Special Events at the Carl Sandburg Visitors' Center

Songbag Concert Series
FALL 2017
Second Sundays, 4:00-6:00pm (August-November 2017)
A monthly concert series presented by the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association in the "Barn" at Carl Sandburg's Birthplace, in an intimate smoke, and alcohol, free environment, showcasing acoustic music in the traditional and folk style. 313 E 3rd Street, Galesburg IL, (309) 342-2361. The concerts are free and open to the public, however a $3.00 donation is greatly appreciated. All shows start at 4:00pm.
Date Performer

August 13, 2017

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Songbag Concert, Joe McLerran - 13 Aug 2017, 4-6pm

September 10, 2017

4:00 - 6:00 pm



Fall 2017 Songbag Concerts - Turas - Sunday, Sept 10, 2017, 4:00-6:00pm


October 8, 2017

4:00 - 6:00 pm


No Reason - Songbag Concert, Sunday, October 8, 2017, 4:00pm
A Galesburg folk/pop band

November 12, 2017

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Songbag Concert - Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 4:00-6:00pm

Keith Reins and Tara McGovern 

We are grateful to Tom Foley who is coordinating the Songbag Concert Series this year for the Association.

A donation of $5.00 per person is suggested as the door (or gate) entry fee.  These door receipts go to the Songbag Concert performers to supplement a base amount paid by the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association.  If you enjoy the concert, please be generous in support of our performers. 

Songbag Concert Series performers and refreshment costs are underwritten by the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association and its members at a cost of approximately $2,500 per year. If you would like to support the Songbag Concert Series, become a member of the Association, and/or you are always welcome to make a donation to the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association, PO Box 585, Galesburg, IL 61402-0585.

Contact the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association: carl@sandburg.org
Suggest performers or get information about the Songbag Concert Series: heasly@frontiernet.net