This summer, the Ellwood House Museum has partnered with Kishwaukee Fest and FunME events to present a new live outdoor music series, “Music at the Mansion”. The third and last event in the series, ‘Big Band at the Mansion’ will be presented this Wednesday, August 16th, 2017. Come hear the Jazz in Progress organization, which was formed for musical and educational purposes to support its mission to advance the appreciation, performance, and history of jazz music and its related genres. Its membership include a variety of very talented musicians from the DeKalb County area. This 17 piece Big Band is well known for the great sounds of lite Jazz, Big Band and great American standards.
Concert starts at 7:00 PM on the mansion terrace. Concerts are open to the public and free to attend. Lite refreshments will be available for purchase by Boy Scout Troop 33. The Ellwood House is located at 509 N 1st St. in DeKalb.