Move over Des Moines, Quad Cities, Minneapolis and Chicago — Cedar Rapids has one AMAZING Festival coming to town, and GO Cedar Rapids invites YOU to be part of “newbo evolve” August 3rd through the 5th!

Cedar Rapids native Adam Hoffman and The Shadowboxers will open for Maroon 5 on Saturday, August 4th, and then on Sunday, August 5th the local art and music scene will be on display with the 12th Annual NewBo Arts Festival!

Sunday’s local line-up on the newbo evolve stage includes Soul Sherpa, Kevin BF Burt, Slap N Tickle, and more, PLUS headliners The Pork Tornadoes to close out this year’s Festival!

Immerse yourself in the creative Bohemian spirit through music, fashion, dance, food, and technology — with three FULL days of more than 40 keynotes, activities, sessions, keynotes, exhibits and experiences.

3-day Festival Tickets and concert only tickets to see Kelly Clarkson Friday, August 3rd OR Maroon 5 Saturday, August 4th are on sale now at the U.S. Cellular Center Box Office or online at!

Click here to sign up and be the first to receive newbo evolve updates — in the coming months there will be a number of exciting new details announced that you will not want to miss!