The Illinois bluegrass group, Old Salt Union, will perform on the Upper Iowa University campus September 2, one of several events to which the public is invited.
FAYETTE, Iowa (August 25, 2014) – The public is invited to the Upper Iowa University campus this fall to enjoy musical and other performances by guest artists. Unless otherwise noted, all events are in the UIU Student Center Ballroom. The events are at no charge, although a freewill offering will be accepted.
Featured this fall are:
- September 2 – Old Salt Union, a bluegrass/popgrass band, performing at 7:30 p.m. Old Salt Union, a five-piece string band from Belleville, Ill., is known for pushing the boundaries of bluegrass music.
- September 11 – Salsa Magic, an interactive Latin dance party to get your feet tapping, that starts at 7 p.m. Come learn the latest moves.
- September 18 – Chinese acrobats will return at 7 p.m. for an eye-popping performance of acrobatic stunts and feats of balance, flexibility, coordination and strength.
- September 27 – The UIU School of Liberal Arts and the Office of Students Activities are co-sponsored a clarinet and guitar concert at 7 p.m. at the Fayette Opera House. Maurita Murphy Marx, clarinet, and Juan Tony Guzman, guitar, will perform choros, the national music of Brazil. Choro is a fusion of African-based rhythms, European forms, and both Brazilian and European instruments.
- October 6 – Saxophonist Matt Corey will perform musical covers and originals, all with a jazz spin, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Corey plays a wide-ranging blend of pop, hip hop, rock and country.
For more information, contact Amy Tucker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-425-5311
About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 6,200 students – nationally and internationally – at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.
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