© Photo courtesy of Dennis DeYoung
Source: Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival | 3/15/16 | Richardson
A star-studded lineup of musicians and artists from around the country are set to perform at the City of Richardson's 24th annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival, to be held May 20-22, 2016. The award-winning, multi-day eclectic arts event will live up to its reputation as North Texas' largest music festival by featuring a variety of local and national acts performing the best in classic rock, R&B, country, pop, alt-rock, folk and Americana across six stages in Galatyn Park.
Wildflower! festival-goers can expect to hear from these top acts, including a nightly performance by Unforgettable Fire – A Tribute to U2:
Friday, May 20th
The Guess Who
Saturday, May 21st
Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx
Alien Ant Farm
Sunday, May 22nd
Black Joe Lewis
John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
Concert Review: Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx
Dennis DeYoung is still as vivacious as ever (clearly evidenced by the emphatic shout of one audience member, You've still got it man!!).
A complete list of performances and venues can be found online at www.wildflowerfestival.com.
The 2016 festival's three-day pass goes on sale for $40 on April 18, at any Metroplex Tom Thumb store or online at www.wildflowerfestival.com. The three-day pass will be available for sale until 5:30 p.m. May 20. Single-day adult tickets will be available at the gate for $25, as well as through the festival's website beginning April 18. Kids age 5-12 will be admitted for $5, and admission for kids 4 and under is free.
Discounted single-day tickets are available to City of Richardson residents, with proof of residency. Information on where to purchase resident tickets is available at www.wildflowerfestival.com/tickets.
For complete, up-to-date event information including a festival map, performance schedules, festival dos and don'ts, lodging options, driving directions, parking information and festival hours, visit www.wildflowerfestival.com or call 972-744-4580, or follow Wildflower! on Facebook at facebook.com/wildflowerfestival or Twitter via @WildflowerFest. Follow us on #WAMfest2016.
Richardson's Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival began as a small community event in 1993 held in a local park in northeast Richardson, Texas. Twenty years later the festival has become the premier music event in the area. Originally a community event designed to celebrate the acres of wild flowers planted throughout the city each spring, Wildflower! quickly
blossomedwhen national headlining entertainment was added after only the second year. Growing crowds and subsequent logistical challenges lead the event to its first move to the Greenway Corporate Office Park at US 75 and Campbell Rd. Here the event was able to expand with multiple stages, over 30 acres of arts, music, and family activities.
About the City of Richardson
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