Country music star Rodney Atkins headlines the 2024 Choctaw Labor Day Festival concerts Saturday, August 31 on the Historic Choctaw Capitol Grounds at Tvshka Homma. 

Festival entertainment rounded out with Christian favorites, Choctaw Artist

DURANT, Okla. – The concert lineup for the 2024 Choctaw Labor Day Festival will feature country music classics, gospel favorites and more. This year’s festival, August 30-September 1, will be held on the historic Choctaw Capitol Grounds at Tvshka Homma. 

Headliner Rodney Atkins performs his string of country hits beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, August 31. Mark Chesnutt goes on at 7:30 p.m. Two Choctaw acts open the program, the Joey Green Band and The Close.  

Sunday, September 1 will be an evening of Christian music with Casting Crowns topping the bill at 8:30 p.m. Jason Crabb returns to the festival, going on at 7 p.m., and Gold City performs at 6 p.m. 

Concert attendance, like the rest of the festival is free and open to the public. Performances will be in the outdoor amphitheater. Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are welcome. Festival schedules will continually update. For information, visit

When Rodney Atkins is not in the studio working on new music, he is on the road connecting with fans in cities and military bases across the country. He’s had repeat performances on the popular television show “TODAY with Hoda & Jenna and was featured in Curb Records’ 60th Anniversary at CMA Fest in Nashville. Atkins has sold more than 14 million records, had over 1.5 billion on-demand streams, and multiple No. 1 singles, including “If You’re Going Through Hell,” “Watching You,” and “These Are My People.” 

Mark Chesnutt’s traditional country songs have been a fixture on radio for more than three decades. His sound has yielded him 14 No. 1 hits, 23 Top 10 singles, four platinum albums, and five gold records making him one of Billboards 10 Most Played Radio Artists of the 90s. “Bubba Shot The Jukebox,” “Blame It On Texas,” “Going Through the Big D,” and “It’s A Little Too Late” are instantly recognizable, along with “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” which spent four consecutive weeks at top of the charts. The CMA Horizon Award-winner’s tour dates this year take him from Canada to Kansas City, Las Vegas and – Madill. 

Choctaw artist Joey Green debuted his album "Heart Lessons" when he opened for CMA Entertainer of the Year Lainey Wilson at Billy Bob's Texas in 2023. His music videos for “This House Ain’t Big Enough” and "Heartbroke" continue successful runs on CMT. The alum of NBC’s The Voice was recently added to the 2024-2025 USO Tour roster. 

The Close is made up of Lori Rowton, Shannon Walker and James Mckinney who share songwriting duties and lead vocals. Rowton is a member of the Choctaw Nation, originally from Tushka. The band released its debut album “Orbit” in 2023.  

Grammy and Dove award-winning Casting Crowns is a Christian rock band based in Georgia, where some members also work as ministers. Their single "Voice of Truth" spent a record-breaking 14 consecutive weeks at No. 1 in 2003. 

Jason Crabb is a GRAMMY winning Christian artist. A repeat performer at the Choctaw Labor Day Festival, he has been named Gospel Music Association’s Male Vocalist of the Year and received Song of the Year award. 

Alabama-based Gold City is a southern gospel quartet, made up of Chris Jenkins, Josh Feemster, Daniel Riley, and Jeff Chapman. The group’s music has charted 10 number one Christian hits.