Here’s our roundup of musical performances in the First Street Community Center’s Uptown Theatre for the month of November 2017. Things are still “in the works” and we may get to add to this list, so keep an eye on our “Events” link on our website to keep up to date.
Click on the title of each act to learn more about their upcoming performance.
Saturday, November 4th @7:30pm.
Johnny Krob and the Playboys will be performing favorite classic country music in the Uptown Theatre. Bring your own pop-wine-beer and buy an Uptown Theatre cup for $5.00 to enjoy your beverage during the performance.
Friday, November 10th, from 7:30pm – 9:30pm.
New Orleans comes to First Street: Eddie Piccard is back in Mount Vernon. Jazz has been called “the truly American art form.” Growing out of the rhythms and cultures of New Orleans it has spread over the world, bringing joy to listeners on many continents, in many cities.
Here in eastern Iowa we have our own jazz legend—Eddie Piccard. Eddie and his band will be performing the program—Meet Me in New Orleans— will include many Dixieland favorites.
Eddie and the musicians play hot traditional favorites, classic Dixieland, and cool Latin tunes. The group features Eddie on piano and vocals, Tim Crumley on drums, Rich Martin on vibes, and Dave Richter on bass. This year the group will be joined by the Busch Brothers, popular Dixieland instrumentalists from Wisconsin. “We all love playing in Mount Vernon,” Eddie says. “And this group always brings full energy to the stage.”
Bring your own pop-wine-beer and buy an Uptown Theatre cup for $5.00 to enjoy your beverage during the performance.
Saturday, November 18, @7:30pm.
TICKETS: $5 Students, $15 General admission, $50 Patrons – available at the event or via http://davemoore.bpt.me
2017 recipient of the Folk Tradition Midwest Lifetime Achievement Award, Eastern Iowa’s Dave Moore is one of the great songwriters to come out of the state of Iowa and is a Red House recording artist.
Known for his elegant songwriting and instrumental prowess on blues guitar, button accordion and harmonica, he has become somewhat of a legend.
Local songwriter Greg Brown and Dave Moore both developed a national reputation in the early years of both Prairie Home Companion and the legendary Red House Records.