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Shreveport’s newest music festival ready to ROCK!

Cole Kickin' Music Festival March 15-17

  • Joel Rodgers

If you like to rock, roll, or listen to loud music – you’re in luck! The Cole Kickin’ Music Festival kicks off Friday night and will rock Shreveport music-lovers all weekend.

Friday, March 15 @ Strangebrew
Cover: $5 Donation for CKMF • 21 yrs+

9pm WhethR
10pm 18th State
11pm Supersession

Friday, March 15 @ Bayou Thunder Saloon
Free • 21 yrs+

7pm North Louisiana Gris-Gris (Rougaru)
8pm SYLO
9pm Old Flames
10pm UltraRiot
11pm Merrows

Saturday, March 16 @ Bayou Thunder Saloon
Free • Outside • ALL AGES • 21+ to Enter Bar

1pm Hollow Tree
2pm Fare Warning
3pm Good Spirits *
4pm Voidshifter
5pm Stoned Mages
6pm -Raffle/Auction-
7pm My Solemn Anchor

Special reunion performances:

8pm Last Machine Operation
9pm Optimus Prime

Sunday, March 17 @ Bayou Thunder Saloon
Free • Outside • ALL AGES • 21+ to Enter Bar

12pm Saints Order
1pm Lions May Cry
2pm Code Cooke
3pm Ole’ Whiskey River *
4pm Raffle/Auction

A very special performance with guest musicians at 5pm:

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Joel Rodgers

Joel Rodgers joined RSHV News 1 in January 2018 as a reporter/journalist. Prior to joining our team, Joel spent the previous 5 years as a morning show reporter, entertainment reporter, and sports reporter for a local television station. At 6’5”, he's the tallest reporter in the history of Shreveport, but it’s more than just his height that makes this Shreveport native stand out. His editing skills combined with his love for storytelling makes for a creative and talented addition to the RSHV News 1 team. After attending and graduating from Evangel Christian Academy, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University. Joel is very active in the Shreveport community having won several competitions in recent years. In 2017, he danced his way to victory in the annual Susan G. Komen event, “Dancing for the Cure." He’s also won the “Mudbug Madness” Crawfish eating contest in back-to-back years and was named the top celebrity chef at the “Louisiana Food Prize” cooking competition. If you have a story idea, news tip, or just want to say "hey" - you can do so by emailing Joel Rodgers at
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