Cee Lo Green To Headline Coke Stage At Riverbend On June 9th

Mountain Heart, Eric Sardinas, Tim Wilson, and Scotty Bratcher Also Signed

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Cee Lo Green Appears At Riverbend June 9
Cee Lo Green Appears At Riverbend June 9

Friends Of The Festival announced today that 5-time Grammy winner Cee Lo Green headlines the Coke Stage on Saturday, June 8. The popular star of television’s “The Voice” has been a major force in the music industry for the past several years, including his “Gnarls Barkley” corroboration with Danger Mouse.

In 2010, Cee Lo Green released “Forget You” to huge success. Last year’s Grammy awards found him at the top of his game for his third studio solo album “ The Lady Killer”. He won a Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance and Best R&B Song. He was also nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album in 2012.

One of the highlights of the 53rd Grammy awards show was Cee Lo performing “Forget You” with the Muppets and Gwyneth Paltrow.

Riverbend also announced that Bluegrass stars Mountain Heart will appear on the Unum Stage June 9th.  Eric Sardinas, a Blues guitarist will appear at the Bessie Smith Strut on June 10th

Comedian Tim Wilson will appear on the Tennessee Valley Credit Union Stage on June 9, followed by Scotty Bratcher. Bratcher will also play the Strut.

For more information on Riverbend, go to www.RiverbendFestival.com.

 


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