The Silver City Public Library is pleased to announce the return of free library concerts in September. There will be two musical performances in short succession starting with Felix Galanti playing jazz vibraphone on Thursday, September 7, 10:30am-12:00pm, followed by songwriter duo Patty & Craig at the Silco Theater Wednesday, September 13, 4:00pm. The concerts are free thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Library!

GalantiJoin us as musician Felix KN Galanti brings the smooth sounds of his vibraphone to the Silver City Public Library on September 7, 10:30am. Having played across the country, Galanti brings a vast experience to this one-of-a-kind live show. Versed in nine styles of jazz, listeners can expect to be treated to Brazilian, Latin, Smooth, Fusion, and more! You won’t want to miss this unique performance that has been described as electric. CANCELLED


Patty Stevenson and Craig Siemsen will perform for the library at the Silco Theater on Wednesday, September 13, 4:00pm. Gorgeous harmonies, impeccable musicianship, playful stage humor, and jewel-like original songs are the hallmark of this duo. Patty Stevenson is a classically trained pianist and finger style guitarist. She often writes portrait songs of people in her life and in history. Craig Siemsen has been described as a leading midwest guitarist with a voice that is a mixture of honey and grit. His songwriting speaks to the human condition with poetry and humor. The combination of these two artists creates a sound that is full-on spark and joy.

Described as an acoustically good marriage, Patty and Craig were individually 'out there' enjoying their music, when, in the mid-1980s, they met while performing at a folk festival. For many years, Patty and Craig maintained solo careers, even after they married. Eventually, with the prodding of wise friends, they agreed to perform one show as a duo. The rest, as they say, is history.

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