107 NE Monroe Peoria, Illinois 61602-1070

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Peoria Public Library 2018 “Music in the McKenzie”

Sundays 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.

At Peoria Public Library North Branch
3001 W Grand Parkway. Peoria, IL 61615

CD sales benefit Friends of Peoria Public Library

January 21: Sally Barris: A-list Nashville singer/songwriter sallybarris.com/

February 25: Flatland Harmony Experiment: high octane four piece string band from Indy flatlandharmony.com/

March 11: Goodnight Gracie: Eclectic and timeless tunes and originals from diverse genres including Indie, Americana, pop-rock, jazz and blues. facebook.com/GoodnightGracieTheBand/

April 22: Switchback: American roots and Celtic soul  waygoodmusic.com/

May 20: P-Town Bluegrass Allstars: a collection of musicians from a variety of musical backgrounds  facebook.com/P-Town-Bluegrass-Allstars

June 10: Mike Cheesman: a guitar playing Englishman who has a passion for history and storytelling   mikecheesmanmusic.com/

July 15: Sally Weisenburg: a diversly talented singer comfortable with any style of music  sallyweisenburg.com/

August 26: Nathan Taylor Band: country folk blended with heartland jazz & delta blues nathantaylormusic.net/

September 30: The Squirrel Hillbillies: "Earnest lyrics, gentle harmonies, and delicate acoustic musicianship" "Wonderfully clever, down to earth songs" squirrelhillbillies.com

October 21: Edward David Anderson: Chicago native influenced by blues, rock, folk and bluegrass  edwarddavidanderson.com/

November 11: Still Shine: a group of seasoned musicians blending acoustic roots and bluegrass   stillshinegrass.com/

December 16: Lojo Russo: From the Quad Cities playing sweet folk & percussive roots. lojorusso.com/