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Drive-In Massacre silent auction for

September 15, 2015

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a month-long series of screenings of classic horror films with “Universal’s Legacy of Horror” in October.  The series is part of the studio’s year-long 100th anniversary celebration engaging Universal’s fans and all movie lovers in the art of moviemaking.

Pictured: Julie Adams and the Gill Man in CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, 1954.
Here are items that will be part the Drive-In Massacre charity silent auction this weekend. Proceeds from the auction benefit These are some seriously cool item! Creature From The Black Lagoon 11 X 17 Poster Signed by Julie Adams Monster Squad 11 X 17 Poster Signed by Fred Dekker Suspiria 11 X 17 Poster Signed by Goblin Basket Case 11 X 17 Poster Signed by Frank Hennenlotter Return of the Living Dead 11 X 17 Poster (Signed by Linnea Quigley)

Drive-In Massacre 2015

September 14, 2015

Movieside Presents: Drive-In Massacre 2015! Sept. 18th & 19th, 2015! The Skyline Drive-In 3986 E. Michigan Rd. Shelbyville, IN 46176 This is a charity benefit for Vital Bridges Announced Films: -Jason Lives: Friday The 13th Part VI with special guest Director Tom McLoughlin -HORROR HOTEL (Starring Christopher Lee!) -THE GATES OF HELL (Insane Lucio Fulci horror!) – Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things -Tickets are only $10 ($5 for children 11 and under)! -Free camping! -Vintage 35mm trailers! -Short films from local filmmakers! -Tons of other surprises! Both Friday & Saturday are identical and Tom McLoughlin will be appearing both nights. Horror Hotel at 8:30pm, Jason Lives: Friday The 13th Part VI at 10pm, The Gates of Hell at 11:45pm and Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things at 1:30am. Camping is included with admission and is available both nights. We open at 6pm each night. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 kids 3-11 and under 3 are free. We will be serving breakfast from 7am-9am Saturday and Sunday morning. We will have Vendors selling all kinds of memorabilia and also some cool giveaways. Autographs are free! Sliders massacre

NOTLD Darkest Dawn & Truth Or Dare Screening at The Skyline

September 3, 2015

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Super Monster Movie Fest 2015 This Weekend

August 24, 2015

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Here is the schedule with approximate times for our 4th annual Super Monster Movie Fest at The Skyline. We will also be slipping in some surprises each night. Both Friday and Saturday are real dusk till dawn shows and you can camp for free. You can bring your tent and spend a spooky night under the stars at the Skyline. You can still buy tickets in advance on our website or pay at the gate. This will be a huge fun event and we hope all of you will be able to join us for our weekend of monsters.

Friday August 28th open at 6pm admission $10 for adults, $5 kids 11 and under, 2 & under are free
7:45pm Sammy Terry’s Terror Trivia Game Show compete on our big screen and win cool prizes.
8:45pm Mighty Joe Young
10:15pm Sammy terry live (or dead) on stage
11pm The Curse of the Werewolf
12:45am Island of Lost Souls
2:15am Tarantula
4am Horror Express

Saturday August 29th open 6pm admission $10 for adults, $5 kids 11 and under, 2 & under are free
7pm live music on our stage with Thee Tsunamis, Bizarre Noir and Werewolf With A Shotgun
8:45pm King Kong
10:15pm live on our stage The Rocket Doll Revue and their spooky burlesque show
11:15pm An American Werewolf in London
1am The Abominable Snowman
2:45am The War of the Gargantuas
4:15am Teenage Monster

Sunday August 30th open 7pm admission $10 for adults, $5 kids 11 and under, 2 & under are free or $20 per car load whichever is less
8:45pm Curse of the Werewolf
10:30pm Island of Lost Souls
11:55pm The Abominable Snowman

Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones featuring Dennis Gruenling at the Skyline Sunday August 9th

August 5, 2015

Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones featuring Dennis Gruenling will be on stage at the Skyline Sunday August 9th at 7:30pm. Acclaimed guitarist/vocalist Doug Deming and harmonica ace Dennis Gruenling – now both VizzTone recording artists – announce a new partnership to bring their music to a wider audience. Eastside Detroit native Doug Deming, now hailing from Florida’s Gulf Coast, has garnered widespread attention for his deft guitar work and memorable songwriting. With a nod to the likes of T-Bone Walker and Charlie Christian, as well as Luther Tucker and Robert Jr. Lockwood, Doug leaves his own mark whether swingin’ on the big jazz box, or playing straight up blues on the solid body Fender guitar. While playing the local Detroit scene in the early 90′s, major players began to take notice, and Doug spent much of the following years backing many of the day’s top touring blues artists, including Fabulous Thunderbirds frontman Kim Wilson, legendary Louisiana swamp bluesman Lazy Lester, Gary Primich, Chicago greats Johnny “Yard Dog” Jones, and A.C. Reed, as well as Detroit’s own Queen of the Blues, Alberta Adams. With a decade of touring and recording to his credit, Doug has earned his position alongside today’s heavies on the blues scene. Leading his band, The Jewel Tones, Doug continues to bring noteworthy traditional and original roots music to his audiences. Doug’s latest recording, What’s it Gonna Take, exhibits the outstanding guitar work and remarkable singing and songwriting that have become Doug’s calling card. Dennis Gruenling is without a doubt one of the baddest, swingingest, most innovative harp blowers on the planet. For the past fifteen years, Dennis has played with many top-notch traditional blues acts such as Snooky Pryor, Pinetop Perkins, A.C. Reed, Nappy Brown, and Homesick James, as well as his own original jump blues outfit “Jump Time”. For years critics and musicians worldwide have been praising how he blends both the blues harmonica and swing saxophone traditions, as he pioneers a whole new sound and direction for the harp. Also one of the world’s foremost blues harmonica instructors, Dennis is also in demand as a harmonica teacher and lecturer worldwide, in addition to the blues history knowledge he airs on his weekly “Blues & the Beat” radio program (WFDU-FM). Equally adept at performing, composing, arranging, and teaching, what fans remember most is the fun, energy, and emotional intensity of each and every show he is a part of. “Like World Champions…blues musicians Dennis Gruenling and Doug Deming are individually great talents who are even better when they come together as one of the most prolific duos on today’s contemporary American Blues scene. – MUSIC NEWS NASHVILLE “…one of the great tandems in blues music today” – BLUES JUNCTION “Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones are making a new thing out of the old-skool blues, and the results are highly addictive…Dennis rips the roof off with a chromatic harp workout…just swings with loads of energy and style.” – SUNDAY NIGHT BLUES PROJECT

Wendell Ray concert at the Skyline Saturday August 8th

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We are so pleased to have Wendell Ray on stage at the Skyline Saturday August 8th at 7:30pm. This concert is included with regular admission to the Skyline. Wendell Ray is a prolific singer/songwriter and harmonica player currently residing in Nashville, TN. “It is a matter of time and the correct opportunity until this Neo Soul Artist is nationally known, if not globally.” -Examiner Wendell started playing the harmonica at 9 year’s old, inspired by likes of Steven Tyler & Stevie Wonder. Once he picked up the harmonica, he never put it down. Wendell Ray’s debut album, “Penny For Your Thoughts” is a fresh approach to a classic soulful, funky sound. With groove for days, Wendell approaches the stage with exuberant energy leaving no one in their seats. Wendell is currently on a S.W. Florida tour promoting his new album. He has booked over 250 shows already for 2015. With S.W. Florida being a vacation destination, he has made fans from all over the world who faithfully follow him. This year he has decided to give back as much as he can. Wendell has partnered with “Bands That J.A.M. For Africa,” an organization that feeds and educates over 750,000 kids in South Africa. He is seeking other charities as well to partner with, offering his music as a means of happiness and hope.

