Historic Stovall’s Grove
Rockhorse Saloon and Dance Hall
18720 Stovall Lane (off Hwy 100 Six miles west of 109)
(636) 405-3024 www.stovallsgrove.com
Western Attire appreciated. Open Wednesday through Saturday at 6:00
May and June 2019
Nothing beats a Missouri Spring- blooms, birds. Courting songs, and beauty everywhere your eye turns. How blessed to live in hardwood forests changing with every season. Stovalls is enchanting with the starry nights, campfires and fun bouncing music.
Stovalls provides the best Country Western Music shows in the Midwest. You will be on your feet dancing, singing and enjoying the sights and sounds of an authentic 1950’s honky tonk with extraordinary talent. Our Stovalls Sunday Music Series with barbecues have returned for the year. The smokers and crew are all fired up for some good smoking barbecues. A very pleasant way to spend your Sunday afternoon, indeed.
Private parties can be arranged on days and evenings: Sunday, thru Wednesday, and Saturday afternoons. Party Packages are available. Tell us your budget and we can plan the rest. Entertaining has never been so easy. Whether its Aunt Beulah, the college kids, your sister in from Memphis, everyone will be smiling and enjoying their visit. Whether 10 or 100, let us do the worry for your parties, birthdays, reunions, retirements, office, showers, neighbors, impromptu family get togethers, or just good nite out with friends.
Stovall's Grove Home of Country Music since 1935 !
Ya’ll come and see us when you can.
-Dennis, Liz, Steve, Kate, Kathy, Angela and all our dandy musicians.
Missouri Fiddlers and Country Music Association’s Annual Fiddler Contest - Saturday,
May 25th – Doors open at 11:00 am; Noon- Registration; Competition 2:00 to 6:00 pm
Traditional Country Fiddle Music
A long standing proud tradition at Stovalls. Catch junior, adult, and senior competitors rosin up to compete for top honors. Door includes barbecue dinner plate with country sides, and benefits the Association.
Sunday Barbecue and Music Series- with the Missouri Valley Boys Special Salute to Allen Cully - May 19th, 2019
3:00 to 7:00 PM ( Traditional and Classic Country, Variety, some Top Forty )
Kudos and honors to very talented Vocalist and bass playing musician, Allen Cully. A Stovalls favorite for many many years. He puts the Ray in Price. Stovalls Master Barbecuers are firing up the pits with real hardwood smoked meats and all the fixins that are sure to please. Best deal around with mighty fine musical entertainment. Barbecue plate $10.00 includes music. Doors open at 2:00
Sunday Music Series, Sunday, June 16th - 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM with Hot Damn Hot Damn Band - (Classic Country, Rock, Blues, Pop, Top Forty)
Straight from sunny Marco Island, Florida, Norm and Debbie Pelletier perform their fantastic show for the Grove. Finger licking good barbecue and the magical sound of Hot Damn. Can’t ask for a better afternoon Doors open at 2:00 PM. Music 3:00 to 7:00 PM. $10.00 Cover includes music and barbecue plate,
The Missouri Valley Boys - Shows –Sunday Music Series Barbecue with special Tribute to Allen Cully, Sunday, May 19th – 3:00-7:00 pm- Fridays – May 31st and June 14th - Saturdays- May 11th and June 29th– 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
(Traditional country western, hillbilly and some Top 40) Missouri Valley Boys have made Stovall’s Grove the “Home of country music since 1935” featuring Traditional Country Western and Hillbilly music. Musical talents of the Missouri Valley Boys showcase Mike Ritchey on vocals and lead guitar, Wally McCanless, on vocals and Bass, Ron Mecey, on pedal steel, and Bobby Regot on drums. Consummate, talented professionals for many years, these players will rock the joint with their renditions of great country standards and more. Step back into genuine country music history with classic songs made famous by Ray Price, George Jones, Ernest Tubbs, Lefty Frizell, Merle Haggard, and Hank Williams. Ya’ll come.
The Backstreet Cruisers- Shows - Saturday- May 4th- 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM - Sunday Music Series Barbecue- Sunday, April 14th 3:00 to 7:00 PM
(Traditional Country, Variety and Rock and Roll ) Get ready for a fantastic show that will bet you have you kickin your heels up on the dance floor- Doc Ben Walter, lead vocals and guitar, Jerry Sexhauer, lead guitar, and vocals, Bill Weber, bass guitar and vocals, and Gary Abmeyer on drums perform classics with flawless fidelity and way too much fun in this time traveling show. You are gonna want to be at Stovalls this night.
Colonel Ford and the Rough Riders – Show –Fridays, May 3rd and June 21st - 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
(Hillbilly, Honky Tonk, and Traditional Country)
Honky Tonk music at its finest .Gary Hunt leads the band in that county western high lonesome sound. Gary Hunt, guitar, fiddle, and vocals, Dade Farrar, Standup bass, and vocals, Jay Farrar, pedal steel , Johnny Horton, guitar, and Dan Kathriner, drums and vocals. Mighty fine music and a great big howdy of country. Country music just doesn’t get any better than this.
