Concerts are in Meeting Room A/B and are free. Refreshments are
served. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lisle Library.
Anne Hills performs “Happy Rails to You”, a concert celebrating
National Train Day. Anne Hills has become one of the better-known
voices of the contemporary folk music scene, receiving recognition
for her live performances, unique recording style, and overall
artistry. Whether she is singing her own song, the words of
6-year-old Opal Whiteley, or poet James Whitcomb Riley, she puts
her whole heart and soul into the moment.
Devil In The Woodpile play acoustic music covering a wide range of styles from the pre-war era. They have been a pillar in the Chicago music scene for nearly 20 years, offering one-and-all a foot-stomping experience. They bring back the days when musicians played their instruments and belted out their craft. They feature washboard, harmonica, and slap doggin’ bass, and play the great ensemble American music of the 1930‘s.
Willie Dixon has been called “the father of modern Chicago
Blues.” Indisputably the preeminent Blues songwriter of his era,
he served as a crucial link between the Blues and Rock ‘N Roll and
is credited with hundreds of songs. Matt Hendricks is a
Chicago-based singer, songwriter and guitarist who is keeping the
Blues alive with his art and has performed with music legends all
over the country.
Tom Kastle is a singer, songwriter, actor, and sailor who has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and New Zealand. His performances feature his powerful voice and accompaniment on 6 and 12-string guitars with occasional concertina and free reed instruments. He is a faculty member of the Old Town School of Folk Music and the Narrator for the Candid Concert Opera Company.