From Survivor to Country Tonite: Meet Melinda Hyder

Melinda HyderWhen you see Melinda Hyder perform at our Pigeon Forge show, she might look familiar. That’s because Melinda was one of 16 contestants on the 12th season of Survivor! In 2005, Melinda traveled to the Pearl Islands off the coast of Panama to compete for a million dollar prize. During her time on the show, Melinda completed challenging obstacle courses, piloted a sinking boat, and lived without modern conveniences for a week. Despite being well liked by the rest of the contestants, Melinda was voted off the island at the end of day six. Read more

Here is the 12 Year Old Fiddler Everyone is Talking About

Colin Chandler performs in our Pigeon Forge showWhen you hear Colin Chandler perform, you will have a hard time believing he is only 12 years old. As one of the featured performers at Country Tonite, Colin has consistently amazed audiences with his virtuoso fiddle playing and natural stage presence. After just a few minutes listening to Colin’s blistering fiddling, it is easy to see why many reviewers on TripAdvisor say he was the highlight of our Pigeon Forge show.   Read more