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Music in the Library


Music in the Library: Evan Taylor Jones

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at Hiawassee Branch

Evan Taylor Jones is a singer, songwriter, and performer from Orlando. In just three short years, Evan has made a name for himself around Florida as one of the top soul performers.


Music in the Library: Trio Camino

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Chickasaw Branch

Trio Camino is the collaboration of three masters of the classical guitar: David Grimes, Michael Anthony Nigro and Dr. Gregory Newton. David Grimes' studies of the guitar have taken him throughout North America and Europe. He is now Reviews Editor for the journal Soundboard. Michael Anthony Nigro has toured extensively throughout the states and South America, and his discography includes his latest CD, "A Journey through Latin America." showcasing music by classic composers. He directs the guitar program at Vanguard University. Dr. Gregory Newton is on the faculties of Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles Valley College and Glendale College, is president of the American Guitar Society, director of the AGS International Concert Series, a former member of the GFA Board of Directors, has been a frequent contributor to periodicals, and adjudicates on international competitions.


South Creek MUSIC CLUB!

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at South Creek Branch

Every 2nd and 4th Thursdays @ 6:30pm. Are you ready to rock? We are looking for bands and musicians of all ages to perform in our South Creek MUSIC CLUB. It's a chance for individuals to perform and share in their musical talents. It's fun, exciting, and a great opportunity to broadcast yourself. It's all about "Self-Expression," one music lover at a time! #tweens #nextchapter #afterschool


Music in the Library: Nicholas Roberts

Sunday, February 14, 2016 at Orlando Public Library

Nicholas Roberts is a 24 year old songwriter from Orlando, FL. Roberts crafts mellow acoustic folk music and is often compared to 'Iron and Wine' and 'James Blunt'. Recently relocating from Nashville, he is set to release his 2nd solo album in Spring, 2016. His previous work has been featured on MTV, CNN, and FOX Sports.


Music in the Library: Pete's Blues Featuring Steve Padgett

Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Eatonville Branch

Enjoy a live performance by Pete's Blues featuring an Electric Blues and Latin influenced guitarist/vocalist. Pete's Blues has performed around the U.S. for fans of the Blues musical genre!


The Beatles: Band of the Sixties

Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Orlando Public Library

Explore the music of The Beatles in this 60-minute multimedia presentation (part history and part musical analysis) spanning the full 1960's: beginning with the band's seminal visits to Hamburg, continuing through Beatlemania, and concluding with Abbey Road. The program will be supplemented with audio clips of music and excerpts from interviews with the band members.


Sparky & Rhonda Rucker

Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Orlando Public Library

This program takes audiences of all ages on a journey that spans over three centuries of African American history, including slavery, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, the birth of blues music, and the Civil Rights Movement. Each era is interspersed with stories and popular songs from the time period. The Ruckers accompany themselves with finger picking and bottleneck blues guitar, blues harmonica, old-time banjo, spoons, and bones. #blackhistory

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