Free Workshop: “Bring Your Own Blues” – May 11th

140th Anniversary Event

Larry Taylor/Bonni McKeown

with “Barrelhouse Bonni” McKeown on piano

and special guest LARRY TAYLOR

FRIDAY MAY 11, 2018, 4 to 6 p.m.

Ever had the blues? Don’t we all, no matter where we come from?
Learn to tell your story in your own three-line blues verse…
Born of African American poverty and struggle, blues music came to Chicago with the Great Migration. “Barrelhouse Bonni” McKeown, piano player, teaching artist, journalist, and Austin neighborhood resident, will help everyone make up and sing our blues. Larry Taylor, blues band leader, will stop by to sing a song, tell a bit about his blues life and music and encourage us to learn more.
DATE: Friday, May 11, 2018
TIME: 4:00-6:00 pm
PLACE: St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
5700 W. Midway Park, 60644
773 378-8111
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Friends & Family Day, Sunday, May 6


congregation joins handsFriends & Family Day

Sunday, May 6

Worship Service at 10:00 AM

Luncheon at 12:30 PM

Choir Concert at 3:00 PM

Join us as our church family and community come together for worship together! Guests, members, family, neighbors from near and far, and anyone else you can think of — you’re invited!  The program will be filled with uplifting words and spirit filled music.

Plan your schedule so you can join us for a lunch fellowship following the service.

To round out your day, St. Martin’s Music Ministry presents “So Good”, a concert in celebration of our 140th Anniversary at 3pm.

It’s going to be a wonderful and blessed day; you don’t want to miss it!