Friends of the Library

Outdoor Summer Concert Series 2019

Pack a picnic and join us for an all-ages evening on the lawn!
In the event of inclement weather, concerts are held indoors with limited seating available.
No registration required!

Pushing the Envelope of Traditional Music

The Georgia Rae Family Band
Monday, June 10; 7-8 pm

Progressive sound inspired by a mix of Americana, contemporary folk, and roots, and a little jazzy swing – all flavored with family harmony and youthful energy.

Cool Jazz on a Hot Summer Night

Petra van Nuis Quartet
Monday, June 24; 7-8 pm

Petra’s lush vocals – along with her quartet – will deliver music that captures the feeling of summer and sunshine.


You Know It When You Hear It

Donna Herula Blues Band
Monday, July 15; 7-8 pm

Their passion for Chicago, Hill Country, and Delta blues – along with Herula’s accomplished slide guitar – will please blues lovers of all kinds.

Slam Funk

Get Your Groove On

Slam Funk
Monday, July 29; 7-8 pm

Pop and soul with upbeat lyrics, local musicians bring the music of Motown to Grayslake.


Rhythm and Lyrics of the Islands

Monday, August 12; 7-8 pm

With their angelic voices, strumming ukuleles, rhythmic beating of Tahitian drums, and traditional dances of Polynesia, Makani will take you on a musical journey to the Polynesian Islands.