Winey Mary Bar Every Sunday
Jan
6
to Dec 29

Winey Mary Bar Every Sunday

Winey Mary bar open every Sunday! Use our one of a kind tomato and jalapeno wine, Winey Mary, and all the standard fixings to make the best Bloody Mary around. Every Sunday from Noon - 6 PM. Once you taste a Winey Mary, you may never go back to using vodka.

Large $8, Small $4

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Wieners, Wine, & Free Music Every Friday
Apr
5
to Oct 25

Wieners, Wine, & Free Music Every Friday

You buy the drinks, we provide the hot dogs, fixings and fire to roast it over.  Every Friday April through October as long as weather allows.  We also have FREE Music every Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm with different music performances.  Check out our Facebook page for more information on our music events for Friday evenings! 

Cost:  Free (please buy drinks)
Ages: Any
Other Info:  FAQ

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Sunday Harmony with Ian Leith
Sep
15
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with Ian Leith

Join us for FREE music with Ian Leith from 3-5 pm! Drawing from a wide array of influences, Ian finds merit in every musical genre. Listeners will detect hints of various styles in his arsenal of original tunes and eclectic cover choices. A Scottish-Mexican Army brat born in West Texas, raised in Southern Illinois, seasoned in California, tested on the high seas as a cruise ship entertainer and currently calling Chicago home, Leith is adept at adaptation on his quest to discovering as much music that lies within as he can.

Check out his Facebook page HERE!

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Sleepy Creek Vineyards Art & Music Festival
Sep
28
to Sep 29

Sleepy Creek Vineyards Art & Music Festival

The Sleepy Creek Vineyards Art & Music Festival is held annually on the grounds of Sleepy Creek Vineyards in September. The festival includes up to 50 artists (some demonstrating their craft), live music and entertainment, tasty food, and wine slushies. A fun, laid back, friendly, cool and entertaining venue, this event draws an eclectic crowd from nearby cities in both Illinois and Indiana. You’ll find great art from funky to traditional, a broad variety music (folk, bluegrass, Americana, and maybe a didgeridoo or two), and wine! Admission is free.

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SAVE THE DATE:  Murder Mystery Dinner
Oct
27
5:00 PM17:00

SAVE THE DATE: Murder Mystery Dinner

Join us for an evening of Mystery, Murder, Dinner, and Wine! Come dressed in costume for a mysterious evening. More information coming soon!

Get your tickets early!

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Presented by the CUTC's Seven Corpse Murder Mystery Dinners. This audience-interactive murder mystery will create an evening of conspiracy, mystery, and drama. It is up to you to find the murderer! Food will be catered and served buffet style! Also available for purchase is Sleepy Creek wine, beer, and specialty drinks. 

The Murder Mystery Location is in our new Event Center "The Dragonfly". Gravel parking behind the Venue. 

Here are the details:   Times are subject to change
- Doors Open and Cocktails at 5:00 PM in our New Event Center "The Dragonfly"
- Dinner at 6:00 PM(ish)
- Tickets are $40 per person (includes Dinner, Drama and Dessert) (drinks are NOT included)  Tickets will go on sale SOON!

Wine can be purchased by the bottle or glass. We have specialty drinks, beers, and other non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase.  Seating is first come/first served. We will do our best to accommodate groups of 5 or more with one paid transaction. Ticket information coming soon!

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Vino & Vibes with Aaron Kelly
Aug
17
4:00 PM16:00

Vino & Vibes with Aaron Kelly

Aaron Kelly is a singer/songwriter from Illinois. He grew up thinking big and making plans, and wondering where those trains were going to. Falling under the influence of Townes Van Zandt, John Prine, and Jack Kerouac, his songs aren’t too dissimilar from those crates and packages of the last century. They carry the promise that something good is coming. These are songs meant to ease a burden and bring a smile, carefully crafted and made to last.

Check out his website at www.mynameisaaronkelly.com

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Sunday Harmony with Dearie
Jul
28
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with Dearie

Join us for a FREE music performance with Dearie. They are an indie/folk project from Carrie Chandler of The Bashful Youngens and Kayla Brown of We The Animals and Mike & Kayla. Filled with sweet melodies and soaring harmonies, this duo is a beautiful mix of the styles these two are both known for.

