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.

 


Mark Dvorak
American Folk Music Sign-up here

Sunday, June 7th | 2:00 p.m.

An entertaining musical program for all ages. Familiar songs by American artists such as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, family favorites and great stories from Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music. The Chicago Tribune has called Mark Dvorak, "masterful," and the Fox Valley Folk Festival describes him as a "living archive of song and style." WFMT 98.7 Fine Arts Radio has named him "Chicago's official troubador."

 

 


Robbie Malkowski and Dave Turner
Sign-up here

Sunday, July 26th | 2:00 p.m.

Vocalist Robbie Malkowski is a classically trained graduate of Northwestern University whose niche is "Old Broadway" and "The American Songbook." She has performed professionally in musicals since age 14. Robbie will be accompanied by jazz pianist Dave Turner, who is known throughtout Chicagoland for his passionate style. They will be performing the glorious music of Rodgers, Hammerstein and Hart in their complementary styles of crystal clear mezzo-soprano and gifted melodic jazz pianist.

 

 


Mike Basin
Internatinal Music Sign-up here

Sunday, August 9th | 2:00 p.m.

Classically trained pianist and accordionist Mike Basin is back to perform international music and famous melodies on his accordion. He performs a wide variety of music, including salsa, rumba, samba, gypsy, Russian, Hungarian, and even New Orleans Dixie style. You'll be amazed what one instrument (and man) can do!