3RF Is Days Away!!! Here’s The Entertainment Lineup

Three Rivers Festival Fireworks – Downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana

Three Rivers Festival Music Lineup

Shows are held at the Vera Bradley Festival Plaza under the pavilion at Headwaters Park, Clinton and Superior streets in downtown Fort Wayne. All Three Rivers Festival concerts are open to all ages. Children ages 12 and younger are free with paid adult admission.
July 13 

•ZOSO: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, 6 p.m. Monkey Truck opens the show with special guest Tito Discovery. $10.
July 14 

•“Salute to the Troops,” 6 p.m. Evening entertainment for everyone, starring “Bruce in the USA: The World’s No. 1 Tribute to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.” Special guests Allen & Ashcraft and Sunny Taylor & Ben Porter will open the show. Free admission for U.S. veterans and military personnel. $10.
July 15

Christian artists Kutless, Jason Castro from “American Idol,” Royal Tailor, Rapture Ruckus, Attaboy, The City Harmonic and After Sunday. Doors open 4:30 p.m., for the STAR 88.3-FM Music Stage at the Vera Bradley Plaza. $9 advance at www.star883.com, $15 day of show.
July 16

New “Famous in the Fort” Talent Contest, 6 p.m. Local contestants compete for $1,000 top prize. $5.
July 17

“Twos-day” night, with special $2 features in Junk Food Alley, $2 admission and $2 Bud and Bud Lights. Two brothers (Mark and Mike ) help make “one of the area’s best live bands” — Brother — with guest performers Phil’s Family Lizard. $2.
July 18

“Who’s Bad —The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band” returns with lights, sounds and moves mirroring the King of Pop. Freak Brothers open the show. $10.
July 19

Country music star and “American Idol” third place finalist Casey James with national singer-songwriter Greg Bates. Fort Wayne’s own Sugar Shot opens. $5.
July 20

Acclaimed blues singer, guitarist and songwriter Davy Knowles blends blues and rock to create a distinctive sound and experience similar to seeing guitar gods, such as Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, and Jeff Beck. Juke Joint Jive opens the show. $15.
July 21

The biggest free party of the festival with the Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival Fireworks Finale, 7 p.m.-midnight. Urban Legend plays old-school soul, R&B and rock, and The Devonshires perform artists such as The Beatles, The Monkees, The Doors, The Moody Blues and more. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.
Free shows
All take place at the Vera Bradley Festival Plaza in Headwaters Park.
July 14 

Clean Comedy for Kids, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Comedy by national children’s entertainer Dave Rudolf and Fort Wayne Hoopnotica teaching how to Hula Hoop. Look for a coupon from Edy’s Ice Cream along the parade route for a free Mini Drumstick redeemable at the show sponsored by Snickerz Comedy Club; WAJI, Majic 95.1-FM; and Edy’s Ice Cream. Donations accepted for Riley Children’s Hospital.
July 21 

“Shade Jonze & Friends,” 11 a.m. Music and fun for the family.
July 22 

“Pop ‘n’ Fresh,” noon. A family band performing blues, roots music, soul, R&B and Rockabilly.
July 17-July 20 

•Brown Bag Tunes at Noon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bring a sandwich or grab one from Junk Food Alley and enjoy this upbeat music by Fatima Washington on Tuesday, The Mark Maxwell Experience on Wednesday, The Jamie Simon Trio on Thursday and The Beef Manhattans on Friday.


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