Wildflower Festival

Wildflower Festival

PETER FRAMPTON, TOADIES, HOOBASTANK AND MORE TO PERFORM MAY 20-22 AT #WAMFEST2016

Earlier this year the City of Richardson released a star-studded first round of the 2016 musical lineup for the 24th annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival being held May 20-22 in Galatyn Park. The list included a nightly performance by Unforgettable Fire – A Tribute to U2 and 13 additional top artists:

Peter Frampton
Toadies
Hoobastank
John Mayall
Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx
John Waite
Alien Ant Farm
Soul Asylum
The Guess Who
Survivor
Finger Eleven
Black Joe Lewis
Jimmie Vaughan and The Tilt-A-Whirl Band featuring Lou Ann Barton

Approximately 40 additional artists and bands have since been confirmed to perform on six different stages. The lineup has been infused with a variety of local and national acts performing the best in classic rock, R&B, country, pop, disco, progressive rock, alternative, and folk music:

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Asia featuring John Payne
Adrian Johnston

A Hard Day’s Night
Alex Marie Brinkley
Bethel Steele
Bill Ward/2-Bit Palomino
Billy Crockett
Buffalo Ruckus
Chase Gassaway
Cheers for Tears
Choctaw Wildfire
Claire Morales
Crystal Yates
Drew Kennedy

Duell
Eddie Lott
Eliza Gilkyson
Forever Mac
Grace Morrison
Gretchen Peters
Griffin Tucker
Hares on the Mountain
Hello Lover
Ian Dickson
Jagged Row
Joe Tucker

Julie Jean White
Julie Livingston
Justin Farren
Katie Stump
La Pompe
Laura Harrell
Le Freak
Melody Guy

Orcanaut
Pearl Gem
Raised Right Men
Rania Khoury
Rebecca Folsom
Slaid Cleaves
Susan Cattaneo
Susan Gibson
Swan Song
Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines
The Bodarks
The Kul
The McCleods
The Sideshow Tragedy
The Tu-Tones
Troy Werner
Unwritten Law

Download the full 2016 Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival schedule for exact performance times and stage details. Tickets sales started Monday, April 18th and available online www.wildflowerfestival.com or at any Metroplex Tom Thumb store. The three-day pass is $40, single-day adult tickets are $25, kids age 5-12 one-day is $5, and admission for kids under 4 is free. Discounted tickets are available to City of Richardson residents, with proof of residency.

Press Release: Richardson’s Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival Presents 2016 Lineup – March 15, 2016

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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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