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Three Rivers Festival announces this year's concert lineup

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 12:01 am

The Fort Wayne Newspapers Three Rivers Festival has announced most of its entertainment lineup for the event, which will take place July 12-20 at Headwaters Park and around the city.

The only question mark remains the July 13 concert. Festival officials promise “a great national rock band” and the chance to “see a TV star,” but said they must wait until June 3 to announce more details.

All shows will take place under the pavilion in Headwaters Park, Clinton and Superior streets. Here's what has been announced so far:

July 12: All-woman country music band Mustang Sally will headline the evening. Also performing will be The Hunter Smith Band (featuring former Indianapolis Colts punter Hunter Smith) and Allen Craig Miller and Nick Cross, two rising country performers with area ties. Cost: $9 advance, $12 day of show, $9 with TRF button at the gate.

July 13: Nationally known rock band and a TV star, to be announced June 3. Cost: $15 advance, $18 day of show; $15 with TRF button at the gate.

July 14: Christian bands MercyMe, Hawk Nelson, Capital Kings, Warren Barfield and more. Tickets at radio station WLAB, 88.3-FM, at http://star883.com. Cost: $10 advance, $20 day of show, $5 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and younger.

July 15: “Make Me a Star!” features local young people competing for a $1,000 prize. Younger children can compete in a “Shooting Stars” division. Local band Fawn Liebowitz will entertain after the contest. Cost: $5 at the door.

July 16: Fort Wayne band Brother performs with groups Kill Nancy and The Easthills. Cost: $2, plus $2 beers and $2 food specials in Junk Food Alley.

July 17: Sevendust, from Atlanta, performs in a show also featuring Devour the Day and Fort Wayne band Downstait. Cost: $15 advance, $18 day of show and $15 with TRF button.

July 18: Local bands I Wombat, Unlikely Alibi, URB and Cougar Hunter perform. Cost: $5 at the gate.

July 19: College night features Bloomington party band The Main Squeeze and Chicago electronic dance performer Willy Joy. Cost: $8 at the door.

July 20: Pink Floyd tribute band Pink Droyd closes out the festival and fireworks with “Dark Side of the Moon” in its entirety, other Pink Floyd favorites and a laser show. The local David Todoran Band will perform. Cost: $5 in advance, $8 day of show, $5 with TRF button.

Tickets

All TRF concerts are open to all ages. Children ages 11 and younger get in free with a paid adult admission, except for the July 14 show, when ages 5 and younger are free.

Tickets go on sale June 3. Tickets for the July 12, 13, 17, 19 and 20 shows can be purchased at the Embassy Theatre box office, 125 W. Jefferson Boulevard or by phone at 424-6287, and from the Three Rivers Festival at 102 Three Rivers North, 426-5556 and www.ThreeRiversFestival.org.