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.


Shamrock Ragsters
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Sunday, March 20th | 2:00 p.m.

Everyone is Irish for St. Patrick's Day so come and experience the energy and the music performed by Chicago quartet, The Shamrock Ragsters. They'll play and sing Irish and Celtic tunes, as well as bluegrass, Dixieland jazz, and old time blues. Tap your feet and clap your hands with the banjo, fiddle, harmonica, flute, guitar, trumpet, sax and trombone.

 

 


Mark Valenti,
Classical Piano
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Sunday, April 17th | 2:00 p.m.

Mark Valenti received his Master of Music from Northwestern University and his Bachelor of Music from the Philadelphia Music Academy. In addition to solo recitals across the U.S. and Canada, he has performed in Europe and for former First Lady, Barbara Bush, in Washington D.C. He will be performing an eclectic mix of classical piano pieces which serve as an excellent overview of the evolution of piano styles from Classicism to Romanticism through Impressionism to Modernism.

 

 

 


Main Street Cabaret:
Favorite Movie Musicals
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Sunday, May 15th | 2:00 p.m.

Main Street Cabaret presents "From Stage to Screen", a collection of songs from movie musicals. You may have seen these shows on your TV, in a movie theater or on Broadway, but they all have amazing music! Enjoy songs from the musicals you've enjoyed at home and on Broadway such as Gypsy, The Little Mermaid, Into the Woods, Cabaret and more! Vocalists Robin Rotela and Liz Alanna, along with Pianist Kailey Rockwell, will delight you with this selection of show tunes!