SUMMER MUSIC SERIES 6:00-8:00
Jeff and Erin are an Effingham duo that play all kinds of music in all kinds of places. Acoustic and electric. Classic rock, soul, funk, some old country and new originals.
Weather permitting, the music will be out on the patio; otherwise, we’ll set up inside. Feel free to bring all your friends and your favorite snacks!
No cover charge.
Shawn Dawson is a Smokey singer songwriter / guitarist. With his roots originally from Southern IL -Carbondale area, Dawson enjoyed some travel playing in many bands of different genres for years before moving up to Sullivan 12 years ago. He then began soloing at local festivals, events, wineries and private parties with a good following. Also playing in sideline bands. Shawn’s voice and soulful style is one to be remembered.
Weather permitting, music will be out on the patio. In the case of inclement weather we will move the music indoors. As usual, feel free to bring your favorite snacks.
No Cover Charge.
Our dinner theater events are a riot and will have you laughing all evening! Reservations are required and will be taken until one week prior to the show. Reservations can be made by calling 217-738-2323. Payment is due at the time of reservation. Seats have been known to sell out quickly so call us as soon as possible!
Tickets are $45 each and include a three course dinner and the performance. There are 8 seats per table but you are free to purchase as many or as few tickets as you need. If you make a reservation for a group of friends you will automatically be seated together; if members of your party make separate reservations, be sure to tell us you’d like to be seated with your friends.
Social time begins at 6:30 pm and the dinner begins at 7pm with a plated salad. The first act begins as soon as the first course is complete. A buffet style dinner is served after the first act, giving you time to restock the wine at your table too! A plated dessert will be served near the end of the show.
The performances are created and performed by Upstage Productions, which has been producing interactive comedy murder mysteries since 1989, Upstage’s shows are a perfect blend of witty improvisation and legitimate mystery. They perform at a variety of locations all over the United States with a strong following wherever they perform, and have been doing shows at Willow Ridge Winery for over three years. Some of their fans have been to over fifty of their performances across the country! Don’t miss this terrific evening of comedy, mystery, and murder at Willow Ridge Winery!
Noah Williams:: 6-8pm
Noah is a guitarist and vocalist for the band William Marsala that performed at this years Blues Festival. Noah will be here Friday night entertaining you with his solo act .He will be playing a variety of music and hopefully a little Blues.
No cover charge
Summer Music Series – Andy Rueter :: 6-8pm
Andy Rueter is a one man show fittingly called “The Only One”. His performances feature country music covering songs from the past to the present as well as original music. With over 25 years experience playing guitar and a deep love of music, Andy always gives a great performance!!
Bring your friends and some snacks and we’ll have the wine! If the weather is nice, Andy will set up on the patio; if not, we’ll be inside!
No cover charge.