* Sheryl Crow -- June 11
* Alison Krauss -- June 12
* Third Day -- June 15
* Darius Rucker -- June 16
* George Clinton -- June 17
* Billy Currington -- June 18
* The Charlie Daniels Band -- June 19
Note: All acts are scheduled to appear on the Coca-Cola Stage at 9:30 p.m.
Friends of the Festival, producer of the Riverbend Festival, has created a new Riverbend Rewards program that will give members special privileges including discounts, early updates on festival news and first rights to event promotions.
According to a news release, festival patrons who purchase their pins online during April and select the Riverbend Rewards option will receive at no extra cost a limited-time exclusive admission pin for $28. This is 30 percent off the gate admission price of $40 per pin.
Riverbend Rewards members will receive updates related to the festival and other events produced by Friends of the Festival, including lineup announcements and news releases. Members also will be able to get discounted merchandise during the nine days of the festival and will get first rights to all Friends of the Festival promotions and packages offered by the program partners.
Members will be offered discounts and special offers at various area businesses. Charter partners for the program are DoubleTree Hotel, Big River Grille, River City Property Management, Goss Co. Jewelers, the Chattanooga Mocs and Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union.
For more information, call Karen Shostak, director of sales, at 756-2212 or visit www.riverbendfestival.com.
Barry Courter is staff reporter and columnist for the Times Free Press. He started his journalism career at the Chattanooga News-Free Press in 1987. He covers primarily entertainment and events for ChattanoogaNow, as well as feature stories for the Life section. Born in Lafayette, Ind., Barry has lived in Chattanooga since 1968. He graduated from Notre Dame High School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in broadcast journalism. He previously was ...