Sheldon, Iowa — RISE Ministries, the organization behind the Christian music festival RiseFest in Sheldon, is continuing to bolster its lineup for the 10 year anniversary of the festival.
Rob Roozeboom and Lee Stover from RISE Ministries were on the morning show recently with Wayne and Arron, and Roozeboom made this announcement.
Roozeboom says that the lead singer of Remedy Drive, David Zach is working to deliver impoverished youth from child slavery.
He says there are other things to keep in mind too about Rise Fest, which is coming up Father’s Day Weekend, June 19th and 20th.
More about the bands and Rise Fest from RISE Ministries:
Good Little Giants is comprised of three accomplished musicians who each bring a unique style and experience to the band – Scott Phillips (vocals, guitar, banjo), Shane Maze (vocals, guitar, dobro, keys, mandolin, banjo) and Kira Spencer (vocals, hip-slapping). Their rich harmonies and deep musical production blend seamlessly as Scott, Shane and Kira tickle the listener’s ear with their craft. They have a very engaging Americana style and Christ-centered message that resonates with audiences everywhere they play.
Remedy Drive has been a staple in the Midwest Christian music scene since 1998 and is making their fourth appearance at RiseFest. Founder David Zach says this about their latest release, ‘Commodity,’ “We’re releasing a concept album on freedom called Commodity. Freedom – the cry from the depths of my heart and the theme of an entire album – to be imagined through lyric, melody and sonic landscape. We want to make a concept album on liberty, to shine a light on slavery, to protest oppression and to empower rescue. We want to add to the soundtrack of the resistance. How can I sing about liberty if I’m not running after it? How can I sing about freedom if I’m selling out? Or buying in? I’m a soul inside a body – I’m not a commodity.” Zach will also speak in the seminar tent on his experiences with The Exodus Road, the human trafficking organization, in Southeast Asia.
“Remedy Drive has become more than a band, they’ve become friends over the years.” Says President and Founder of RISE Ministries, Rob Roozeboom. “We’re very excited to have them back and to have David share in the seminar tent about his work with The Exodus Road.”
RiseFest tickets are available now for individual and group rates. These tickets are good for both the Friday and Saturday of RiseFest. A new ticket edition, the Prime Package, is available as well that includes RiseFest ticket, festival t-shirt, autograph fast pass, and special hospitality tent. Only a limited number of these packages are available. Tickets can be purchased at www.riseministries.comor at the RISE Ministries office.
RiseFest features well known and up and coming Christian artists. In addition to musical acts, attendees can visit seminars and listen to speakers. Children can play games and make crafts in the Kids Zone. RiseFest 2015 marks the festival’s 10th installment, the fourth in Sheldon after being held in Orange City since 2005. Camping is also available for the weekend. RISE Ministries, along with its sponsors, partners, and volunteers seek to make the atmosphere of the event fun and meaningful for all ages.
For more information on RiseFest and RISE Ministries visit www.riseministries.com, stay connected with RISE through social media on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 712-324-9763.