There will be music for all at the Marion Art Center (the MAC) during ArtWeek, April 27 to May 6. The first weekend kicks off with two unique evening jazz concerts, Jazz Jam @ the MAC on Friday and the Dixie Diehards on Saturday, plus a concert for young children on Saturday afternoon. The second weekend of the 10-day ArtWeek Festival offers a Sunday evening concert with Putnam Murdock, Barry Gross, and Colin Bradley, as well as an open music lesson and recital perfect for families on Saturday afternoon. Events include:
– Love jazz? Then check out Jazz Jam @ the MAC on Friday, April 27from 7:30 – 9:30 pm.
– Up the Mississippi with the Dixie Diehards Jazz Band is on Saturday, April 28from 7:30 to 9:30 pm.
– For young children, the MAC is offering a fun concert with the engaging Hugh Hanley: Circle of Songs with Hugh Hanley, Saturday, April 28, 3:00 – 4:00 pm.
-The following weekend, on May 6, Putnam Murdock, Barry Gross, and Colin Bradley will weave their innovative soundscapes in a not-to-be-missed concert: Soundscapes @ the MAC, Sunday, May 6 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
-The whole family can enjoy an Open Music Lesson and Recital on Saturday, May 5from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Join musician and music teacher Colin Bradley and his students, ages 5-15, for a recital that is also an open music lesson.
Registration for all five concerts and other great ArtWeek events is at www.marionartcenter.org/artweek. Many events are expected to sell out quickly, so early registration is encouraged.