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Subject to change, contact us for verification or if you need more information or directions - 909/336-8910 or e-mail  saltystrings@hotmail.com

Please feel free to call us for your next music program needs!

 

Scheduled Events:

 

December 7, 2013 - Willow Creek Library, Cisco, IL. - 2:30pm.   Special program for the public (details later).

May 28, 2013 - Lincoln Christian Church, Lincoln, IL. - 11am.   45 min program for the "Jolly Seniors".

March 17, 2013 - Mt. Pulaski Assisted Living - Mt. Pulaski, IL - 4pm.  An hour of music for the residents, with lots of Irish.

March 17, 2013 - Lane Christian Church - Lane, IL - 10am.  Irish Worship led by John & Connie, with special guests Robin Campbell (vocals) and Eric Crowley (accordion, mandolin, guitar, & vocals) .  Corned beef & cabbage potluck after.

February 17, 2013 - Lane Christian Church - Lane, IL - 10am.  Special song as part of the music ensemble (10,000 Reasons - Bless the Lord, by Matt Redman).  Special loud electric guitar solo by John (Happy Birthday, John!).

February 10, 2013 - Promise Land Ministries, Warrensburg, IL - 10am   Music, Scripture & sermon (as pulpit supply) for their Sunday morning worship service.

December 30, 2012 - Lane Christian Church - Lane, IL - 10am.  Leading worship for the Sunday morning service.

December 9, 2012 - Bridle Brook, Mahomet, IL - 1-3pm  Christmas  and background music for their open house.

December 1, 2011 - Eagle Ridge Assisted Living - Decatur, IL - 7pm.  An hour of music for their annual Christmas walk.

November 24, 2012 - Conover Square, Oregon, IL - (Tentative  evening).  Background music for a Christmas walk through this old factory converted into a unique mall.

November 10, 2012 - Douglas County Museum, Tuscola, IL - 2pm & 4pm   Music at two locations today for a special antique show and sale.

October 3, 2012 - Young at Heart, First Christian Church, Clinton, IL - 10:45am  45 min of music for the young seniors.

September 30, 2012 - Lane Christian Church - Lane, IL - 10am.  Leading worship for the Sunday morning service.

September 28, 2012 - Olney Public Library, Olney, IL - 3pm   Public folk music concert for the local community.

August 15, 2012 - Richland Community College, Decatur, IL - 12pm   Background music for a faculty luncheon.

August 11, 2012 - OFallon Public Library, OFallon, IL - 2pm   Public folk music concert for the community at large (and small).

July 29, 2012 - Promised Land Ministries, Warrensburg, IL - 10am   Music for their Sunday morning worship service.

July 4, 2012 - Mr. Lincoln's Square, Clinton, IL. - 10am-11:30pm   2-set public concert to start off the day for Independence Day festivities.

July 1, 2012 - Lane Christian Church - Lane, IL - 10am.  Backup accompaniment for the worship team today.

June 17, 2012 - Unitarian Church, Decatur, IL. - 10:15am   Seven songs for their Sunday morning service.

May 28, 2012 - Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, IL. - 10am.   A couple special songs as part of the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

May 22, 2012 - Lincoln Christian Church, Lincoln, IL. - 11am.   45 min program for the "Jolly Seniors".

May 12, 2012 - Barclay Public Library, Warrensburg, IL - 1pm   1 hour folk music as part of a memorial benefit for Nicole Horvath.

May 06, 2012 - Central Christian Church - Decatur, IL - Special music together with an eclectic group of musicians for both morning services.

April 29, 2012 - Lane Christian Church - Lane, IL - 10am.  Leading worship today as the "Backup Team".

December 30, 2011 - Eagle Ridge Assisted Living - Decatur, IL - 2:30pm.  An hour of music for a New Years Party for their residents.

December 16, 2011 - Bridle Brook, Mahomet, IL - 6pm   Christmas  and background music for their open house.

