Boot City Opry Calendar
|August 2, 2014|
Christy Miller, from Hudson, KY, was born into a musical family. Growing up, family functions were always full of various members of her family sitting around singing and playing every instrument made. Her love for performing started in high school and has become her passion. Her heart is in Country Music but with her soulful voice she is no stranger to Blues, Rock, R&B, Bluegrass and Gospel.
|August 9, 2014|
Allow yourself to relive romance and enjoy a sentimental journey as their satin voices entertain you with the sounds of Motown’s Glory Days. The show offers a variety of styles, including Doo Wop and the unique harmonies created by the Platters with such classics as “Only You”, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”, “Twilight Time”, and “My Prayer”. Remember the innocent time of hot cars, drive-in movies, sock hops, slow dancing and your first kiss with the Platters.
|August 16, 2014|
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!
|October 18, 2014|
I wanted to do some of her biggest hits, but also some of my favorites that may not be as well known.
My hope is to keep Mom’s memory and music alive forever. Thanks to everyone that has asked for me to do this for so long and thanks to Tracy Pitcox at Heart of Texas records for giving me a chance to do what I love. Hope you all enjoy it!
Georgette also worked as a backup singer for her Mom. Georgette recorded a duet with Mark McGuinn that was included on his “One Man’s Crazy” CD and has appeared on TV shows such as Crook and Chase, RFD-TV and The Grand Ole Opry. Georgette is a songwriter and member of SESAC and the CMA.
Georgette tours Ireland twice a year, where she has developed a very loyal fan base. She also tours Europe and Asia
A duet entitled “You and me and Time”, which Georgette co-wrote for her Dad, was released as the first single from her Dad’s latest CD,
“Burn Your Playhouse Down”.
Georgette has filmed a TV series entitled “Sordid Lives” starring along side Emmy award winner Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace) and many other big stars such as, Olivia Newton-John, Bonnie Bedelia (Die Hard), Margaret Cho and others. Georgette re-recorded three of her Mom’s songs included with five songs from Olivia Newton – John in the soundtrack.
Georgette has recorded 2 cd’s with Heart of Texas Records.
“A Slightly Used Woman” and “Strong Enough to Cry”
More recently Georgette has recorded 3 cd’s with Lennon Records
“When Tractors Fly, This is Christmas and I Believe
|October 25, 2014|
From Chicagoland, SHiNDiG!
Always delivers a highly
entertaining musical and visual trip
through the ’60s. One of the top
tribute bands in Chicagoland features
fantastic male and female vocal
selections, complex harmonies and
authentic arrangements and
instrumentation while covering over
80 different bands from the ’60s!
For a unique, professionally done,
HIGH ENERGY, show, come check them out.
|November 8, 2014|
Fiddle player and vocalist, Dennis Stroughmatt, will perform
a tribute to Country Legend Ray Price at the Boot City Opry on
April 12th. Stroughmatt has strong credentials in the music field,
having played at the Kennedy Center and the Library of Congress.
Recently, Stroughmatt completed a tribute CD to Ray Price with
the accompaniment of Price’s band, the Cherokee Cowboys. The
Ray Price CD will be officially be released when Stroughmatt
hosts the Earnest Tubb Midnight Jamboree on April 19th. Copies
of the CD will be available prior to the official release at the Boot
City Opry on April 12th.
If you like the Music of Ray Price you will thrilled with
the performance of Dennis Stroughmatt and his band. You will
revisit some of the greatest music of all times including, For the
Good Times, Burning Memories, Danny Boy, and many others.
|November 22, 2014|
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.
|December 6, 2014|
An oldies show group specializing in 50′s and 60′s Rock and Roll. They sing a cross section of oldies and combine a unique blend of comedy, choreography, tight harmonies and costume changes.
When the Van-Dells hit the stage it is non-stop from start to finish!