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Wildflower Festival

Local Bands Rock the Bud Light Stage

The Rich Girls have a simple motto: We will make your dreams come true! Don’t be fooled by the name- this is not your typical Hall & Oats cover band. The Rich Girls have been making the rounds in the metroplex and wowing audiences with their unique renditions of traditional Hall & Oats tunes, as well as, clever interpretations of current pop, rock, and rap. They take the stage on Friday, May 18 at 9:00 pm.  Read the recent article featured on our blog: “The Rich Girls Will Make Your Dreams Come True.

Graceland Ninjaz – Known in the metroplex as the ‘King of Party Bands,’ this diverse group boasts three Emmy winners and unlimited talent. An audience favorite, they return to Wildflower! on Saturday, May 19 at 9:45 pm, for what is sure to be another life changing experience and the best street dance in town! Check out the full article “Kneel Before the King” about Graceland Ninjaz!

 

Performing on Sunday at 4:00 pm, award winning singer, songwriter and musician, Frankie Leonie is establishing herself as the newest rising star in the Americana Country/Folk music revolution. Frankie was born in the heart of the Texas music scene – Austin. Like many legends before her, she started singing in church, filled with music by age 3. You’ll be swept away by her enchanting soulful voice.

Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival will be celebrating 26 years the weekend of May 18-20, 2018 hosted by the City of Richardson in Galatyn Park. Advance online tickets $30 or 3-day weekend pass $65.  www.wildflowerfestival.com

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FRIDAY, May 18, 2018
6:00 p.m. Gates Open
6:15 p.m. Jackie Darlene – Bud Light Stage
6:15 p.m. Devil’s Sooty Brother – Plaza Stage
6:45 p.m. Infinite Journey – The Music of Journey – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
7:00 p.m. Keith Harkin – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
7:30 p.m. squarewheel – Plaza Stage
7:30 p.m. Rosegarden Funeral Party – Bud Light Stage
7:30 p.m. Brian Pounds – CityLine Stage
8:15 p.m. Starship featuring Mickey Thomas – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
8:45 p.m. Radney Foster – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
9:00 p.m. EVE 6 – Plaza Stage
9:00 p.m. The Rich Girls – Bud Light Stage
10:00 p.m. Kool & the Gang – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
10:30 p.m. Spoon – Plaza Stage

SATURDAY, May 19, 2018
11:00 a.m. Gates Open
11:30 a.m. The Tu-Tones – Bud Light Stage
11:30 a.m. Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest Finals
12:00 p.m. Sub-Sahara – Plaza Stage
1:00 p.m. Joe Tucker – Bud Light Stage
1:15 p.m. Crooked Bones – Plaza Stage
2:00 p.m. Shibboleth – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
2:00 p.m. Kylie Rae Harris – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
2:00 p.m. Christine Hand – CityLine Stage
2:30 p.m. Laura Harrell – Bud Light Stage
2:45 p.m. Birds of Night – Plaza Stage
3:00 p.m. Wes Collins –  CityLine Stage
3:15 p.m. Kelley Mickwee – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
3:30 p.m. The Vinyl Stripes – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
4:00 p.m. Soul Patrol – Bud Light Stage
4:00 p.m. On The Border – the Ultimate Eagles Tribute – Hill Hall in the Eisemann Center
4:15 p.m. Battle of the Bands Final Round – Plaza Stage
4:30 p.m. Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest Results
4:45 p.m. Josh Grider – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
5:00 p.m. The Sideshow Tragedy – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
5:00 p.m. Emma Walsh – CityLine Stage
5:30 p.m. Joshua Ray Walker – Bud Light Stage
5:45 p.m. Weather King – Plaza Stage
6:00 p.m. Max Stalling – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
6:00 p.m. Kelly Augustine – CityLine Stage
6:30 p.m. Gin Blossoms – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
7:00 p.m. On The Border – the Ultimate Eagles Tribute – Hill Hall in the Eisemann Center
7:00 p.m. Daniel Markham – Bud Light Stage
7:00 p.m. Kyle Donovan – CityLine Stage
7:15 p.m. John Ford Coley – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
7:15 p.m. Four Day Creep – Plaza Stage
8:00 p.m. Kristen Grainger – CityLine Stage
8:15 p.m. Lifehouse – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
8:15 p.m. Claire Morales – Bud Light Stage
8:30 p.m. Eric Bettencourt – CityLine Stage
8:45 p.m. Switchfoot – Plaza Stage
9:00 p.m. On The Border – the Ultimate Eagles Tribute – Hill Hall in the Eisemann Center
9:15 p.m. Walt Wilkins & The Mystiqueros – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
9:45 p.m. Graceland Ninjaz – Bud Light Stage
10:00 p.m. Goo Goo Dolls – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
10:30 p.m. Jimmy Eat World – Plaza Stage

SUNDAY, May 20, 2018
11:00 a.m. Gates Open
11:00 a.m. Vanessa Peters – Bud Light Stage
11:45 a.m. Atlantis Aquarius – Plaza Stage
11:45 a.m. Local Yoakam – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
1:00 p.m. Budding Talent Vocal Competition Finals – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
1:00 p.m. La Pompe – Bud Light Stage
1:15 p.m. Justin Pickard and the Thunderbird Winos – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
1:15 p.m. Chet Stevens Band – Plaza Stage
1:30 p.m. Brad Yoder – CityLine Stage
2:30 p.m. Al Johnson Performing Songwriter Contest Song Swap – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
2:30 p.m. The Max Hill Band – Bud Light Stage
2:45 p.m. A Thousand Horses – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage
2:45 p.m. Mark Lettieri Music – Plaza Stage
4:00 p.m. Trout Fishing in America – ofFISHal page – United Healthcare Singer Songwriter Stage
4:00 p.m. Frankie Leonie – Bud Light Stage
4:00 p.m. Mia Rose Lynne – CityLine Stage
4:15 p.m. Kwinton Gray Project – Plaza Stage
4:30 p.m. Reckless Kelly – Methodist Richardson Amphitheater Stage

 

WF! Blog

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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