The Music Academy presents Bach, Blues & Brews

Staff Report

Bach, Blues & Brews, a unique presentation of both classical and blues music, will be presented by The Music Academy of Rockford from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at Carlyle Brewing Company, 215 E. State St.

Jon Rozman, an alumnus of The Music Academy, and faculty member and member of the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Rachel Handlin, will be featured. Craft beer and root beer by Carlyle Brewing Company will be served, along with pub-style appetizers from downtown restaurants Abreo, Capri and Vintage @501.

Door prizes from neighborhood restaurants Uncle Nick’s and Irish Rose also will be awarded. Tickets, which include either four samplers of beer or two pints, are $25 for adults. Tickets are $15 for students 18 and younger. Root beer and wine also will be served. Tickets are available in advance by calling The Music Academy at (815) 986-0037. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. More information is available at or

From the Sept. 17-23, 2014, issue

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