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June 15 concert at Sullivan Center pays tribute to black musicians
Online Staff Report
June is Black Music Month and Rockford Public Library is hosting a concert in recognition of the enormous contributions made by black musicians and singers to jazz, blues and R&B from 8 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, June 15, at the Rockford Public Library Sullivan Center, 118 N. Main St., in downtown Rockford.
Local and regional performers including Harlan Jefferson, Beth Ann Beale and Too Deep will pay tribute to Miles Davis, Marvin Gaye, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and other well-known artists.
Concert admission is free, and a social hour will be from 7 to 8 p.m. at The District Bar and Grill, 205 W. State St. A 10 percent discount will be offered on all tabs during the social hour. The event is open to adults (high school and older).
Posted June 12, 2013