August 8, 2015

House Concert with Mary Flower

Enjoy an intimate evening of jazz and blues with folk-based acoustic guitar picker, singer and songwriter Mary Flower at the McCord Gallery and Cultural Center, Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 8 p.m. Seating is limited and reservations are necessary.

Flower, internationally known for her mastery of the Piedmont style of acoustic guitar, marries acoustic blues with touches of ragtime, folk, swing and jazz. She is considered a world class finger-style and lap slide player whose dedication to the art form is a vital contribution to America’s music.

The Midwest native has performed at concerts and festivals domestic and abroad, including Prairie Home Companion and the Calgary Folk Festival. In addition to being a 2011 Portland Mucky Award winner, Flower has10 recordings, including her last four for Memphis’ famed Yellow Dog Records, Bywater Dance, Instrumental Breakdown, Bridges and Misery Loves Company which Downbeat Magazine voted one of the best CD’s of 2012. Her most recent release, “When My Bluebird Sings” was voted one of the best albums of 2014.

Start: August 8, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: McCord Gallery
Phone: 708.671.0648
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9602 W. Creek Road, Palos Park, IL, United States, 60464
Cost: 15

September 14, 2015

2nd Annual “Fairway for the Arts” Golf Outing

Golf_Outing_Story-PicJoin us for McCord’s Second Annual Golf Outing at Crystal Tree Golf and Country Club. Please consider booking a foursome, becoming a sponsor, donating items or services for the raffle, or sending a small contribution to help us reach our goal of building the Anderson Annex for the Arts at McCord.

Last year’s event sold out quickly. Reserve your foursome today!  $200 per person includes lunch, golf, dinner, prizes and more. Not a golfer? Dinner only is available for $60.

Start: September 14, 2015
End: September 14, 2015
Venue: Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club
Address:
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10700 W. 153rd St., Orland Park, United States, 60462

November 7, 2015

McCord’s Annual Black & White Fundraiser

McCord’s major fundraiser to support this “welcoming home for the arts” will be held at Midlothian Country Club this year. With silent and live auctions, great food and dancing to the tunes of the Nuclear Jazz Quarktet this will be a night to remember. If you are interested in sponsoring or helping with the event, please call 708-671-0648.

Start: November 7, 2015 6:00 pm
End: November 7, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Midlothian Country Club
Phone: (708) 388-0596
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5000 West 147th Street, Midlothian, 60445
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