Listen: Highlights from This Year's Riverbend (So Far)

Jun 9, 2015

Members of Chattanooga’s Soul Survivor perform during Riverbend 2015.
Credit Cleveland Carlson

The 2015 Riverbend Festival began on June 5th and continues through June 13th.  Here are a few highlights Cleveland Carlson brought us from the festival's first few days.  Keep checking wutc.org for more highlights and artist interviews.

WAR

American funk band WAR were the Coke Stage's opening headliners on Saturday, June 6th.  They gave Chattanooga a shout-out while playing their hit "Spill the Wine":


Leon Russell

Russell performed on the Coke Stage on Sunday, June 7th.  "Tightrope" was the #1 hit on his 1972 album Carney.  He played it for the crowds at Riverbend:


Soul Survivor

Chattanooga band Soul Survivor played classic rock on the Unum Stage on Sunday, including this cover of Foghat's "Slow Ride":

Members of Chattanooga’s Soul Survivor perform during Riverbend 2015.
Credit Cleveland Carlson