Markey Blue playing at the Skyline

August 3, 2015

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We are super excited to have Markey Blue on our stage Friday August 7th at 7:30pm. This concert is included with regular admission to the Skyline. So come out Friday and enjoy the blues with Markey Blue from Nashville Tennessee. Keep reading to learn more about Markey Blue. HIGH-ENERGY DEBUT FROM MARKEY BLUE BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO CLASSIC SOUL Hey Hey propels co-leaders Markey and Ric Latina into the international spotlight with original songs, fresh grooves and some help from Stax legend Steve Cropper NASHVILLE, TN — Markey Blue’s debut album Hey Hey puts a fresh new spin on a classic sound. Bandleaders Markey and Ric Latina weave elements of timeless soul and R&B with hook-smart pop songwriting, cool grooves and fire-breathing arrangements, crafting a dozen songs that feature an A-list of Music City studio and stage musicians, including special guest former Allman Brothers Band member Jack Pearson. Steve Cropper, legendary Stax Records songwriter, artist and producer, also had a hand in assisting with vocal production of the closing track. Cropper, a Grammy-award winning songwriter whose credits include some of the greatest hits in soul music history, notably “In the Midnight Hour” and “(Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay,” offers this ringing endorsement: “What do you get when you have a great singer, a great band and great songs? A great project. Markey Blue, you have done it!” The proof, of course, is in the tracks that bring Hey Hey to vibrant life. The album, produced by Latina and Markey, includes “Ain’t No Angel,” a number driven to gritty dynamism by Markey’s powerhouse vocal performance and Latina’s rippling guitar. “When Love Comes Along,” a driving, horn-propelled ode to Cupid’s sting that’s already winning the attention of the “triple A” and blues radio formats, percolates over a big-boned house-party groove. Markey’s compelling, soft-edged performance in the heartbroken ballad “Baby I’m Crying,” lifts the song to emotional heights. The honey-sweet “Play Me” features elegant guitar by Pearson, who also co-wrote the tune. Throughout the disc Markey and Latina display their uncanny ability to draw on the wellspring of great soul music — particularly the Memphis-based sound of the Stax and Hi Records labels and Alabama’s Muscle Shoals studios — as a source of inspiration for delivering original numbers that seem satisfying familiar, but are buoyed with wide-eyed energy and zealous performances that make them ring distinctly contemporary. On every cut Latina proves he’s a one-man encyclopedia of R&B licks ‘n’ leads who also brings personal invention and a bold, cutting tone to the vocabulary. And Markey is a masterful singer whose voice ranges easily from burnished, horn-like melodic arcs to simmering introspection. As a team, they have seemingly limitless scope. Markey and Latina met at a club in the suburbs of Nashville on a night when their previous bands shared a bill. “Ric called me shortly after that and suggested we join forces,” Markey explains. As a new sound coalesced and grew, they expanded their trio to include horns and keyboards and resolved to cut a four-song EP. “As soon as Ric and I wrote our first song we knew we were onto something,” Markey says. “The writing process comes so easily for us. The ideas just flow.” And they kept flowing, until Markey and Latina had the raw material for Hey Hey. “Markey Blue has been a growing process for both Ric and myself,” Markey continues. “We both stepped outside our comfort zones to create something different, something new. We were looking for a new approach to a classic sound that would appeal to a wider audience, and together I think we’ve found it.” Even apart, Markey and Latina have impressive resumes. Markey had accumulated a wealth of performing experience before she became a songwriter. Her career ignited as a showgirl in Las Vegas, which led to appearances around the world. Next, she turned to acting in film and television before embracing stand-up comedy. By the time Markey turned to music as her full-time artistic outlet, she had become one of the country’s top female impressionists. The down-to-Earth songstress was on a small country label when she was relocated to Nashville, but eventually the lure of soul and R&B called her home. Once on the blues, soul and R&B path, Markey quickly became a rising talent in the roots music world — performing with, Taj Mahal, Candye Kane, Walter Trout, Delbert McClinton, Anson Funderburgh, and Bobby “Blue” Bland — before joining with Latina to form Markey Blue. Latina has a longstanding reputation as an inspired studio and stage guitarist, and as a songwriter and studio craftsman. Besides his session credits, his extensive touring history includes roadwork with Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams III, Collin Raye, Suzy Bogguss, Billy Dean, John Berry, Vern Gosdin, Kirk Whalum, Sherrié Austin, Gary Puckett and Rhonda Vincent. Although Hey Hey is a vital realization of Markey Blue’s sound and Markey and Latina’s songwriting and studio prowess, both leaders truly thrive on stage. Markey Blue performs well over 100 dates year. “Feeling the energy and the spontaneity of our big band in concert, and exercising the freedom we have to be creative on the spot, really electrifies us and the audience,” Markey says. “For us,” she continues, “Markey Blue is about putting the music we have in our hearts into the world. It’s also a constant way for Ric and myself to evolve as performers, writers and producers. The more our band play together, the more creative things become.”

Red Roots concert at the Skyline Sunday evening

August 1, 2015

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The Red Roots on stage at the Skyline Sunday August 2nd 2015 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $7 for adults, $3 for children 3-11 and under 3 are free. “With a stage persona as fiery as their blazing red locks, these triplets engage the crowd with their story through real life lyrics and rolling banjos intertwined with rocking guitars. Through their unwavering boldness there is a Southern Mississippi charm rooted in faith, family, and an unshakable call to show the world where true Hope is found.”

Lexi Len & The Strangers on stage at the Skyline Friday July 31st 7:30pm

July 31, 2015

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Lexi Len & The Strangers on stage at the Skyline Friday July 31st at 7:30pm. Tickets are $7 Lexi Len & The Strangers make sweet, heartbreaker country. Lexi began playing shows at 8 years old when she would step up during the set breaks at her Daddy’s shows and proceed to break every heart in the house with her sweet voice. Now, she picks with an outfit of Bloomington, Indiana’s finest seasoned musicians. Mark Minnick (Crooked County, Mary Janes) locks down the drums and Ryan Payton (220 Breakers) rocks the bass. Jason Payton (220 Breakers, Payton Purnell) pulls big tones from his guitars and the sound is rounded out by Matt Lundquist (Otto Mobile, TVMike, Payton Purnell) on the pedal steel.

