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Rockwall Founders Day Festival

Where: Harry Myers Park 815 East Washington St. Rockwall, TX 75087

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00am
Rockwall Founders Day Festival

Rockwall's 164th Birthday

Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00 am – last set

Visit the City of Rockwall's Harry Myers Park on Saturday, May 19 for our annual Founders Day Celebration!

A day filled with food, fun, and of course great live music.

A variety of vendors will be on hand to tempt your shopping skills including local businesses, local non-profit organizations, clothing, jewelry, purses, art and more!

Vendor booths, activities for the kids, good food, all day entertainment and concert as the sun goes down.

Special exhibits and presentations in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I.

Gourmet food trucks
Live music from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Farmers Market
Arts, crafts and much more!

Enjoy fun activities all day for all ages in the Live Music Capitol of North Texas!

Day Stage Live Music Schedule:

WhiskeyHat: 10:00 – 11:15AM
From the WhiskeyHat Facebook Page:
“Authentic Black Dirt Rebellion Americana Rock N’ Roll Grunge Country”
It’s just not easy to describe WhiskeyHat’s sound. WhiskeyHat celebrates the broad musical background a life spent in Texas creates. From contemporary interpretations of classic country to red dirt sass rubbed onto R&B hits and originals, WhiskeyHat creates a party to get your heart pumping, your toes tapping and your mind thinking about all the great times you’ve had, the great friends you’ve loved and how much you just enjoy being alive!

Benton Lawson: 11:45AM – 1:00pm
Benton’s original music identifies as alternative pop-rock with deep roots of blues, soul, funk and rock. He is influenced by many greats such as B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, U2, and Prince. Benton never fails to surprise his audience with the versatility of his voice, intricacy of his guitar skills, and genuine stage presence.

Nick Snyder & The Real Deal: 1:30 – 3:00PM
Nick’s talents are showcased weekly at Dallas venues and he has quickly become a staff favorite. A talented guitar artist with a soulful voice, Nick's influences are: Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Scott Henderson, Freddie King, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Allman Brothers Band, Stevie Wonder.

Redwine Band: 3:30 – 5:00PM
The Redwine Band is a Texas Country & Top 40 Music Cover Band from Dallas TX. They cover all of today’s and yesterday’s greatest hits. From Texas Country favorites Pat Green, Wade Bowen, Randy Rogers Band, Josh Abbott Band and Stoney LaRue, to top selling country artists like Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, Eric Church, George Strait & Johnny Cash, and then back to mainstream Top 40 Music artists like Journey, Jon Bon Jovi and Ed Sheeran. Top 40, Today’s Hits, Texas Country, Classic Rock . . .. if it’s on your playlist, The Redwine Band has it “COVERED”!

Shooter Jennings: 6:00PM

Headline Act: Josh Abbott Band: 8:00 – 9:30PM

As always, festival entertainment is all free. Bring the family to Rockwall for the best outdoor party in north Texas!

Josh Abbott Band Rockwall Founders Day

Related Article (2017):
Rockwall Founders Day Festival Features Pat Green & Cory Morrow

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