Entertainment Lineup

Port KC Main Stage

The Homegrown Buzz Stage presented by MGE/Laclede

  • 5:00 pm - 5:40 pm Olivia Fox
  • 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm Fiction Department
  • 7:00 pm - 7:40 pm The Dear Misses
  • 8:00 pm - 8:40 pm The Slowdown

National Wrasslin' League Activity Area

  • NWL Meet and Greet
  • PS4 Wrestling games
  • Yard Games
  • Dunk Tank
  • and more.

The NWL is a professional wrasslin' organization that is reviving the historical roots of the business. Fueled by intercity rivalries, the NWL prides itself on family-friendly, storyline-driven programming that delivers thrilling athletic action and entertaining characters.

Due to safety and equipment concerns, we are sad to announce a change in our Riverfest plans. Originally, we planned an exciting evening of exhibition matches. However, given weather and ground conditions in the coming days, it is no longer feasible for us to perform.

Lineup Subject to Change

Entertainer Bios

DJ Joe "The Mad Scientist"

DJ Joe is Kansas City's premier DJ, providing the next level of entertainment, with music from every genre and a dance party fit for all music lovers. DJ Joe will perform from both the Port KC Main Stage and do a number of shows from his tricked out entertainment rig, the likes of which you have never seen before! Get ready to have some fun!


Born on a cold winters day after two slabs of ribs and one funky jam session, Hi-Lux brings together elements of soul, reggae and funk for a unique and dance-inspiring sound. Featuring Julia Haile, Nick Howell, Kian Byrne, Pete Leibert and Tim Braun, these accomplished musicians have turned Hi-Lux into one of Kansas City's hottest new bands!

Flannigan’s Right Hook

Flannigan's Right Hook is a Kansas City-based trio of friends that play high-energy, Irish-infused rock with just a dash of bluegrass. One of the hardest working bands in the region, FRH has played over 1,000 shows since forming in 2006. Their devout following grows each and every year and plays all kinds of music from rock covers to Irish Traditional and originals. Don't miss this!

Members Only

Members Only, the premier 80's tribute act. Their mission: To play a full-length, high-energy, rock show of the most recognizable hits of the 1980's. Their goal: Synthesize every show into an epic party. Their high-energy, trademark performance merges an incredible light show with music that spans the decade: Journey, Michael Jackson, Def Leppard, Prince, Bon Jovi, G&R, and many more artists. Stylistically, the band plays a balance of rock and pop that emphasizes a packed dance floor. Put on your party gear, and let these masters of the 80's remind you that the 80's will always live on.