Tweed Funk concert at the Skyline

July 22, 2015

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Tweed Funk live on stage Saturday July 25th 2015 at 7:30pm Formed in late 2010, Tweed Funk’s national ascent has been driven by their horn-fueled, Memphis flavored blues, roots, and soul. This Milwaukee, Wisconsin 6 piece soul-blues revue is fronted by Joseph “Smokey” Holman, who recorded under Curtis Mayfield in the early 70’s. Tweed Funk boasts 4 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Wins in the last 3 years for the band and it’s members. Tweed Funk’s third CD, First Name Lucky (released March 31, 2014) has launched the band to new heights: nominated for a 2014 Blues Blast Music Award in the Soul Blues Album category; reached #10 on the Roots Music Report Top 50 Blues Album Chart; reached #11 on the Living Blues Chart; featured as Dan Aykroyd’s (aka Elwood Blues) “blues-breaker” on the internationally syndicated radio program The; airplay on BB King’s Bluesville on SiriusXM. “Tweed Funk is a multi-faceted weave of old school Memphis soul, blues and rock, creating a sound you can wrap yourself up in….’First Name Lucky’ is classic soul with a modern edge and may be the next thing to make Milwaukee famous.” – Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Tweed Funk has appeared at some of the top festivals and blues rooms in the Midwest, South, and Northeast including: Kalamazoo Blues Festival, Chicago Blues Festival, Marquette Area Blues Festival, Byron Crossroads Blues Festival, Waukesha Bluesfest, Paramount Blues Festival, Prairie Dog Blues Festival, Blues at The Crossroads Festival, Chain O’Lakes Blues Festival, Buddy Guy’s Legends, Slippery Noodle Inn, House of Blues – Chicago, Jazz in the Park, Summerfest, and many more. Tweed Funk has taken their show on the road playing in the following states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, New Hampshire, New York, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Indie Drive-In Sin-Sations at the Skyline Wednesday July 22nd

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Indie Drive-In Sin-Sations presents screenings of Headless & Disco Exorcist with musical guest Onity and the Follenreeds Gate opens at 7pm. Music at 8pm and movies at dark. Tickets are $7. **MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY** Indie SINsations is a monthly double feature at The Skyline Drive-In, showcasing new indie horror films. The majority of the films being shown at these events have only been screened in the festival circuit. Most have never been shown before at a drive-in theater. Due to the graphic nature of these films, our July event is intended for adults only. No one under 17 will be admitted in to see these movies! They are so shocking and devastating the owners of this drive-in wanted to point out how graphic they are to give you as much warning as possible before you attend. Indie SINsations presents… Headless & THE DISCO EXORCIST …and a performance from special musical guests: Onity and the Follenreeds! $7 a person or $20 a carload Gates at 7pm Films shown at dark. “Headless” (2015) directed by Arthur Cullipher “The body count climbs as a skull-masked killer battles his inner demons in this “lost” slasher film from 1978.

The Falconer Sport of Kings movie event

July 13, 2015

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Join the quest of International martial arts champion Eddie Brochin to become a master of falconry; Leading him to Mongolia where he learns to fly eagles from the descendants of Gengis Khan. This screening will also include a meet and greet and Q&A session with the director and star Ed Brochin. He will have a falcon with him as well. The Falconer Sport of Kings screening plus the meet and greet on Wednesday July 15th gates open at 7pm. Q&A starts at 7:45pm and the movie will play at dark.. Tickets are $5.

Benito Dibartoli & Carson Diersing at The Skyline

July 4, 2015

Don’t miss this awesome show on July 4th. The music starts at 7:30pm. Gates open at 6pm and admission is $7 for adults $3 for children 3-11 and under 3 are free. Plus we will have an awesome fireworks show and 4 movies (Inside Out, Tomorrowland, Jurassic World and Unknown Island). Bring your tent and camp overnight. See you at the Skyline!

Nedfest 2015 June 29th-July 1st

June 29, 2015

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Nedfest 2015 runs from June 29th to July 1st. Each night we open at 7pm. Admission is only $5 and kids 11 and under are free. Here’s what we have in store for you: Monday June 29th-Brandon Maddox on stage at 7:30pm then we will show the original car chase classic Gone in 60 seconds. Tuesday June 30th the Shelby County Sinners will be on stage at 7:30pm and then we will show the camp classic Plan 9 from outer space. And on Wednesday July 1st the Evan Hawk Band will be on stage at 7:30pm and we will show Infra man on the big screen. Don’t miss these fun events at the Skyline.

Jimmy The Doorman live at the Skyline Friday Night

June 26, 2015

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Jimmy The Doorman will be on stage at the Skyline Friday June 26th at around 7:45pm don’t miss this fun show and then stay for the movies. We will be showing Inside Out & Jurassic World. Jimmy the Doorman… three veteran Indiana rockers who have played in some of the most popular bands this part of the country has ever produced including Faith Band, The Chosen Few, and Moviola. Jimmy the Doorman… guitarist/vocalist Mark “Ivo” Iverson, drummer Dave Barnes, bassist/vocalist Ron Townsend. Jimmy the Doorman… playing timeless classics from Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, ZZ Top, The Eagles, Steely Dan, Bob Seger, Tom Petty, and The Rolling Stones as well as newer favorites from The Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, The Rembrandts, The Kings of Leon, and many, many more! Jimmy the Doorman… still writing, recording, and releasing new original music. Everybody ought to have a Doorman… why not Jimmy?

Megan Hopkins with Doug Dillman at the Skyline Wednesday June 24th

June 24, 2015

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Megan Hopkins is a singer/songwriter from Lapel Indiana Doug Dillman is a singer/songwriter from Shelbyville Indiana Doug will be on stage at 7:30pm and Megan will be on stage at 8:15pm. Come on out for music under the stars at the Skyline.

Rachelle Coba Band performance cancelled

June 19, 2015

Unfortunately The Rachelle Coba Band concert at the Skyline for Saturday has been cancelled by the artist. If you purchased tickets in advance please contact us for a full refund. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Dave Muskett on stage at the Skyline Friday June 19th 7:30pm

