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Live at the Library – A Big Hit in Alameda!

By Janet Levaux
Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 at 6:56 am in Uncategorized.

Live at the Library

The first Live@theLibrary concert on Saturday, September 26 was sold out, and organizers are hoping for a similar turnout at the next two shows, set for October 24 and November 21.

This past Saturday, jazz singers Kathy Moehring, Barbara Brown, Kevin Brown and Rick Dougherty entertained the crowd, along with musicians Kelly Park, Sam Bevan and Jason Slota.

“Ticket sales are going well for the next show,” said Sue Coberg, a library supporter and concert volunteer. “And all the money raised from ticket sales goes to the library.”

The packed house of about 120 people was particularly pleasing to concert organizer Ruth Belikove. “This is so fun to see a home-grown concert series take off at this venue!” she said.

“This is good for the library and for Alameda, since it shows what the community can do,” Belikove added. “We just gave it a shot, and it turned out to be wonderful.”

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  • Sue A. Coberg

    A BIG thanks to Kelly Park and Friends and Kathy Moehring for their generous time and effort (and amazing music) and for creating a magical night of jazz in our library. The first concert was a success raising much needed funds for the library. We’re all looking forward to our next concert with Wesla Whitfield and Mike Greensill on Saturday, October 24. Thanks Janet for your excellent coverage of the event. Sue

  • Kathy Moehring

    The event was so much fun to do. The great audience was a reflection of a great community. Thanks for being there Janet. ~Kathy

  • Luzanne Engh

    I second Sue’s comments. The Alameda Library Foundation and Friends of the Library appreciate the support of the Alameda performers who made our first concert a big success: Kelly Park, Kathy Moehring, Barbara & Kevin Brown, Rick Dougherty, Bob Brown, Sam Bevan and Jason Slota. We encourage Alamedans to join us for the next two concerts which offer great music and benefit the library’s programs and long term needs.
    Saturday, Oct. 24: Wesla Whitfield and Mike Greensill (nationally acclaimed artists)
    Saturday, Nov. 21: Jazzschool Advanced High School Workshop, directed by Michael Zilber.
    JOIN US! Tickets: brownpapertickets.com

  • Carole Robie

    Also a big thanks to Ruth Belikove, the concert organizer, and to the community for making this wonderful opportunity a success. We are fortunate to have a library that can hosts events like these three concerts. Thank you to the performers and to the incredible audience.
    Carole