Maggie Brown Live in Concert at Davenport Public Library


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Posted Online: Nov. 23, 2012, 2:07 pm
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Press release submitted by Davenport Public Library



Don't miss the chance to see blues and jazz singer Maggie Brown live in concert at the Davenport Public Library! She will be performing at the Eastern Avenue Branch (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Monday, November 26 at 6:30 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Based in Chicago, Maggie Brown is a talented singer and performer who infuses her music with history and storytelling. She describes her style as "edutainment" and strives to use music to educate and uplift people. This performance is being sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Blues Society. For more information, please visit the Mississippi Valley Blues Society website at http://www.mvbs.org/index.php/education/115-bits-maggie-brown-2012. For more information about other programs offered at any of the Davenport public libraries, visit www.davenportlibrary.com.

















 



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