Tuesday, December 19, 2017 01:20 PM

HANK WILLIAMS JR. TO PERFORM OPENING NIGHT OF RIVERBEND FESTIVAL

The legendary Hank Williams Jr. will open Riverbend 2018. (Photo: Contributed)

Christmas arrived a few days early for music fans in Chattanooga when Friends of the Festival announced the first scheduled performances forRiverbend 2018[1].

All the rowdy friends will be coming over on opening nightwhen Hank Williams Jr. performs on the Coke stage at 9:30 p.m. June 8 to kick off the festival.

In addition, several other performers were announced: Delbert McClinton June 15, Mitch Rossell June 10, Gangstagrass June 8 and The Shadowboxers June 15.

Riverbend will take place on Chattanoogas Riverfront June 816. More announcements are expected soon.

Williams will perform hits such as Theres a Tear in My Beer, Good Ol Boys, Family Tradition and A Country Boy Can Survive.

Watch Williams perform Just Call Me Hank below.

General admission tickets go on sale Jan. 1.

Guests canalso sign up for the Riverbend VIP experience for $220 per ticket, which is good for all eight days of the festival and allows access to a cash bar, catering, private restrooms, a parking pass and more.

References^ Riverbend 2018 (www.riverbendfestival.com)

News source: Nooga.com

See also: Randy Durham