Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival Hosts Exciting Musical Acts

Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival brings top musical talent to an event known as Texas’ premier art festival. The fall festival, to be held October 3-4, 2015 in Richardson’s Cottonwood Park, will also
feature local and regional musicians as they perform classic rock, pop, jazz, soul, and Latin favorites.

“Everyone comes to the festival for the beautiful art that is available for purchase, and they are delighted by the great entertainment they experience while they are here,” said Serri Ayers, director of Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival. “Our festivals become a great all-day event. You can shop, have something to eat, and relax in our courtyard with a refreshing beverage while listening to live music.”

Saturday October 3 performing artists include:
  • Matt Rogers (10–11 a.m.): This professional chapman stick artist is influenced by the classical greats.
  • J.R. Byrd (11:30–1p.m.): As an acoustic funk-pop singer and songwriter, he prides himself on creative lyrics.
  • David Carr, Jr. (1:30–3p.m.): This saxophonist has a distinctive sound, combining contemporary jazz with funk and R&B.
  • The Jason Lee McKinney Band (3:30-5p.m.): This southern rock band will have you jumping out of your seats to stomp your feet.
  • Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch (5:30-7p.m.): Jason is known as one of the best blues artists in the region.
Sunday October 4 performing artists include: 
  • Victor Andrada (10–11a.m.): This artist brings smooth Latin style along with his great guitar performances.
  • The Wicks (11:30-1 p.m.): This independent folk band will soothe your soul with their smooth rhythms.
  • The Bodarks (1:30-3 p.m.): This local string band will wow you with their unique genre of music.
  • Revolution 9 (3:30-5 p.m.): This 60’s tribute band will make you nostalgic for the British Invasion.