Wrapping the season with "How Sweet It Is!"

No better way to wrap up another great season of concerts than with Nashville-based performer Steve Leslie, whose musical talents have brought him awards as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist!  Dubbed How Sweet It Is! this show is a superb way to put the finishing touches on another great year of Center of the Nation concerts.  The Monday evening of entertainment is on the calendar for 7:00 p.m., April 24th at the Belle Fourche Rec Center.

Steve Leslie is based in Nashville.  He has received numerous awards as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist.  In “How Sweet It Is!” Steve performs the music of one of his greatest influences, James Taylor, in an authentic and spellbinding concert event. 

Steve’s warm baritone voice and exceptional guitar technique will have you singing along to James Taylor’s incredible catalog of songs.  Audiences everywhere have been raving about “How Sweet It Is!” and the level of genuine craftsmanship Steve Leslie brings to James Taylor’s music. Leslie will be accompanied by his musical partner on piano.

Make plans now to join us for How Sweet It Is!  –  the season finale for the Center of the Nation Concert Association.  It's set for 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 24th, 2023!  

Be sure to thank all of our concert co-sponsors.  These are the folks who really make it all happen:   Barker Law Firm, LLC;   Double Star Computing-Brett Penning; Leverington Funeral Home of the Black Hills;  and  Richard Pluimer, Attorney, Prof, LLC.  

Plan now to join us again next year for another season of outstanding concerts with the Center of the Nation Concert Association!  THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

"Take 3" Coming Thursday, March 30th!

As we write this, we don't know if March weather will be coming in like a Lion or a Lamb.....BUT we do know that musically it won't be going out like a Lamb!  The classical crossover trio "Take 3" – a classical crossover trio with a flair for the wild and unexpected – will take the stage at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 30th for a concert brought to you by by the Center of the Nation Concert Association.  Co-sponsors for the show include the Black Hills Pioneer and Kline Funeral Home.  Be sure to thank them for their great support!

Led by virtuoso violinist Lindsay Deutsch, along with piano and cello, Take 3 is a classical crossover trio that offers genre-bending music ranging from the refinement of a rigorous classical background, mixing it with rock star charisma. 

The trio had a short tour for Allied Concerts in the 2018-19 season which was very well received.  They are a highly polished ensemble, combining musicianship, an enjoyable mix of music, and dynamism on stage. 

Whether performing their take on pop, jazz, or classical tunes, Take 3 brings enthusiasm to their interpretations and impart their love of music to audiences of all musical preferences. Their fan base continues to grow around the world through each individual’s solo, chamber, and orchestral engagements. Their mission is to connect with fans worldwide and impart their love of music to audiences of all ages and musical preferences. Trio members have appeared in major music venues such as Disney Hall, Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Radio City Music Hall in New York, Venice Performing Arts Center, and the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.

What a delight for us that they're able to add Belle Fourche, South Dakota to their schedule!  Make plans to join us at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 30th for Take 3!

Coming in March! The Dan Miller Cowboy Music Review

Dan Miller and his Cowboy Music Revue have been entertaining audiences from around the world for 17 years.  Over 170,000 people from 69 foreign countries have enjoyed the first-class musicianship and family-friendly production that this group is famous for.

And now, they’re coming to the Rec Center stage in Belle Fourche for the Center of the Nation Concert Association!  Mark the date on your calendar – Thursday, March 9, 2023!  Like all of our concerts this season, the performance will begin at 7:00 p.m.

With multiple television appearances, including “Larry’s Country Diner” out of Nashville, Tennessee, and featured appearances on the Travel Channel, ESPN, and the Great American Country Network, Dan and the band have gathered a loyal following from coast to coast.

And when one of the most successful country musicians and singers of our era says Dan Miller’s Cowboy music Revue is “a truly fantastic, thoroughly entertaining variety show,’ you know it’s got to be great!  That quote, by the way, was the opinion of none other than Barbara Mandrell, two-time Country Music Association "Entertainer of the Year"!

The highlight of our wonderful vacation in Cody, Wyoming was the evening we spent at Dan Miller’s Cowboy Music Revue,” Mandrell said.

Another Award-Winning Producer and Songwriter, Phil Johnson, said “Dan Miller is one of my favorite entertainers, without exception.  Dan Miller is a top notch entertainer and a top notch person.”

You’ll have your own chance to enjoy this top-flight entertainment, brought to you by your very own Center of the Nation Concert Association! 

Among the Cowboy favorites you’re likely to hear:

 El Paso

 I’m an Old Cowhand

Ghost Riders in the Sky

San Antonio Stroll

Independence Day

They Call the Wind Mariah

Happy Trails

*  …and many more!

Make plans now to join us for what promises to be a program that will resonate with all the folks in our region who love great Cowboy music!

And don't forget to pass along expressions of appreciation to our Co-Sponsors for this great show!  They include:

AmericInn of Belle Fourche


ET Sports / Budget Appliance

Sand Creek Printing

We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 7 p.m. for Dan Miller’s Cowboy Music Revue at the Belle Fourche Rec Center!