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Sandy Leitheiser,Kevin Leitheiser, Sandy Begue, Jane Hartman, Bob Hagler, and Jeff Davidson  (as members of the Rusty Halo Band) opened the show and then provided the accompaniment for The Paul Robi Platters' hits("Only You", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "Twilight Time", "Great Pretender", "Harbor Lights", "My Prayer") at the Springfield, Illinois Hilton.


As members of the Rusty Halo Band, Sandy Begue, Jane Hartman, Sandy Leitheiser, Kevin Leitheiser, Bob Hagler, and Jeff Davidson opened a series of shows for Chicago's Chi-Lites("Have You Seen Her", "Oh Girl") in Springfield, Bloomington, and Decatur, Illinois.


           RUSTY HALO BAND(promo 1990)

                      (Kevin Leitheiser,Jeff Davidson,Jane Hartman,Sandy Begue, Bob Hagler)




Rusty Halo Band members ( Sandy Leitheiser, Kevin Leitheiser, Sandy Begue, Bob Hagler, Jeff Davidson) provided the accompaniment for singer songwriter Bertie Higgins as he performed his hits "Key Largo", "Just Another Day In Paradise" and "Casablanca" at the 1988 Decatur, Illinois Celebration. 


RUSTY HALO BAND (promo 1985)

(Gale Fowler, Sandy Begue, Rob Sokolis, Kevin Leitheiser, Mike Smarjesse, Sandy Leitheiser)  


RUSTY HALO BAND (promo 1981)

(Rob Sokolis, Paul Whobrey, Mike Smarjesse, Kevin Leitheiser, Sandy Begue, Sandy Leitheiser)


St. Louis, Missouri-55 KUSA Roadshow

Springfield, Illinois-Smarjesse's Supper Club
Springfield, Illinois-Lincolnfest

Decatur, Illinois-Celebration
Witt, Illinois-Lions Club
Hillsboro, Illinois-Country Club
Central Illinois Livestock Association
Springfield, Illinois-Billy's Tumbleweed
Peoria, Illinois-J.J.'s Riverfront Lounge

Hillsboro, Illinois-Moose Club
Illinois Power Company
Maroa, Illinois-The Boomerang
Decatur, Illinois-Country Club at the Forum
Mason City, Illinois-American Legion
Springfield, Illinois-Anchor Boat Club
Hillsboro, Illinois-Lions Club
Springfield, Illinois-Elks Club
Butler, Illinois-Community Building
Pana, Illinois-Tri County Fair

