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The Uptown Theatre, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
319-895-8060 FirstStreetCC.com
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November 2017

Eddie Piccard Jazz

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Uptown Theatre, First Street Community Center, The Uptown Theatre, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$15

Eddie Piccard grew up only a few miles from Cedar Rapids, but soon left for the jazz scene in Chicago, for famous Rush Street and the playboy clubs, appearing opposite the likes of Ramsey Lewis and George Shearing.

After cutting his chops with his first trio in Chicago, Piccard moved on to the lights of the Florida resorts. Later, he formed another trio in Florida, which became a favorite of Jackie Gleason’s.

A class act in Cedar Rapids for many years, Piccard and his sidemen delight with everything from Sinatra standards to an amazing Ray Charles tribute.

The group has entertained couples spending a night out for live music, family birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, office parties, ballroom dancers, friends who just want to enjoy live jazz–and even music students who just come to take notes.

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Live Music – Dave Moore – Americana and Folk

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Uptown Theatre, First Street Community Center, The Uptown Theatre, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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$5 - $50

2017 recipient of the Folk Tradition Midwest  Lifetime Achievement Award, Eastern Iowa’s Dave Moore is one of the great songwriters to come out of the state of Iowa and is a Red House recording artist.

Known for his elegant songwriting and instrumental prowess on blues guitar, button accordion and harmonica, he has become somewhat of a legend.

Local songwriter Greg Brown and Dave Moore both developed a national reputation in the early years of both Prairie Home Companion and the legendary Red House Records.

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April 2018

Live Music – Chuck McDermott – Americana

April 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Uptown Theatre, First Street Community Center, The Uptown Theatre, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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June 2018

Live Music – Phil Heywood –

June 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Uptown Theatre, First Street Community Center, The Uptown Theatre, 221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Mount Vernon’s Phil Heywood is a winner – both of the National Fingerpicking Championship & then of the American Fingerstyle Guitar Festival Competition!

A veteran of NPR’s A Prairie Home Companion with guitar legend Chet Atkins, Phil performs with peer acoustic guitar luminaries Peter Lang, Pat Donohue, Tim Sparks, and Dakota Dave Hull.

He also opens shows for such artists as Norman Blake, Greg Brown, John Renbourn, Chris Smither, and John Hammond.

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