Plainwell: Winter concert series
PLAINWELL—Ransom District Library will again host a winter concert series on Sunday afternoons through March 25.
“Live Music @ The Library” will feature a new group of performers each week; shows begin at 2 p.m.
The library is at 180 S. Sherman Ave.; for more information visit www.ransomlibrary.org or call (269) 685-2084.
The schedule, along with the library’s description of each, includes:
Feb. 18: Out of Favor Boys
“Since coming together in 2003, Out of Favor Boys has developed a reputation as an entertaining, interactive and energetic contemporary blues band from bars to festivals to private parties and everything in between. Their four studio recordings show off their original songwriting, which runs the gamut of blues from Chicago style to the Mississippi Delta, and reflects the band’s contemporary influences.”
Feb. 25: Bronk Brothers “Island City Hoe-Down”
“How much fun can you have with your boots on? Grab your Stetson, polish those rhinestones, and come on down for the best party ever at Ransom Library featuring the Bronk Bros. A blue-collar work ethic, big dreams, and a grassroots attitude has gained the Michigan-based brother duo, The Bronk Bros., respect in the Midwest music scene. With over a decade of live performances, the act has shared the stage with more than 80 National touring country artists.”
March 4: May Erlewine
“May Erlewine is a Michigan-based singer-songwriter and a member of the Earthwork Music Collective. The sounds and influences you’ll hear in her music range from good old fashioned folk and country swing to soul singers, rock and music from all over the wide world. It’s all bundled together with stories and melodies to take you on a journey of the heart.”
March 11: Kaitlin Rose Band
“Kaitlin has been playing guitar and writing songs since the summer of 2001 after finding her mom’s Alvarez in the hallway closet. Since then, Kaitlin has recorded four full-length solo-albums in various basements and attics of friends and family members including All My Roses, Sentience, The Ideal and Organic Travels.”
March 18: Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
“The ‘KSO presents King of Rag: The Life and Music of Scott Joplin’ presentation is a KSO original production honoring the great African-American composer and pianist, Scott Joplin. KSO musicians will perform some of Joplin’s best known works while they tell the story of his life and work.”
March 25: Elden Kelly Trio
“The Elden Kelly Trio features Carolyn Koebel on percussion and Denis Shebukhov on bass. Carolyn and Elden have worked together since 2010, cultivating a musical vocabulary based on a shared affinity for instrumental improvisation and exploration, unusual instrumentation, and original songs. Denis completed the trio in 2015, and they have been performing together ever since.”