To kick off Veteran's Day weekend, 50-year country music veteran and United States Air Force veteran Mel Tillis will make his way to the Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center stage at 8 p.m. Friday, November 9.
"What better way to say thank you to our servicemen and women than by bringing them Mel Tillis for a strong start to Veterans Day weekend?" asked Deadwood Mountain Grand general manager Brad Hemmah. "We are proud to present Mr. Tillis and privileged to offer this fine entertainer at 50 percent off to all veterans. It's our way of saying thank you in a GRAND way. We truly appreciate the efforts of and sacrifices made by each and every United States veteran in this country."
Country music legend, Tillis has been in the music/entertainment business now for more than five decades. He and his band, the Statesiders, have worked concerts all over the 50 states, Canada, England, and other countries.
For one South Dakota-based software company, it seems that all roads lead to Deadwood Mountain Grand.
Dware, a highway cost accounting software firm that counts its first client as a former tenant of the former Deadwood Mountain Grand slime plant building turns 30 this fall.
Behind every great singer is an equally talented songwriter. Deadwood Mountain Grand's Wild West Songwriter's Festival coming up October 11 - 14 at locales throughout Deadwood will showcase a rare, behind the scenes look at the lyrical creation of some of today's hottest country and rock hits, as well as a chance to meet more than 20 of the best songwriters in the business, who penned them.
The New Christy Minstrels, a group that is 50 years young, still going strong and founded on a love for good old-fashioned folk music, will return to the Deadwood Mountain Grand stage at 3 p.m. Sunday September 23.
Over Twenty Hot-Shot Songwriters and Recording Artists will travel to Deadwood, South Dakota to take part in the inaugural Wild West Songwriters Festival which will take place October 11-14, 2012 These Songwriters have penned hits for the biggest names in Country and Rock Music such as: Kenny Chesney, Eric Clapton, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Tonic, Fuel, LeAnn Rimes, Restless Heart, Tyler Hilton, and Jack’s Mannequin, just to name a few, and will gather to entertain and delight crowds during the exciting weekend.