Riverbend evaluating next steps for 2020
Riverbend evaluating next steps for 2020

Riverbend used to be a two-weekend festival, but in 2019, they condensed it to four nights. 

Riverbend contract reveals organizers expected 30,000 people per night for shortened festival
Riverbend contract reveals organizers expected 30,000 people per night for shortened festival

Friends of the Festival organizers estimated 30,000 people attended this year's Riverbend festival each night.

Riverbend officials attribute smaller crowds to increased prices
Riverbend officials attribute smaller crowds to increased prices

The lines were shorter and crowds were smaller, but vendors complained revenue was down from previous years.

UPDATE: All roads closed for Riverbend Festival reopen
UPDATE: All roads closed for Riverbend Festival reopen

Festival organizers say traffic can resume along Riverfront Parkway, Power Alley, Aquarium Way and Chestnut Street.

UPDATE: Teen charged in double-shooting outside Riverbend Festival
UPDATE: Teen charged in double-shooting outside Riverbend Festival

CPD spokesperson Officer Trevor Tomas says the suspect is accused of shooting two 13-year-old males.

Puckett's Restaurant employees, customers react to shooting outside Riverbend Festival
Puckett's Restaurant employees, customers react to shooting outside Riverbend Festival

Puckett's manager David McLain says he was at Riverbend when he heard about the shooting. He headed straight to the restaurant to help his team.

Free ride service 'Chattywagon' taking off
Free ride service 'Chattywagon' taking off

A group of current and former UTC students are giving people free rides in electric golf carts, the company is known as the Chattywagon. 

Officials urging boat owners to be safe during Riverbend
Officials urging boat owners to be safe during Riverbend

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is using social media to encourage people to practice boating safety.

#RIVERBEND2019: What to know about new wristbands, parking & shuttle services
#RIVERBEND2019: What to know about new wristbands, parking & shuttle services

Here's what you need to know about the changes this year to the annual Riverbend Festival.

Riverbend Day 1: Attendees have positive reaction to festival changes
Riverbend Day 1: Attendees have positive reaction to festival changes

The crowd at the opening night of Riverbend 2019 say they like the changes made to the annual festival.

Hamilton County EMS on hand at Riverbend Festival
Hamilton County EMS on hand at Riverbend Festival

Channel Three's Storm Alert Team expects temperatures to reach nearly 90 degrees. 

#RIVERBEND2019: Health officials inspect food vendors at festival
#RIVERBEND2019: Health officials inspect food vendors at festival

Inspectors checked each vendor on Wednesday afternoon to make sure they were abiding by all the public health safety regulation.

Riverbend 2019 Tour: What to expect on opening day
Riverbend 2019 Tour: What to expect on opening day

After nearly four decades, the Riverbend Festival is getting major upgrades this year. 

Local doctor says dangerous temperatures for Riverbend could cause heat exhaustion, stroke
Local doctor says dangerous temperatures for Riverbend could cause heat exhaustion, stroke

Riverbend is one of the most highly anticipated events in the Tennessee Valley.

Get to know the 2019 Riverbend artists
Get to know the 2019 Riverbend artists

The new, shortened format for the 2019 Riverbend Music festival means fewer artists, but a more contemporary feel to the lineup.

Riverbend changes for 2019 edition, and what you need to know
Riverbend changes for 2019 edition, and what you need to know

The Riverbend Festival brings in thousands of people, but this year Chip Baker with Friends of the Festival said there's going to be some changes people need to know about.

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