Arts Council October Brown Bag Schedule


The Brown Bag Performance Series is a free program offered to the community by the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana. The series runs weekly from October through April at the Arts Council’s BSF Gallery, located at 318 Main Street in downtown Evansville. The Brown Bag Performance Series is every Wednesday at noon. Summer performances are once a month. It is encouraged to bring your lunch and a friend, and enjoy the free local performances. The Brown Bag Series is made possible in part by the Mesker Music Trust, managed by Fifth Third Investment Advisors. Below is the schedule for November.

11/5/14 – Hal Wolford: Local musician and Brown Bag favorite, Hal Wolford, will be performing a set list honoring Hoosier songwriters and their music. Included in the set are songs from artists Fred Rose, Paul Dresser, James Spider Rich, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael and more. Sing along with songs such as, Back Home in Indiana, Apple Blossom Time, and Take me out to the Ballgame at the first November Brown Bag performance.

11/12/14 – Alfred Savia & James MacLeod: Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra Maestro, Alfred Savia and University of Evansville Professor of History, James MacLeod will present an Illustrated Discussion of Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece, the War Requiem. Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing this piece on November 15th. For more information about the November 15th performance, please go to

The Brown Bag Series presentation will consist of two parts – “World War One and the Poetry of Wilfred Owen” (Dr. James MacLeod, University of Evansville) and “Benjamin Britten, The War Requiem and its performance” (Maestro Alfred Savia, Music Director Evansville Philharmonic).

11/19/14 – Bob Green: Bob Green, keyboards, vocals and woodwinds, is one of the most familiar faces in the Evansville area, and has been called the hardest working musician in Evansville. Bob’s many skills have inspired many bands and artists to call on him for backup. He is proficient on keyboards, saxophone and flute and has lent his skills to bands such as the Duke Boys, the Shagadelics, Object Blue, Cynthia McDonald and many others. Bob will round out November’s Brown Bag Series performance schedule.