Newsboys at Rock the World 2015 | Holiday World & Splashin' SafariSANTA CLAUS, IND—–The Dove Award winning Christian pop-rock band Newsboys will headline Holiday World’s “Rock the World” on August 22. The Grammy-nominated group, which originated in Australia, includes guitarist Jody Davis, who grew up in Petersburg, Indiana.

Other main-stage performers for Rock the World include:

  • Crowder, from Texas
  • Sidewalk Prophets, with ties to Terre Haute and Anderson, Indiana
  • Love & the Outcome, from Canada
  • Michael Cochren & Company, from Evansville, Indiana
  • Holiday World’s EPIC Praise performers

Throughout the day of Rock the World, a series of bands will perform in Holiday World’s Hoosier Celebration Theater:

  • Katie Danielle, from Lawrenceburg, Tenn.
  • The Beautiful Discord, from Greenville, Ind.
  • 390 East, from Wabash, Ind.
  • Joel Vaughn, from Amarillo, Texas
  • The Lasting Hope, from Crothersville, Ind.

Rock the World Christian Music Fest will be held on Saturday, August 22. Information about tickets for the event, including premium-access seating, is available at Deepest discounts for tickets are available online through July 16.

Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari are open daily. For more information about the parks and the new Thunderbird – America’s first launched wing coaster, visit or call 1-877-463-2645.
Released: 12 July, 2015
Media contact: Paula Werne,