Red River Revel Arts Festival Announces 2013 Entertainment Line-Up
The Red River Revel Arts Festival has announced its 2013 entertainment line-up. And while there is a nice list of major acts, the local ones could spark some big crowds, as well. Some of them have been previously featured on the Homegrown show on our Rock Station 99X (KTUX).
Shreveport-Bossier-area favorites Irene & the Sleepers, Shayliff, Lions May Cry, Super Water Sympathy and Eric Lindell will all rock the stage Saturday. Following them are award-winners Trout Fishing in America and Black Violin.
There are plenty of other local favorites throughout the eight-day festival, as well. They include Windstorm Band, Cody Cooke & the Bayou Outlaws, Professor Porkchop & the Dirty Dishes, Black Water Bride, Will Maranto, Airheart, and Grammy nominee Buddy Flett. Don't forget about regional talents, too, like Dusty Rose Band, Left Arm Tan and Tyler Lenius. The Louisiana Army National Guard Rock Band also makes its Revel debut on October 12th.
Headliners are as follows: 10/5 - Black Violin; 10/5-7 - Trout Fishing in America; 10/5 - Eric Lindell; 10/6 - Preservation Hall Jazz Band; 10/7 - The Blind Boys of Alabama; 10/8-9 - The Hunts; 10/6, 8, 12 - Sol Driven Train; 10/9 - Colton Dixon; 10/10 - Locash Cowboys; 10/11 - Arrested Development and 10/12 - Love and Theft. Click here for the complete entertainment schedule.
In addition to the vast array of musical talents, the Revel invites you to celebrate and appreciate local performing arts troupes as they entertain crowds at the Eldorado Performing Arts Depot Stage both Saturdays, October 5th and 12th. Performers will showcase a broad range of talents, including a variety of dance genres, martial arts demonstrations and even gymnastics.
The Red River Revel has garnered considerable national recognition through the years. It's ranked as one of the Top 10 Events in Louisiana by Top Events USA, one of the Top 100 Fine Arts Festivals in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine, an official AAA Southern Traveler "Travel Treasure," and a Top 20 Event in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society.
The 38th annual arts festival will be held October 5th through 12th in downtown Shreveport's Festival Plaza.