Warrensburg, Illinois-Sportsman's Club

Nokomis, Illinois-Homecoming

Springfield, Illinois-Wildlife Sanctuary

Pana, Illinois-Elks Club
Springfield, Illinois-Prop Club
Sherman, Illinois-Athletic Club
Decatur, Illinois-Yesteryear Fair
Springfield, Illinois-Bridgeview Beach
Montgomery County Farm Bureau
Taylor Springs, Illinois-Community Building
Springfield, Illinois-Bauer's Upstairs
Farmersville, Illinois-Knights Of Columbus
Nokomis, Illinois-St. Louis Parish Center
Shelbyville, Illinois-Moose Club
Hillsboro, Illinois-Firemen's Ball
Springfield, Illinois-Hilton
Panama, Illinois-VFW
Taylorville, Illinois-VFW
Honey Bend, Illinois-Wooden Nickel
Decatur, Illinois-Lakelanders Country Opry
Nokomis, Illinois-Park House
Mason City, Illinois-Pancho's Pasture Party
Bloomington, Illinois-Central Station 
Raymond, Illinois-Homecoming
Mason City, Illinois-Homecoming
Granite City, Illinois-Danny Bob's 
Taylor Springs, Illinois-Homecoming
Kincaid, Illinois-Homecoming
Witt, Illinois-Labor Day Homecoming
Decatur, Illinois-Fairview Park
Springfield, Illinois-TRN Club
Morrisonville, Illinois-Knights Of Columbus
Decatur, Illinois-Holiday Inn
Auburn, Illinois-VFW
Ballwin, Missouri-Lone Wolf
Decatur, Illinois-Southside Country Club
Rochester, Illinois-DAV
Springfield, Illinois-Mathers Gun Club
Decatur, Illinois-Decatur Club
Route 108 Country Corner Cafe Club
Virginia, Illinois-BBQ
Fiatt Allis Corp.
Decatur, Illinois-The Forum
Litchfield, Illinois-Firemen's Club
Springfield, Illinois-Supper Club
Pana, Illinois-Knights Of Columbus
Litchfield, Illinois-Country Corner Lounge
Shelbyville, Illinois-Johnston's IGA
Chapin, Illinois-Homecoming
Butler, Illinois-Homecoming
Hillsboro, Illinois-Old Settler's Homecoming
Springfield, Illinois-Aqua Club
Illinois Health Care Association
Sprinfield, Illinois-VFW/Old Jacksonville Road
Auburn, Illinois-Salamar Lounge
Springfield, Illinois-Sheraton Inn
Springfield, Illinois-Holiday Inn East
Rantoul, Illinois-Chanute AFB
Springfield, Illinois-Quality Inn
Strasburg, Illinois-The Trestle
Credit Bureau Of Springfield(Illinois)
Hillsboro, Illinois-Hillsboro Area Hospital
Litchfield, Illinois-Owens Country Corner
Omicron Delta Sorority
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority
Springfield, Illinois-Beef 'n Brew
Eureka, Missouri-Six Flags Ramada Inn
Morrisonville, Illinois-High School Prom
Pana, Illinois-Rosefest at Fairgrounds
Farmersville, Illinois-Irish Days
Kincaid, Illinois-American Legion
Illinois Jaycees Summer Convention
Illinois State Fair-Pabst Saloon
Albion, Illinois-Champion IndustriesCompany Picnic
Carlinville, Illinois-Whiskey River Lounge
Graham Correctional Center Staff
Bank Of Springfield(Illinois)
Assumption, Illinois-St. Mary's Parish
Montgomery County Medical Society
Litchfield, Illinois-The Ariston
Pana, Illinois-Pana Community Hospital
C & IM Railroad
Meadowbrook, Illinois-Bobbie's North(KUSA)
Eureka, Missouri-Rodeway Inn(KUSA)
Owaneco, Illinois-Gym Fundraiser
St. Charles, Missouri-Todedo's(KUSA)
Centralia, Illinois-Elks Club(KUSA)
Louisiana, Missouri-Elks Club(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-Henry Vlll Ballroom(KUSA)
Meridosia, Illinois-High School(KUSA)
Ellis Grove, Illinois-Pop A Top(KUSA)
Mobil Chemical Corp.
Staunton, Illinois-Crystal Ballroom(KUSA)
Hoyleton, Illinois-Community Building
American Heart Association
St. Louis, Missouri-Hilltop Lincoln Mercury(KUSA)
Taylorville, Illinois-Nashville North(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-LaClede's Landing BBQ(KUSA)
Stanton, Missouri-Meramac Caverns(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-Forest Park(KUSA)
Montgomery City, Missouri-Fair(KUSA)
Edwardsville, Illinois-Jaycee Summerfest(KUSA)
Pevely, Missouri-Gene's Indian Foot Lake(KUSA)
Louisiana, Missouri-Elks Club(KUSA)
Union, Missouri-Franklin County Youth Fair(KUSA)
St. Genevieve, Missouri-Elks Club(KUSA)
Carlinville, Illinois-Macoupin County Fair(KUSA)
Bowling Green, Missouri-Pike County Fair(KUSA)
St. Charles, Missouri-Expo(KUSA)
St. Peter, Missouri-Schnuck's(KUSA)
Wentzville, Missouri-Sheraton Inn(KUSA)
Washington, Missouri-Fair(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-Downtown Sheraton(KUSA)
Troy, Missouri-Quiver River Electric(KUSA)
Bluffs, Illinois-Festival(KUSA)
