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           August          

The Small Glories
Saturday August 24, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $24.00  
The material of a Small Glories concert is rootsily welcoming in terms of subject, folk-pop melody and instrumentation — songs of love, loss, and environment, delivered with soaring, interwoven vocals on various combinations of stomping clawhammer banjo, guitar and harmonica. "Some things just work together: the Lennon and McCartney syndrome – and to witness a performance by The Small Glories is a rare opportunity to experience that indefinable quality that creates perfection...” — David Allen, Americana UK
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           September          

Tim Cavanagh & Emo Philips
Friday September 6, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  
Both Cavanagh and Philips are in-demand comics with such broad appeal that they’ve received high marks from some of the world’s most respected colleagues in the business. Collectively, they've performed at hundreds of shows throughout the country every year, had frequent spots on "The Bob and Tom Show," done voice-overs for animated TV shows, appeared on countless Comedy shows, released cds, etc.

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Tim Cavanagh & Emo Philips
Saturday September 7, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  
Both Cavanagh and Philips are in-demand comics with such broad appeal that they’ve received high marks from some of the world’s most respected colleagues in the business. Collectively, they've performed at hundreds of shows throughout the country every year, had frequent spots on "The Bob and Tom Show," done voice-overs for animated TV shows, appeared on countless Comedy shows, released cds, etc.

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Freeland Film Festival
Friday September 13, 2019    
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Join Freeland, a nonprofit committed to working for a world that is free of wildlife and human trafficking, in a celebration of film and community. Festival runs from September 13-15, 2019.
Just announced: Freeland Film Festival Announces Opening Night Film!  Click READ MORE.

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2019 Party for the Arts!
Saturday September 21, 2019    6:00 p.m.
Tickets: Individual Ticket: $60.00  Reserved Table for 8: $600.00  

Mardi Gras Party for the Arts! Food, Music, Entertainment, Prizes, Games...all for a good cause!

 


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           October          

The Way Down Wanderers
Friday October 11, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $28.00  
The Way Down Wanderers are from the very heartland of America – central Illinois, Peoria, to be exact – which is reflected in their distinctive sound, which draws on elements of bluegrass, but also touches on classic rock influences including the multi-part harmonies of the Beach Boys and The Band’s hybrid soul, as well as the roots qualities of The Avett Brothers and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, with surprising elements of jazz, classical music and even hip-hop.
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Croce plays Croce
Friday October 18, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $48.00  

"Croce Plays Croce” features a complete set of classics by A.J.’s father, Jim Croce, some of his own tunes, and songs that influenced both him and his father. The show often includes such timeless songs as "Operator,” "You Don’t Mess Around with Jim,” "Workin’ At the Car Wash Blues,” "Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy), "One Less Set of Footsteps,” "Lovers Cross,” and "Box #10,” to name a few.


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Coco Montoya
Saturday October 19, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $34.00  
The old Willie Dixon adage, "blues is truth,” perfectly describes the searing, contemporary blues-rock of world-renowned guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya. Taught by the "Master of the Telecaster,” Albert Collins, but with a hard-edged sound and style all his own, Montoya mixes his forceful, melodic guitar playing and passionate vocals with memorable songs, delivering the blues’ hardest truths.

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Loudon Wainwright III
Saturday October 26, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $36.00  
Born in Chapel Hill, N.C. in 1946, Loudon Wainwright III came to fame when "Dead Skunk” became a Top 20 hit in 1972. He had studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon University, but dropped out to partake in the "Summer of Love” in San Francisco, and wrote his first song in 1968 ("Edgar,” about a lobsterman in Rhode Island). 

He was soon signed to Atlantic Records by Nesuhi Ertegun, and was lured by Clive Davis to Columbia Records, which released "Dead Skunk.” His songs have since been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Johnny Cash, Earl Scruggs, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, his son Rufus Wainwright, and Mose Allison, among others. Wainwright has recorded 27 albums including his 2010 Grammy Award-winning ‘High, Wide & Handsome.’

