Kerrville River Festival


The Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department invites you to come out and celebrate the 130th anniversary of the City of Kerrville being incorporated with the 1st Annual Kerrville River Festival. This free and open to the public event will create a fun environment for your friends and family in the Kerrville area and anyone here to visit.

Event activities include a free kids area, food, drinks, and music from 4 exciting bands!

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Location: Louise Hays Park, 202 Thompson Drive

Fee: Free Admission


*No outside alcoholic beverages or glass containers.

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Sponsorship / Volunteer Information

Interested in being a sponsor or volunteer for the Kerrville River Festival? To sponsor, please fill out the Sponsorship Packet. If you would like to volunteer, please fill out the Volunteer Form. Contact Courtney LaQuey at (830) 258-1159 or by email, with any questions about becoming a sponsor or volunteer for this event.

Event Line Up

Doors open at 2:00 p.m.

Master of Ceremonies: Justin McClure; JAM Broadcasting


Bart Crow - 8:00 P.M.

Born and raised in Maypearl, Texas, country music singer / songwriter. Bart Crow has put together an impressive track record as a recording artist, having lofted six No. 1 singles onto the Texas Music Chart – one of which, “Wear My Ring,” sold over 165,000 copies. He has sold over 40,000 albums, released five self-co-produced records in just over a decade, including Dandelion, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Heatseekers South Central chart. He’s been cheered in Country Weekly, on CMT, and one of Rolling Stones “artists you need to know”.

Derek Spence Tribute to George Strait

Tribute to George Strait - 6:15 P.M.

This is the #1 International George Strait Tribute Production in the world. Derek Spence captures the look, sound, and mannerisms of "The King of Country" in such amazing detail, that even Texan's have a difficult time telling the difference! Having grown up in Texas, with over 25 years of Entertainment experience as a performer (vocalist/guitarist), production manager, and director, Derek knows what it takes to make it an extremely "real" experience for all audiences.

The show gives a truly authentic experience to the audience focusing on the look, sound, and mannerisms. No one does it better!

Phenius Reb

Cody Kouba & Phineus Reb - 4:45 P.M.

2019 CMA Nominated for both Group of the Year and Song of the Year, Cody Kouba and Phineus Reb’s single, Let It Be went all the way to  number One on the New Music Weekly Country Charts. The song is being played on radio stations throughout Central Texas.

“Honky-Grass” is Phineus Reb’s unique sound of Jazzy / Bluegrass / Rockin / Honky-Tonk blend of music. A mixture of rocking guitars, harmonica, banjo, drums and killer harmony vocals make for a fun, foot stomping blend of East Texas Tonkin Tunes with a bluegrass flavor.

Kris Jones

Kris Jones - 3:15 P.M.

Texas-born Kris Jones became an internet phenomenon when his soulful cover of George Jones’ “Tennessee Whiskey” went viral. To date it has been viewed over 70 million times.

In the summer of 2017, Kris released hid debut single, “Big Black Truck” followed in 2018 with “Mean Like Fire” and other songs on his EP.

Winner of Taste of Country Fan Choice Award for “Most Jaw Dropping Performance of 2017”.

Need a place to stay for the event?

Book your rooms today with the Inn of the Hills, and the YO Ranch Hotel and Conference Center! 

For Inn of the Hills reservations, please click here or call (830) 895-5000.

For YO Ranch Hotel reservations, please click here or call (877) 967-3767

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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