December 8, 2011 - Eagle Ridge Assisted Living - Decatur, IL - 3pm.  Two hours of Christmas and instrumental music for their Christmas tree walk.

December 4, 2011 - Salt Creek United Methodist Church, Weldon, IL - (Morning service, time TBA). A couple of special songs for their congregation.

November 20, 2011 - Bridle Brook, Mahomet, IL - 1pm   Background music for a community event.

October 30, 2011 - Lane Christian Church - Lane, IL - 10am.  Leading worship today as the "Backup Team" or as Pastor Keith put it, "the junior varsity".

October 15, 2011 - Warner Public Library, Clinton, IL - 11:30am-1pm   Entertainment during the luncheon for the local Barn & Quilt Tours

September 10, 2011 - Warner Public Library, Clinton, IL - 2pm   A one hour concert including patriotic tunes and some 60's & 70's music.

August 28, 2011 - Eagle Ridge Assisted Living - Decatur, IL - 7pm.  An hour of music for the residents.

August 28, 2011 - Lane Christian Church - Lane, IL - 9am.  A half hour of Special music for all-church family Sunday school

July 23, 2011 - Clinton High School Reunion, Elks Club, Clinton, IL. - 7pm.  30 min variety program.

July 13, 2011 - Lane Christian Church Golden Years, Lane, IL. - 10am.  30 min variety program.

July 3, 2011 - Mr. Lincoln's Square, Clinton, IL. - 11am-1pm   2-set public concert to start off the day for "Celebrate Clinton" festivities.

June 18, 2011 - Lane School Reunion, Lane, IL. - 4:30pm.  30 min program.

May 24, 2011 - Lincoln Christian Church, Lincoln, IL. - 11am.   45 min program for the "Jolly Seniors".

April 26, 2011 - Young at Heart, First Christian Church, Monticello, IL - 11am  One hour of folk & Christian music.

April 9, 2011 - Eagle Ridge Assisted Living - Decatur, IL - 10am.  An hour of music for the residents.

April 7, 2011 - Mahomet Christian Church - Mahomet, IL - 12noon.  A one hour after dinner program for their OASIS group (Older Adults Still In Service).

March 26, 2011 - Wyndcrest Assisted Living - Rochester, IL - 11am.  45 minutes of music for the residents.

March 12, 2011 - Farmer City Nursing and Rehab, Farmer City, IL - 2 pm   An hour program for the residents.

February 27, 2011 - Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Horicon, WI - 8am -noon   Special music for their traditional and contemporary services, followed by an Italian dinner and a 1-hour concert.

February 26, 2011 - Mayville Senior Living, Mayville, WI - 3pm   Hymns & oldies for an hour with the residents.

February 13, 2011 - United Methodist Church, Monticello, IL - 3pm   One hour+ public concert for the churches "Second Sunday" concert series.

January 15, 2011 - The Windsor of Savoy, Savoy, IL - 2 pm   An hour program for the independent living residents.

December 7, 2010 - Redeeming Savior Lutheran Church, New Berlin, WI - 7pm   Special Christmas, following a big, fancy dinner (Yum!).

November 17, 2010 - Young at Heart, First Christian Church, Clinton, IL - 10:45am  45 min of folk & Christian music.

Sepember 26, 2010 - First Baptist Church, Janesville, WI - 10am & 1pm   Special music for morning services, followed by lunch and an hour Christian concert.

Sepember 11, 2010 - Warner Public Library, Clinton, IL - 2pm   A one hour concert of folk & oldies music.

August 28, 2010 - Farmers Market - Macomb, IL. - 9am-12noon.   3 hours of music for all the folks on the square.

August 8, 2010 - Crestview Christian Church - Decatur, IL. - 2pm.   Christian music jam session "Song of Joy".  A fun time with other musicians.

July 18, 2010 - Fair Haven Christian Living, Whitewater, WI - 2 & 4pm   A couple of programs for the independent and assisted living areas.

