Boot City Opry Calendar

Price: $15


April 29, 2017
7:00 pm
The Marlins

Singing, dancing, skits, and humor all compose the exciting Marlin show.  The Marlin Brothers; Robert, Rich, Gary, and Jace have been performing throughout the United States during the past 25 years. Historically, The Marlin’s have performed at casinos, stage shows and festivals during their very successful career.  The Marlin’s present a great variety of entertainment ranging from a piano presentation of Phantom of the Opera, and impersonation of Willie Nelson, or a medley of Rock and Roll hits. You will be delighted by The Marlin’s show.

Price: $15


May 6, 2017
7:00 pm
Dennis Stroughmatt-Ray Price Tribute

Ray Price recorded a number of country music’s greatest hits including Crazy Arms, I Won’t Mention It Again, Release Me, Heartache’s By The Number, and dozens of other great songs.  Price earned a position as a country music icon and was well respected among other classic country music entertainers.

Musician Dennis Stroughmatt will perform a tribute to the musical career of Ray Price.  Dennis is an extremely accomplished fiddle player and vocalist.  Prior performances include the Library of Congress, the Kennedy Center, and a number of engagements with Ernest Tubb’s Midnite Jamboree.

The Ray Price tribute is a perennial favorite of classic country music favorite.

Price: $12.50


May 13, 2017
7:00 pm
Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band

Terry Lee and his Rockaboogie Band will rock the house. An accomplished musician from England, Lee will take you back to the great musical era of the 50’s & 60’s. In addition to Lee’s lightning piano hands, he is surrounded by a three piece band that includes accomplished musicians. Base player Jack E. Harden has played professionally for over 20 years and spent a number of years with the Little Nashville Opry in Nashville, IN prior to its closing. Each band member is talented in vocals as well as instruments. Rocking Terry Lee always presents a crowd pleasing, upbeat show.

Price: $15


May 20, 2017
7:00 pm

 

Spend an evening with Glenn Bowles and Stacy “Duke” Todd.

Duke will be performing songs from his new solo CD, “The Highway”, a collection of songs that he wrote while on the road. Don’t miss him performing these songs live for the first time! As well as acoustic covers of some favorites from the late 60’s and 70’s.

Glenn toured with The Van-Dells for 25 years until in 2015 & reunites with them from time to time for special performances. Glenn is the first ever world champion Elvis Tribute Artist. Join him for this award winning tribute to The King.

Join this dynamic duo as they bring you all this & more, including some of their favorite Van-Dells songs through the years.

Price: $20


June 3, 2017
7:00 pm
The Everly Bros. Experience-The Zmed Bros. & The Bird Dogs Band

The Zmed Brothers & The Bird Dogs band bring a genuine and youthful Everly Brothers experience to the stage. The Zmed Brothers, Dylan and Zachary, celebrate the genetic intimacy so ever present in the harmonies created by Don and Phil Everly. When the guitar became electric, The Everly Brothers bridged the gap between country and rock n roll. With countless hits and classics, The Everly Brothers inspired bands like the Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, The Kinks, Buddy Holly, and many more groups that utilize the blend of two part harmony. Their career spanned three decades and continue to influence artists around the world.

 

 

Price: $15


June 10, 2017
7:00 pm
The Girtons

Louisiana based Chris Girton will take the stage with his high energy Piano and a great back-up band. During their two hour performance, the Girton Band will perform many of the great 50’s hits such as “Little Sister” “Throwing Rice” and the “Cherokee Boogie”, Girton also presents a number of classic country hits such as “Cheating Heart” and “Kansas City”. Rest assured Girton brings the audience a musical experience.

Price: $15


June 17, 2017
7:00 pm
The Marlinaires

The Marlinaires are a fantastic musical trio with a repertoire including Country, Rock, R&B, Bluegrass, and the Classics from yesterday and today.  The Marlinaires can do it all!  Jack Marlin will dazzle you with his showmanship displaying unparalleled skilled on the guitar, fiddle and bass.  Jack’s daughter, lead vocalist Michelle, will amaze you as she covers any genre with power, confidence and energetic style all her own.  Michelle’s brother, Chris Marlin, blends in perfectly on rhythm guitar and vocals.  Together this versatile family creates tight harmony blends that only come from years of singing together as a family.  You will appreciate their level of professionalism and expertise resulting from more than 60 years combined experience in the music industry.

Price: $15


July 15, 2017
7:00 pm
SLICK WILLY & THE KENTUCKY JELLIES

Slick Willy and The Kentucky Jellies are an extremely talented group with a tremendous library of songs, most dating back to the 50-60’s era old time country and rock & roll.

Lead vocalist and guitar player, Will Wiegard, will feature a number of Buddy Holly hits including such favorites as “Peggy Sue”, “That’ll Be The Day”, and “It’s So Easy”

In addition, The Kentucky Jellies will perform a number of great country standards by artists such as Hank Williams, Webb Pierce, and Buck Owens.

Wiegard and his group have opened for major acts Three Dog night, Jan and Dean, and The Nelson Brothers.

Price: $20


July 22, 2017
3:00 pm
7:00 pm
DAVID BALL

His latest studio release, Sparkle City, is vintage David Ball. He glides between swing, honky-tonk, blues and even a touch of Tex-Mex with the ease of George Strait, the difference being Ball composes his own material.

Fourteen of his singles have entered 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, including his platinum certified “Thinkin’ Problem”. The title track was the top selling country song of 1994.

In 2013 David became one of the first living members to be inducted into the Historic Spartenburg Music Trail in his hometown of Spartanburg SC, joining other notables such as Hank Garland, Don Reno, Buck Trent and the Marshall Tucker Band.

He continues to honor the military by teaming up with the charitable organization, Operation Troop Aid. The 501c3 sends care packages to deployed US troops. On Dec. 16 2016, David was honored with the Operation Troop Aid Chris Kyle Patriot Award.

Price: $12.50


July 29, 2017
7:00 pm
THE MIKE PORTER SHOW

The Mike Porter Show presents a great variety of music, with most songs dating back to the 50-60’s era. Songs performed throughout the evening may include The Platters hit “Only You”.

Throughout his career Mike has shared the style with country music stars Joe Diffie, Clay Walker, and Loretta Lynn. Each year Mike performs at the Great Missouri Fair and a number of festivals. Mike has also been awarded Vocalist of The Year and Song Writer of The Year by The Illinois Country Music Association.