The Peg Egan Performing Arts Center will highlight Door County musicians Sept. 4, 6 pm, when each artist will play a 30-minute set.
Get ready for a new, funky jazz organ trio featuring Chicago-based John Lewis on guitar, Memphis-based Paul Taylor on drums and Door County native Solomon Lindenberg on organ. He’s home on summer break from pursuing jazz studies at Columbia College Chicago.
Dorothy Scott is a versatile singer who delivers naked soul and honesty with a passionate vibe and is often compared to Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison and Jeff Buckley. She has shared the stage with Carole King, Joan Armatrading, Jeff Buckley, Joan Osborne, Janis Ian, Cheryl Wheeler, MELANIE and more. Joining her will be Hans Christian, Tony Bessen, Paul Sowinski and Adam Cain.
Guitarist Cathy Grier has opened for Laura Nyro, The Band, Dave Mason and Joan Armatrading. She was a longtime New York City busker who began writing songs inspired by Bonnie, John Lee and Geeshie and is now based in Door County. Her group, Cathy Grier and The Troublemakers, were semi-finalists at the 2022 Memphis International Blues Challenge.
Pete Thelen started writing and producing music as a part owner of Crystal Recording, and with the studio’s co-owner Charlie Prazma, Thelen co-wrote “Welcome Home,” honoring Vietnam Veterans. His latest release is “Travels to the Edge.”
Jay Whitney formed Big Mouth in 1980 in Michigan, and the band’s focus at that time was an eclectic mix of blues, jazz and original music. Whitney moved to Door County in 1989 and formed a new Big Mouth with Pat Judy, Woody Mankowski and Paul Sowinski in 1990.
In case of rain at the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center, 7840 Church St. in Egg Harbor, the all-stars concert will be held at the Alpine Resort in Egg Harbor. Questions? Call 920.493.5979.