Festival Info

Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival

September 18 & 19, 2015

Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival is one of the fastest growing festivals in the South, covering Historic Downtown Walnut Ridge. The event team was recognized with the “Welcome to Arkansas” award and a “Henry Award” at the 2013 Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival was also recognized as “Top New Festival in Arkansas,” by the Arkansas Festival and Events Association.

FREE Admission – FREE Entertainment – FREE Parking

FREE admission and entertainment, 100+ vendors with arts & crafts, memorabilia and great food!

Beatles Fans

Friday September 18, 2015

Beatles Symposium kicks off at noon (and all day Saturday)

Featuring world-recognized Beatles authors & artists in seminars & multi-media presentations. Ivor Davis who toured with The Beatles in 1964, Film-maker Seth Swirsky (“Beatles Stories”), Lanea Stagg, Dr. Kit O’Toole, Anthony Robustelli, Rande Kessler, Robert Rodriguez, and Jude Southerland Kessler

First National Bank’s Beatles Park Stage kicks off at 5:30 p.m.

Deadwood Grove
Expect great music, incredible vocal harmonies & a whole lot of fun

Jeffery and The Pacemakers
“Selected to perform at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, prior to Paul McCartney’s 2013 concert, this group will review the entire spectrum of 60s British rock, including The Beatles”

Saturday September 19, 2015 (all Day-Evening)

Vendors and displays open at 9 a.m.

First National Bank’s Beatles Park Stage starts at 9 a.m.

(Karate Exhibition, dancing, clogging, local entertainment and Nuttin-But-Talent contest)

Regions Bank’s Octopus Garden for Kids opens at 9 a.m.

(Rock climbing wall, bubble machines, bounce-houses, slides, and plenty of fun)

Cavenaugh Chevrolet Rock n’ Roll Main Stage starts at 12 noon

Air Guitar Contest
Obeys United States Air Guitar Rules – $150.00 Grand Prize

Lauren Richmond
Lauren’s music will take you back to when Patsy Cline & Loretta Lynn were topping the charts

Sonny Burgess and The Legendary Pacers
“Still producing the Sun Studio Rock n’ Roll sound; this group continues to amaze audiences”

Arkansas Brothers
“Bringing the sound of Delta Blues to the time when Rock n’ Roll became king”

“Having been compared to Rascal Flatts, Lady A. & Keith Urban, this group is catching the attention of the nation. There’s no smoke and mirrors with this band…it’s pure country rock!”

The Liverpool Legends
“Handpicked by the late George Harrison’s sister Louise, this award winning band will deliver the most realistic Beatles experience seen anywhere, in any country. They’re pure Beatles!”

Liverpool Legends

Event and music updates will be posted as they become available. For more information, email info@beatlesattheridge.com or use our Contact Page.

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