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Riverbend to host one-day fest with Los Lobos, Stephen Stills, Carolina Chocolate Drops

Sep. 10, 2013 @ 04:53 PM

 CINCINNATI —   The inaugural Throwdown kicks off at noon Saturday, Sept.14 at Riverbend Music Center.

 The day-long festival features an eclectic mix of national acts including The Rides featuring Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg, Los Lobos, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, J.J. Grey and Mofro and many, many more.

Every ticket purchased for the Ohio River Throwdown will include Craft Beer, Moonshine and Bourbon Tastings as well as a free Cookout and some of the best BBQ Cincinnati has to offer.

Reserved Seat ticket package $73 (includes a reserved/guaranteed seat for both Riverbend Music Center and PNC Pavilion acts) and $53. General Admission tickets are on sale now at www.Ticketmaster.com, www.Riverbend.org, the venue box office and all Ticketmaster outlets. *Reserved Seat tickets packages available while supplies last and only available at the venue box office and online.  All ticket prices include parking and are subject to applicable service fees when purchasing at outlets other than the venue box office.


Noon to 2:30 p.m. Free Cookout presented by Blue Grass Quality Meats and Kroger. Enjoy Brats, mets and hot dogs with all the fixins as well as salads and sides.
Free samples of BBQ provided by Hog Wild Smokers and Smoker EZ BBQ
Craft Beer Tastings provided by Ohio Valley Wine and Beer
Bourbon Tastings provided by Four Roses
Bourbon and Rye tastings provided by Bulleit
Moonshine tastings provided by JJ Moonshine
Monster Energy drink tastings provided by Monster

Gold Stage begins at 12:45 p.m.
Carolina Chocolate Drops
J Roddy Walston & The Business
Pokey LaFarge,
JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound
Joshua Black Wilkins
The Tillers

PNC Pavilion Stage begins at 2:30 p.m.
The Rides feat. Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg
Los Lobos
Alejandro Escovedo
Beth Hart

Riverbend Music Center Stage begins at 5:30 p.m.
Tedeschi Trucks Band
JJ Grey & Mofro
The Dynamites feat. Charles Walker

Dates, times and artists subject to change without notice.