SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL • JULY 13-16, 2023
BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Thursday, July 13, 2023
Get ready to rock out at the Battle of the Bands! Join us for an epic night of music, fun, and friendly competition. Local bands will take to the stage and battle it out to be crowned the champion and play at the Defiance Rib Fest. Come out and support your favorite band and see who will come out on top! This is a must-attend event for music lovers and anyone who wants to have a good time. Gates open at 5pm. Don’t miss out on the Battle of the Bands!
ROCKIN’ THE RIVERS
Friday, July 14, 2023
Featuring Mr. Speed – KISS cover band!
Get ready to rock out at Rockin’ the Rivers featuring a KISS Tribute! Join us for an unforgettable night of music. Experience the electrifying energy of KISS as Mr. Speed takes the stage. From their iconic makeup to their legendary hits, you won’t want to miss this epic performance. Gates open at 6pm, so grab your friends and a few chairs, and get ready to ROCK!
Saturday, July 15, 2023
Get ready to experience the smooth sounds of Jazz at the Jazz Festival! Whether you’re a die-hard Jazz fan or simply looking for a fun way to spend the day, the Jazz Festival has something for everyone. From upbeat tunes to soulful ballads, you’ll be tapping your toes and swaying to the rhythm all day long.
Get ready for an afternoon filled with great music, good food, and even better company. Gates open at 2pm, and don’t forget to bring your chairs. We can’t wait to see you at the Jazz Festival!
Featuring: Adrian Crutchfield, Jaimee Paul, Phillippe LeJeune Trio, Latin Jazz Players, and Blue Fiasco
Faith & Family
Sunday, July 16, 2023
Faith and Family day is a special event that brings together people to celebrate the importance of faith and family. This in-person event will feature uplifting music by three different artists. Come and connect with others who share your values and beliefs. Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, or simply someone who cares about family, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to grow in your faith and strengthen your relationships. Gates open at noon!
Featuring: The Tacketts, Ronnie Hinson, Jeff & Sheri Easter