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"Riverbend" Music Festival - Thursday June 14th, 2012

Posted on June 14, 2012 with 0 comments

Headlining on the Coke stage this evening was Charlie Wilson, an American R&B singer-songwriter-producer and the former lead vocalist for the Gap Band. As a solo artist he has been nominated for six Grammy awards, received a 2009 Soul Train Icon Award, and a recipient of a BMI Icon Award in 2005. In 2009, he was named Billboard Magazine's #1 Adult R&B Artist, and his song "There Goes My Baby" was named the #1 Urban Adult Song for 2009 in Billboard Magazine.

On the Bud Light stage was Foghat, a British rock band that had their peak success in the mid- to late-1970s. Their style can be described as "blues-rock", or boogie-rock, dominated by electric and electric slide guitar. Known for hits "Slowride" and "Fool for the City".

The legendary Junior Brown played on the Unum stage this evening. Junior Brown is an American country guitarist and singer. He has released nine studio albums in his career, and has charted twice on the Billboard country singles charts. Brown's signature instrument is the "guit-steel" double neck guitar, a hybrid of electric guitar and lap steel guitar.