MOUNT MORRIS – Downstate Illinois' highly accomplished Bluegrass Band, The Harman’s, will make their return to the Mt. Morris bandshell Friday, July 29 at 7 p.m.
The Harman Family Bluegrass Band presently consists of first and second generation musicians with deep musical roots dating back to 1975. Mark, Jeff, and John Harman have performed professionally for many years. People have had the privilege watching them since early childhood excel in their musical talents. Their parents, Mike and Stacy round out the quintet.
Mike was a Rounder recording artist and a member of the Alison Krauss Union Station Band from 1986 to 1990, during which time he performed on the Grand Ole’ Opry and recorded on the Grammy nominated “Two Highways” album and on the platinum seller, “Now That I’ve Found You-A Collection” by Alison Krauss.
The Harman’s recorded and produced their debut CD Continuous Play in August 2004 and have since released five more albums, their latest being January 2016's, In The Time That You Gave Me, featuring guest vocal appearances by Alison Krauss and Mo Pitney.
The Harman’s music style ranges from traditional to contemporary bluegrass, country, gospel and various types of music. “Entertaining you is our goal and is as much fun for us as the music we play.”
Concessions for the evening will be provided by Ralfie's BBQ serving food and drinks starting at 6 p.m.
Please bring a blanket or chair or enjoy the new benches and join the fun on our beautiful, historic campus in the center of Mt. Morris, two blocks south of Rt. 64 on Wesley Ave and enjoy the free concert. In the event of rain, the whole show moves to the Pinecrest Grove Community Center, located at 500 Evergreen Ln., sevenm blocks south of Rt. 64 on McKendrie Street at the same times.