The legendary Hank Williams Jr. will open Riverbend 2018. (Photo: Contributed)
Christmas arrived a few days early for music fans in Chattanooga when Friends of the Festival announced the first scheduled performances forRiverbend 2018.
All the rowdy friends will be coming over on opening nightwhen Hank Williams Jr. performs on the Coke stage at 9:30 p.m. June 8 to kick off the festival.
In addition, several other performers were announced: Delbert McClinton June 15, Mitch Rossell June 10, Gangstagrass June 8 and The Shadowboxers June 15.
Riverbend will take place on Chattanoogas Riverfront June 816. More announcements are expected soon.
Williams will perform hits such as Theres a Tear in My Beer, Good Ol Boys, Family Tradition and A Country Boy Can Survive.
Watch Williams perform Just Call Me Hank below.
General admission tickets go on sale Jan. 1.
Guests canalso sign up for the Riverbend VIP experience for $220 per ticket, which is good for all eight days of the festival and allows access to a cash bar, catering, private restrooms, a parking pass and more.
References^ Riverbend 2018