World-Class Musicians to Take the Stage at 2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts

Annual Two-Day Festival Enhances Musical Offerings

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 13, 2018) -- While the San Diego Festival of the Arts has always featured a diverse and outstanding selection of musical entertainment during its two-day run, the 2018 festival (June 9-10) is raising its musical profile with the addition of legendary composer and performer Jack Tempchin (The Eagles - "Peaceful Easy Feeling" and "Already Gone") and Riley Biederer - winner of "best.cover.ever" and a recent competitor on "The Voice."

Both recently added performers will round out the two-day performance lineup which also includes renowned guitarist Peter Sprague, award-winning ukelele performers Sarah Maisel and Craig Chee and the Bayou Brothers, among others.

The entire musical entertainment lineup for June 9 and 10 is available online at In addition to great musical entertainment, the festival will once again showcase stunning works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber and mixed media from nearly 200 world renowned artists at downtown San Diego's beautiful Waterfront Park.

More about Jack Tempchin (Saturday June 9, 4 p.m.):

Co-architect of The Southern California Sound. Composer of 2 iconic songs: "Peaceful Easy Feeling" & "Already Gone" both on the Best-Selling U.S. Album of The 20th Century Eagles - Their Greatest Hits. 2018: 'Peaceful Easy Feeling - The Songs Of Jack Tempchin' is released on Blue Elan Records. Jack's hits guarantee a magic memorable evening of sing-alongs to "Peaceful, Easy Feeling" "Already Gone" "You Belong To The City" "Smugglers Blues" "Slow Dancing" and more on Jack's 45th Anniversary Tour.

More about Riley Biederer (Saturday, June 9, 4:15 p.m. and Sunday, June 10, 10:30 a.m.)


21 year old singer/songwriter Riley Biederer’s career has covered an impressive amount of ground for an artist her age; performing solo or with her band in Atlanta, Nashville, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, France, etc., and logging over 350 paid performances before the age of 20. She auditioned for Season 9 of the hit television show "The Voice" and as a member of Pharrell Williams’ and Gwen Stefani’s teams, Riley used powerful performances to become the first “one chair turn/twice stolen” artist to ever make the Voice Live Playoffs.

In 2016 she released her first EP "To Me and You" and was the opening act for Nick Carter's "All American Tour." In November 2017, Riley won YouTube's "best.cover.ever." title and was hand picked by Katy Perry for her amazing rendition of "Chained to the Rhythm." As the winner, Riley would perform the title track from Katy Perry's new album "Witness" alongside Katy Perry herself. The video of their duet has since gone viral. Riley now resides in Los Angeles working full time on her music career, remaining a popular draw for her enthusiastic fan base, appearing and touring on a national level.

Tickets for the 2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts start at $14 with proceeds benefitting adaptive sports programs for San Diegans with disabilities.

Event Details:
2018 San Diego Festival of the Arts
Saturday and Sunday, June 9 - 10, 2018
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
County Administration Center Waterfront Park
1600 Pacific Hwy, San Diego CA 92101
Tickets available at:
Twitter handle: @SDFestivalArts

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