Evansville HydroFest™ Goes Country with Live Bands for Saturday Concert

EVANSVILLE, In. – Live performances by self-described, “Country/Classic Rock” band Haywire of Evansville, and local singer/songwriter, Troy Miller, are on tap for the outdoor Beer Garden & Concert Saturday September 2nd at Tropicana Events Plaza. The venue, which overlooks the Ohio River, sets the stage for the event, which runs 6:00 pm to 12:00 midnight. A $10 Evansville HydroFest™ Admission Wristband admits attendees ages 21 and up into the gathering. Haywire, a five piece band, is known for its country music, as well as according to the group’s website, “Some 80’s rock thrown in just to make sure you were paying attention!” Acoustic virtuoso, Troy Miller, focuses on what he labels, “American Roots,” playing blues, country, and rock. Offered along with the music will be affordably priced, Anheuser-Busch crowd-favorites, including Budweiser, Bud Light, and Michelob Ultra.

The $10 Wristband also admits those ages 13 and above into all three days of American Power Boat Association hydroplane racing action on Labor Day weekend. Ages 12 and under are free.

Admission Wristbands are now on sale and may be purchased at all six Evansville-area Schnuck’s stores, nine Heritage Federal Credit Union locations, the Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science, and SWIRCA until Thursday, August 31st. Beginning Friday, September 1st, Admission Wristbands will be available for purchase at the following Admission Gates on Riverside Drive: Court Street attended by CASA, Main Street attended by SWIRCA, and Cherry Street attended by the Evansville Museum Guild. For each $10, the non-profit organization earns $2 to further its positive efforts in our City.

During the three-day event, Evansville HydroFest™ will host the American Power Boat Association’s Eastern Divisional Championships on Saturday, and North American Championships on Sunday for 14 classes of Inboard Boats. To date, dozens of teams have committed to compete from across the United States and Canada. For event schedules and more information, please visit www.evansvillehydrofest.com.

Evansville HydroFest™ 2017 is a Presentation of Evansville Events, Inc.

Evansville HydroFest™ is presented by Evansville Events, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit entity of the Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Mr. Bob Warren is the Executive Director. Serving on the Executive Organizing Committee are Mr. Vernon Stevens, President of Southern Business Machines and Mr. Randy Lientz, President of AXIOM. Warren, Stevens, and Lientz all reside in Evansville.

Romain Cross Pointe Selected as the Official Dealership of the 2017 Evansville HydroFest

Evansville, IN – Romain Cross Pointe Auto Park is proud to be recognized as the official automotive dealership of the 2017 Evansville HydroFest™. This event will be staged on the Ohio Riverfront in Downtown Evansville, Indiana over the Labor Day weekend, September 1 – 3, 2017, hosting the American Power Boat Association’s North American Championships and Eastern Divisional Championships.

“Romain Cross Pointe has been a huge community supporter for over 30 years and we are proud to be a part of the continued growth of the Downtown Evansville area. The Evansville Hydrofest is a wonderful opportunity to showcase Evansville’s beautiful riverfront as well as our community as a whole,” stated Amy Romain, Vice President of Romain Automotive Group.

Admission cost for the 2017 Evansville HydroFest is $10 total for all three days of excitement plus children 12 and under are free. The wristbands are currently on sale in a variety of Evansville and Tri-state locations. For more information about Evansville HydroFest visit www.evansvillehydrofest.com.

United Companies is a privately-owned corporation founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. It is comprised of United Leasing & Finance, Professional Transportation, Inc. and the Romain Automotive Group. With over 6,100 associates, United Companies has direct operations in 40 states and the District of Columbia, while managing assets in all 50 states, Canada and Mexico.

Mike Mintline, General Manager
Romain Cross Pointe Auto Park
(812) 479-5300

Wristbands On Sale Now At Various Locations

$10, ages 13 and up. 12 and under free. Admission of wristband is good for all three days of HydroFest on Labor Day weekend. Includes admission to Friday and Saturday evening outdoor concert/beer garden at Tropicana Events Plaza (must be 21).

Wristbands on sale now at SWIRCA, Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science, Evansville Visitors Center at the Pagoda, all 6-area Schnucks stores, and all 9-area Heritage Federal Credit Union locations.

On sale Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend at the Riverfront only at the following gates: Court Street, attended by CASA, Main Street, attended by SWIRCA, Cherry Street, attended by Evansville Museum Guild. Each of these non-profit organizations retains $2 of every $10 sale to help their organization.


Thursday, June 29, 2017

10:00 am CDT


Evansville Visitors Center at the Pagoda
401 SE River Drive, Evansville, IN USA

To announce details of the sale of general admission                                                    wristbands for 2017 Evansville HydroFest™


Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, City of Evansville

Bob Warren, Executive Director Evansville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Vernon Stevens, Director of Operations Evansville HydroFest™

Randy Lientz, Race Director Evansville HydroFest™

Representatives from:


Evansville Museum of Arts, History, Science



For more information about Evansville HydroFest visit www.evansvillehydrofest.com.

A1 Power Equipment Announces Title Sponsorship of Scott Pierce’s GP-55 Grand Prix World Hydroplane

A1 Power EquipmentAs the Official Power Equipment Provider for the inaugural 2017 Evansville HydroFest™, A1 Power is proud to announce that we are taking our involvement a step further as the Title Sponsor for the GP-55 Grand Prix World hydroplane.  The decision to sponsor the GP-55 is a natural extension of A1 Power’s core business of providing power, strength, and speed to our customers for work or play with our powerful and agile UTV’s, our full line of zero turn mowers for faster mowing times, and our extensive line of trailers to get your equipment from one place to another.