Arts Alive Concert Series

Come to the library and enjoy a different musical experience each month! You'll have a chance to meet the musicians and visiting gallery artists following the concert. Refreshments will be served.

Held in the library's Community Room, these popular concerts are sponsored by the Friends of the Rolling Meadows Library.

Get your FREE tickets by calling the library at 847-259-6050, stop by the Welcome Desk or click the link next to the program listing and sign-up online! Persons with disabilities can arrange for special assistance by calling the library at least two weeks prior to any program.


Celebrate the Holidays
with Chris Colletti

Sunday, December 14th | 2:00 p.m.

Chicago native Chris Colletti broke onto the musical scene more than twenty years ago. From musical theatre productions to restaurants and lounges, from intimate concerts to outdoor festivals, Chris has brought his love of music to audiences everywhere. His fresh approach to the music of the Big Band Era offers that elusive quality of class. Chris Colletti's Holiday Music performance gives new meaning to the phrase "Highly Energetic and Versatile Performer." His charisma and stage presence set him apart from the rest as he gives new life to Popular Standards, Ballads, Broadway Classics and Italian Love Songs. This performer is truly a unique individual following in the footsteps of some of the greatest entertainers of all time.




Sentimental Journey
A 1940's Songbook
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Sunday, January 25th | 2:00 p.m.

History has recorded that The Greatest Generation lived during the 1940s. It was a time of war and a time of rebuilding. It was a decade filled with amazing and heartfelt music from the stage, film, radio and dance halls that is now woven into the texture of musical history. Chicago based cabaret artist Robin Rotela and entertainer/playwright Wayne Richards host a unique cabaret-styled concert designed to celebrate the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Sir Duke and many, many others. This family friendly showcase is a must see!



Be My Valentine
with Diva Montell
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Sunday, February 15th | 2:00 p.m.

Diva Montell, the daughter of an opera singer and Chicago entertainer Freddie Montell, began singing at age six and studied vocal performance at DePaul University and the American Conservatory of Music, with an emphasis in opera. Diva's diversity spreads from opera to pop. Enjoy a special show celebrating Valentine's Day that's filled with love songs of past and present. Diva's hope is to take patrons out of this world for just a short time and into her world of love and music. So please, won't you be her Valentine in 2015?