Welcome to the Southern Illinois Productions Website
Updated Feb. 2, 2014
By Dow Smith
Let’s talk about the 2014 Southern Illinois Steel Guitar Show!
The 2014 show will be moved back to the fourth weekend in April to avoid Easter Weekend. So we will see you April 24 - 25 - 26, 2014 at the Mt. Vernon, IL Holiday Inn and Convention Center.
The Band: Returning this year is Ric Boyer on Bass. Terry Smith will be on Electric Guitar, Dennis Stroughmatt on fiddle, Peggy Bode on keyboards, with Jeff Stoffel and Mark fitch on Drums. This is a backup band that’ll be hard to beat!
Master of Ceremonies: Ron Head will again be Master of Ceremonies bringing his special brand of humor and professionalism to the stage. Ron promises he will sing a few songs again this year.
Singing Contest: Dee Schnautze of Texico, IL, walked away last year with the first place trophy and $250. Who will it be this year? The contest will be on Thursday evening April 24, 2014 and will feature the southern Illinois Productions Band. We haven’t finished all the details of this year’s Singing contest, so check back here for more information as it develops.
The Players: We don’t have the list of this year's Local and regional players yet, but one thing is for sure, they’ll be a great bunch of musicians. Professional players who have agreed to perform this year (always subject to their changing schedules) are:
Terry Bethel, Bob Case, Tyler Hall, Mike Hermsmeyer,
Russ Hicks, Mike Sigler, Rose Sinclair, Herb Steiner, Mike Sweeney,
Special Guests at the 2014 Show
Returning this year the Sensational
Leona Williams and Ron Williams
And for the Very First Time Country Music Legend
Tony Booth !
** Vendors Welcome! **
For Booth Information
Call Dave Flanagan at 618-267-0696 or
Jeff Stoffel at 618-315-0543
For Show Information
Call Cord Fitch at 618-927-3158 or
Dave Flanagan at 618-267-0696
April 24, 25, 26, 2014
Holiday Inn and Conference Center,
Mt. Vernon, IL
For Hotel Info: 618 – 244 – 7100
Free Parking - Free Breakfast buffet