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Bluegrass on the Prairie
August 5, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$5 – $10
presented by the U of I Community Credit Union
Pack a picnic, grab a chair or blanket, and enjoy live bluegrass music with your friends and family in Allerton’s 14-acre Meadow!
6–7:30pm Henhouse Prowlers | 7:30-9pm Ben Miller Band| Allerton Meadow
$5/person or $10 per family, at the gate
Food + drinks for purchase
Overnight accommodations are available on Friday, August 5. Call 217-333-3287 for reservations.
About the bands: Back for their third year performing at Allerton, Chicago’s Henhouse Prowlers feature music inspired by the roots of bluegrass while branching out into a sound uniquely their own. From lightning fast picking, to sentimental ballads—playing storied original material, traditional songs, and contemporary covers — The Prowlers’ live show leaves no one wanting.
Fresh off their European tour, the Ben Miller Band will perform at Allerton for the first time. Originally from Joplin, MO, the band features elements of folk, blues, bluegrass, and country in their music. In 2013, they opened for ZZ Top, bringing increased praise and attention from reviewers.
For more information on the 2016 Concert Series, click here.