2020 Open Stage

Thanks to all our sponsors, performers, and audience members, its going to be another great season!

2020 Open Stage

January 11 & 25
February 8
March 14 & 28

at High Country Guest Ranch

Show starts at 6pm



Open Stage, Hill City Arts Council’s winter music showcase, ushers in each new year with shows in January, February, and March. In addition to livening up the local scene in the dark of winter, Open Stage gives new talent and seasoned acts alike a supportive place to hone their craft. It also helps local promoters find and hire performers for summer shows and festivals. Local and regional singer/songwriters and poets are regulars, but storytellers, dancers, jugglers, and joke tellers are welcome too. The audience’s free-will donations help support our scholarship program and art education grants for local kids.

2019 Sponsors

2019 Steve Thorpe Award

Winner: Steve Linde

(photo by Jukka Huhtiniemi)

Steve Linde’s regular participation in Open Stage, support of the program throughout the years, and encouragement of other musicians meant he was an obvious choice for this award. He makes every song he sings his own, making him a crowd favorite.

January 12: Roger & Merlene Broer, Tom & Sandy Frank,

                     Cheryl Whetham & Jukka Huhtiniemi

January 26: State Farm Financial Services, Agent Steve Engelbrecht

                     Bud & Mary Olson

February 9: Brent Morris & The Western Acoustics

                     Perky Pine Coffee Shop at Pine Rest Cabins

February 23: State Farm Financial Services, Agent Steve Engelbrecht

                        Wally Matush – Old World Company

March 9: Thomas & Marilyn Novotny

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March 23: State Farm Financial Services, Agent Steve Engelbrecht

                   Ron & Carol Walker


Additional funding provided by:


High Country Guest Ranch
Regional Health – Hill City Clinic


Thanks to all of our sponsors!


 Want to be a sponsor? Check out the links below or call the Hill City Arts Council at 605-574-2810. You can also email us at info@hillcityarts.org. Your support is greatly appreciated!


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