Friends of the Library

2017 Outdoor Summer Concert Series


Join us on the lawn!  Grab a blanket, pack a picnic basket or buy tasty treats from food vendors* and dine alfresco while enjoying summer worthy music. Limited seating will be provided. *Call the library, check the website, Like us on Facebook, and/or Follow us on Twitter to discover which food vendor will be at each concert.


Kaleidoscope Eyes – Acoustic Beatles Tribute
SATURDAY, June 3; 1 – 2 pm*
Special Saturday Kick-Off Your Summer Concert
Back by popular demand! Kaleidoscope Eyes known as “Chicago’s Best and Most Fun-Lovin’ Acoustic Beatles Tribute Band” are huge Beatles fans who capture the magic of the songwriting, harmonies, and silliness of the Beatles. *RAIN DATE* Monday, June 5 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm, check website, Facebook & Twitter.

¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat
Monday, June 19; 7 – 8 pm
Roots rock inspired dance music from North, Central, and South America. These ethnically diverse musicians establish energizing polyrhythmic grooves, combine biting twang guitars and add the strength of brass horns, group singing, and urban poetry.

Jubal’s Call
Monday, July 10; 7 – 8 pm
Regional music scene favorites. Guitars, powerful vocals & fiddle combine to deliver a mix of country, classic rock and whatever else comes to mind.

Patchouli
Monday, July 24; 7 – 8 pm
Blending elements of pop, rock, folk, flamenco, jazz and world beat rhythms, Patchouli’s sound has been described as “Joni Mitchell meets the Gypsy Kings.”

Makani and Friends
Monday, August 14; 7 – 8 pm
Angelic voices along with strumming ukuleles, rhythmic beating of Tahitian Drums, and traditional dances of Hokule’a. Makani will take you on a musical journey of the Polynesian Islands.