15th Annual Mississippi River Festival

May 21, 2019

The 15th Annual KAXE Mississippi River Festival is set for Friday and Saturday, July 19th & 20th at the KAXE amphitheater in Grand Rapids. This year’s lineup will be a great mix of blues, folk, and rock music. Get tickets online here.

FRIDAY NIGHT LINEUP

The 4ontheFloor
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The 4ontheFloor (Friday 8pm) -The 4onthefloor deliver stompin' blues  / Inspired by the gutsy stomp of the Delta Blues and the hoe-downs from America’s past and present  / Priding themselves on their original songs, they also love putting their signature stomp on covers from the likes of Wilco to Tom Jones.

Bad Bad Hats
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Bad Bad Hats (Friday 6pm)– Bad, Bad Hats are an indie rock band from Minneapolis /  Conisting of Kerry Alexander, Chris Hoge and Noah Boswell all met while attending Macalester College in Saint Paul.  / Named for a trouble-making character from the Madeline children’s books, Bad Bad Hats is defined by a balance of sweet and sour  /  Their music honors classic pop songwriting, with nods to nineties rock simplicity and pop-punk frivolity.
 

SATURDAY LINEUP

Lindsay Beaver (Saturday 8pm)- Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada /  Possessing an old soul at the young age of 33 /  classically trained vocalist and a jazz-trained drummer with a deep love and knowledge of roots music, from blues to jazz to R&B ballads to raucous rock ‘n’ roll.

Lindsay Beaver
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Kevin Gordon (Saturday 6pm) – A Louisiana native, now 25-year East Nashville resident / Kevin Gordon is a touring recording artist and songwriter  /  Tilt and Shine is his latest release; it was ranked #2 in Paste's Best Roots and Blues Albums of 2018.

Kevin Gordon

Whitehorse (Saturday 4pm) - Whitehorse is a Canadian folk rock band composed of husband-and-wife duo Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland /  Based in Hamilton, Ontario, Doucet and McClelland were both established singer-songwriters before opting to put their solo careers on hold to work together as Whitehorse.

Whitehorse

Kitchi Boogie (Saturday 2pm)– The Kitchi Boogie experience is a range of rock-n-roll sounds. Place the words, blues, funk, country, psychedelic, and jam in front of rock, and you can describe the range of songs. Many fans would say, a 70's-like mixture of sounds, with a modern feel.

Kitchi Boogie

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE here or call to order tickets by phone at 800-662-5799.