Wednesday, June 29, 2022
The Rose City Music Festival Line Up Announced


Townsquare Media, the parent company of 101.5 KNUE, 107.3 KISS-FM, MIX 93.1, Classic Rock 96.1, and Radio Texas, LIVE! with Buddy Logan, are proud to announce the inaugural Rose City Music Festival, coming to Downtown Tyler on October 8th, 2022.

Townsquare Media is also the presenter and owner of the Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival that occurs each year on the first Saturday in May.

For our first year, we are excited to come out swinging with a massive lineup including East Texas native and Platinum-selling country-rocker, Koe Wetzel; Multi-Platinum selling, Grammy award-winning rapper, Nelly; 2022 American Idol Top-5 finisher, and Tyler native Fritz Hager III; along with local alternative and classic rock cover band Untold Story. Additional local artists will be announced in the coming months.

Townsquare Media has partnered up with the Strutters, who are the engine behind the annual Rose Parade, and partial proceeds will benefit the Strutters organization, who are proud and generous supporters of the Tyler Police Foundation.

Tickets will go on sale June 3rd starting at 10:00am. Gates will open at 12pm with live music, local food options, vendors, and other activities all afternoon.

Rose City Music Festival Schedule:

  • 2:00pm – Gates Open
  • 5:00pm – Untold Story
  • 6:15pm – Fritz Hager III
  • 7:45pm – Nelly
  • 9:30pm – Koe Wetzel

More information on the show and link to buy tickets at THEROSECITYMUSICFESTIVAL.COM.

Tickets go on sale June 3, 2022.


Townsquare Media Tyler is a radio, digital media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions company focused on being East Texas’ premiere advertising and marketing solutions platform. Our local media assets include KISS-FM 107.3, MIX 93.1, Classic Rock 96.1, and East Texas No.1 for New Country 101.5 KNUE, the flagship station for our very popular syndicated Texas and Red Dirt music program, Radio Texas, LIVE! with Buddy Logan, heard in 17 markets across 6 states. We’ve proudly brought Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival to life on the brick streets of Tyler for eight sold-out years, and the inaugural Koe Wetzel’s Incredible Music Festival to Lindale. We look forward to making The Rose City Music Festival an annual signature event that brings the entire community together to kick off the week of festivities leading up to the Texas Rose Festival.