KISS playing at Sauna Open Air 2010. Photo via Wikimedia Commons. (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Gretna Heritage Festival to feature Kiss, Huey Lewis, The B-52’s

Hard rock legends Kiss will headline the Gretna Heritage Festival when the three-day event returns to downtown Gretna, LA from September 29 to October 1. Kiss—who last performed in the NEw Orleans area during the 2017 Endymion Extravaganza—will take the top slot on Saturday night, while Huey Lewis and The News headline on Friday night and The B-52’s headline on Sunday.

The rest of the Gretna Fest lineup features an assortment of international, national and local talent, including Our Lady Peace, G. Love & Special Sauce, Marc Broussard, Jonny P, Flow Tribe, Roddie Romero & The Hub City All-Stars, Honey Island Swamp Band and more.

Now in its 23rd year, Gretna Fest will take over 25 city blocks and bring thousands of people to the city’s historic downtown. In addition to the music, the event will also feature plenty of food and craft vendors, a German beer garden, Italian village, numerous carnival rides and more.

Tickets for Gretna Fest are now on sale. Children ages 12 and under get in for free.

Gretna Heritage Festival 2017 schedule:

 

FRIDAY

MAIN STAGE

8:30 – 10 Huey Lewis & the News

RIVERFRONT STAGE

3:30 – 5 Remedy

5:30 – 7 Honey Island Swamp Band

7:30 – 9 Jonny P

MARKET STAGE

4:30 – 6 Jamaican Me Breakfast Club

6:30 – 8 Greg Martinez & the Delta Kings

8:30- 10 Amanda Shaw

ITALIAN VILLAGE STAGE

5:30 – 7 Uptown Phunk

7:30 – 9 Louisiana Spice

 

SATURDAY

MAIN STAGE

7:45 – 9:15 Our Lady Peace

10 – 11:30 KISS

RIVERFRONT STAGE

1 – 2:30 Ginger and the Bee

3 – 4:30 Colin Lake

5 – 6:30 Flow Tribe

7 – 8:30 G.Love & Special Sauce

MARKET STAGE

2:45 – 4:15 Cha Wa

4:45 – 6:15 The Fortifiers

6:45 – 8:15 Mothership: Tribute to Led Zepplin

9 – 10:30 Roddie Romero & the Hub-City All-Stars

ITALIAN VILLAGE STAGE

2 – 3:30 Carlo Ditta

4 – 5:30 The Russell Welch Hot Quartet

6 – 7:30 Flipside

8 – 9:30 Rat Pack Now! Tribute

 

SUNDAY

MAIN STAGE

3:30 – 5 Coming Soon – We promise you’ll be excited

5:30 – 7 The B-52s

RIVERFRONT STAGE

11:30a – 1p Ryan Foret & the Foret Tradition

1:30 – 3 Rockin’ Dopsie Jr

3:30 – 5 Marc Broussard

MARKET STAGE

11:30a – 1p Paris Ave

1:30 – 3 Paperchase

3:30 – 5 The Chee Weez

ITALIAN VILLAGE STAGE

12:30 – 2 New Orleans Swinging Gypsies

2:30 – 4 Al “Lil Fats” Jackson

  • Gary TURDeau

    KISS headlining a no-name festival at a small town you couldn’t find on a map with a magnifying glass. Oh how the once mighty has fallen.