The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the line-up for the 17th annual Depot Days Festival to be held Saturday, September 27, 2014, on Front Street in downtown Newport. The festival is a showcase of local, regional and national talent paying tribute to the rich musical history of Jackson County for which Rock ‘n’ Roll Highway 67 was recognized by the Arkansas Legislature and Governor Mike Beebe several years ago.
9:30 a.m. Lion’s Club Auction
12:00 Noon – Rock and Roll Highway 67 Museum will be open to the Public free till 4:00. Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers along with Ace Cannon will be there meeting fans, signing autographs and telling stories before their performances.
12:45 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
Presentation of the Colors – NHS ROTC
National Anthem – Brenda Wilson
1:00 The Jimmy Dunham Family (Rockin’ Gospel)
2:00 Zyndall Raney Band (Bluesy Country Rock)
3:00 J. R. Rogers and The Allstars (Smokin’ Piano Rock)
4:00 Ace Cannon (Sax in the City!)
5:00 Sonny Burgess and The Pacers – (Rock ‘n’ Roll Pioneers)
6:00 John McEuen – (Banjo Master and Original member of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
7:15 Matte Gray Band – (Nashville’s Hottest Young Bar Band)
8:45 EXILE – (Ten #1 Country Hits)
Be sure and bring your family for a full day of food and music and entertainment. Making memories along the Highway of Music!
For more info visit the website www.depotdays.org