Formed in April of 2008, and still touring with the original lineup, The HillBenders have firmly established their presence as one of the most energetic and engaging progressive acoustic bands on the scene and they continue to wow audiences from stages around the contry and around the world. Just over three years ago the band shifted their focus away from original music to tackle their recent critically-acclaimed “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry” release.
ADAM JOHNSTON BAND FEAT. DAKOTA PAGAN
The Adam Johnston Band is an eclectic blend of professional musicians. The full band is known for playing covers with a wide range of genres including: Funk, Rock, Pop, Jazz, & Even Bluegrass. Adam has been performing for 20 years now fronting for his own project Adam Johnston Band and several others. Dakota Pagan is a versatile vocalist and songwwriter from St. Louis MO!
OPAL ALGAFIA AND THE SWEET NOTHINGS
Opal Agafia & The Sweet Nothings, based in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, embodies the sounds of the Ozark Mountains: a little soul, a little roots, a little rock-and-roll, a little old-timey swing – and a lot of heart. Opal’s voice is packed with power and emotion; her lyrics are sophisticated yet accessible.
CREDENCE COOL WATER REVUE
Formed just over five years ago, Credence Coolwater Revue is one of Missouri’s most sought-after bands. Larry Holiday is the group’s lead guitarist, and Kenny Christensen provides vocals and piano accompaniment. They’re joined by Doug Clifford on drums, and Cole Lee sings and plays several instruments. Georgina Holiday adds her voice to create beautifully blended harmonies.
BRADEN BAUGH BAND
Braden Baugh is a 28yr old Country-ish artist from Nashville, TN. His show includes upbeat songs from all eras and all genres (although country is his forte)! Braden performed hundreds of shows on Broadway in Nashville at notable venues such as Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge and for notable organizations such as the Nashville Predators.
DANCE MONKEY DANCE
Doug Dicharry is from Webb City, MO, and spent 13 years as a founding member of the internationally touring band, The Ben Miller Band. In 2015 he split from the band to become a 1-man-band called Dance Monkey Dance! Even while becoming a talented multi-instrumentalist in the Ben Miller Band(drums, trombone, trumpet, mandolin, washboard, spoons), he decided to pick up the guitar and ukulele and has been obsessively writing songs since.
Josh started playing drums at the age of four years old in 1982. He grew up on the classics, such as the Rolling Stones, Beatles, and Ozzy Osbourne. He also was lucky enough to experience jazz at a young age as well as R&B. When he got older, he combined all of these genres in his playing and developed a unique sound that people have come to enjoy.
SNAPS FOR SINNERS
Snaps for Sinners is a sassy swing ensemble hellbent on making people dance and have a good time, while also delivering a powerful progressive message that inspires empathy and altruism. With influences ranging from traditional Jazz to Folk-Punk to Country, Snaps for Sinners is dedicated to creating an all-inclusive experience through the blending of multicultural arts.
MUSIC STAGE HOURS
YOUR HOST FOR THE WEEKEND: MICHAEL HYDEN – ALL OVER OVERLAND
FRIDAY June 10th – 2PM – 11PM
SATURDAY June 11th – 12AM – 11PM