Concert Information

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Small Stage – 7:30 pm

Helen Russell & Company

Elvis and Helen Russell provide toe-tappin’ live music and entertainment. Many folks will remember Helen as an entertainer with Lee Mace’s Ozark Opry, where her abilities as a vocalist and instrumentalist were enjoyed 6 nights a week for 19 seasons. Well folks, she is now better than ever!

With Elvis providing bass and family style comedy, they also feature keyboard, banjo and drums.  It will be an entertainment experience that you are sure to enjoy.

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Main Stage

General Admission Tickets to the Fair are All Inclusive
No Reserve Seats are Sold for the Concert

Lawn chairs may be set up on the track the day of the concert

Taylor Blackwell – 6:45 pm

Taylor Blackwell is a junior at Bowling Green High School where she is involved in Choir, Pride (show choir), FBLA, Speech/Drama, High School plays and Dazzlers (dance team). She is also an honor roll student. She is an accomplished vocalist where she can be found singing at various local events as entertainment. She has performed the National Anthem for the University of Missouri’s Men’s Basketball team and on the House of Representatives floor at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, MO.

Taylor has participated in the Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen (MMOT) program for two years. She was a state talent winner in 2015 and placed in the top 11 in 2016. She is the reigning Miss River City’s Outstanding Teen 2016 and has spent her year promoting her platform, “Readers Are Leaders,” where she volunteers at her local elementary school and libraries reading with K-5th graders.

She is the daughter of Troy and Amy Blackwell of Frankford, MO and has a brother, Tanner.


Madd Hoss Jackson – 7:45 pm

Madd Hoss Jackson is a band as unique as its name. Like a breath of fresh air Madd Hoss Jackson is a group that is diverse as any act you have ever seen and they’ll do it naturally and keep any crowd entertained from their very first song to the very last.

Madd Hoss Jackson has an incredibly varied song list and they have an uncanny ability to change styles and instrumentation to make every song sound like it is one of their own. No matter what the song calls for, be it driving, guitar oriented new country, strong fiddle and perfect harmonies for classics like Alabama and Charlie Daniels, or in your face new rock and classic rock, Madd Hoss Jackson will do it all.

Madd Hoss Jackson is made up of five hard-working, hard playing guys currently building an ever expanding fan base with a list of great covers and also entertaining crowds with releases from their debut CD “Three Weeks”. The members are Matt Bullard – guitars and vocals, Chris Ratcliff – Guitars and vocals, Mark Behymer- bass and vocals, Jim Jennings – drums and vocals and Ed Bourell – guitars, fiddle, and pedal steel.

Neal McCoy – 9:30 pm

Neal McCoy has released fifteen studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 singles to country radio. In 1993, Neal McCoy broke through with the back-to-back number 1 singles “No Doubt About It” and “Wink” from his platinum-certified album “No Doubt About It.”

His commercial success continued into the late 1990s with two more platinum albums and a gold album, as well as six more Top Ten hits. A seventh Top Ten hit, the number 10 “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On,” came in 2005 from his self-released “That’s Life.”

Neal has performed for 15 USO Tours Around the World since 2001; Two-time “Entertainer of the Year”; CMT’s “Top 10 Video of the Year – The Shake”; “Video of the Year – Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye”.

In 2014, Neal was Emcee/Host & performer on Blake Shelton’s 2014 -10 Times Crazier Tour.“ You Don’t Know Me” is Neal’s Current CD with songs from the Great American Songbook.