Abbey Road on the River

Beatles-inspired music festival 

The WAVE3 News Abbey Road on the River festival is scheduled for Labor Day weekend, September 2 - 6, 2021. Stay up to date on the latest news from Abbey Road on the River by signing up for our monthly newsletter. 

This year's headliners include The Fab Four, Peter Asher, The Weeklings, and Gavin Pring. Check out the full lineup and get your tickets at AROTR.com.

Need to learn more? Check out this Abbey Road on the River things to know blog.

Recap of 2019's Festival

This year's festival looked back 50 years to 1969. That was the year The Beatles' Abbey Road album was released in September. Entering popular music for the first time that year were memorable songs like Let It Be, Something, Come Together, and Here Comes the Sun. That year was also the year that thousands gathered in New York for the  Woodstock. music festival.  The Who released their rock opera, "Tommy" that year. Special tribute concerts will be played from some of Abbey Road on the River's favorite bands.

Classicstone and Juke Box Beatles played tribute to the Abbey Road album. The band Magic Bus commemorated Woodstock with a tribute concert, and LBB Experience paid homage to Crosby Stills & Nash. Shut Up & Drive, a band from Cincinnati played tribute to Led Zeppelin. Fans of the Bohemian Rhapsody got a Queen tribute by the Classicstone's.

If you're interested in purchasing tickets, visit the official event website, AROTR.com.  

Host Hotels:

If these hotels are full, please check out other nearby hotels in Clark and Floyd Counties. 

Beatles Merchandise

For all Beatles merchandise, your first stop should be to the Abbey Road on the River vendors. You'll surely be able to find a few things that will certainly interested you:  

  • The Beatles licensed merchandise
  • Flower Power Cruises 
  • Crosley 

Want more info on things to do in southern Indiana? Check out our calendar of events

Big Four Station Park Map

Print and keep this map with you at Abbey Road on the River so you won't miss a beat! Key locations include stages A, B, C and D, box office locations, first aid, Big Four Bridge access, the "Penny Lane" vendor area, a merchandise pavilion, and the shuttle drop-off location. (2021 map to come)

AROTR Map Final 2019