Former “American Idol” contestant Casey James will be among the performers at the Wichita Ribfest, scheduled for May 17-19 outside Intrust Bank Arena.
The venue announced several of the musical acts it has arranged for the festival earlier today.
James, a country singer known for the single “Let’s Don’t Call It a Night,” finished in third place on the ninth season of “American Idol” and will perform on Saturday, May 19. Among the other performers scheduled for the same day: Mexican music star Kareem Lopez and local groups Conjunto Anonimo, Poultry ‘N Motion and Pretty Ugly.
More acts will be announced later.
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Wichita Ribfest will feature six national rib vendors, live entertainment, a beer garden and a children’s play area. Admission to the event is $4, free for children 12 and under.