Les Mis & Phantom of the Opera

New this year are Phil and Amy, a husband and wife team that are known most notable as featured vocalists with the Franz Benteler Royal Strings Orchestra. The Chicagoland duet duo, along with their daughter Lucie, will bring their “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Mis” performance that includes songs “Music of the Night,” “All I ask of You,” “I Dreamed a Dream” and “On My Own” among others. Phil and Amy have been capturing Read More


The Templetons

Mike and Lisa Templeton lead their nine children to produce a toe-tapping, hand clapping, Bluegrass and Gospel music show. Their songs are upbeat, catchy and fun for all. Every family member contributes in some way, right down to Robert, age 9, Margaret, age 6 and Dominic, age 2, who love to dance to the fiddle tunes. So come on down, sit a spell and listen, or dust off your boots and dance along. This talented Read More


Darrell Data

Illinois has been the birthplace of many famous musical songwriters and artists. Steve Goodman, Dan Fogelberg, Chicago and REO Speedwagon. “A History of Music from Illinois” will include music from several regions in Illinois, their artists, as well as styles including Folk, Country, Blues, Pop and Jazz. Learn a brief history of the artists, their music, roots and influences. Performances by Darrell Data, member of the Illinois band “Buckacre.” Matinee Performances: July 11 & 12: 11:30am matinee performance Read More

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Nashville Connection

Country music at its finest! Dave and Daphne, a Nashville duo, perform a high-energy show with classic country music roots! Dave is well known for his 10 years on the road as Barbara Mandrell’s lead guitarist. Daphne was Southern Gospel Music’s Female Vocalist of the Year, having spent many years with the Bill Gaither Southern Gospel Music Conventions. When she signs country music, she’s best described as a cross between Shania Twain and Patsy Cline. Read More


A Touch of Kenny & Friends

Dave Karl has been entertaining audience’s for years! He looks like Kenny, sounds like Kenny and his natural speaking voice is Kenny! He even appeared as Kenny Rogers in the motion picture “Queens of Country” released in 2011. If you are a Kenny Rogers fan, this show is for you! When booking your overnight package, you must call (815) 220-7386 to request your show date and time. June 6: 5pm evening performance June 6, 7 & 8: 11:30am matinee performance Read More

Fabulous Vegas Guys Pure Vegas

Fabulous Vegas Guys

Sit back and enjoy all that Las Vegas has (and had) to offer with “The Fabulous Vegas Guys!” From the Rat Pack and Elvis to Neil Diamond and everything in between! Mixing comedy, great music and dead-on impressions right before your eyes, you’ll never know what’s coming next. A truly must-see show! When booking your overnight package, you must call (815) 220-7386 to request your show date and time. May 23 & 24: 11:30 am matinee Read More

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Sweet Dreams & Honky Tonks

Starved Rock Lodge presents Tom Waselchuk & Jami Lampkins performing their new hit revue Sweet Dreams & Honky Tonks: The Music and Lives of Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash. Mr. Waselchuk & Ms. Lampkins share stories about the lives and careers of these amazing country music stars and, of course, sing their biggest hit songs – some of the best-loved music ever recorded. When booking your overnight package, you must call Read More


The Tenors 3

The synergy of Richard Gersten, Oscar Menoyo and Luis Galvez will amaze you as this trio of professionally-trained tenors presents diverse music encompassing Opera, Broadway and the standard Italian favorites infused with a touch of comedy. The Tenors 3 are great performers; they bring class, humor and music to our Lodge. The buffet features traditional Italian food including Italian Sausage, Chicken Parmesan, Mostacolli, roasted vegetables, pasta salad, garlic bread and an Italian dessert. When booking Read More

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Rock Around the Clock

Direct from her Smokey Mountain theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, we present Patty Waszak. Patty’s show combines a wide variety of music along with comedy and audience participation. She is a dynamic singer, hilarious comedienne and great musician. Enjoy all of those upbeat toe tappers people know and love to sing along with such as “Rock Around The Clock,” “Johnny B Goode” and more. When booking your overnight package, you must call (815) 220-7386 to request Read More

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Dueling Pianos

An experience like no other! Don’t miss this wildly entertaining music and comedy dueling piano show. Our interactive musical comedy experience will have you singing, shouting, dancing and laughing so hard you’ll be doubled over. When booking your overnight package, you must call (815) 220-7386 to request your show date and time. March 21, 22 & 23: 11:30 am matinee performance Prices: Matinee Performance: $40 – includes lunch buffet & show Overnight Stay with Matinee Read More