Old Dominion, Sheila E., Purple Xperience coming to Riverbend

Old Dominion will play the Coca-Cola Stage at Riverbend on June 11.
photo In 1984, Sheila E. had a Top 10 hit with "The Glamorous Life," which also became a No. 1 dance hit. (Photo from SheilaE.com)

photo Sheila E. had a long working relationship with Prince, including a duet on the hit "A Love Bizarre." (Photo from SheilaE.com)

The Riverbend Festival for 2017 went big, and somewhat old school, with Toby Keith as its first announced act. Now it's going new school with the announcement that country outfit Old Dominion will headline the Coke Stage on June 11.

And festival organizers have added a purple/paisley tint to the lineup as well.

Talent and Production Coordinator Joe "Dixie" Fuller says The Purple Xperience, a Prince tribute act, will play the early featured set on the Coke Stage on June 15 and former Prince backing vocalist/percussionist Sheila E.