Bret Michaels to perform at Wichita River Festival

WICHITA — Poison lead singer and reality TV star Bret Michaels is among the list of performers scheduled for this year's Wichita River Festival.

Festival officials on Tuesday revealed the lineup, which also includes country singer Jake Owen on May 8, the Fabulous Thunderbirds on May 9 and Grand Funk Railroad at the May 14 Block Party. Michaels will perform the opening night concert on May 7, after the parade.

This year, admission for all West Bank Stage shows is $10 plus a River Festival button. All of the above performers will play the West Bank Stage. Children ages 6 to 10 will be admitted free with a donated food item, and children under 5 are free.

The festival is scheduled for May 7-15. For more information and a complete lineup, visit

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