Country Gold Tribute
Kelly Vohnn as Dolly Parton, Shawn Barker as Johnny Cash, Corrie Sachs as Reba McEntire, Stacey Whitton Summers as Shania Twain, & Steve Fairchild as Garth Brooks
July 18 - July 21 at 8 p.m.
July 22 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Come one, come y’all! Let’s revisit the days before country was cool! Come see the Country & Western icons whose careers set the stage for country music’s amazing rise in popularity. We’ve rounded up A-list tribute artists from around the country for this special run at The Northern Lights Theater. We’ll also have a live band of real-deal country musicians and, as you’d expect, our accomplished dancers and eye-catching costuming direct from Las Vegas!
Kelly perfectly embodies the tone, voice and stage presence of Dolly Parton. Audiences throughout the world have been awed by Kelly’s physical and vocal similarities. Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, Kelly has been captivating fans across North America and Europe in venues ranging from casinos to stadiums and festivals. Kelly has won awards in New York, Nashville and Las Vegas. She often performs her one woman show, “The Women in Me” tributing many female country icons. She has backed Barbara Streisand and opened for Diana Ross. Kelly refined her musical talent with studies in voice at Humber College in Toronto and at The Royal Conservatory of Music.
Shawn Barker was born and raised in the metro St. Louis area where, like most entertainers, Shawn’s first experience with music was attending church with his family. From singing in church, playing drums in the school marching band or singing in cover bands and coffee houses, music and entertainment has always been in Shawn’s blood. In 2004, Shawn auditioned for the part of Elvis Presley in the Broadway production of, “Million Dollar Quartet”. The director Floyd Mutrux, (“Dick Tracy” & “American Hot Wax”) recognized Shawn’s unique talent and requested Shawn to submit an audition for the part of Johnny Cash. Shawn agreed and was instantly cast in the part with Mutrux saying, “We have 100 people who can play Elvis, but we only have one that can play Johnny Cash.” Since then, Shawn has performed his unmatchable tribute to Johnny Cash all over the world touring in Australia, Europe, Canada and across the United States.
Corrie has enjoyed a prolific career spanning stage, television, and radio. She is currently signed with Reve Records and is promoting her CD throughout the country. In addition, Corrie is widely considered the #1 "Reba McEntire" tribute artist / impersonator in Las Vegas. Corrie recently completed a successful 2 year run in the hit production show of “Showstoppers Live” at the Casino Arizona in Scottsdale, AZ. Corrie also starred in the 5-year run of “Honky Tonk Angels” in Las Vegas. Prior to “Honky Tonk Angels,” Corrie starred as Miss Annie Oakley in the “Wild Bill’s Wild West Show” in Los Angeles, CA. She also starred in the Las Vegas production shows “Country Fever”, “American Superstars,” and “Legends in Concert.” She has appeared in Atlantic City, starring in “The Showboat Follies” as well as the hit production show “Dazzle.” Corrie traveled extensively on the road throughout the country for fifteen years before settling in Las Vegas, NV. She has performed for the USO throughout the World and has opened for such stars as Bob Hope, Bob Newhart, and Allan and Rossi. Corrie was honored as “Las Vegas Singer of the Year” in 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2013, and was inducted into the Las Vegas Entertainment Hall of Fame in 2011. In addition, Corrie was awarded the prestigious “2011-Tribute Act of The Year” from the Las Vegas Review Journal for her portrayal of Reba McEntire. She currently appears weekly as co-host in the 13-year long running Dennis Bono Radio Show at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa in Las Vegas.
Born and raised in Omaha, NE, Corrie’s career started at the young age of three singing and dancing. She turned professional at the age of fifteen and continued her vocal training at the University of Miami. Corrie's dynamic stage presence and versatility captures audiences of all ages, and her musical interpretation and sincere enthusiasm keeps fans coming back for more!
Stacey Whitton Summers
Stacey Whitton Summers is a singer/songwriter /actress that hails from Reno, NV and comes from a musical family of eight. She has been entertaining audiences since age seven. Her adolescence was filled with studies & performances of classical voice, theater, saxophone and flute. When entering her college years she decided to pursue a singing and acting career. After pursuing her Degree in Opera and Theater, she was cast in the role of “Shania Twain” for the Las Vegas based show, “Legends in Concert.” Since then she has used her talents in makeup/wig design, comedy and voice manipulation to recreate other icons for the stage and TV. During the last twelve years Stacey has been meticulously recreating icons such as Shania Twain, Marilyn Monroe, Martina McBride, Madonna, Gretchen Wilson, and Katy Perry for live stage shows as well as her own one woman show. She has starred on TV shows such as ABC’s “The Next Best Thing,” E! Television’s “Country’s Most Shocking” along with appearing as a featured artist on over 40 variety TV shows. She has shared the stage with original greats such as Dolly Parton and Dom DeLuise. Stacey toured internationally and received media praise from Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Florida, Myrtle Beach, and Branson to the Bahamas, Singapore, Australia, Canada, and many parts of South and Central America. She has spent the last few years in Las Vegas where Shania Twain herself paid a visit to the Vegas strip to see Stacey perform. She has enjoyed singing for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Birthday Bash and the National Rodeo in Las Vegas; however, one of Stacey’s highest honors was to perform for the U.S. Troops at the U.S. Naval Base on the private island of Diego Garcia. Stacey is a seasoned professional in many genres of music and has released 4 of her own CDs.
Steve Fairchild has been a Garth Brooks look-a-like, sound-a-like tribute artist for over twenty years. He has toured all over the country doing corporate shows, fairs, concerts and even did a tour for the military visiting bases all over the world including Japan, Singapore, and Diego Garcia. Crowd reactions have made it easy for Steve to be successful, "I love to engage the audience and involve them in my shows." He is more than a singer, he is a true entertainer!