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HOWL 2-GO Dueling Piano Show
Jul
27
6:30 PM18:30

HOWL 2-GO Dueling Piano Show

Join us for some mid-Summer Fun with a Dueling Piano Show!  Enjoy the evening sipping on your favorite Sleepy Creek Wine, specialty drinks, plus a good selection of beer! Taco Bar with two meats will be catered with several toppings to choose from. Tickets are $30 per person.

Howl2GO brings Howl at the Moon's world famous, high energy, all request Dueling Piano show! They are bringing this live, interactive music experience to you! Providing entertainment on the signature, electric baby grand pianos. Enjoy a night of dancing and singing along to your favorites from classics to modern pop! The Dueling Piano shows location is in the "Dragonfly". Parking behind the building.

Here are the details:
- Doors Open, Cocktails, and Taco Bar starting at 6:30 PM in our Event Center the "Dragonfly"
- Taco Bar is included with the show
- Show starts at 8:00 PM
- Tickets are $30 per person (includes Taco Bar and Show) (drinks are NOT included). Click HERE to purchase tickets directly on eventbrite.com.

Wine can be purchased by the bottle or glass. We have specialty drinks, beers, and other non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase. Please read our FAQ's listed on eventbrite.com carefully. Must be 21 and over. Seating is first come/first served. We will do our best to accommodate groups of 5 or more with one paid transaction. Tables sit 10 guests each. You can purchase up 10 tickets with one transaction. Tickets are also available by calling Sleepy Creek Vineyards at 217-733-0330.

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Sunday Harmony with Dearie
Jul
18
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday Harmony with Dearie

Join us for a FREE music performance with Dearie. They are an indie/folk project from Carrie Chandler of The Bashful Youngens and Kayla Brown of We The Animals and Mike & Kayla. Filled with sweet melodies and soaring harmonies, this duo is a beautiful mix of the styles these two are both known for.

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Sunday Harmony with the Merry Travelers
Jul
7
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with the Merry Travelers

Join us for a FREE music performance with The Merry Travelers. They are a psychedelic folk rock band from Urbana, Illinois. Their music sound is a fusion of soul, blues, & classic rock, with a folk singer-songwriter front woman. They perform a collection of original songs & lovable covers, our goal is to create an uplifting and comfortable atmosphere with our music.

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Sunday Harmony with Trae Sheehan
Jun
23
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with Trae Sheehan

Trae Sheehan is an old soul from the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. Trae has been writing songs and performing since the age of ten. A lover of imagery and storytelling through lyrics based on old stories and poems, he never shies away from the hard stuff, instead setting it out in the open to be heard and discussed. Pulling inspiration from the country/rock sound of The Eagles, the folk roots of Bob Dylan, and the swift melodies of John Denver, his songs are written from a place of honesty with an understanding of people and culture gained through his travels and performances. With a new record and his guitar in hand there’s no telling how far he’ll go.

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Comedy at the Winery with C-U Comedy
Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

Comedy at the Winery with C-U Comedy

Start the year out with some hillarious LAUGH’S at Sleepy Creek! C-U Comedy host for the evening is Jesse Tuttle. He has headlined comedy clubs in the Midwest for the past 9 years and have opened/featured for over 100 nationally touring acts. As producers of the C-U Comedy Club in downtown Champaign they have founded one of the best and most well attended weekly shows in Central, IL.

Featured Performers are:

More information coming soon!

Here are the details:
- Doors Open & Cocktais at 7:00 PM in our New Event Center "The Dragonfly"
- Show at 8:00 PM
- Tickets are $10.00 per person through Eventbrite.com or Tables of 10 are $80(limited supply and tables of 10 option only available by calling us at 217-733-0330 or email stephanie@sleepycreekvineyards.com with a phone number)

Events at Sleepy Creek are always a treat at Sleepy Creek. The show takes place inside the “DragonFly", so weather is never a problem, parking behind the new venue.  Wine can be purchased by the bottle or glass. Plus specialty drinks, beer, craft beers, soft drinks, and water are available for purchase. Only the alcohol purchased at Sleepy Creek can be consumed here!  Please read Eventbrite.com FAQ's carefully.  NO Refunds.  Seating is first come/first served.  We will do our best to accommodate groups of 5 or more with one paid transaction.  

