Boot City Opry Calendar
|May 2, 2015|
This group consist of 6 members: 2 female lead singers who also play percussion and keys: a guitarist who sings lead: bass player who sings lead: a drummer who sings lead and a keyboard player (played for John Mellencamp) who sings lead. This allows them to perform many different styles of music from different genres and eras with authentic sound.
They also have a grammy nominated sax player and 2 more in the horn section creating high energy performances.
Their song list includes all eras from 1940 to current hits including songs from Pop, Rock, Motown, Country, and R&B styles of music.
|May 9, 2015|
The DRIFTERS claim a unique place in popular music history as a major R&B group. They began in early 1953 the name was at first thought to be too country & western today it is sometimes explained as members simply drifting in from other groups. In June of 1953 they released their first recording “Lucille”, In August of the same year they had a number one hit “Money Honey” cited as the first rock & roll record and later performed by Elvis. By the late 50′s the group had 11 R&B hits another hit “There goes my Baby” crossed them over to the pop charts landing at number 2 this became THE DRIFTERS’ trademark song for the next 10 years.
The current line up continues the legacy in 2009 they had 4 new releases, and in 2014 THE DRIFTERS were re-aligned with Sony Music label and they released the first new album in over 30 years “up on the Roof” and it went gold!
|May 16, 2015|
Everett Dean started his music career by winning his first music contest at the age of 12. Since then he has perfected his electrifying style of music. Everett complimented his unique sound by writing show stomping original shows. All of this talent is backed by one of the nation’s hottest bands. Everett Dean’s talent is destined to make him an international star. He has wowed audiences in various venues about the nation with his combination of talent, showmanship, and personality. his exclusive style of music appeals to young and old, male and female. As Everett continuously hones his talent, his star continues to rise.
|May 23, 2015|
This veteran actor and singer has performed in theaters across the United States, Canada and Europe. Petty began portraying the country music legend, Hank Williams, in 1996 at the world famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville Tennessee. Since that time, Petty appeared in national tours of “Lost Highway” and “Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes”, a musical revue which Petty authored and starred in.
His acting ability has afforded Petty roles in film, television and theater. His musicianship and song writing abilities have won numerous performances on The Grand Ole Opry, and honor of being invited to perform with the most distinguished songwriters and producers at the exclusive Blue Bird Café in Nashville.
|May 30, 2015|
“Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band is a high energy, first class show band built around the lightning fast piano pumping, Rockaboogie playing of London England ‘s Terry Lee Ridley. You will be left breathless as Terry and his group of would class musicians thunder through a large selection of hits from the 50′s and 60′s such as “Great Balls of Fire”, “Whole lotta Shakin’” and so much more! If you enjoy Classic Honky Tonkin’ Country Music or Hard and Fast 50′s Rock N Roll you will understand why the Rocking Terry Lee show is not to be missed! Entertaining audiences in England, Europe and now The United states, Terry is the one and only international piano pumpin’ sensation with the experience, talent and stage presence to take you back to the exciting 1950′s when Jerry Lee, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Fats Domino were changing music forever!”
|June 6, 2015|
You’ve never heard a group of entertainers quite like THE MARLINS! These four brothers – GARY, JACE, RICK and ROBERT – have been performing together for over 25 years for conventions, fairs, festivals, and corporate events in the U.S. and Canada. Recently they have enjoyed great success at Casino Aztar in Evansville, Indiana, the Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and the Nugget Hotel and Casino in Reno, Nevada. They have shared the stage with such luminaries as Lee Greenwood, The Smothers Brothers, Randy Travis, The Association, Merv Griffin, and others.
The Marlins’ repertoire covers the entire musical spectrum including country, rock, big band, pop, classical, jazz, and bluegrass. Whether it’s a show, dance, or quiet dinner music, they feel right at home – in short, music for any occasion or age group. A MARLIN concert might include music from such diverse artists as Glen Miller, Willie Nelson, the Beatles, the Beach Boys, Liberace, Neil Diamond, Sinatra, Elvis, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Suzy Bogguss and Tiny Tim.
|June 13, 2015|
Piano Pumpin’ Rock N Roll
|June 20, 2015|
Mary Pfeifer has a voice that will take you back to the days of Patsy Cline. From Patsy’s first recordings in 1955 to her last in 1963, she covers her famous hits such as Crazy and Walking After Midnight. Coming to Starved Rock Lodge from her recent role as Patsy Cline in the highly successful Engle Lane Theater production of “Always Patsy Cline”, the talented Mary Pfeifer will perform Cline’s beautiful ballads and hits from the ‘50s and ‘60s, like Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams, and Walking After Midnight. Don’t miss this tribute to country music’s most beloved singer!
|July 25, 2015|
Nashville Recording Artist, David Ball
has had fourteen of his singles enter the Billboard charts, including “Thinkin’ Problem” and “Riding With Private Malone,” which made Ball one of the first artists to take an indie single to the Country Top 5. He has recorded a total of seven studio albums on different labels, including his platinum certified Thinkin’ Problem.