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Dave Muskett will performing at the Skyline Friday June 19th at 7:30pm. This is a free show with paid admission to the Skyline. After his show we will be showing Jurassic World and Spy. Here’s more about Dave. Dave Muskett is an award winning Blues guitarist delivering a sophisticated finger-style technique with his guitar, and a smooth, mature honesty with his voice. Serving well both old masters such as Doc Watson, Fury Lewis, and Robert Johnson, as well as such contemporary’s as Taj Mahal, Roy Bookbinder, and Chris Smither.Piedmont, Rag Time, Traditional and Country-Blues all blend and fuse to form the refined composite that is the sound of Dave Muskett. Drawing from nearly three decades of professional performance, Dave is currently coming into his own as a rising songwriter, with upbeat, rag time infused tunes, as well as darker, deeper grooved blues songs. Muskett is also emerging as a true force on the Blues Festival scene. Performing primarily as a solo act, Dave Muskett has been honing his skills playing a wide variety of instruments and genres but found his true place playing the blues guitar. His acoustic act has been referred to as a stimulating and cerebral experience. Age 16 was the big turning point in Dave’s life. He got his first job in a burger joint, but more importantly he began playing his guitar in a rock and roll band, Black Heath, with local musicians 10 years his senior. A year later the band was playing bars and clubs around Indiana with Dave now occupying the lead guitar position, his parents had separated leaving Dave alone in what had been the family’s home. With no adult supervision other than a working rock band, finishing High School was not an option. When the oldest of his brothers moved back home, Dave was pushed out to make room for the brothers wife and children. “I was homeless for one day. Had it not been for the band, I would have been living under the South Main Street Bridge permanently.” By his mid-20s, Dave had married his longtime girlfriend Jacci and began building a family of their own, all the while playing in more bands than anyone can remember as guitarist, vocalist, bassist, or drummer, basically whatever was needed. The transition to finger-style blues guitar was a long, gradual process. Influenced earlier on by a Doc Watson record he heard at a friend’s house, Dave began to look farther and farther back in time at the music that was speaking to him louder than anything on the radio. “I just wasn’t getting anything out of those gigs any more. No rush, no challenge, no fire. Many times I was hired by a band to replace a missing member on guitar or drums or bass. Didn’t matter what kind of a band they thought they were, they all had very similar set lists. I’d go in with no practice; I’d look and sound like I had been to every rehearsal. I got many offers to join bands but I had had all I could take. I really had to search ‘inside’ myself and ask ‘what do I want to do?’ What is going to have to happen to make me feel accomplishment again? To make me feel the passion I have for my instrument? I found out, and to put it very simply, it’s growth. Turns out treading water is as good as drowning to me.” Dave once again found himself spending long hours alone with the guitar. But this time he was going back in time with Mississippi John Hurt, Pink Anderson, and others as his guide. Working hard at building his repertoire, then working even harder at landing a gig at the world famous Slippery Noodle Inn downtown Indianapolis. In the last two years Dave has had only two months without playing the Noodle. Most months Dave plays there twice. Muskett has also played two IBCs and three Blues Festivals in that time and has secured performances at future festivals including the Bradenton Blues Festival, Bradenton Florida in December 2014. “Now is the time for me to take bigger steps. I have much to offer and am now looking for the right professionals that can help me make the most of my drive, ambition, and creativity.” Some recent notes:•Winner of the 2012 Dayton OH Blues Challenge •Main Stage performer 2013 Dayton Winter Blues Fest •Winner 2013 Cincinnati Blues Challenge. •2013 International Blues Challenge participant, Memphis TN. •2014 International Blues Challenge Semi-finalist, Memphis TN. •Main Stage performer at the 2013 Cincy Blues Fest •Featured performer 2014 Cincy Winter Blues Fest •Monthly performer at the world famous Slippery Noodle Inn, Indianapolis. •Featured performer Elizabethtown KY Blues Fest May 2014 •In between acts performer 2014 Bradenton Blues Fest, Bradenton FL

Indie Drive-In Sin-Sations at the Skyline

June 15, 2015

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Indie Drive-In Sin-sations presents screenings of House of Forbidden Secrets & Circus of the Dead plus a Live concert by Don Ford & Fiber Wednesday June 17th. Gates open at 7pm concert starts at 7:30pm and double feature starts at dark. Tickets are $7 each or $20 per carload.

Branded Bluegrass performing at the Skyline

June 12, 2015

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Branded Bluegrass will be performing at the Skyline on Sunday June 14th at 3pm. Tickets are $5 and kids 11 and under are free. Branded Bluegrass is a talented, energetic band from Kokomo Indiana. They have been around the local scene for years, but have regrouped and rekindled the fire to perform and spread great bluegrass music throughout! Most of the members have played in or with other bands such as Jimmy Martin, Marty Raybon, Doyle Lawson, James Monroe, IIIrd Tyme Out, Mac Weisman to name a few and many other local acts as well. They love all bluegrasser’s, but are inspired by the traditionalist like Flatt and Scruggs, Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, Larry Sparks as well as new acts like Blue Highway, New Found Road, Lonesome River Band and many others. The members of Branded Bluegrass show off their talents often switching up instruments without missing a beat! Normal lineup consists of; Derek Dillman on banjo. He was Jimmy Martins last banjo player and is one of the best musicians around. Albert Swain on fiddle. He is an 8 time Indiana state fiddle Champion and 2 time Kentucky fiddle Champion! Larry Norfleet on guitar. He has a powerful rhythm and plays some lead. Jesse Norfleet on dobro with some lonesome fills and exciting leads. Tristen Norfleet on mandolin with some great mandolin chops and Monroe like leads. Mike Martin drives the boys on doghouse bass and sometimes plays the mountain dulcimer. The boys are talented vocally as well! You won’t get bored listening to one guy sing all the time as they switch up and sing lead on different songs and have great harmony!

The Kenan Rainwater Band on stage at the Skyline

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Saturday June 13th at 7:30pm The Kenan Rainwater Band will perform on the stage at the Skyline. Born and raised in rural Brown County Indiana, Kenan Rainwater stays close to his roots. Inspired by artists like John Prine and Kris Kristofferson, Rainwater established himself as a vocalist and songwriter as a founding member of the popular Indiana Boys by contributing his voice and original music to three successful albums and winning Best New Group, Best CD, Best Song and Best New Musician at the inaugural Brown County Music Awards. Now with his first solo recording The River Flows, Rainwater blasts into exciting new territory with electric and slide guitars and doo-wop vocal harmonies. With the help of producer Reverend Peyton, of Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Rainwater has created a rich, rocking new sound that gets crowds on their feet dancing.

Steely James at the Skyline

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Steely James will be on stage at 7:30pm Friday June 12th. On Independence Day in The United States of America, Nashroc Records released what could be the most powerful political album of all time-Free Speech Experiment by Steely James. This incredible, incendiary and important release by Steely James has made a statement that will reach far beyond the limits of the pop world. His mission with Free Speech Experiment seems not for fame, money or the trappings of success, but to get a message out from The People… to The Politicians. Through his incredible talents as a songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist, he is speaking for the masses in a way few are able to do. In many ways, Free Speech Experiment continues the US tradition of great protest singers from Woody Guthrie right through to Chuck D. Now the modern day protester, Steely James pulls no punches with songs such as Unmanned Police Drones, Things That Kill People, No More War, The Corporation, and Black Gold. People have eagerly embraced the message and are buying into James’ music. A nationwide acoustic tour is already in the cards. Bit by bit, town by town, his voice is being heard. James is not only singing a lament for the terrible wrongs that have been done to America by political corruption, but is, more importantly, uniting the people. It takes many together as one strong voice to bring positive changes, the Free Speech Experiment has begun…

Online store problem fixed

May 25, 2015

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Our online store had a problem and was canceling ticket and merchandise orders. So if you ordered something and did not get a receipt then you were not charged. However, you will want to replace your order to get your tickets or other items you may have ordered. Remember on ticket orders your receipt is your ticket. Just print it off and bring it with you to the show. We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope that you will place your order with us again. See you at the Skyline

Cody Brooks Live at the Skyline

May 14, 2015

Cody Brooks live on stage at the Skyline Saturday May 16th at 7:30pm tickets $7 Cody Brooks is an American musician and singer/songwriter born and bred in the shadows of Nashville, Tennessee. He has performed all over the United States and has composed over 300 songs. Known for his passionate style that sprawls across all genres and emotions, Cody’s presence while performing is raw and captivating. His unique blend of American music with southern roots has gained him a reputation as a genuine article to today’s music industry.

