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Vodka mistakenly served instead of Holy Water during Riverbend’s Faith and Family night

in Food/Drink/Riverbend

In what some are calling an error of biblical proportions, drink vendors during Riverbend’s Faith and Family night served festival-goers Vodka instead of the usual holy water on the sacred rocks. Experts on the matter believe there should be no cause for alarm as both liquids lead those who partake…

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Riverbend attendees urged to pretend they’re at Bonnaroo, not shower to conserve water

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After Tennessee American Water asked customers east of Missionary Ridge to curb water usage, due to major repair work on a broken valve, Riverbend attendees were urged to pretend they’re at Bonnaroo by not showering. “Some consider Riverbend to be the cheaper, county-fair-style alternative to the more renowned Bonnaroo,” said…

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Bryan College President Stephen Livesay forcing faith and family night performers to sign statement of belief

in Education/Riverbend

While acts were arriving for Riverbend’s annual Faith and Family night, Bryan College President Stephen Livesay was spotted forcing artists so sign a statement of belief, an act he was highly scrutinized for some years ago. Sources say Livesay quickly approached headliner Crowder as he arrived at the festival grounds,…

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Bessie Smith descendants recall her favorite hipster craft beer bars during Strut

in Culture/Riverbend

While hundreds crowd Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard for Riverbend’s Bessie Smith Strut, descendants of the late Chattanooga singer reflect of her favorite hipster craft beer spots. Reporters caught up with Smith’s descendants as they enjoyed the Strut’s fried chicken offerings while surrounded by a group of drunk caucasians. “When…

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Singing man shocks Riverbend Festival attendees with profanity-ridden performance (NOT REAL)

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During his Saturday night performance at the 2017 Riverbend Festival, former Eagles member song singing man sent attendances home shocked and upset with his profanity-laced lyrics. All of this happened just an hour before the 9:30 headliner Ludacris took the stage with his family friendly show. The night began to…

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Riverbend headliner Toby Keith investigated for sharing secret guitar riffs with Saudis

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Toby Keith and Rabeh Saqer in concert on May 20, 2017

Three weeks after country music star and Riverbend headliner Toby Keith performed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to an all-male audience, taking place during President Trump’s first overseas trip, it was reported that Keith was being investigated for sharing secret guitar riffs with the Saudi government. “We need to get to…

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Riverbend Festival ’16 – Prohibited and Allowed Items

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Planning on enjoying the sweet, sweet sounds of Riverbend ’16 on the Chattanooga riverfront this year? If so, please take note of the festival policies, including the following lists of prohibited and allowed items.   PROHIBITED ITEMS: * Backpacks * Pets * Skateboards * Bicycles * Laser pointers * Coolers…

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