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Creole Stomp performed at last year's concert on the Quad series.

Enjoy some free music on the Illinois State University Quad, right in front of Cook Hall. The concerts will take place at 7 p.m. every Monday in July. 

July 1

The summer concerts will begin with Appalatin. The band will bring a mix of Appalachian folk and high-energy Latin music. The concert will set the tone for the excitement for the rest of the summer series.

July 8

The Jodi Beach Trio will invite the audience to enjoy a sentimental journey through music. Beach's versatile vocals are not something to miss.

July 15

Good Morning Bedlam will perform their series debut. The band gives a twist on what would typically be expected of folk music. With the use of lyrical storytelling, their shows give off a contagious energy

July 22

Illinois State Director of Instrumental Jazz Studies Tom Marko will lead an evening of contemporary jazz. You’ll be able to enjoy jazz with Marko and the Inner Light under the night sky. 

July 29

The final performance will be Singing Under the Stars. ISU faculty and guests will sing their favorite songs from operatic and Broadway stages. The performance will be the close to the free concerts on the Quad series.

What You Need to Know

Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on to enjoy the performance. 

In case of rain, the performances will be moved to the Center for Performing Arts.

Not able to make it to a concert? No problem, you can listen to the all the concerts at WGLT, WBNQ and WJBC.

The Summer Concerts are sponsored by the Mirza Fund for Arts and Culture of the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, Debbie and Terry Lindberg, the Fell Trust and the Town of Normal Harmon Arts Grant Program.

Enjoy some free music on the Illinois State University Quad, right in front of Cook Hall. The concerts will take place at 7 p.m. every Monday in July. July 1 AppalatinThe summer concerts will begin with Appalatin. The band will bring a mix of Appalachian folk and high-energy Latin music. July 8 Jodi Beach TrioThe Jodi Beach Trio will invite the audience to enjoy a sentimental journey through music. July 15 Good Morning BedlamGood Morning Bedlam will perform their series debut. The band gives a twist on what would typically be expected of folk music. July 22 Evening of Contemporary JazzIllinois State Director of Instrumental Jazz Studies Tom Marko will lead an evening of contemporary jazz. You’ll be able to enjoy jazz with Marko and the Inner Light under the night sky. July 29 Singing Under the StarsThe final performance will be Singing Under the Stars. ISU faculty and guests will sing their favorite songs from operatic and Broadway stages. What You Need to Know Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on to enjoy the performance. In case of rain, the performances will be moved to the Center for Performing Arts.Not able to make it to a concert? No problem, you can listen to the all the concerts at WGLT, WBNQ and WJBC. 

ANDREA RICKER is Features Editor The Vidette. She can be contacted at arricke@ilstu.edu Follow her on Twitter at @ricker_andrea.    


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