Wrong Side of Dixie Wednesday May 13th 7:30pm

May 12, 2015

WRONG SIDE OF DIXIE is comprised of four talented musicians fronted by the amazing vocals of Jenna Christine and Austin Beliles. With Austin on lead guitar and Jenna on rhythm guitar they are accompanied by Jason Baker on bass and Josh Blaschke on drums and percussion. All four members are from previous bands and came together to give you the sound of Wrong Side Of Dixie! Wrong Side of Dixie hits the stage at &;30pm at the Skyline. Tickets are $5 and kids 11 and under are free. The gate opens at 7pm.

Fish & Chips sail into the Skyline

May 5, 2015

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Our newest menu item has come ashore at the Skyline. Try our new Sriracha Fish Bites & Chips (actually fries) for a great introductory price of $4.00.

Achilles Tenderloin on stage at the Skyline Wednesday May 6th 7pm

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Achilles Tenderloin is Joe Augustin, a folk-blues songwriter from Richmond, Indiana. Joe’s music is most notable for its passionate vocals, heavily textured lyrics, and unique guitar picking style. Achilles Tenderloin, often accompanied by Aaron Nell, performs frequently in venues spanning Indiana, Ohio, and Northern Kentucky. Stronger Than Wine, Achilles Tenderloin’s third and newest album, also features Aaron Nell, whose colorful horn and fiddle arrangements breathe new life into Augustin’s songs. Nell’s horn shines brightly through the dark landscapes of Augustin’s Save My own, Daisy May, and Let The Good Times Roll. His lilting fiddle arrangements lend an older air to Augustin’s Doppler Blues and Steel Hammer Blues. The album’s four cover tunes feature Nell on fiddle as well, including songs from Blind Willie Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Leadbelly and The Toadies’ Todd Lewis. All ten tracks were recorded and produced on May 31, 2014 by award winning Piedmont style blues guitarist Chris Yakopcic at Streets Sounds Recording Studio, in Dayton Ohio. Augustin currently lives in Richmond, IN, home to historic label Gennett Records, which boasts early recordings by such artists as Blind Lemon Jefferson, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Patton and many others. He has booked and organized a variety of music events, including a number of monthly concert series and a two-day outdoor festival, Big Dawg On My Trail: Grassroots Brews, Blues & arts Festival. Admission is $5 and kids 11 and under are free. The show is at 7pm.

Visit the Skycade at the Skyline

April 21, 2015

Our Opening night rocked!

April 4, 2015

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Thanks for an awesome first night of our 65th season. Remember tomorrow (Saturday April 4th) is our Annual Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny. Gates open at 7pm the hunt is at 7:30pm and the movies start at 8pm. Oh and the new Skycade will also be open at 7pm. Hope you can all make it!

65th Season starts April 3rd at The Skyline

March 16, 2015

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Furious 7 Movie PosterOur 65th Season begins here at the Skyline Drive-In Theater on Friday April 3rd. Our first feature will be Furious 7 and the second feature will be announced soon. That same day our brand new Skycade filled with lots of retro gaming fun will open. Come out and helps celebrate the beginning of our 65th season of great movies, great food and fun.

Christmas at The Skyline finishes up our 64th Season

December 15, 2014

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Well, what to say? For starters, Merry Christmas to all! Secondly, thank you to all our patrons for what turned out to be the BIGGEST & BEST Christmas @ The Skyline to date. There was definitely an energy in the air last night….the cake from Sugar Coated Cakery was obliterated, the crab rangoons were vaporized, Santa’s lap was worn flat, the pinball machines were chimed out…money was raised for charity…..cameras everywhere capturing special moments…even a radio station showed up to do a piece on the Skyline. And the movies…what a great lineup of Christmas cinematic classics (and not so classics…lol) A special thanks to the dozen or so cars that stayed AFTER MIDNIGHT to watch the Drive-Insanity feature “The Magic Christmas Tree”. Last night was the last night for the Skyline until next year (keep your eyes on March 2015) and we’ll be back bigger and better than before….so get ready to do it all again. From: Joe, Cyndi, Eric, Vinnie, Jonathan, Matt, Glen, Chris, Kelly and Neighbor Ned!

Christmas at the Skyline starts tonight!!

December 12, 2014

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3rd annual Christmas at the Skyline Free admission December 12th & 13th

December 8, 2014

Big Hero 6 and & $20 car load price

November 6, 2014

‘Big’ announcement……we worked a deal with Disney and scored some Big Hero 6 swag to give away this weekend (and next) but the bigger announcement is we’ll be open for a special screening of Big Hero 6 with Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day this SUNDAY!!! We’ve added Sunday to the weekend with the box office opening @ 5pm and Big Hero 6 beginning @ 6pm – that should give plenty of time to catch the movies and be back at home early enough for school/work! It’ll be $20 a carload for Sunday. Now for the swag, come out Friday & Saturday and have a chance to win a Big Hero 6: T-shirt, key chain, coin purse, or kite….all 4 items will be given away on EACH night

Big chocolatey reason to come to the Skyline Saturday October 25th

October 21, 2014

Other than great movies & trick or treating @ the Skyline this Saturday, here’s another reason to spend your Saturday night with us: a costume contest. Why? Because this is your prize. Yep that’s a 5lb Hershey bar….5lbs! Each winner will receive a 5lb Hershey bar. If the movies don’t scare you, a 5lb Hershey bar should! Box office opens @ 7pm, contest winners will be announced after the 1st film (Frankenstein). Spread the word. sonnet candy bar

October 24th & 25th at the Skyline

October 19, 2014 On October 24th & 25th we will take a major step back in time with our screenings of Frankenstein (1931), Freaks (1932) and Spider Baby (1968). And as a bonus we will be showing UB Iwerks’ Skeleton Frolics (1937). In addition to that on Saturday October 25th we will also be showing Blackenstein (1973) plus having our annual trick or treating for the kiddies and a costume contest for kids and adults. Things will be spooky for our third week of Skyline Scares so don’t miss the fun.

The Exorcist October 17th & 18th

October 17, 2014

Skyline Scares Tease

October 1, 2014

WarBranch Productions Horror double feature October 2nd only

September 29, 2014

10359212_1537772156435406_7135095589800340179_n Independent horror debuts at The Skyline October 2nd with WarBranch Productions’ Double feature directed by Terence Muncy. Come see Hell Walks The Earth & second feature Slice on the big screen outside at The Skyline. The box office opens at 7pm and admission for this special screening is $10. The first movie will start at 8pm. No one under 17 will be admitted due to the graphic nature of these films.

