April 12-14, 2019

2018 Festival Lineup

Review the line-up below for a detailed listing of the bands preforming throughout this foot stompin’ Roots and Bluegrass music weekend!

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Time Artist/Activity Venue
5 – 8pm

Beer & Wine Tasting Event 

Music by: Brian Wicklund + Mike Cramer

Junior’s Restaurant & Tap House
6 – 9pm Everett Smithson Band Johnnie’s Bar
8pm – 11pm Sawtooth Brothers Junior’s Restaurant & Tap House
10pm – 1am Miles Over Mountains Maverick’s Corner Saloon
10pm – 2am Barbaro Shooter’s Pub

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Time Artist/Activity Venue
9:30 – 11:30am Flapjacks & Fiddles Riverwalk Square
11am – 1:30pm Singer/Songwriter Competition Junior’s Restaurant & Tap House
11am – 1pm Open Jam Family Fresh Market
12 – 3pm Middle Spunk Creek Boys Riverwalk Square
1pm Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Jam Brickhouse Music
1 – 3pm Lou Shields Swinging Bridge Brewing Company
1:30 – 2:30pm Hoedown! Library Barn Dance River Falls Public Library
2 – 5pm Merry Weathers Bo’s ‘N Mine
2:30pm Percussion Petting Zoo Brickhouse Music
2:30-4:30pm River Falls Roots & Bluegrass Band Contest
Junior’s Restaurant & Tap House
3 – 6pm Pushing Chain West Wind Supper Club
4 – 7pm Bernie King & The Guilty Pleasures Lazy River Bar & Grill
5 – 8pm Good Intentions Johnnie’s Bar
6 – 9pm Gentlemens Anti-Temperance League Bo’s ‘N Mine
8 – 11pm Monroe Crossing Junior’s Restaurant & Tap House
10pm – 1am The Thirsty River Maverick’s Corner Saloon
10pm – 2am Steam Machine Shooter’s Pub

Sunday, April 15th, 2018

Time Artist/Activity Venue
10am – 1pm No Man’s String Band West Wind Supper Club


Don't miss the new Roots and Bluegrass Festival Band Contest and the Singer/Songwriter Competition which promises to be an exciting competition among the best of the best. Prizes will be awarded for the top three artists.

Stay & Play

River Falls is located just 30 minutes east of St. Paul Minnesota and about 45 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Enjoy a stroll along historic Main Street as you visit each participating venue. Several unique lodging opportunities are available to meet your needs!

Beer & Wine Tasting

Don't miss our Annual Beer & Wine Tasting. Sample the best beers and wines in the area and enjoy live bluegrass music (Band TBD). Advance tickets will be available at Brickhouse Music, Junior's Restaurant & Tap House, and the River Falls Chamber office.

River Falls Area
Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
215 West Maple Street River Falls, WI 54022
(715) 425-2533

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