June 19, 2010 - Lane Reunion, Lane, IL - 5pm   One hour concert for the folks from Lane High School, past & present.

June 3, 2010 - Liberty Village Assisted Living, Clinton, IL - 6pm   Interactive and Background music for their family open house.

May 22, 2010 - Maple Point Senior Living, Monticello, IL. - 1:30pm.   A 30-45 min program for the residents.

March 20, 2010 - Warrensburg Public Library, Warrensburg, IL - 10am-12noon   Informal folk concert for the public.

February 13, 2010 - United Methodist Church, Rockton, IL - 7pm   A short after-dinner concert for the congregation.

February 3, 2010 - Young at Heart, First Christian Church, Clinton, IL - 10:30am  45 min of folk & Christian music.

January 20, 2010 - CAART concert, Clinton, IL - 7-9pm   A formal 2-set public concert at Clinton High School for the Clinton Area Arts & Recreation Team.

December 18, 2009 - Bridle Brook, Mahomet, IL - 6pm   Christmas  and background music for their open house.

December 12, 2009 - Piatt County Nursing, Monticello, IL - 2-4pm   Folk, hymns, and Christmas  music.

November 21, 2009 - Warner Public Library, Clinton, IL - 2pm   A one hour concert of folk & oldies music.

September 27, 2009 - Apple & Pork Festival, Clinton, IL - 2-5pm?   More Back Porch music at the C. H. Moore Homestead.

September 26, 2009 - Apple & Pork Festival, Clinton, IL - 2-5pm?   Back Porch music at the C. H. Moore Homestead.

.September 12, 2009 - Fall Festival, Mount Pulaski, IL - 3:30pm.   One hour concert on the Square for the annual festivities.

August 20, 2009 - Maple Point Senior Living, Monticello, IL. - 1:30pm.   A 30-45 min program for the residents.

July 29, 2009 - Rock County Fair - Janesville, WI. - 11:00am-1:30pm - Two and 1/2 hours of folk music (Food Fair stage)

July 28, 2009 - Rock County Fair - Janesville, WI. - 1:00pm-3:00pm - Two hours of folk music (Food Fair stage)

July 16, 2009 - Westside Christian Church - Springfield, IL. - 6:00pm.   One hour special program.

June 23, 2009 - Young at Heart Seniors - 1st Christian Church, Monticello, IL. - 11am.   40 min program.

May 26, 2009 - Lincoln Christian Church, Lincoln, IL. - 11:00am.   45 min program for the "Jolly Seniors".

May 20, 2009 - Young at Heart Seniors - 1st Christian Church, Clinton, IL. - 10:30am.   45 min program.

May 6, 2009 - Marcourt Manor, Watertown, WI. - 2:00pm and 4:30pm.    Programs at Linsendorf Hall and Carl Fischer Center.

May 5, 2009 - Marcourt Manor, Watertown, WI. - 1:00pm.     A 30 min program following the chapel service.

May 4, 2009 - Golden Living Center, Watertown, WI. - 2 & 3pm.   A couple of 45 min program for the residents.

April 26, 2009 - Decatur Memorial Hospital - Decatur, IL. - 2:00pm.   Sunday service for the extended care patients, together with the Crestview Worship Team.

April 25, 2009 - Warner Public Library - Clinton, IL. - 2:00pm.   An hour of Celtic and Irish music (open to the public).

April 18, 2009 - Clinton Senior High - Clinton, IL. - 10am to 1pm.   Special music for the Green Sphere Global Launch event (open to the public).  See www.greensphereglobal.com

April 10, 2009 - Crestview Christian Church - Decatur, IL. - 7pm.   Good Friday service.

April 9, 2009 - Crestview Christian Church - Decatur, IL. - 7pm.   Special Maundy Thursday service, in honor of the Lords last supper.

April 3, 2009 - The Brown Bag Deli & Coffee shop - Monticello, IL. - 6-9pm.   Three hours of folk & Celtic music (open to the public).

