Bluegrass band featured in new ‘roots-inspired’ series

Bluegrass recording artists the Henhouse Prowlers will perform Nov. 2 as part of a new music series in Peoria Heights.

Jeff and Martha Huebner, owners of Trefzger’s Bakery and the Trailside Event Center, are launching [the] roots-inspired concert series with family-friendly hours, a full bar and a dinner menu. The monthly concerts at the historic building will feature top-notch, nationally-touring bluegrass and folk artists.

For the past 11 years, the Henhouse Prowlers from Chicagoland have performed and recorded their distinctive brand of energetic tunes all over the world from Europe and Africa to Russia and the Midwest. Their most recent records are “Still on That Ride” and “Live from Kyrgyzstan,” featuring a unusual blend of originals, bluegrass like Flatt & Scruggs classics and covers of tunes by Hendrix and the Dead.

All ages are welcome to the shows, which start at 6 p.m. with dinner and drinks, and continue with groups playing two sets beginning at 7 p.m.

Concerts are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For details, phone 740-7171.

– Bill Knight

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