DuQuoin, Illinois-State Fair(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-Budor Park(KUSA)
Festus, Missouri-Armory/Pevely Police Assn.(KUSA)
Benld, Illinois-Homecoming(KUSA)
Arenzeville, Illinois-Bingo Festival(KUSA)
Jacksonville, Illinois-Rascals(KUSA)
Alton, Illinois-Expo(KUSA)
Altamont, Illinois-Schuesenfest(KUSA)
Sparta, Illinos-VFW(KUSA)
Milton, Illinois-Corn Carnival(KUSA)
Chesterfield, Missouri-Chesterfield Mall(KUSA)
Eureka, Missouri-Six Flags(KUSA)
Mt. Vernon, Illinois-Armory(KUSA)
Flora, Illinois-Elks Club(KUSA)
Springfield (Illinois) Sertoma
Cutter, Illinois-Volunteer Firemen(KUSA)
Centralia, Illinois-Elks Club(KUSA)
Illinois Retirement System
Springfield, Illinois-Blue Pelican Hall/We Care Concert
St. Clement, Missouri-Catholic Hall
Montgomery County Pork Producers
Olney, Illinois-Elks Club(KUSA)
Ballwin, Missouri-VFW
Hoyleton, Illinois-Little Egypt Pork Producers
Butler, Illinois-Butler School(KUSA)
Peoria, Illinois-Continental Regency
Springfield, Illinois-Fiesta Hall
Greenville, Illinois-Best Western
Granite City, Illinois-Knights Of Columbus(KUSA)
Dubois, Illinois-Duquoin Jaycees at K.C.(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-Clarion(KUSA)
Taylorville, Illinois-T & C Lounge
Vandalia, Illinois-Moose Club(KUSA)
Harvester, Missouri-VFW/American Cancer Assn(KUSA)
Jacksonville, Illinois-Holiday Inn
Springfield, Illinois-State House Inn
Mobil Chemical Company
St. Louis Regional Airport/East Alton Expo(KUSA)
O'Fallon, Illinois-City Park/Fire Dept(KUSA)
St. Clair, Missouri-Festival(KUSA)
Mexico, Missouri-High School(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-"President" River Cruise(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-V.P. Fair(KUSA)
Cedar Hill, Missouri(KUSA)
Troy, Missouri-Lincoln County Fair(KUSA)
Staunton, Illinois-Homecoming(KUSA)
Hoyleton, Illinois-Hoyletonfest
Springfield, Illinois-State Fair Senior Center
Greenville, Illinois-Bond County Fair
Carlyle, Illinois-Clinton County Fair(KUSA)
Salem, Illinois-Clinton County Fair(KUSA)
Wentzville, Missouri-Belz Factory Outlet Mall(KUSA)
Greenfield, Illinois-Trianium Days(KUSA)
Worden, Illinois-Hillbilly Days(KUSA)
Hecker, Illinois-Commercial Club(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-Bommarita Nisson(KUSA)
Hardin, Illinois-(KUSA)
St. Louis, Missouri-Maul's International BBQ(KUSA)
Belleville, Illinois-St. Clair Country Club
M. J. Kellner Company
Illinois Dept. Of Transportation
Jerseyville, Illinois-Moose Club
O'Fallon, Illinois-Fire American Legion
Robinson, Illinois-Community Center
Granite City, Illinois-Moose Club
Moweaqua, Illinois-Pow Wow
New Berlin, Illinois-Sangamon County Fair
Illinois State Fair-Lincoln Stage
Virginia, Illinois-Country Club
Springfield, Illinois-New England Lobster House
Bethany, Illinois-Scott State Bank
Carlinville, Illinois-Knights Of Columbus
Illinois Dept. Of Children & Family Services
Springfield, Illinois-Ace Of Clubs
Staley Engineering Dept.
Mascoutah, Illinois-Moose Club
Robinson, Illinois-High School Prom
Hillsboro, Illinois-Sports Association
Carlinville, Illinois-High School Class Of 1978
Sorento, Illinois-Homecoming
Kincaid, Illinois-Knights Of Columbus Chicken Fry
Edinburg, Illinois-Celebration
Astoria, Illinois-Celebration
Decatur, Illinois-Decatur Herald Pumpkinfest
Jacksonville, Illinois-Cheavy's
Girard, Illinois-St. Pat's Hall
Sawyerville, Illinois-Frank & Dee's
Girard, Illinois-Fire Protection District
Gillespie, Illinois-Black Diamond Days
Springfield, Illinois-World Pork Expo/State Fairgrounds
Stonington, Illinois-Summerfest
Palmer, Illinois-Homecoming
Hoyleton, Illinois-Hoffbraufest
Bloomington, Illinois-Miller ParkConcert Under The Stars
Decatur, Illinois-Nelson Park Concert Under The Stars
Jacksonville, Illinois-Blackhawk Restaurant
Springfield, Illinois-Harrigan's
Springfield, Illinois-St. John's Pavilion
Bloomington, Illinois-Jumer's
Peabody Coal Company
Peoria, Illinois-Steamboat Days
Springfield, Illinois-Douglas Park
Bloomington Holiday Inn-Illinois State Police Convention
Champaign, Illinois-Chancellor Hotel
Raymond, Illinois-Sports Boosters
Springfield, Illinois-Brass Rail
Carlinville, Illinois-Holiday Inn
Springfield, Illinois-Little Flower Heritage Days
Harvey, Illinois-Holiday Inn
Winchester, Illinois-Scott County Fair
Nokomis, Illinois-Athletic Club