CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) Friends of the Festival announced, Wednesday night, that Lauren Alaina will close Riverbend 2012.

She will perform on the Coca-Cola stage.

It will be the second time she has performed at Riverbend.

She performed on the Chattanooga Times Free Press Children's Stage during Riverbend in 2008, she was 13 years old.

Lauren Alaina will be joining Jason Aldean's "My Kinda Party" tour in January. 

The same night the Taylor Reed Band will perform, which band features, Karen Alayne, Lauren Alaina's vocal coach prior to her time on American Idol. 

Other acts for Riverbend 2012 are Furturebirds, Foghat, rising country music star Eric Church and Commander Cody.

Riverbend will take place June 8-12, 2012.