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Concert Webcasts: 2008


Highlights of Past Performances

Since June 2008, Kalamazoo Public Library—long recognized for its excellence in programming—has provided patrons with a monthly series of unique, intimate concert performances featuring local and nationally recognized artists from a variety of musical genres.

With the kind consent of the artists, many of these unique events have been preserved in the form of video, audio, photographs and commentary.

Visit KPL’s YouTube channel for more vintage clips from our archives, and KPL’s Flickr photostream for great photos of library events.

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Archived Performances from 2008

(Not all formats are available for every performance.)

Red Sea Pedestrians

Show #7. December 10, 2008, Central Library

Live Music @kpl: Red Sea Pedestrians

A warped and beautiful blend of cultures and eras; a melting-pot of six distinct multi-instrumentalists and singer/songwriters.

video | mp3 audio | photos | reviewsartist info



Show #6. November 19, 2008, Central Library

Live Music @kpl: glowfriends

Kalamazoo’s own five piece indie shoegaze acousticore group, blending orchestral pop with ethereal male/female vocals.

video | mp3 audio | photos | reviewsartist info


The Corn Fed Girls

Show #5. October 22, 2008, Central Library

Live Music @kpl: The Corn Fed Girls

With ties that span decades, this close knit group of friends share a passion for acoustic music.

video | mp3 audio | photos | reviewsartist info


Michael Beauchamp

Show #4. September 17, 2008, Central Library

Live Music @kpl: Michael Beauchamp

Melodic yarns about lost love, travel, and the importance of live music with powerful voice and mournful guitar.

video | mp3 audio | photos | reviewsartist info


Rachael Davis

Show #3. August 12, 2008, Central Library

Live Music @kpl: Rachael Davis

Rachael Davis began singing on-stage at the age of two(!) with influences Ella Fitzgerald to Patty Griffin.

video | mp3 audio | photos | reviewsartist info


Pacifica Quartet

Show #2. July 8, 2008, Central Library

Fontana Chamber Arts @kpl: Pacifica Quartet

Winner of the Naumberg Chamber Music Prize, Cleveland Quartet Award, and the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant.

video | mp3 audio | photos | reviewsartist info


Steppin’ In It

Show #1. June 17, 2008, Central Library

Live Music @kpl: Steppin’ In It

A very special acoustic show in-the-round, combining folk, sweet jazz, country, swing, zydeco, and blues.

video | mp3 audio | photos | reviewsartist info