Concerts and Events

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2022 — 2023 Concert Series

The 2022 — 2023 Concert Series is sponsored by the Downers Grove Music Club and the Downers Grove Public Library. Concert Series programs are normally held at the Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove; however, library renovation work during mid-November into next April will require alternate venues. Therefore, please check the website for location info.

Reservations are strongly recommended through the DG Public Library. You may register on the library website by clicking RSVP   next to the concert date or by calling the library at 630-960-1200.

Our music programs are open to the public.  With the exception of our two fundraising House Concerts in November and March, all of our music programs are free of charge.

  

Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the DG Public Library
The Blues According to John Primer

Join John and his harmonica player, Steve Bell, for an acoustic set of great music and stories. If you're looking for a fantastic blues concert, look no further than John Primer. RSVP


Sunday, October 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the DG Public Library
Colors of Autumn
DGMC musicians will regale you with beautiful music for fall. Scheduled performers: Jue He, Dan Moroz, Emily Fallert, Angela Presutti Korbitz and Chris Garofalo. RSVP


Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 2:00 pm at the Downers Grove Park District Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Rd*
West Towns Chorus
One of the Chicago area's premier men's choruses performs a cappella barbershop favorites. RSVP


Sunday, December 4, 2022, at 2:00 pm at the Downers Grove Park District Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Rd*
Holiday Treasures
Enjoy a musical welcome to the holiday season with a delightful hour of holiday music, led by Joyce Tumea. This event features DGMC musicians and other guest performers. Note: the singalong is back. RSVP

*Note the re-location of the November and December concerts to the DG Park District Facility on Belmont due to the renovations at the DG Library.


Special DGMC events


Fall Benefit House Concert
Friday, November 18, 2022 at 7:30 pm – private home
The first of two fundraising events featuring a Benefit Concert with all proceeds used to fund the Rising Star and College Music Awards given to talented local high school music students.


2023 Piano Festival & Competition
Sunday, March 5, 2023
Community United Methodist Church, 20 Center Street, Naperville
Well-established, adjudicated event open to piano students in Downers Grove and its surrounding communities.


2023 Piano Festival Honors Recitals
Sunday, March 12, 2023
DG Methodist Church on Maple Ave in Downers Grove
Recitals featuring the piano students who excelled at the 2023 Piano Festival & Competition.


Spring Benefit House Concert
Friday, March 17, 2023 at 7:30 pm – private home
The final of two annual fundraising events featuring a Benefit Concert with all proceeds used to fund the Rising Star and College Music Awards given to talented local high school music students.


Rising Stars Concert
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
location TBD
Exciting concert featuring the 2022 Rising Star recipients and other talented young musicians in the Downers Grove community.