Southern Illinois Steel Guitar Show

The annual Southern Illinois Steel Guitar Show will take place this Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Organized by Bobby D. Reed, this show features many of the best steel players in midwest. Guest singers Leona Williams, Dottie Jack and Ron Williams will also perform.

Holiday Inn
222 Potomac Blvd
Mt Vernon, IL
I-57 Exit #95 (Google map)
(618) 244-7100

The performance schedule was announced last week on The Steel Guitar Forum:

Thursday April 14
11:00 Joe Fortune
11:35 Gary Sill
12:10 Leon Mercer
12:45 Larry Baker
1:20 Rob Arview
1:55 Vernon Mandrell
2:30 Dan Burnham
3:15 Lyle Clary
3:50 Carl Kilmer
4:25 Bill Vaughn
5:00 -- Dinner Break --
6:10 National Anthem w/Ron Head
6:15 Cord Fitch & Friends
7:00 Staff show & comments
7:15 Bobby Reed's Variety Show
Followed by open jam

Friday April 15
10:00 Bill Dobkins
10:40 Dave Flannigan
11:20 Bobby Reed w/Ron Head
12:00 -- Lunch Break --
1:00 Lee Brothers
1:40 Pat Heller
2:20 Eddie Dunlap w/Amber Martin
3:00 Jeff Surratt
3:40 Lynn Owsley w/Dottie Jack
4:20 Scotty Henderson w/Ron Williams
5:00 Steve Henson
5:40 -- Dinner Break --
7:00 National Anthem w/Ron Head
7:10 Doug Jernigan
8:05 Joe Wright
9:00 Mike Sigler w/Leona Williams
Followed by swing jam

Saturday April 16
10:00 Fred Rushing
10:40 Larry Dolan
11:20 Dave Bolen
12:00 -- Lunch Break --
1:00 Jeff Surratt
1:40 Pat Heller
2:20 Scotty Henderson
3:00 Eddie Dunlap
3:40 Steve Hensen
4:20 Lynn Owsley w/Dottie Jack
5:00 Doug Jernigan
5:40 -- Dinner Break --
6:55 National Anthem w/Ron Head
7:00 Joe Wright
7:50 Mike Sigler
8:40 Leona Williams w/ Doug Jernigan

Whew! I understand that there will also be vendor booths with steel guitars and other products of interest to players and fans of the instrument. A list of vendors was not available.

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