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The folks at Shreveport's Red River Revel Arts Festival have finally announced the full lineup of musical talent that will grace their 2023 stage in October in downtown Shreveport, LA!

Every year, Shreveport's Red River Revel Arts Festival brings you the best in live music from both national and regional acts. With that said, the Revel is always working to grow and improve and will feature a sports bar this year and VIP Balconies.

Did You Know that the Red River Revel Arts Festival has been a signature event for Shreveport area residents for 47 years?

The Red River Revel Arts Festival was created in 1976 as a gift from the Junior League of Shreveport. In fact, Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport was built for the Revel!

If you grew up here, chances are you took a field trip to the Revel and you know what a gift to our community this event truly is. Research shows that exposure to the arts fuels positive skills and capacities that are valued by leaders and employers, such as persistence, collaboration, creative thinking, problem-solving, and motivation. Plus, art, no matter the medium, makes our world a more beautiful place. In addition to bringing art to the Ark-La-Tex, the Revel also celebrates our unique regional culture.

Red River Revel 47 Entertainment

Whether it's visual, performance, or musical art, the Revel has it and this year, we think you're going to love the musical entertainment. This year's performers include Paul Cauthen, Eric Gales, Here Come the Mummies, Sophie B. Hawkins, and more. This year's entertainment will also feature a unique tribute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers with a secret roster of national, regional, and local contributing artists.

Who are the headliners at Revel 2023?

Here are the highlights for this year's Red River Revel Musical Entertainment. Get the latest updates or any last-minute additions by clicking here. 

Saturday, September 30: David Deaton 6 - 7 pm, Chris Gates 6- 8 pm, Lance Lopez 7:45 - 9 pm, Trout Fishing in America 7:30 - 9 pm, William Nix 8 - 10 pm, and Eric Gales 9:30 - 11 pm
Sunday, October 1: Leif Shively Band 5:30 - 6:30 pm, The Joanitones 6 - 6:45 pm, Rachel Ammons 6 - 8 pm, Texas Hill 7 - 8:15 pm, Trout Fishing in America 7:30 - 9 pm, De'Lontrell Thomas 8 - 10 pm, and Paul Cauthen 8:45 - 10 pm.
Monday, October 2: Buddy Flett 12 - 12:45 pm, Jordan Hollins 6 - 6:45 pm, HNRY 7:15 - 8:15 pm, WildJBrown 7 - 9 pm, and Hulvey 8:45 - 10 pm.
Tuesday, October 3: Dexter Duran and the Port City Sound 6 - 6:45 pm, Jordan Sheppard 7 - 9 pm, Marina Orchestra 7:15 - 8:15 pm, and Walker Lukens 8:45 - 10 pm.
Wednesday, October 4: Prize Fest Depot Stage Takeover 5 - 10 pm, Vinyl Jukebox 6 - 6:45 pm, The Joanitones 6 - 6:45 pm, Jennifer Janet 7:15 - 8:15 pm, Michael Brown 7 - 9 pm, Sophie B. Hawkins 8:45 - 10 pm.
Thursday, October 5: Caleb Elliot 6 - 7 pm, Cory Craig 7 - 9 pm, Wes Jeans 7:30 - 8:45 pm, Robinson Film Center Depot Stage Takeover 8 - 10:30 pm, and Tribute to Tom Petty featuring special guests 9:15 - 11 pm.
Friday, October 6: DJ Josh Scott 6 - 8 pm, Lumpy Grits 7 -8 pm, Blind Uncle Keith 7 - 9 pm, Sons of Mystro 8 - 9 pm, DJ Josh Scott 9 - 9:30 pm, and Dee-1 9:30 - 11 pm.
Saturday, October 7: Zach Edwards & the Medicine 5:30 - 6:45 pm, The Joanitones 6 - 6:45 pm, Joel Jordan 6 -8 pm, DJ Faze 6:45 - 7:30 pm, Ella and Macy 7:15 - 8:15 pm, Stiff Necked Fools 7:30 - 9 pm, Scott Tisdale 8 - 10 pm, DJ Faze 9 - 9:30 pm, Silent Disco 9 - 11 pm, and Bonerama 9:30 - 11 pm.
Sunday, October 8: Centenary Suzuki School of Music 4:30 - 6:30 pm, Mr. Taylormade Band 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Bond+ 6 - 8 pm, DJ Yoshi 6:30 - 7 pm, Bad Bongo 7 - 8 pm, Ella and Macy 7:15 - 8:15 pm, Jason Daniel Bailey 8 - 10 pm, and Here Come the Mummies 8:30 - 10 pm.

Red River Revel 47 Tickets and Admission

Dates: Saturday, September 30th - Sunday, October 8th, 2023
Price: $5 General Admission
Hours: The Revel opens daily at 11 am and closes at 9 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and at 10 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The children's area closes at 8 pm daily.

The best way to enjoy the Revel is with a 9-day Reveler pass for just $10. It will get you in for the duration of the festival. Remember, military and first responders are always free with ID. Admission is free for everyone Monday through Friday from 11 am - 5 pm. Don't forget, the Revel has gone cashless. Find out more about getting a Revel wristband here.  Children ages 12 and under are also free when accompanied by an adult.

Red River Revel 47 Parking

Free parking is available at the railyard lot on Lake Street, the lower level lot between SciPort Discovery Center and Waterway Commission Buildings, and the Regions Bank parking garage is also available on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am - 10 pm.

Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival
Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival

Red River Revel 47 Volunteers

The Red River Revel Arts Festival is always looking for amazing members of the community to lend a helping hand. As we get closer to the event, we'll have links for you to sign up to help in various areas and activities during the festival.

Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival
Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival

Red River Revel 47 Festival Map

From food and drink to the amazing artists on-site displaying their wares, there will be something for everyone at Revel 47! Make sure you don't miss out on the children's activities and special performances by our local community groups! Plan your day(s) at the Revel with our handy festival map!

Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival
Courtesy of the Red River Revel Arts Festival

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