Opening Act: Thursday, July 28
Three players, Mike Connor, Boyd Bristow and Guy Gullickson make up the trio called the Shamrockers. Their repertoire includes original songs, classic tunes and Celtic music.
Mike Connor is a veteran musician who has played for audiences from coast to Costa Rica and from Ireland to Indiana! His music career stretches back to the 1960’s and has included work with many ensembles like South Dakota Acoustic Christmas, The Mid-Life Crisis band and several other groups, as well as solo performance.He is a 3 time inductee into the South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Assn.Hall of Fame.
Boyd Bristow is a guitarist best known for playing with A South Dakota Acoustic Christmas, East of Westreville, Blueberry Buckle,R and B Supply, Poker Alice, Campfire Concerto, Kenny Putnam and the Song Pilots and Vince Two Eagles. He has recorded and produced over 50 albums of music for South Dakota artists,including 16 CDs for A South Dakota Acoustic Christmas. He has been happily playing with Mike and Guy in the Shamrockers for over 10 years.
Guy Gullickson began playing lead guitar in working bands in Sioux Falls and the surrounding area while still at Washington High, long before it was called the Pavilion. After college, he moved to Colorado Springs and formed Guy and the Regulars,which played gigs all over the Rockies. He then returned to South Dakota and joined Mid-Life Crisis,which transitioned into the Shamrockers. Guy is also a proud member of the Song Pilots, Kenny Putnam’s band out in the Black Hills. He loves the songs of the Beatles most of all.
The Shamrockers will be opening for Socks in the Frying Pan on Thursday, July 28th.
Schedule of the night includes:
6:30pm Lawn Opens (food/drink) and Special Dance Performance – The Celtic Steps
7:00pm Music Starts
Opener: The Shamrockers
Headliner: Socks in the Frying Pan