MARK STUART plays LilFest in Mount Vernon, Iowa April 27
Whats your favorite flavor of backstage stories and tour bus adventures? What stories do you like to listen to? How about adventures with Steve Forbert, Freddy Fender, Steve Earle, Ray Wylie Hubbard or Joan Baez? Flashy guitar chops and great story-telling are just the beginning of Mark Stuarts Americana/Folk tour. His focus in recent years is touring solo, depending on the songs he has penned and recorded, delivered with a soulful singing voice and highly memorable guitar playing. Its hard to escape a great Nashville family name (Earle) but Mark Stuarts rock, blues, country, and folkmusic roots are impeccable in their own right. And they make an exciting show!
One can find Mark Stuart on any given night in a small theater,coffeehouse, house concert, festival stage, club, church auditorium, etc.giving it his all. Aside from that, he could be instructing at a guitarclinic, songwriting workshop, or playing on someone's recording session. Asco-owner of Gearle Records he has produced or co-produced many albums.Stuart's career has repeatedly taken him to all of the USA, Canada, Europe,and the United Kingdom, and, has spanned several decades.
The LilFest Series brings worldwide quality performances to intimate Iowa concert settings. Mark Stuart follows in the footsteps of other international performers like Nathan Bell, Phil Heywood, Malcolm Holcombe, Radoslav Lorkovi, Guy Mendilow, Claudia Nygaard, Jim Post, Eric Taylor, The Sweet Potatoes, James Lee Stanley, Lucie Thorne & The Yearlings. LilFest searches the world for deeply rooted songs and stories of passion and power for our modern lives.
WHEN: Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:00 PM Concert
WHERE:LilFest Series at the Uptown Theatre of the Mount Vernon First St. Community Center, 221 1st St., NW, Mount Vernon
HOW MUCH: $15.00, Students $5.00 Questions and optional reservations: 847-256-0000
Uptown Theatre of the First Street Community Center (View)
221 1st St., NW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314