Cosmic Cowboys– Show –Saturday, May 25th - 8:00-12:00 AM
(Country Rock, Traditional and Classic Country)
Fantastic sounds from Richard Dempsey, on Guitar, Bass, and vocals, carrying on in the tradition of Gram Parsons, Emmie Lou Harris, Merle Haggard, the Bryds performing with Wife, Conni Dempsey on vocals, percussion, Bob Briedenbach on Steel Guitar, and vocals, Fred Gumaer on Drums and vocals, and Phil Moran, on Bass. These cowboys rope and ride your favorite tunes out of this world.
Diesel Island– Show – Saturdays – May 18th and June 22nd - 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM (Classic Traditional country, Rockabilly, 70’s outlaw country, and Variety)
Voted best traditional country band by Riverfront Times this year. Groove to your favorite country classics, with 70’s outlaw, and even some rockabilly, with Brian Henneman, on lead guitar, Kip Loui, on rhythm guitar, Richard Tralles on Standup Bass, Carl Pandolfi on piano, and Spencer Marquart on percussion. It’s a hoot!
Hot Damn Band - Saturday, June 15th 8:00 to 12:00 PM – Sunday Music Series Barbecue, Sunday, June 16th (Classic Country, Rock, Blues, Pop, Top Forty)
Enjoy the fabulous Husband and wife Duo of Hot Damn, featuring Norm on lead guitar and vocals and Debbie on the Zeta standup bass. You’ll marvel at the full band sound from these two veteran Snow bird performers. Great music from classic country western, rock, blues to today’s top forty. A nite of fun, dancing, amazing vocals and trips through your favorite songs over the years.
The Roadhouse Kings, with Thayne Bradford –Shows – Fridays-May 10th, and 24th, June 7th and 28th – 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM – Sunday Music Series Barbecue- Sunday March 24th -3:00 to 7:00 PM
(Traditional and Classic Country, Variety, some Top Forty)
Some Mighty fine entertainment that’s sure to get your honey and boots a moving. Thayne Bradford, on fiddle , squeezebox, and vocals, John Higgins, on steel guitar and vocals, Randy Shore on Bass and vocals, Don Drewit on drums. Thayne is mighty fine musician who goes way back with the Grove. Outrageously great entertainment!
Serapis with Special Guest Mark Moebeck – Show – Friday, May 17th and Saturday, June 8th – 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
(Americana, Original, Rock, Cross Country, Blues, Beach and Reggae)
Classic American band known for mixing in the “other” songs from hitmakers upping the ante of entertainment with masterful licks, driving vocals and spirited arrangements. Gene Carroll, Bass guitar and vocals, Tony Chambers, guitar and vocals, Bob Gleason, drum and vocals, Todd Luerding, keyboard, accordion and vocals, and special guest Mark Moebeck, guitar and vocals. An irresistible talent bonanza, with a motherlode of crowd pleasing righteous songs, that get you on your feet, moving and grooving the night away.
TwangMasters – Shows None Scheduled- 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
(Classic and Traditional Country western, and Rockabilly)
Extra Fine musical tradition comin’ at ‘ya- Mike Ritchey heads the fast pace on vocals and lead guitar, with Wally McCanless, on Bass, Ron Mecey, on pedal steel, and Bobby Regot on drums. Consummate, talented professionals for many years, these players will rock the joint with their renditions of great country standards and more.
The Widowmakers- Show – Saturday – June 1st - 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM (Americana, Traditional Country, Classic Country Western, Original and Rockabilly)Seasoned musicians from the Ozarks, Branson, St. Louis and Springfield cradles of country, Brian Capps and Cliff Boone are bringing down the house and lighting up the dance floor at Stovalls. True to Hank Williams, Marty Robbins and Johnny Cash, these fellas know how to kick it up and whale on your favorites. Brian Capps on standup Bass and vocals, and Cliff Boone on guitar, mandolin, banjo and vocals. Plan now to get your hat boots and be delighted with this fantastic show.
Open Mike Wednesdays- Wednesdays, 7:00 to ? PM
(Open Mike –Various country genres, Traditional country, Hillbilly, Top Forty, Southern Rock, Americana)
Ya’ll come! Razzle, Dazzle with your talent at the time honored tradition of open mike at Stovalls. Steve Hollander and Greg Hart rope in talented players from around the area, and keeps ‘em in line. Various musicians gather to share their musical guitar, bass, fiddle, accordion and vocals with much impromptu harmonies, voicings, and great fun. Play, sing, or just enjoy watching the shows. All welcome. Any style related to country. Must be twenty one.
Dance Lessons – Thursdays - Starting at 7:00 P.M.
Very robust and bustling evening at the Grove with Claudia. Crazy good fun that gets everyone moving with a new level of fun, stylish moves, and great dances. Learn the latest country western dances, meet nice people, and get fit. From classic country western line dances -the boot scoot boogie, Diamond reggae, Black Velvet, Trouble, Tush Push, Electric Slide, Slap Leather, Cruisin, to country western couples dances- Stationery Cha Cha, San Antonio Stroll, Ridin’ Double, L.A Two Step, Cotton Mouth, you can learn them all. Beginner to Advanced with or without partners. Time to get slapping, and scootin. $3.00 per person.