Blue Rodeo announced for Rockin’ River

Canadian rockers Blue Rodeo and Randy Bachman anchor the star-studded musical lineup for this year’s Rockin’ River Music Festival

Canadian rockers Blue Rodeo and Randy Bachman anchor the star-studded musical lineup for this year’s Rockin’ River Music Festival that will take place in August in Mission.

This week Rockin’ River Music Festival organizers announced for the first time that the summer festival will include confirmed artists: Blue Rodeo, Randy Bachman, George Canyon, One More Girl, Ridley Bent, Aaron Pritchett, Victoria Banks, Karen Lee Batten and many others.

Also on the bill are Kenny Hess, Brent Lee, Tyler Whelan, Todd Richards, Chris Buck Band, The Matinée, Shane Chisholm and Stacey McKitrick.

And still more acts are expected to be announced in the months to come.

Rockin’ River organizers announced earlier in the week that the event is expanding from two to three nights.

Rockin’ River Music Festival takes place Aug. 9-11 at Mission Raceway Park (32670 Dyke Rd., Mission).

Rockin’ River Music Festival early bird tickets and camping reservations are available at rockinriverfest.com.

Check out rockinriverfest.com, facebook.com/rockinriver, email info@rockinriver.com or call the Rockin’ River Hotline at 604-733-2235.