Mike Conrad Trio & Starlight’s Theatre Blues Band Concert
The “Mike Conrad Trio” appearing Saturday Oct 14th featuring Mike Conrad on piano, Katie Ernst on bass, and Cassius Goens III on drums. You enjoyed them at the Bellson Music Fest, now come enjoy them again playing some of the best of Jazz. Followed by the soulful sounds of the Jerry Criss Band. Showtime 7-11 pm $5 adm
Award-winning composer Mike Conrad (University of Northern Iowa) leads a dynamic trio featuring Katie Ernst (Chicago bassist, Twin Talk) and Cassius Goens III (Indianapolis-based drummer). On their fall 2023 tour, funded by a Jazz Road Grant (South Arts), they’ll be revisiting music from their debut album “Reconnect ” (2022), while diving into some brand new compositions inspired by members of Conrad’s family. Among tour stops in Muncie, Indianapolis, South Bend, Milwaukee, and Rock Island, the Mike Conrad Trio is excited to be performing at Starlight’s Theatre & Lounge in Sterling, IL on Saturday, October 14th from 7pm to 9pm. They will be followed by the soulful sounds of local favorite, the Jerry Criss Band from 9pm to 11pm. You won’t want to miss this night of captivating and uplifting music!