Festival Returns To Chattanooga’s Coolidge Park On September 11th & 12th; Tickets On-Sale Starting Today At 12PM ET Via MoonRiverFestival.com
Moon River Music Festival Presented by Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors has revealed its return to Chattanooga, TN’s Coolidge Park on September 11th & 12th, 2021. In partnership with AC Entertainment, the full lineup was revealed this morning and tickets for the festival are on sale starting at 12pm ET via www.moonriverfestival.com.
The 2021 list of Moon River performers includes Wilco, Lord Huron, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, Old Crow Medicine Show, Lake Street Dive, Dr. Dog, Indigo Girls, Hippo Campus, Dawes, COIN, Shovels & Rope, YOLA, Mipso, Amythyst Kiah, Molly Tuttle, Madison Cunningham, Rebirth Brass Band, Seratones, Overcoats, The National Parks, American Aquarium and Allison Russell.
Announcing the festival’s return is especially sweet for festival Founder and Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors bandleader Drew Holcomb, who celebrates his birthday today. “I am beyond thrilled that we can gather again together around our mutual love of music and community!” Drew shares. “It means the world to me to be able to announce that Moon River is back on! Can’t wait to see you in Chattanooga.”
Founded in 2014, Moon River Music Festival celebrates its sixth installment in 2021 and third in Chattanooga after outgrowing its previous home at Memphis’ storied Levitt Shell. Both the 2018 and 2019 weekends went on to sell out within 24 hours of on-sale, with 2019 cementing the festival’s highest attendance to date as 24,000 music lovers gathered to celebrate the best in folk, indie, and Americana. The weekend closed with an incredible moment as Brandi Carlile invited festival founder Drew Holcomb to join her on stage along with The Lone Bellow for a stirring rendition of John Prine’s “Angel from Montgomery.” After a year without live music in 2020, 2021 promises a chance at new unforgettable memories along the Tennessee River.
General on-sale for all tickets begins today, May 13th at 12PM EST. As in previous years, a portion of every ticket supports Outdoor Chattanooga and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. A special Friday night event will be held on September 10th exclusively for VIP ticketholders. For more information on VIP & General Admission Weekend pass inclusions or to purchase tickets, please visit www.moonriverfestival.com/tickets.
Also returning in 2021 are Moon River Music Festival’s most unique & beloved experiences including The Treehouse, Lookout Lodge, Tennessee Tavern and the Outdoor Activity Area. More details on each will be revealed in the coming months! New Health & Safety measures will also be in place to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for fans, artists, and staff with Moon River festival organizers continuing to work closely with local health and public safety officials to implement guidelines that are current at the time of our event.
For the most up to date information and to purchase tickets, visit www.moonriverfestival.com.
About Health and Safety:
Moon River Music Festival gathers music fans to dance, sing and enjoy the beautiful Tennessee River at what feels like the year’s biggest family reunion. That can only be achieved by keeping the safety of fans, artists and staff at the forefront at all times. Moon River organizers will be in regular communication with local health and public safety officials and will continue to abide by relevant recommendations and guidelines that are current at the time of our event. As the festival approaches, Moon River patrons will receive regular updates with important information regarding safety policies and procedures before entering the festival grounds.
About AC Entertainment:
AC Entertainment is internationally recognized as an innovative leader in creating, producing, booking and marketing first-class live entertainment experiences – from festivals and concerts to all types of special events. As producers of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Forecastle Festival, High Water Festival, Moon River Music Festival, Railbird Festival, and Homecoming Festival, and through the 1,000+ concerts they present nationally each year, AC takes special pride in those unforgettable, spine-tingling moments that everyone remembers long after the lights have come up. For more information on AC Entertainment, visit ACEntertainment.com.
About Drew Holcomb:
Over his career, Drew Holcomb has emerged as one of music’s great Independent forces, pairing a formidable instinct for storytelling with an unrivaled entrepreneurial spirit. Throughout what can only be described as a year of uncharted waters, 2020 saw Holcomb continuing to innovate, launching the Kitchen Covers Series which has been viewed over 7 million times, serving as the face of TN Tourism’s “For the Love of Tennessee, Travel Safe” Campaign for safe travel within Tennessee throughout the pandemic, and launching Sweeten’s Cove Bourbon Whiskey in partnership with Peyton Manning, Andy Roddick and others. Dragons, the latest album from Drew Holcomb and The Neighborswhich debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Album chart, was his most collaborative album to date, featuring artists & songwriters like Lori McKenna, Natalie Hemby, Sean McConnell, The Lone Bellow, and Ellie Holcomb. With several critically acclaimed albums under his belt, Holcomb has been featured by NPR, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Billboard, CMT and more. An Emmy Award-winner with music synced in over 75 of TV’s most watched shows, Holcomb has also appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! twice. Among Holcomb’s ambitious projects are Moon River Music Festival, an annual festival in Chattanooga, Magnolia Record Club, a monthly vinyl subscription service, and The Headliner, a golf & music exclusive experience – all curated meticulously by Holcomb. A road warrior for more than a decade, Holcomb has traveled the globe with a catalog of vibrant, honest songs that explore the full range of American roots music. The band has appeared at Bonnaroo, Americana Fest, Stagecoach, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and more, while sharing stages with legendary artists like Willie Nelson, John Hiatt, and The Avett Brothers.