April 2, 2009 - Wyndcrest Assisted Living - Rochester, IL. - 2pm.   45 mins of music for the residents.

March 22, 2009 - Decatur Memorial Hospital - Decatur, IL. - 2:00pm.   Sunday service for the extended care patients, together with the Crestview Worship Team.

March 15, 2009 - Crestview Christian Church - Decatur, IL. - 10:30am.   Special Irish Music Sunday service.

March 6, 2009 - The Brown Bag Deli & Coffee shop - Monticello, IL. - 6-9pm.   Three hours of (mostly) Irish music (open to the public).

March 2, 2009 - DeWitt County Friendship Center - Clinton, IL. - 6:00pm.   One hour variety program after dinner.

February 18, 2009 - Young at Heart Seniors - 1st Christian Church, Clinton, IL. - 10:45am.   45 min program.

February 8 & 16, 2009 - Hickory Point Christian Village - Decatur, IL. - 3:30pm.   Sunday service for the residents, together with the Crestview Worship Team.

November 21, 2008 - Heartland Senior Living - Decatur, IL. - 10:00am.   One hour of music for the residents.

November 14, 2008 - CCIW Regional Assembly - Springfield, IL. - (evening).   Worship music together with Decatur Disciples churches for the regional gathering of Illinois & Wisconsin Christian Churches.

October 25, 2008 - Harvest Fest - Crestview Christian Church Decatur, IL. - 2:00pm.   Informal music for annual church gathering.  Campfire songs & such.

October 12, 2008 - Decatur Memorial Hospital - Decatur, IL. - 2:00pm.   Musical Sunday service with Crestview worship team for the patients in their extended stay unit.

October 5, 2008 - Cropwalk at Fairview park - Decatur, IL - 2:00pm.  Salty strings and Crestview worship team together.  A half hour of music to kick off this annual fundraiser for local and world hunger missions.

September 19, 2008 - Hickory Point Christian Village - Decatur, IL - 2:00pm.  45 minute program for the residents.

September 7, 2008 - Central Christian Church - Decatur, IL - 12:30pm.  30 minute program for church picnic.

September 5, 2008 - First Friday - Monticello, IL - 6:00-9:00pm.  Three hours of informal music for their downtown evening program.

June 24, 2008 - Imboden Gardens Senior Living - Decatur, IL. - 2:30pm.   30 minutes of  music for the residents.

June 4, 2008 - Beardstown Mainstreet - Beardstown, IL - 4:00pm.  45 minute program for downtown lunch gathering.

May 25, 2008 - Decatur Memorial Hospital - Decatur, IL. - 2:00pm.   Musical Sunday service for the patients in their extended stay unit.

May 14, 2008 - Bement Health Care - Bement, IL - 2:00pm.  45 minute program for the residents.

May 3, 2008 - Southside Christian Church - Springfield, IL. - 1:30pm.   Music for Local volunteers appreciation lunch.

April 21, 2008 - Christian Village - Lincoln, IL - 2:00pm & 5:00pm.  Two programs for the residents today.

April 6, 2008 - Hickory Point Christian Village - Decatur, IL. - 3:30pm.   Sunday service for the residents, together with the Crestview Worship Team.

March 30, 2008 - Disciples Music Cluster - Blue Mound, IL - 4:00pm.  4-5 songs as part of local church music gathering.

March 18, 2008 - Lewis Memorial Christian Village - Springfield, IL. - 1:30pm.   45 minutes of  music for the residents.

March 11, 2008 - DEPPA Meeting - Special Music - Imboden Senior living, Decatur, IL. - 11:30am.  Special meeting for many local activities people (a chance to get some much needed exposure in these parts!)

February 14, 2008 - Wyndcrest Assisted Living - Rochester, IL - 1:30 PM.  45 minutes of music for the residents, of course including some "love" songs for Valentine's Day.

 

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