Canine Companions For Independence at The Skyline Saturday September 13th

September 12, 2014

100% of our admission price goes to Canine Companions for Independence this Saturday. It’s a special night so it’s $25 per car load. Get as many dogs and people into your car as you can and come out and support this great cause. CCI will be there as well as Pet Pals TV. There will be treats for your dogs and draft beer from Broadripple brewery for you. Plus that great Skyline food including our fresh baked pizza. We will be showing Benji (1974) and A Boy, A Girl and a Dog (1946) plus some Pet Pals Tv segments. All dogs are welcome but must be on leashes. Please spread the word and hope to see you at The Skyline.

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September 2, 2014

The Rocket Doll Revue at The Skyline!

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Sammy Terry on stage for two shows August 23rd

August 22, 2014

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The legendary horror host Sammy Terry will be on our stage Saturday August 23rd during our annual Super Monster Movie Fest for 2 cool stage shows. The first show is at 8:30pm and the second is at 11pm. Don’t miss this!

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Sin-O-Rama coming to the Skyline!

August 15, 2014

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August 15th-17th &21st at The Skyline

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Super Monster Movie Fest 2014

August 12, 2014

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Cheerwine now at the Skyline

July 18, 2014

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The Beatles’ Hard Days Night at The Skyline

July 11, 2014

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Tuesday July 1st at Nedfest at The Skyline

July 1, 2014

Tuesday at Nedfest: Dr. Mark and Scot Shrader and his Ugly Friends on stage plus Voyage to The Prehistoric Planet and Cat O Nine Tails on the screen. Gate opens at 5pm, music starts at 6:30pm and movies start at dark.

July 5th Celebration update!

June 27, 2014

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Green River Soda now at The Skyline

June 26, 2014

The original Green River Soda is now at The Skyline on our fountain. So the next time you visit try one ice cold or made into an ice cream float. A nostalgic 1919 Chicago original soda, Green River fits right in at our classic drive-in theater.

July 5th Celebration!

June 19, 2014

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Giants invade the Skyline

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Starting June 26th giants will be invading the Skyline Drive-In. Be warned! Transformers 4 plus the return of Godzilla. Then on Saturday June 28th only we will be show Varan The Unbelievable as our Drive-Insanity third feature!

Nedfest: Three Days of Music coming to the Skyline June 30th-July 2nd

June 2, 2014

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Bands are to be announced for our first annual Nedfest music festival.  Tickets will be available online and at the Skyline.  A three day pass will be available for $20.  Daily tickets are $10 at the gate.  There will be three hours of music each evening followed by special movie presentations.  Gates open at 6pm each night during Nedfest so come celebrate July 4th early.

Maleficent early release on Thursday

May 27, 2014

Drive-Insanity late, late show Saturday May 24th Road of Death in 35mm

May 23, 2014

New Digital High Definition system & Skyline Sound

May 16, 2014

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Our new system is up and running with true 2k digital high definition image and our new incredible Skyline Sound processing.  Don’t miss the debut of this new system this weekend at the Skyline.  We will be showing Godzilla and Amazing Spiderman 2.  See you at the Skyline!

Godzilla Crushes The Skyline this weekend

May 14, 2014

Skyline Newsletter May 14th 2014

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Amazing Spiderman 2 & Captain America Winter Soldier at The Skyline

May 7, 2014

Opening May 2nd!!!

April 25, 2014

We are up and running starting Friday May 2nd we will be showing the Amazing Spiderman 2 plus Captain America Winter Soldier. We are now open at 7pm Friday-Sunday and our movies start at dusk. Oh and by the way, we are still showing 35mm film.

CBC Radio discussion on digital conversion

March 30, 2014

Monkey Wrench Madness Obstacle Course Fundraiser Tomorrow

March 7, 2014

Monkey Wrench Madness will be at the Skyline tomorrow, Saturday March 8th from 11am-4pm.  This will be an ultra cool 1.5 mile obstacle event.  It’s free to attend and $30 to compete.  You can still register at the event.  Proceeds benefit the Skyline digital projection fund.  We’ll have food, fun and get a little dirty!

Skyline’s Joe Gaudin appears on Emmis Communications Network

February 14, 2014

For those of you who missed Joe on Emmis Communications’ Spotlight Indianapolis you can now listen to the complete show on our main page It’s just to left of our goal meter.  Just click play and listen to the discussion about digital conversion, drive-ins and theaters in general.

March 1st Warehouse Sale benefits the Skyline

January 31, 2014

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Huge Warehouse Sale Saturday March 1st 10am-2pm featuring tons of stuff from the vaults of The Skyline & Strand Theatre 55 E. Washington St. Shelbyville Use rear Jackson St. entrance Help our digital projection fund for more information check here

Monkey Wrench Madness helps raise money for the Skyline

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On Saturday March 8th Monkey Wrench Madness will be at the Skyline to help raise money for our digital projection.  They are setting up a competitive snowball sprint obstacle course.  This will be huge for the Skyline so please register and come out and support us.  The event kicks of at 11am and they will be running heats until 4pm.  We will have music, food, raffles, a silent auction, great competition and a lot of fun.  Go here to learn more  and here to register

Skyline partners with 44 Family Flea Market

December 20, 2013

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The Skyline has partnered with the 44 Family Flea Market in Shelbyville.  They have kindly offered us a booth to continue selling items to build up our digital projection fund.  We are in booth #43 inside their building at 1205 E. St.  Rd. 44 in Shelbyville.  It’s only about 3 miles from the Skyline.  We will continue to stock our booth with cool items for the next few months so stop in and check it out the inventory will continually change.  Also if you have any items you would like to contribute for the sale just drop us an email at or call our office Tuesday-Friday at (317) 398-6827.  Thanks for all of your support.

Warehouse Sale raises $2,032 for digital projection

December 18, 2013

Our warehouse sale on December 14th raised $2032 for digital projection.  Lots of great deals were had and hang loose because we will do it again in the spring.  Thanks to everyone who came out and supported us.  Merry Christmas to all of you.

Warehouse Sale Saturday December 14th

December 11, 2013

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Alright everyone don’t forget about our warehouse sale to raise funds for our digital projection.  Lots of great stuff for sale! Saturday December 14th 10am-7pm. It’s being held at 55 East Washington St. Shelbyville IN 46176 which is the Skyline office.  It’s in the rear of the Blue River Printing building so come in the door on East Jackson St.  There will be signs.

Skyline Warehouse Sale December 14th 10am-7pm

December 1, 2013

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2nd annual Christmas at The Skyline December 7th

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For those of you who missed Christmas at The Skyline last year mark your calendars for December 7th at 5pm.  Yes this is a real event.  We are the only drive-in around that’s crazy enough to do hold a Christmas event.  We had great fun last year and are looking forward to seeing all of you.  As always this is a free event sponsored by our good friends at Blue River Printing of Shelbyville.  We open at 5pm on December 7th and Santa arrives then too.  We will be showing The Polar Express and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation plus some extra fun stuff.  The movies will start by 6pm.  For those of you who were here last year you might remember we were accepting donations for Santa’s Protectors.  Well this year we are accepting for the Skyline’s digital projection fund.  This will be another fun event at The Skyline!

