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The 2012 Rivers and Spires Festival Continues Today!

 

Rivers and Spires Festiveal 2012 - 10 yearsClarksville, TN – It’s hard to believe another year has passed and we are ready up for the 10th annual Rivers and Spires Festival, April 19th-21st. As usual there will be tons of free concerts, entertainment and activities. But, because it is our birthday, and we think a big one, the Festival has a few surprises up its sleeve, but you’ll have to come out and see!

If you’ve never been to the Rivers & Spires Festival or are new to town, put it on your calendar and get ready to have a great time. Lined with craft and food vendors, six music stages, kids’ activities and artisan booths, Historic Downtown transforms each year as the festival goes into full swing. Music is a big part of the event, with at least two artists on one of the many stages at any given time. But it doesn’t stop at just music. There is art, crafts, a children’s parade, food, drinks and fun to be found on every corner. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Rivers and Spires kicks off today!

 

Rivers and Spires Festiveal 2012 - 10 yearsClarksville, TN – It’s hard to believe another year has passed and we are ready up for the 10th annual Rivers and Spires Festival, April 19th-21st. As usual there will be tons of free concerts, entertainment and activities. But, because it is our birthday, and we think a big one, the Festival has a few surprises up its sleeve, but you’ll have to come out and see!

If you’ve never been to the Rivers & Spires Festival or are new to town, put it on your calendar and get ready to have a great time. Lined with craft and food vendors, six music stages, kids’ activities and artisan booths, Historic Downtown transforms each year as the festival goes into full swing. Music is a big part of the event, with at least two artists on one of the many stages at any given time. But it doesn’t stop at just music. There is art, crafts, a children’s parade, food, drinks and fun to be found on every corner. «Read the rest of this article»

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Rivers and Spires Festival still has Sponsorships Available

 

Rivers and Spires Festival 2012Clarksville, TN – Booths and sponsorships are still available for the 2012 Rivers and Spires Festival, April 19th-21st, in Downtown Clarksville.

There are still openings for bands, artists, businesses, vendors and community volunteers who would like to participate in the event.

Rivers & Spires is a free festival that includes featured entertainment by Little Big Town (and more to be announced).

Rivers and Spires Festival in Downtown Clarksville Tennessee.

Rivers and Spires Festival in Downtown Clarksville Tennessee.

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Rivers and Spires Festival announces Little Big Town as 2012 Headliner

 

2012 Rivers & Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers and Spires Festival is thrilled to announce that the Grammy and CMA nominated country music vocal group Little Big Town will be the featured headliner at the 2012 Festival. Little Big Town will take the stage at 9:00pm as the main event on Saturday, April 21st, 2012. The concert is free and open to the public.

Little Big Town is known for their string of hits over the past several years including “Boondocks”, “Little White Church”, “Good as Gone” and “A Little More You”. Currently signed with Capitol Nashville, the group released their fourth studio album, The Reason Why, in 2010. Little Big Town has charted 12 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart.

Little Big Town to Headline the 2012 Rivers and Spires Festival

Little Big Town to Headline the 2012 Rivers and Spires Festival

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Rivers and Spires Festival Announces 2011 Headliner

 

The Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN.  The Rivers and Spires Festival is thrilled to announce that Grammy and CMA award-winning country music singer/songwriter Clint Black will be the featured headliner at the 2011 Festival. Black will take the stage as the main event on Saturday night, April 16th, 2011. The concert is free and open to the public.

Black is recognized for his string of hits in the 90’s such as Killin’ Time, Nothin’ But The Taillights, Like The Rain and No Time to Kill.  Many also know him from his appearance in the film Maverick, special appearance on Extreme Makeover Home Edition and his stint on Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump. Black has had more than 30 singles on the U.S. Billboard country charts and of those, 22 were number ones. During his 14 years signed with RCA Records, Black had sold more than 12 million albums. In the early 2000’s, Black formed his own record label, Equity Music Group.

Clint Black

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It’s time for Rivers and Spires!

 

The Rivers and Spires FestivalIt is spring time again, and April is upon us. That means one thing, Rivers and Spires is just around the corner! The free three day festival will be held on April 15th-17th. It brings people from across the country to Historic Downtown Clarksville to enjoy some of the best entertainment, unique arts & crafts, and the distinctive culture our city has to offer.

The festival this year promises to be bigger and better than ever! With many new events, big name performers, and three days of non-stop fun, there is something for everyone!

In 2009, more than 35,000 people filled the streets of Clarksville for the free 3-day event.

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2010 Rivers and Spires Festival headliner announced!

 

riversandspiresposter 2010webWhen it comes to entertainment, the Clarksville Rivers & Spires Festival doesn’t fiddle around. Jeff Turner, president of Ajax Distributing, major corporate sponsor for the event, is thrilled to announce that The Charlie Daniels Band will be the featured headliner at the 2010 Rivers and Spires Festival. Daniels and his band will take the stage as the main event on Saturday night, April 17. The concert is free and open to the public.

Daniels is known for his eclectic mix of country and southern rock. The singer, guitarist and fiddler was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008 and was recently inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame. The band is well known for their support of American troops and has performed for soldiers at more than 300 shows domestic and abroad.

The Charlie Daniels Band - Front Row: Bruce Brown, Charlie Daniels, Chris Wormer Back Row: Taz DiGregorio, Charlie Hayward, Pat McDonald

The Charlie Daniels Band (Front Row: Bruce Brown, Charlie Daniels, Chris Wormer, Back Row: Taz DiGregorio, Charlie Hayward, Pat McDonald)

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‘Rivers and Spires’ spring festival is coming!

 

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Clarksville’s annual downtown music good times showcase is approaching with every day’s advance. Just as the trees are beginning to ‘bud up’ in anticipation of Spring’s arrival, so too is the City of Clarksville preparing for its annual Springtime music throwdown.

The artwork for the festival has already been secured. Promotional mini-flyers are available at City Hall and distribution of larger scale posters can’t be far behind. This year’s Rivers and Spires is slated for April 16th thru 18th. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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