Bands Selected for Rising Sun Summer Fest

Monday, February 26, 2024 at 10:58 AM

By Ohio County Tourism, news release

The event takes place this June.

STILL KICK’N and Whoa, Man Band performs at the 2024 Rising Sun Summer Fest in downtown Rising Sun, Indiana on Saturday, June 8, 2024. Photo provided.

(Rising Sun, Ind.) - Ohio County Tourism, Inc. announces the bands for the 2024 Rising Sun Summer Fest. The event takes place on Saturday, June 8 from 4-10pm on Main & Poplar Streets in downtown Rising Sun.

The event is free and open to the public. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs.

STILL KICK’N, an area favorite, kicks off the event on the Main Street stage from 4:00-6:00 p.m. “Everyone enjoyed STILL KICK’N last year at one of our Friday Fun in Rising Sun events. We’re looking forward to having them back,” said Kendal Miller, executive director of Ohio County Tourism and one of the Summer Fest organizers.

From 7:00-10:00 p.m., Whoa, Man, a seven-piece group with three female leads performs “songs of the iconic women of rock who have influenced generations of music lovers and musicians alike.”

The group promises danceable, anthemic songs from influential rockers including Pat Benatar, Heart, Carole King, the Cranberries, the Supremes, Joan Jett, Stevie Nicks, Gwen Stefani, Melissa Etheridge, Paul Abdul, Blondie, Adele, Linda Ronstadt, Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Tina Turner, Janet Jackson and many more.

Deejay, J.D. Hughes, from On-the-Air-Entertainment, will keep the party going throughout the evening from 4:00-10:00 p.m. T

he Rising Sun Summer Fest 2024 is presented by Ohio County Tourism, Inc., and sponsored in part by the City of Rising Sun, the Ohio County Community Foundation, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

For information on Ohio County Tourism or the 2024 Rising Sun Summer Fest, contact Kendal Miller, executive director, at (812) 438-4933 on Tuesday-Friday from 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., or by e-mail at

Information on shopping, dining, lodging, attractions and events can be found at or the Rising Sun/Ohio County Facebook page.

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