Skyline Drive-In/Smashed Productions Warehouse Sale

November 18, 2013

To help raise money for our digital projection project we are having a warehouse sale on Saturday December 14th from 10am-7pm.  The sale is being held inside the rear warehouse of the Blue River Printing building at 55 East Washington St. Shelbyville In 46176.  Lots of cool things are going up for sale.  From movie and music items to computers, professional recording equipment and collectables we will have lots to sell at good prices.  All of this benefits the Skyline’s projection fund so mark your calendars and try to attend.  We will be accepting credit and debit cards and of course cash.  It’s the perfect time of year to pick up something you might need or find a really cool gift for someone.  For more info email us at

Skyline store sale

November 9, 2013

Take advantage of our 50% on all Skyline Scares shirts plus free shipping and you’ll be helping us reach our goal of digital projection conversion.  Quantities are running out.  There’s also lots of other great stuff available.

Only Six More Days To Visit Our Terror Trail

October 28, 2013

Terror Trail will be open every night dark-midnight through November 2nd.  Admission is now half price with a canned food item or a new or gently used baby item.  So at $4 plus a donated item you can’t beat the price.  Plus all proceeds benefit the Skyline digital projection fund.

Sammy Terry hosting Hammer Film Fest

October 14, 2013

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On October 18th legendary horror film host Sammy Terry will be at the Skyline Drive-In.  He will be hosting our Hammer Film Fest and also performing not one but two of his famous stage shows.  He will be on hand for photos as well.  We will be showing Curse of Frankenstein (1957), Horror of Dracula (1958) and The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires ( a mash up of Hammer and the Shaw Brothers starring Peter Cushing).  This is an event you don’t want to miss.  Our Terror Trail will be opening early so the little kids can go through in the daylight.  But after dark only walk the trail if you dare.  We will be opening the gate at 5:30pm and the fun will start at 7pm.  So come early for a good spot.

A Message from Sammy Terry

A message from Sammy Terry: I’m looking forward to sharing a horrorable stage show and terrible Tales of Terror with all my Fiends at the Skyline!… It will give you all.. Many Pleasant Nightmares!!!

Sammy Terry coming to the Skyline

October 9, 2013

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Legendary horror host character Sammy Terry will be at the Skyline on October 18th from 6:30pm-10:30pm.  This is your chance to meet Sammy and listen to his ghoulish stories.  There is no extra charge to meet him, just buy a movie ticket and enjoy the show.  Sammy will also be introducing our Hammerfest movie night.  We will be showing three classic Hammer Films.  First up will be Curse of Frankenstein and then Horror of Dracula.  We will wrap up the night with The Legend of The 7 Golden Vampires.  Also don’t forget to walk our Terror Trail and help support our digital projection fund.  It will be a ghoulish time!

Skyline Scares October 11th &12th

October 8, 2013

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On October 11th & 12th we will be showing the original Fright Night & Zombieland plus Tobe Hooper’s Eaten Alive.  Don’t miss them on the big screen.  There aren’t many drive-ins open right now.  In our area it’s basically us & the Tibbs Drive-In.

Terror Trail opens October 4th

October 1, 2013

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The Skyline’s Terror Trail opens this Friday October 4th.  Watch and listen for chances to win tickets!

Shop now at The Skyline web store!

September 25, 2013

That’s right you can now shop or donate securely at We have some cool items up already with more cool stuff coming soon.  All shipping is free and all purchases and donations directly benefit our digital cinema projection fund.  Please check it out and help us save the Skyline.

Drive-In Theaters that still need to convert to digital

September 24, 2013

There are still a huge amount of drive-ins that need to convert to digital cinema or close. This was contributed by Don Dzikowski via his Nostalgic Drive-Ins Newspaper ads site

Bigfoot invades the Skyline!

Showing Saturday September 28th after our double feature, Drive-Insanity presents Bigfoot (1970) bigfoot_xlg This one has to be seen to believe!    

Sign this petition if you love drive-ins

September 19, 2013

Don Dzikowski: The reality is only a total of nine drive-ins, out of a total of some 120, will be awarded the digital projection equipment from Honda via Project Drive-in after Sept. 23. Please take a second to sign my petition to spur interest from The Big Three U.S. automakers to see if they’d be interested in following Honda, and benefit in the same big promotional opportunities and good will in helping to preserve a BIG PIECE of historic American car culture via helping to save additional drive-ins. Thanks. The Skyline Drive-In: Don Dzikowski really gets it and you should too.  This situation is bigger than any one of us.  Come together and help save drive-ins.  Please sign the petition.  It’s fast and easy. Click the link below and join us on this petition.

Great article from the original release of The Jesus Trip from 1971

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Our Terror Trail opens October 4th!

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Drive-Insanity September 21st The Jesus Trip

September 17, 2013

Showing after our double feature Saturday September 21st!jesus_trip_poster_01 It’s another edition of Drive-Insanity. This week we are featuring The Jesus Trip from 1971. Should be fun!

Don Dzikowski artwork for September 14th Drive-Insanity third feature

September 11, 2013

Awesome new poster by Don Dzikowski for this week’s Drive-Insanity feature! Check out his Facebook page 1A DRIVE-IN-SANITY SEPT. 14 FINAL LIGHTER BLUE OLD PHOTO

Drive-Insanity Saturday September 14th

September 10, 2013

Our Saturday September 14th edition of Drive-Insanity will feature Hell’s Angels On Wheels from 1967 and starring Jack Nicholson. it plays after our double feature.hells_angels_on_wheels_poster_011A A Drive-in Insanity movie adA FINAL

Terror Trail coming to the Skyline

September 5, 2013

For 13 days in October you can come experience a brand new attraction at the Skyline.  The Terror trail opens starting Friday October 4th and runs every Friday and Saturday in October plus every night the week of Halloween.  It opens at dark and runs until midnight.  Admission is $8 or $5 with paid movie admission.  You don’t have to see the movie to come to the Terror Trail (it’s a separate entrance). Come to the Skyline and go beyond the back row if you dare to walk the Terror Trail!

Harvest Music & Wine Fest

harvest festHere are the performers schedule to appear: The Acoustic Experience Dr. Mark Doug & Tre Jason Milbourn & John Hitch Dino Mac Ray Reisinger Scott & Gary Shrader Crazy Tom & Corey Gobel Bring your lawn chairs outside food and drink not allowed admission $5 Kids 11 & under are free!

What People Are Saying About The Skyline

September 4, 2013

Nikki Roberts-Hudgins——Awesome drive-in!

Glen Ruter—-Love the Skyline!!!!  Great movies, people, and food!  One of the best Drive In’s in the country!!!!!

Benjamin Bass—–We love the Skyline and can’t wait until our son is old enough to come with us
Tracy Ladd Castle—–Had a good time with my kids last night. It was our first time there and we will be back very soon. Thank you for the great hospitality! Loved the fireworks!

