Playing guitar professionally since he was 14 years old, Troy Rangel has played all genres of music. His current band, Troy Rangel and Friends, are very talented musicians who play a variety music at multiple venues.
For this concert, Troy Rangel performs a mix of jazz standards and music from the 1950’s. His friends for this concert are Tony Sconyers on vocals and Nervous Neal Smith on tenor saxophone.
Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation sponsor the concert, which is open to all ages.
Come and listen to a medley of holiday piano music performed by Amanda Drenter. Pianist Drenter holds a degree in music education. She performs and teaches piano throughout the Quad Cities. Drenter has participated in several choirs and jazz bands. She has taught music at the Rock Island Arsenal, West Music, the Quad City Rock Academy and conducted private lessons.
Musicians John Heasly and Jerry Schroeder perform original songs, traditional folk songs, and light pop songs from the 60’s and 70’s. Their musical repertoire includes “Garden Party” by Ricky Nelson, “You are My Flower” by the Carter Family, and “Back Home Again” by John Denver. Also old-time songs with the ukulele such as “Five Foot Two” are played.
John Heasly plays guitar and harmonica. Accompanying him, Jerry Schroeder plays ukulele and guitar,.
The free concert, open to all ages, is sponsored by the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation. Information desk, 309-524-2470.
Figge Art Museum Outreach staff will present an overview of the work of multi-disciplinary artist, Vanessa German, who uses found objects in her work. Participants will then be guided to create their own works of art in a similar style.
The library also has a Figge Art Museum pass for patrons to check out at the circulation desk.
As part of our “It’s Showtime at your Library!” summer reading program, the Moline Public Library is touring local theaters.
Join us as we tour Quad-City Music Guild, located in Prospect Park.
Registration is required. Patrons should wear walking shoes and should meet at the theater.
Learn how to make your own stamped mantra bracelet with Ann Hartley, local artisan and owner of Hartleystudio.
The bracelets are made out of aluminum, and anyone who can hold a hammer will be able to make and take a beautiful new bracelet home with them. Don’t wait to register; this class is going to be fun!
We are offering two time slots for this class, 1:00-2:30 & 3:00-4:30. Please only register for one of the time slots.
As part of the Quad City Arts Visiting Artist program, Jazzy Ash will perform an all ages concert as part of the “It’s Showtime @ your library!” summer reading program.
Their style of New Orleans vocal and instrumental jazz is certain to get your toes a tappin’!
Visit http://www.jazzyash.com/ for more information.