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 1st | 2:00 p.m.

Come enjoy the fun and energy created by the Shamrock Ragsters, a quartet of top musicians from the Chicagoland area who sing and play a mix of traditional bluegrass, Irish/Celtic, "old time" blues, and Dixie-land Jazz. In their music they use a wide variety of instruments that include banjo, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica, Jew's harp, tin whistle, Irish flute, guitar, bass, trumpet, tenor and sax.

 

 


Charles Billington: Classical Piano
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Sunday, April 12th | 2:00 p.m.

Whether you are a long-time lover of classical music or are just starting to appreciate the genre, you will enjoy classical pianist Charles Billington. His concert will include works of Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, Faure, Gershwin, Grainger, and Ravel. Charles will not only perform these works but also explain the historical context of the composition and its musical significance. Come and enhance your classical music "IQ."

 

 

 


BG Singers Encore!
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Sunday, May 3rd | 2:00 p.m.

Encore! is the traveling performing ensemble of the Buffalo Grove Park District fine arts adult choir, the BG Singers. This talented group of adults performs a variety of music, from jazz to pop, and from oldies to the best of Broadway. Encore! continues to delight audiences with shows that feature their high-energy and enthusiastic vocal performances.