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There’s nothing better than basking in the sunshine and listening to live music. In 2021, the Reno River Festival is showcasing local artists. All weekend long, local singer/songwriters and bands will take the Wingfield Amphitheater stage.

HEADLINERS COMING SOON!

We’re keeping the tradition of being the place to see some of the brightest country music stars right before they hit it big. Old Dominion, Drake White, Filmore, Brooke Eden, and Jimmie Allen have all performed at RiverFest. Who will take the stage 2021? Stay tuned. 

Summer is back! And it begins with live music. Grab a bite and a seat and take in the summer vibes at RiverFest’s outdoor concerts in the park! 

MUSICFEST TABLE RESERVATION

$249 per Day

Your table reservation gets you entry into the Reno River Festival and all things local PLUS guarantees you upfront seats to MusicFest! It includes food vouchers at local food trucks for 6 people PLUS two rounds of drinks for 6 people PLUS Riverfest swag! This is your table for the entire day! Hit the shops and come back to kick up your feet in front of the Wingfield Amphitheater. Treat yourself to a locally brewed limited-release local craft beer then relax and enjoy your favorite local band. This is the ultimate way to take in some summer vibes with your crew.

*Must be 21 or older to purchase tickets to the Craft Beer & Seltzer Experience.

*Craft Beer & Seltzer Experience tickets and included festival entry tickets are valid for one day only.

*Only pre-purchased tickets are guaranteed entry into the festival. Limited availability.

*Craft Beer & Seltzer Experience tickets must be redeemed at least two hours before closing each day.

*By entering the Reno River Festival, you acknowledge that you understand and will abide by all health-and-safety requirements.

*By attending the Reno River Festival, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

 

LIVE MUSIC HOURS

SATURDAY, JUNE 12

10:00AM – 9:00PM

SUNDAY, JUNE 13

10:00AM – 7:00PM

SATURDAY LINEUP

All Times TBA

 

HEADLINER

COMING SOON

Saturday, June 12th

FIRST ACT

GRACE HAYES

Saturday, June 12th

 

Grace Hayes is a multifaceted performance artist from Reno, Nevada. Hayes is a comedic songwriter, producer, poet, musician, model, actress, American Idol alumni, TEDx speaker, and internationally viral content creator.

SECOND ACT

VALENTINE RODEO

Saturday, June 12th

 

Valentine Rodeo is like music moonshine…raw, unpolished and music you can feel in your gut.

Trey Valentine drives the band with his wife Kelly Valentine riding shotgun. Trey knows how to captivate the stage, while Kelly is more than just a pretty face … she has the pipes to back it up.

Master shredder Mike Boardrow slings lead on the six string. Add in a dirty digital rhythm section, and this power trio shows pure grit.

Rocking stages all over town and brewed right in Reno, Nevada, Valentine Rodeo are the curators of crunchy music and like to raise a little hell at the same time. Mashing Rock, Southern Rock and Outlaw Country to create a killer sound. So if you love your music with some attitude… come take a little ride with Valentine Rodeo.

3RD ACT

LEXI SCATENA

Saturday, June 12th

 

Between releasing with BonFire records and collectively gaining nearly 70K Spotify streams on her music, Lexi Scatena is making a name for herself as a rising Independent Pop Artist.

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, the 21-year-old kicked off her career in Reno, Nevada when lockdown hit in early 2020.

In late 2019, she moved to Europe, where she performed at a number of bars and met with the producer, Chris Durkin. Together, the two wrote and recorded Scatena’s debut Pop/RnB single, “Just a Phase.” The song was later released with BonFire records and reached audiences internationally on the streaming service, Audiomack.

When Scatena returned to Nevada, she met songwriter Garrett Raffaelli. The two wrote a number of songs, including Scatena’s most recent independent release, “Out of the Dark.” Since its release on January 26, 2021, it has slowly grown popular on social media apps like TikTok & Instagram and was featured on Alice 96.5 Top 40 Radio.