Drive-Insanity Saturday September 7th

September 3, 2013

Infra Man (1975) will be our drive-insanity feature this Saturday September 7th after our double feature.infra-man-movie-poster-1976-1020201642 Don’t miss this fun movie!

What people are saying about The Skyline

August 28, 2013

Theresa Cole—- Awesome place
Tammy Butcher Greene—Love this Drive-In! Very clean and family friendly!
Brandi McClanahan-Ogle—This is a retro feeling drive-in with amazing staff and a great atmosphere!!!
Michael Xavier Bell—–A trip back in time fun for the kids
Gloria Michaels-Brown—-I love this place!!! I would recommend taking your kids here it’s a great family atmosphere as well.
Tina Everhart——I love the history and outdoor fun while watching the movies at the Skyline!
Jim Phares—–As a teenager in the 70’s, went to the Skyline anytime I wasn’t working….had a great time there!
Anna Pullman——Awesome classic drive-in

Fireworks show Labor Day weekend

We are still looking for a few sponsors for our Sunday September 1st fireworks show.  If interested drop us an email  

Drive-Insanity Saturday August 31st

showing Saturday August 31st 2:15am

Super Man Chu: Master of Kung Fu (1973) R playing Saturday August 31st

following our triple feature.  Don’t miss this slice of kung fu greatness!

Labor Day Weekend at The Skyline!

Enjoy a Triple Feature Weekend Friday through Sunday at The Skyline! We will be showing: MU PR Planes    
Camping!Free camping on Saturday & Sunday this Labor Day Weekend! camp
FireWorks!Enjoy an awesome fireworks show on Sunday, presented by Sarge’s Extreme Pyro. fireworks

Super Monster Movie Fest 2013 schedule

August 21, 2013

monster fest 2013cropHere are the details for this year’s Super Monster Movie Fest August 23-24. Friday: Horror Hotel, Vampire’s Coffin, Devil’s Commandment, The Black Cat and Ruby. Saturday: The She Creature, Creature with the Blue Hand, Screams of a Winter Night, House of Exorcism and Daughters of Darkness. Admission each night is $10 adults $5 kids 3-11 and under 3 is free camping is also free!

The Monsters are waiting inside 55 years of film cans!

Going Attractions News!!

August 17, 2013

1going-attractions-poster-812x1024Good news!  We have just added a second screening of Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of The Drive-In Movie.  We will be showing this new documentary Sunday August 25th at 9pm and Thursday August 29th at 9pm.  Prior to the screening on Thursday August 29th we will be having another Sky Lanterns launch.  So come out and see a great doc and launch lanterns with us.  The lanterns are available at the Skyline for $5 and proceeds benefit our Digital Conversion fund.  Both screenings are $5 for adults and $2 for kids 3-11 and under 3 are free.

Drive-Insanity “Help Me I’m Possessed” Saturday August 17th (after our double feature)

August 12, 2013


A mad doctor runs a sanitarium in the desert, where his hunchbacked servant whips women who are chained in the basement and cuts the legs off bodies so they’ll fit in the caskets. Complications ensue


August 9, 2013

1A A Drive-in Insanity movie adA FINALDon Dzikowski strikes again.  He created this awesome advertisement for our Drive-In-Sanity program.  Thanks Don

Skyline & Other Great Drive-Ins offering All Night Chills!

August 7, 2013

There’s lots of fun and classic chills coming to your local drive-ins.  Check out this classic drive-in ad created by our friend Don Dzikowski.  Attend as many of these events as you can.  Drive-Ins need your support. Also be sure to visit and like Don’s page.   monsters

Drive-Insanity Saturday August 10th (after our double feature)

August 6, 2013

The Human Duplicators (1965) Trailer: human duplicators

Drive-Ins in the news again

August 1, 2013

Check this video and article out:

Skyline Drive-Insanity

drive insanity flyer coming soon The craziest drive-in movies we can find will hit the screen soon at the Skyline.  These features will play after our normal double features every Saturday night. Plus they are included with our normal admission and they are all 35mm original prints!  Stay tuned for more info.

Super Monster Movie Fest 2013 movie line up

Friday- Horror Hotel, Vampire’s Coffin, Devil’s Commandment, The Black Cat and Nocturna Saturday- The She Creature, Creature With The Blue Hand, Screams of a Winter Night, House of Exorcism and Daughters of Darkness All movies are showing in their original 35mm format!

Super Monster Movie Fest 2013 announced!

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Showing August 2nd-8th

Smurfs 2 PG plus The Wolverine PG-13

Showing July 26th-August 1st

July 22, 2013

Turbo PG 9:15pm The Wolverine PG-13 11pm

Digital Conversion Requirement Threatens Small Theaters

July 18, 2013

Digital Conversion Threatens Small Theaters

Roger Corman Launches Paid YouTube Channel ‘Corman’s Drive-In’

A month ago, we reported that legendary producer Roger “King of the B’s” Corman was starting a subscriber-only YouTube channel this summer called Corman’s Drive-In that would bring an extensive catalog of over 400 films he either produced, directed, or both to the Internet. Corman’s Drive-In is now officially open for business and we have some other crucial details for you. The channel will feature a rotating selection of 30 titles that will be refreshed every month and it will all be made available to viewers for the low monthly price of $3.99. It will premiere with a double feature of the first two films Corman made with future Oscar-winning Hollywood icon Jack Nicholson: the 1958 exploitation drama The Cry Baby Killer and 1960′s man-eating plant comedy Little Shop of Horrors, the latter the inspiration for the 1986 musical remake and the off-Broadway show it was based on. The channel will also feature previews of upcoming Corman productions like Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda (coming soon to a Wal-Mart nearest you) and “Corman’s Take” in which Corman and his wife and producing partner Julie Corman will offer anecdotes and behind-the-scenes trivia. Subscribers will also get to access an interview with Dinocroc‘s special effects team and special edition extended trailers for many of the films Throughout the summer Corman’s Drive-In will also offer a wide and woolly array of action, horror, sci-fi, and comedy flicks released by Corman’s various studios and production companies over the past five decades. They will include Eat My Dust (a car chase comedy starring a Happy Days-era Ron Howard), Jack Hill‘s The Big Doll House with Pam Grier (Jackie Brown) in her first major film role, Brain Dead starring Bill Paxton (Aliens) and Bill Pullman (Independence Day), 1982′s slimy and entertaining Alien rip-off Forbidden World, the original Piranha directed by Joe Dante (Gremlins), the absolutely insane Italian space opera Star Crash, and so many more.

$500 fireworks package winner

Congratulations to Bob Blake for winning the
Sarge's Extreme Pyro $500 fireworks package.
Here's Bob with his winnings and Miss Extreme Pyro
at the Skyline Saturday night.  Boom baby!

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Showing: Thursday July 18th – Sunday July 21st

July 8, 2013

This weekend at The Skyline…we will be showing Turbo (rated PG) at 9:15pm and Despicable Me 2 (rated PG) at 11pm. See you there! A Big thanks to Major Health Partners for coming out Saturday night. Thanks for the support!   major health partners