY CHAD FLIPS FOR KIDS AT 2015 WILDFLOWER! ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival welcomes daredevil extraordinaire, Wacky Chad, for six shows on Performance Row, Saturday and Sunday, May 16-17, 2015. Laugh, gasp, cheer and hold your breath while stunt comedian Wacky Chad reaches heights of 9 feet on his pogo stick, rides a nine-foot tall unicycle and does handstands on a skateboard all while wearing a wireless headset microphone to interact with his crowd.Wacky Chad defies gravity by preforming backflips on his air-powered pogo stick, while throwing out the notion that these remarkable stunts take full concentration. For more than a decade, Wacky Chad has made thousands of people laugh while performing his variety of tricks. Beyond serving as a street performer around the world since 2004, Wacky Chad’s award-winning extreme pogo stick skills and charmingly funny jokes landed him a stellar invitation to the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII.

Watch this awesome video clip of Wacky Chad and you’ll understand why his live performances at Wildflower! will be an unforgettable experience for the whole family to share. More information about Wacky Chad may be found on his website at www.wackychad.com or www.facebook.com/wackychad.

The Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is located at the Galatyn Park Urban Center at 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, Texas. Tickets go on sale April 13 and may be purchased on the website or at DFW area Tom Thumb locations. General ticket pricing: $30 three-day pass, $20 single day pass, kids age 5-12 only $3 per day, and kids under 4 receive free admission. On Sunday, May 17 all kids age 12 and under receive free admission (with paid adult) courtesy of Bank of America. Also on Sunday it’s half price admission for adults courtesy of Cisco Systems.

Check out the complete Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival schedule of events on the website: www.wildflowerfestival.com and connect on www.facebook.com/wildflowerfestival, www.twitter.com/wildflowerfest, www.instagram.com/wamfest for promotional contests and announcements. Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is attended by more than 70,000 annually, produced and managed by the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Richardson in conjunction with nine other City departments, and appreciates the participation of more than 1,000 volunteers.

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BIG CITY OUTLAWS

Big City Outlaws is a high energy country rock/pop cover band that performed on the Bud Light Stage at Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival in Richardson. They have been entertaining the DFW metroplex since 2012.

This rockin’ group of musicians deliver country classics like Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash to keep the audience on their feet and singing along. Accurate renditions of classic rock includes Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey, and Poison to current country artists such as Taylor Swift, Big & Rich, Kenny Chesney, and Zac Brown Band.

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CHRIS CHISM RECEIVES MICHAEL TERRY PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

The Michael Terry’s People Choice Award was given to Chris Chism of Dallas at the conclusion of the Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest. 10 finalists were selected from 300 applicants in a blind screening process. The top 10 then traveled to Richardson and performed live on the UnitedHealthcare Singer Songwriter Stage inside the Eisemann Center during the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival. Along with the honor of the award, Chism also received a $500 cash prize.

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GATES OPEN AT 6:30PM AND WILDFLOWER! STAGES TO ROCK ON SATURDAY

It’s been a wild weekend here at Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival! We are so excited to update that the gates are going to open at 6:30 p.m.. The festival has been partially open since this morning and indoor performances inside the Eisemann Center have continued as scheduled throughout the day.

Unfortunately, Blue Oyster Cult had to cancel its appearance at the Festival due to its flight into DFW International Airport being cancelled because of the severe weather. All acts prior to 6:30 p.m. set to perform on outdoor stages have been removed from the schedule.

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