Illinois native Brett Eldredge has been singing along with Ray Charles, Ronnie Dunn and Frank Sinatra since he was a kid. Now with 2 hit singles of his own and opening shows for the likes of Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift, Brett goes out of his way to connect with every member of the crowd. As he continues to work hard at the craft of songwriting, there’s no question his talent will grow along with his audience. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of it!
An Atlantic Records’ powerhouse vocalist, Brett Eldredge is gearing up to celebrate the launch of his debut album, Bring You Back, out August 6, with the CMA Songwriters Series, national TV appearances and an album release concert in support of the CD. With his current hit, “Don’t Ya,” closing in on the Top 5, Eldredge is 2013’s highest charting newcomer to the top of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart.
This up-and-coming Country music artist/songwriter is no stranger to Illinois. Originally from Clearwater, KS, Logan Mize is a Southern Illinois University alum. In 2006 he followed his dream of making it big in music when he left SIU and headed to Nashville. In 2012, Logan’s second album, Nobody in Nashville (released on Big Yellow Dog Music), charted to No. 49 on Billboard Country Albums and No. 15 on Billboard Heatseekers Albums. He has opened for headlining acts such as Lady Antebellum, The Band Perry, Charlie Daniels Band and Montgomery Gentry. We think he’s doing alright for a kid from Kansas!
If you’re looking for a high-energy, intense Country experience, Brushville is the band for you! In 2012 they beat out more than 300 national bands to win the Battle for the Saddle at Nashville, Tennessee’s legendary Wildhorse Saloon. Sharing the stage with the likes of Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Big & Rich and many more, Brushville brings a fresh, dynamic sound that we can’t wait to experience!
Singer-songwriter Drew Baldridge grew up in Patoka, Illinois, where he developed a passion for writing, playing and singing his own Country songs. Now he opens shows for Montgomery Gentry, Lee Greenwood and Phil Vassar. His first single, “Little Things,” is getting rave reviews and his fan base just keeps growing. We can’t wait to see Drew on our stage and look forward to watching his career take off!
Effingham-born Dani Flowers made her first public appearance at a county fair at the age of 6. She has been pursuing her love of country music ever since, singing and playing several instruments. We’re thrilled to welcome Dani back to Effingham for an awesome concert!