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           November          

BeauSoleil-Grammy
winning Cajun band

Saturday November 2, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $38.00  

For the past 37 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet. Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry of its members, and created and driven by bandleader Michael Doucet’s spellbinding fiddle playing and soulful vocals, BeauSoleil is notorious for bringing even the most staid audience to its feet. BeauSoleil’s distinctive sound derives from the distilled spirits of New Orleans jazz, blues rock, folk, swamp pop, Zydeco, country and bluegrass, captivating listeners from the Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, to Carnegie Hall, then all the way across the pond to the Meltdown Festival in England.


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Marcia Ball
Saturday November 9, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $35.00  
"Fifty years have passed in a flash,” says Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter and vocalist Marcia Ball, of her long and storied career. Ball, the 2018 Texas State Musician Of The Year, has won worldwide fame and countless fans for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she takes the stage. Her rollicking Texas boogies, swampy New Orleans ballads and groove-laden Gulf Coast blues have made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music lovers all over the world. 
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Jimmy Webb
Saturday November 16, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $30.00  

The critical acclaim that composer Jimmy Webb has received during his more than forty years of success, is as remarkable as the accomplishments they honor. Webb is the only artist to ever receive Grammy awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration, he is a member of the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, and, according to BMI, his "By The Time I Get To Phoenix," has been the third most performed song in the last fifty years, with "Up, Up and Away" on the same list in the top thirty.
Whether playing music that embraces the transition from Summer to Autumn, familiar songs for the holidays, or celebrating the glory days of Summer and romance, Robin Spielberg’s concerts always intertwine musical performance with stories that inspire, enlighten and make us laugh. Named to the prestigious Steinway Artist Roster, Robin has sold one million CDs making her one of America’s most popular contemporary female pianists/composers. 

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MRS FUN
Friday November 29, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  
Complex. sophisticated. adventurous. The music of MRS. FUN is a unique blend of off-center jazz, ultra-funk, spoken word rap, and neo-cabaret.  Hosted by Janet Planet.

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           December          

The Barefoot Movement - Holiday
Friday December 6, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $22.00  
The Barefoot Movement invites you to join them for their holiday celebration performance. Complete with all of your classic seasonal favorites wrapped in a Christmas package, you'll hear acoustic renditions of everything from Chuck Berry's "Run Run Rudolph" to Perry Como's "It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas" and emotional takes on the more tender songs of the season like "Oh Holy Night" and "Hark The Herald Angels Sing." 

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The Alley Cats'
Jingle Bell Rock

Saturday December 14, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $25.00  
The Alley Cats, America's premier Doo-Wop group, performs Jingle Bell Rock - A Harmoniously Hysterical Holiday Hit featuring holiday songs such as Let It Snow, Jingle Bell Rock, White Christmas, Blue Christmas, O Come All Ye Faithful, Sleigh Ride, Feliz Navidad, Rudolph and Silent Night.

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Switchback
A Midwestern Christmas

Saturday December 21, 2019    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $18.00  
Switchback’s holiday concerts are always a crowd pleaser by including lots of audience involvement and singing along with well-known favorites such as "Jingle Bells,” "Away in the Manger,” "Up on the Housetop,” "Oh Holy Night” and "Frosty the Snowman.”  In 2005, Switchback released an album titled, A Very Switchback Christmas, which contains all of these songs and others such as, "Silver Bells” and their classic version of "Silent Night” with an extra verse in Gaelic. The show is also filled with stories of their travels and a healthy dose of comedy thrown in for good measure.

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           February          

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Saturday February 8, 2020    4:00 p.m.
Tickets:  $54.00  
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, "the king and queen of the banjo” (Paste Magazine), have a musical partnership like no other. Béla Fleck is a fifteen-time Grammy Award winner who has taken the instrument across multiple genres, and Abigail Washburn a singer-songwriter and clawhammer banjo player who re-radicalized it by combining it with Far East culture and sounds. 
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Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Saturday February 8, 2020    7:30 p.m.
Tickets:  $54.00  
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, "the king and queen of the banjo” (Paste Magazine), have a musical partnership like no other. Béla Fleck is a fifteen-time Grammy Award winner who has taken the instrument across multiple genres, and Abigail Washburn a singer-songwriter and clawhammer banjo player who re-radicalized it by combining it with Far East culture and sounds. 
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           December          

Gift Certificate
Monday December 31, 2525    
Tickets:  $100.00   $50.00   $25.00  
Give the gift of music! Available in $25, $50 or $100 denominations. Buy one today! 


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