General Information

All of our artists are professional entertainers and have experience working at corporate, private sector, and professional events.

If your artist is not listed or you are not sure about the type of act you need, contact RizingStar Entertainment Agency. We will book any artist available for your event and specialize in matching performers with your event goals.

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Regional Talent

Featured Talent!

Chris ShafferChris Shaffer is an intense, emotional songwriter with a repertoire of 130+ original songs. Add to that another 30 covers, and what you get on stage is a unique experience every night. He does not prepare a set list before his three-hour-long performances and instead draws randomly from his entire arsenal of songs. Chris has never played the same set of songs in the same order. He is very open to his audience and allows his live shows to be recorded and shared freely.

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Bahama LamaBahama Lama is a mix of percussion vocal and horns to provide and afternoon at the beach and evening under the Palm trees. A reason to mix the Margarita's. This act will stir your inner beach, performing original material and covers from Buffett and the Like. Stir your island soul with Bahama Lama.

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Dave & Rae BandRock and roll mixed with high energy. Playing music from the 70's to today. Enjoy a wide song selection with great sound, energy, and have a great time.

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Dog Talk"A pretty darn cool reggae-alternative-and-anything-else-you-can-think-of band."

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Emerald City Band

The Emerald City Band electrifies audiences with a repertoire encompassing the last 50 years of popular music, but also plays the most current songs on the radio with a mix of original material. The collective energy of this 10 piece and 3 horn section group has flown all over the country from New York to Los Angeles to Opry Land.

Emerald City has performed with such talents as Roberta Flack, Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, and Michael McDonald, as well as many others. Emerald City's client list includes several fortune 500 companies including MCI, Ford Motor Company, South West Airlines, American Airlines and many more. Emerald City's wedding clients include Emitt Smith, Mark Cuban and Angie Harmon. Emerald City performs as the house band for the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center.

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Gordon Bonham Blues Band

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Henry Lee Summer

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Indy Showtime Brass Band

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Larry CraneLarry Crane will forever be known as the driving force and co-creator of what is now referred to as the "heartland rock" sound. Long time guitarist for John Mellencamp, Crane helped his fellow Seymour, Indiana native to carve out a substantial piece of American rock history. From the early years (1975), to the chart topping '80s, he recorded, arranged, co-wrote, and toured with what Rolling Stone magazine called "the best rock band in the U.S. today…"

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Living ProofLiving Proof is a fun 8-piece, funky, bluesy, R&B band that was voted "Indy's Best Cover Band" -- Indianapolis Monthly. Built on a foundation of solid songwriting and infectious grooves, Living Proof will have you singing along to their upbeat, funky originals like "Salt-n-Pepper" and "Some People" available on their debut cd: Price of a Dream. They've been heating up venues around Indy since 2001 like Rathskeller, Bella Vita Ristorante, The Avalon, Mickey's Irish Pub, and Champp's and most recently have opened for the legendary Earth, Wind, & Fire, Chicago, and Morris Day & The Time!

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Rich HardestyRich Hardesty is not only a singer/songwriter, but an entertainer who knows how to work a crowd! His reputation for "feel good" music has landed him shows on yachts, at corporate events, and at festivals!! Using his grassroots approach, Rich has developed street teams of dedicated fans in many major cities! Rich maintains a personal connection with his fans by answering all emails himself and communicating with them regularly via his website message board. The unmistakable feel good vibe of Rich Hardesty is felt internationally through his extensive travel and longing for the inspiration that he has gathered from his 40 international trips!

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The Carl Storie Band

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Toy Factory

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