UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. (PRWEB) March 25, 2019
The University Park Public Library is pleased to offer, for one night only, the 8th annual COTTON CLUB “IN A BOX”, Wednesday, March 27, at 6:30p.m. This event is in honor of Jazz History Month and is free for all ages. Also, in honor of National Library Week: “Libraries=Strong Communities,” please bring can goods/non-perishable items to be donated to the Monee Township Food Pantry. The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem, NY, that operated during Prohibition and featured Jazz and Tap dancing. At the nightclub you could see many of the greatest entertainers of the era, such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie, The Nicholas Brothers, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and many more. Drawing on America’s two truest art forms, Jazz and Tap Dancing, we will bring to life the historic venue at University Park Public Library for an evening of live entertainment and fun for the entire family. Guest artists include: Guitarist-Buddy Fambro, Pianist-Charlie Johnson, Drummer-Xavier Breaker, Vocalist-Tracy Worth and Estavion White, Tap Dancer-Bril Barrett, Bassist-Ron Hall, Sax-Audley Reid, and on Trumpets, Bob Griffin and Victor Garcia.
University Park Public Library is located at 1100 Blackhawk Drive, University Park IL. For more information please call Tracy Ducksworth at 708-534-2580 or visit http://www.uppld.org