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Release: April 11, 2000

RiverFest is scheduled for April 27-30

RiverFest, the University of Iowa's annual rite of spring, will kick off Thursday,
April 27 with Dr. Steve Atwood, hypnotist extraordinaire, performing at 7 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union.

Friday night's mainstage event in Hubbard Park will be Ekoostik Hookah, one of the most exciting psychedelic rock 'n' roll, blues, funk and jazz bands on the road today.

RiverFest, now in its twenty-second season, will once again feature the popular "Taste of Iowa City," KidFest and the twenty-first annual RiverRun.

Carnival rides and fun stuff for kids will continue in Hubbard Park throughout the weekend.

"The Commission is very excited about this year's events. We guarantee there will be something for everyone to enjoy," said Dani McKibbin, RiverFest director.

For the full schedule of events check, the web site at www.uiowa.edu/~rivrfest or call the RiverFest office at 319/335-3273.