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Rooftop Music Series returns to museum

Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 9:26 a.m. CST

JOLIET — The 2013 Summer Rooftop Music Series is back for its 4th year by popular demand.

This summer, a different live performance is featured each month on the Joliet Area Historical Museum’s Outdoor Rooftop Terrace.

Doors open at 6:45 p.m, and performers take the stage at 7:30 p.m.

Beer, wine, and soft drinks are available for purchase (coffee and snacks are free).

The cost is $8 for a students with valid I.D. and JAHM members, or $10 for members of the general public.

This year’s lineup includes:

• June 6 – Big Dog Mercer plays real Chicago Blues with some rock and boogie thrown in for good measure.

• July 11 – Classical Blast! plays classic rocks songs with a classical twist – amazing.

• Aug. 8 – Soul Motion will get you on your feet with some rockin’ blues, R&B, and some jamming classics.

• Sept. 12 – Big Guitars From Memphis will amaze you with their unbelievable musicianship, playing some rock, a little country, and everything in between.

To register for shows, please visit the Museum website at or call (815) 723-5201, ext. 222.

Don’t wait, as seating is limited – and tell your friends.

It should be noted that no tickets will be mailed. Your name and the names of all registered guests will be entered on a check-in list. Guests will provide name upon arrival at the check-in table.

The museum is located at 204 N. Ottawa St. (Cass and Ottawa) in Joliet. Free parking available less than a block away at Webster and Ottawa.

Download a flyer at

Proceeds from this series of events benefit the museum’s Educational & Programming Departments. Contact Mike Brick, (815) 723-5201 ext.222, for additional information.

The mission of the Joliet Area Historical Museum is to promote awareness, understanding and preservation of the Joliet area’s diverse history through an active, community based collections acquisition program, engaging exhibits, and innovative educational programming.

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