Through her soulful and unique sound and honest songwriting, Scatena’s authenticity has connected with young girls ages 12-15 across all media platforms, as well as young adults ages 18-25. She is reminiscent of Lorde, Sara Bareilles, & JOY.

4TH ACT

PATRICE LUCIANO & SOUTHERN CUT

Saturday, June 12th

 

When you play music every day where do you go from there? Singer/Songwriter Patrice Luciano knows you take others along for the musical ride. Self-taught musician, Patrice imagined becoming a professional singer. From age 5 she would decide to make music her chosen path.

Luciano is a local business owner in Sparks, NV where she runs a very popular Irish hotspot called Paddy and Irene’s Irish Pub. She is a mother of three, a United States Air Force Veteran and local community icon with emphasis on supporting local musicians and various commendable charity causes.

Patrice got her first bit of performing at age 7 when she sang the National Anthem for a local event. Born and raised in Reno, NV, she would be inspired by many genres. Her love for Country Music grew strong while performing at local Rodeos, she knew this was where she wanted to go. Keeping her eyes on Nashville and perfecting her craft.
By age 15, Patrice picked up her first guitar and started to create her own music. Over the years she sang locally and even tried her luck with American Idol in 2006 and the Voice in 2016.

Never giving up her dream Patrice performs at Open mic nights, where she meets musicians that later form her band Southern Cut. Sitting in with some of Reno’s best musicians and performing live at different venues locally.

SUNDAY LINEUP

All Times TBA

 

HEADLINER

COMING SOON

Sunday, June 13th

FIRST ACT

IRON SNAKE

Sunday, June 13th

 

Iron Snake is an 80s rock cover band based in Reno, Nevada. Rocking all your favorites by Guns N Roses, Scorpions, Iron Maiden, Motley Crue, Metallica, and more!

SECOND ACT

HEIDI INCIDENT

Sunday, June 13th

 

The Heidi Incident has been wowing Nevada audiences of all ages for many years. The Heidi Incident is one of the top party cover wedding and corporate event bands based out of the Northern Nevada area playing regularly in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, and Tahoe.

The Heidi Incident’s extensive song list features many of the most popular pop, rock & dance hits spanning over 6 decades, featuring all your favorite 70s disco hits, 80s rock, 90’s alternative classics, as well as some of the modern rock, R & B and club hits from the 90s, 2000s, and 2010s!

3RD ACT

JAKE'S GARAGE

Sunday, June 13th

 

Jake’s Garage 5.0 is a Reno based cover band, playing hits from the 70’s, 80’s and today.

4TH ACT

NEW WAVE CRAVE

Sunday, June 13th

 

Who is this hot retro music group and why do they look and sound like they just stepped out of an 80’s time machine?

Miss X is the gorgeous, statuesque ​singer that both caresses the subtleties of Madonna and belts like Cindy Lauper. As a veteran casino show dancer, she tops off her captivating performances with dazzling moves. How old is she? Let’s just say she’s the newest and youngest member of the band.

Clean-cut Ducky shreds his vintage Les Paul guitar like he’s mowing down an 80’s Chia Pet. At 34 years old, his passion for New Wave music started when he raided his uncle’s record collection– and he’s still at it. His appreciation for detail shines through as he recaptures vocal nuances resulting in passionate performances that leave audiences spellbound.

Basil plays a Steinberger bass. Yes, the one that looks like a black boat oar that’s the equivalent to an 80’s key-tar. He’s thrilled to feel the songs of his boyhood emanating through his fingers as he leaps around the stage, taking breaks between songs to entertain the crowd with 80’s voice impressions the likes of Ronald Regan, Jack Nicholson and Christopher Walken.

Bishop the drummer is never too loud and never too soft. He’s… just right! With his aggressive embrace of compelling dance beats, he’s steady as the romance plot in an 80’s John Hughes movie. Dancers that don’t know why they love this band love Bishop.

Combined, these talented musicians form an irresistible force of high-energy entertainment. Some call them “retro” while others call them “nostalgic” as the generations join together to rock the dance floor to one of the greatest decades of music… the 80’s!

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