The 2017 show starts Thursday, April 20 at 10am and continues daily until Saturday, April 22 at 11pm.  The location is the Holiday Inn and Conference Center  (Soon to be Double Tree Inn) at 222 Potomac Blvd, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.  

(Exit 95 on Interstate Route 57)


Go to Tickets page to purchase tickets online. Go to the Accomodations page to make room reservations now.  

Click image to go to T Graham's Webpage

The incredible T. Graham Brown


Friday Only!

Click image to go to Teea's Webpage

Singing Sensation Teea Goans


Saturday Only!

Click image to go to Dennis' Webpage

Fiddlin' Dennis Stroughmat




Dennis will be fiddlin' all weekend with the SIP Stage Band

Yes - They'll be back this year By Popular Demand

Leona's Webpage Click image to visit Leona's Website

Ms Leona Williams

\"Leona Williams is the greatest female singer to have ever stepped up to a microphone."  \ George Jones.

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Mr. Ron Williams

The REAL DEAL. Ron Williams is one of the finest Country Music Singers in the business.


Be Patient we're updating the webpages

SIP Stage Band


Ric Boyer Bass


Dennis Stroughmatt Fiddle


Jeff Stoffel Drums


Bo Chalupek Fiddle


Bobby Regot Drums


Terry Smith Guitar


Peggy Bode Keyboards


John Farrell Bass


Chrissie Rigsby Keyboards


​Donnie Lampley Bass
​Joe Arview Guitar
Bill Toler  Bass



     SIP Stage Band

Featured Players


Professional Players we have contacted to play so far (subject to their changing professional schedules) are:


Junior Knight


Johnny Cox


Tommy Dodd








Local / Regional Players

Here is the beginning of the first list. Contact us if you would like to play.


Tobin Hess

John Buffington

Bobby Hearn




Master of Ceremonies, Ron Head will be bringing his special brand of humor, vocal talents and professionalism to the stage again this year.  Ron formerly fronted

THE country band of our region, of the 60s and 70s: "Ron Head and the Country Showboys"


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