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April 2019+ Export Listed Events
The Normal Community Jazz Ensemble will be presenting “Jazz @ the Gallery” with a performance of a variety of selections across all jazz styles. The Jazz Ensemble is an auditioned ensemble the performs at numerous events and festivals. They have been the pre-concert performers for the Doc Severinsen Band as well as having been selected as one of only four groups statewide to perform at the Illinois Music Educators Association (ILMEA) Annual Conferences in 2014 and 2018. They… Find out more »
Please join us for our sixth annual Downtown Trivia Night! Teams of 8 will play 8 rounds of questions about history, sports, science and, of course, BLOOMINGTON. Hosted by Quiz Master Jamie Mathy A FUNDRAISER FOR THE DOWNTOWN BLOOMINGTON ASSOCIATION Friday, April 26, 6-10 pm (doors open at 5:30) Eagles Aerie #527 313 S. Main, in Bloomington. FULL KITCHEN MENU – CASH BAR – RAFFLE CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP YOUR TEAM TODAY! SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL SPONSORS FOR… Find out more »
“Last time I was in Detroit,… every house I walked into had someone cueing up a handful of beloved demos that were being passed around. Ohtis sounds like David Byrne’s pared-down country ballad band, so I was on board. The folksy, casual duo formed via high school bicycle rides in central Illinois but put their band on hiatus while half the group, Sam Swinson, wrestled with a life-threatening drug addiction—something Ohtis remains remarkably upfront about (probably because it’s in the… Find out more »
Edward David Anderson is an American songwriter and rock & roll veteran who spent his formative years fronting the revered Midwest band, Backyard Tire Fire. Known for infectious melodies and memorable messages he penned 8 albums for the band and played countless shows across the US and Canada. Since their hiatus in 2011 EDA has continued to write and tour as a solo artist. His delivery in the live setting is both dynamic and impactful showcasing a natural prowess on… Find out more »
Performing artist Aileeah Colgan has received recognition from Billboard Magazine and Whiskey Riff, and was voted the top country act in the state of Illinois by the national Country Showdown talent competition. She earned second place in the 2018 NASH Next midwest regional competition, and she has shared the stage with a long list of major artists including Toby Keith, RaeLynn, Kane Brown, Rodney Atkins, Scotty McCreery, LoCash, and more. Aileeah has also performed VIP pre-shows for Luke Bryan,… Find out more »
EARTH DAY AT COMMON GROUND – 516 N. MAIN ST., DOWNTOWN! Celebrate the Earth in the Frontier Parking lot to the South of the store (with the mural). Common Ground Staff will be hosting a range of businesses and organizations that are doing their part to promote a happy and healthy earth! Stop by to see Common Ground Grocery CrossRoads HandCrafts Cook Farm Ecology Action Center TerraCycle Nightshop Straight Up Solar The Really Really Free Market Find out more »