Richardson announces full lineup for Cottonwood Art Festival

The city of Richardson announced April 8 the full lineup of artists for the Cottonwood Art Festival. (Courtesy Cottonwood Art Festival)
The city of Richardson announced April 8 the full lineup of artists for the Cottonwood Art Festival. (Courtesy Cottonwood Art Festival)

The city of Richardson announced April 8 the full lineup of artists for the Cottonwood Art Festival. (Courtesy Cottonwood Art Festival)

The city of Richardson announced the full lineup of musical artists for the annual Cottonwood Art Festival on May 7-8.

The festival, which is operated by the city, is a juried art show that features work from the nation’s top visual artists and takes place on the first full weekend in May and October each year. The featured artist for May will be Canadian mixed-media artist Marjolyn van der Hart.

Attendance is free all weekend. The festival is at Cottonwood Park, 1321 W. Belt Line Road in Richardson.

Cottonwood will offer music on two stages in a variety of genres. The schedule of performances in May is as follows:

May 7:


Cupcake Vineyards Courtyard Main Stage: Erik Carrizales (10 a.m.), Matthew Fiock (11:45 a.m.), The Shepherds (1:30 p.m.), Retrophonics (3:30 p.m.) and Maylee Thomas Band (5:30 p.m.)

Acoustic Stage: Jeff Groce (11 a.m.), Zech Lumpkin (1 p.m.) and Vudu Childe (3 p.m.)

May 8:

Cupcake Vineyards Courtyard Main Stage: Kelly Nygren (10 a.m.), Kirk Thurmond (11:45 a.m.), Warehouse/A Dave Matthews Tribute Band (1:30 p.m.) and Midnight Soul (3:30 p.m.)

Acoustic Stage: Christopher Wright (11 a.m.), Ariana Ortiz (1 p.m.) and Alex Lease (3 p.m.)

In addition, live art entertainer Amy Burkman will perform on the Cupcake Vineyards Courtyard Main Stage each day at 11:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.

For more information, visit www.cottonwoodartfestival.com.
By Jackson King
Jackson joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in January of 2022. He graduated in 2020 from Texas A&M with a degree in journalism. Jackson covers education, local government, business, development, real estate, transportation and nonprofits in the Richardson community. Prior to CI, he covered sports for the Wylie News, interned at Maroon Weekly and Insite Brazos Valley Magazine in College Station, Texas, and wrote freelance for the Dallas Morning News.