september, 2019

28sep3:30 pm5:30 pmMusic Barn Festival: Songs Along the Sangamon

Music Barn Festival: Songs Along the Sangamon

Event Details

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s School of Music presents a weekend of  rich music at Allerton Park & Retreat Center’s idyllic Music Barn.

Songs for a New World

The first musical from Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (Bridges of Madison County) is a collection of powerful songs examining life, love and the choices that we make. With a small,  multi-ethnic cast and a driving, exquisitely crafted score that runs the gamut of today’s popular music, Songs for a New World is a great way to bring the next generation into the theatre.

Performed by Lyric Theatre @ Illinois on:

  • Friday, Sep 27 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, Sep 28 at 3:30 pm

Celebrating 100 Years of Bird: A Tribute to the Music of Charlie Parker

University of Illinois Jazz Faculty will perform some of the best-known works of Charlie Parker, one of the originators of bebop in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

  • Saturday, September 28, at 3:30 pm


(Saturday) 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series

september 28, 2019 7:30 pm - september 28, 2019 9:30 pm


$30 for single event, $25 each for both