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William Elliot Whitmore Free Outdoor Concert

Event Details

July 12, 2014 7:00 PM
Location: National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library Outdoor Amphitheatre
1600 Inspiration Place SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
Phone: 319.362.8500
Website: http://www.ncsml.org/Events/Default.aspx

Event Description

Popular singer/songwriter William Elliott Whitmore will play a free outdoor concert at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library July 12, as part of the NCSML’s 40th anniversary celebration.

Whitmore will take the stage at 7 p.m., following a day of free family activities and other special events at the NCSML.

Hailing from a horse farm along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, William Elliott Whitmore has developed an intense love and spiritual understanding of the land, which he conveys through all of his records.

With acclaimed live performances as well as albums full of songs not only from both the heart and the heartland, William Elliott Whitmore is often described as one of the most interesting contributions to today’s diverse collection of musical ingenuity. Whitmore has earned much acclaim from the folk, blues and alt-country communities, as well as rock; in the past, the Iowa native has toured with Chris Cornell, City and Colour, The Pogues, Clutch, Lucero, Converge, Modern Life is War, Frontier Ruckus, Frank Turner and The Low Anthem. Whitmore’s 2009 release, Animals in the Dark, reached Number 50 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.

No tickets are required for this free event, which will take place in the NCSML’s outdoor amphitheatre along the Cedar River. For more information on William Elliott Whitmore, visit www.williamelliottwhitmore.com.