Beatles at the Ridge dates announced

Beatles at the Ridge dates announced
The dates for the 2019 Beatles at the Ridge festival was announced Tuesday night. (Source: KAIT)

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (KAIT) -The 2019 Beatles at the Ridge was announced late Tuesday night.

According to a release from Brett Cooper, the festival kicks off Friday, Sept. 20, at 12 p.m. with a symposium. The featured speaker is Jim Berkenstadt, with Ken Orth as the featured artist.

This year’s theme is Beatles memorabilia.

Two stages will feature eight bands, including the return of the Grammy-nominated band Liverpool Legends.

According to the release, Lockhouse Orchestra will perform Friday, Sept. 20, from 6-9 p.m., and will cover a wide variety of musical genres.

On Saturday, Sept. 21, several Christian contemporary groups will take the stage, starting with the Williams Baptist University Worship Team at 1 p.m.

Other artists performing Saturday include Cory Jackson, Gary Hardy & Memphis 2, and The Legends.

The festival will also include a car show, barbecue wing contest, multiple vendors, local entertainment and activities for kids.

To learn more about the event, visit beatlesattheridge.com.

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