Stone Cold Cowboys

The Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts

One of the best, most authentic country bar bands within 100 miles takes the stage at The Betty Jayne Brimmer Center for the Performing Arts in Peoria Heights at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14.

Tickets for the Stone Cold Cowboys are $7 in advance at, $10 day of show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Weather permitting, the Nanawall will be open for an indoor/outdoor experience. Portable heaters will be available. Physical distancing guidelines will be enforced, and masks will be required for entry. Get to-go at your favorite Heights restaurant and bring it along, and satisfy your thirsts with us.

It’s not often in central Illinois that you’ll hear a fiddle and a pedal steel guitar together, but welcome to real-deal country courtesy of the Stone Cold Cowboys.

The band consists of longtime members Erich Thompson (vocals/acoustic guitar), Steve Harris (fiddle/electric guitar), Tug Thompson (electric guitar/vocals), Steve Towrey (vocals/acoustic guitar), and Guy Morse (drums/percussion). In 2016, they added Tim Harr (pedal steel guitar/dobro) and Dave Martin (electric bass/vocals), both veterans of multiple bands including Cadillac Jack.