Steel Show update

As you know, the annual Steel Guitar Show held in Mt Vernon, Illinois has been cancelled for 2022. However, as an alternative to this years show, the Southern Illinois Productions Board has decided to offer a one day Steel Guitar Show at another venue located just 15 minutes south of Mt. Vernon at the

Corner Dance Hall

200 Franklin Street, Whittington, IL.

The one day Steel show will be on April 23, 2022 from 10:00 am. to 10:00 pm.



Great Steel Guitar players all day including Mike McGee, Buck Reid, Mike Sweeney, Darrell Cummings and many more local and regional steel players.


Mell Tillis jr


Dennis Stroughmatt

Seating is limited, so get your tickets now

Tickets are $25 ea.

Make check payable to:

"Southern Illinois Productions"

Send to:


808 South Wilson St.

Benton, Illinois 62812

(618) 967-4635

Sponsored by:

Southern Illinois Productions

What is Southern Illinois Productions?

Southern Illinois Productions is a registered 501c3 nonprofit corporation organized in the state of Illinois. It's stated purpose is the promotion and presentation of Classic Country Music featuring the Steel Guitar for social and educational purposes. Each year the organization produces the Southern Illinois Steel Guitar Show (Steel Guitars in Concert) in support of Shriner's Hospitals for Children. All proceeds, beyond the operating expenses of the corporation, are donated to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children. Since we started supporting Shriner's Hospital's for Children just eight short years ago and thanks to all of you, we have raised and donated over $50,000.