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!

JUST ANNOUNCED: 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!