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Vino & Vibes with Stuart Smith
Jun
22
4:00 PM16:00

Vino & Vibes with Stuart Smith

We have a FREE music performance with Stuart Smith. He is a songwriter and guitarist from Winchester, IL. He weaves stories and honest lyrics in a sound exploration of American music ranging from folk, blues, country, jazz, and rock. His music brings the songs to life with vivid and virtuosic instrumentation for a uniquely individual live experience. Equally influenced by Miles Davis and Bob Dylan, they draw from vast musical experiences, weaving them into the sound that is Americana music.

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Father's Day at Sleepy Creek Vineyards
Jun
16
3:00 PM15:00

Father's Day at Sleepy Creek Vineyards

Treat Dad to Free Music with Ian Leith from 3-5 pm! Drawing from a wide array of influences, Ian Leith finds merit in every musical genre. Listeners will detect hints of various styles in his arsenal of original tunes and eclectic cover choices. A Scottish-Mexican Army brat born in West Texas, raised in Southern Illinois, seasoned in California, tested on the high seas as a cruise ship entertainer and currently calling Chicago home, Leith is adept at adaptation on his quest to discovering as much music that lies within as he can.

Enjoy the day sipping on Sleepy Cree wine, sangria, slushies, and we have beer too! We also have our Winey Mary Bar open all day with your fave fixings. Also joining us at Noon is Mimi & Papaw's Fork In The Road food truck serving Wings, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Breaded Tenderloin, Brats, Beef Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs, Fries, Onion Rings, and Nachos. We hope to see you.

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Whiskers & Wine at Sleepy Creek Vineyards
Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Whiskers & Wine at Sleepy Creek Vineyards

Join us for our second annual Whiskers & Wine event from Noon to 4 PM. We will be featuring adoptable pets from the Vermilion County Animal Shelter and local rescues. There will be pet-related vendors and raffle items to support our furry friends. We will have FREE music by Stuart Smith's Revelators from 3-5 pm. Food by Smokin Joe's BBQ and Deborah's Donuts. Already have a pet? Bring them out for a day at the winery. Enjoy a fun-filled day with food, music, and wine while supporting pets in need! Please bring friends, pets, and family. Cheers!

Pet Vendors are:

Hospice Hearts
Paws2Canvas
Vanessa's nails trimming
Liz Sookarry (Hurley)

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Paint N' Sip Night-SOLD OUT
May
29
6:30 PM18:30

Paint N' Sip Night-SOLD OUT

Join us for a fun filled evening as you Paint N' Sip! Come relax, socialize, and have some fun painting while sipping on your favorite Sleepy Creek drink. We'll be painting a "Wine Bottle Masterpiece". No worries if you are not artsy or creative, just have some fun! We will provide instruction by LuAnn Grimm. Tickets are $35 per person and we provide all the necessary supplies for you to go home with your own beautiful piece of ART. This event will in the main building Winery. Get your tickets early!

Here are the details:
- Doors Open & Cocktails starting at 6:30 PM in the Main Bldg (Winery)
- Tickets are $35 per person. Price includes all painting supplies, a wine bottle, wine bottle light, and an instructor that guides you step-by-step. *No Experience Necessary (drinks are NOT included)

PLEASE READ OUR POLICIES: Wine can be purchased by the bottle or glass. Plus specialty drinks, beer, craft beers, soft drinks, and water are available for purchase. Food/snacks are welcome. Only the alcohol purchased at Sleepy Creek can be consumed here! NO Refunds or rainchecks. Seating is first come/first served. Tickets are also available by calling Sleepy Creek Vineyards at 217-733-0330 or at click HERE to purchase through eventbrite.com.

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Sunday Harmony with the Merry Travelers
May
19
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with the Merry Travelers

Join us for a FREE music performance with The Merry Travelers. They are a psychedelic folk rock band from Urbana, Illinois. Their music sound is a fusion of soul, blues, & classic rock, with a folk singer-songwriter front woman. They perform a collection of original songs & lovable covers, our goal is to create an uplifting and comfortable atmosphere with our music.

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Screw it, it's Mother's Day at Sleepy Creek Vineyards
May
12
12:00 PM12:00

Screw it, it's Mother's Day at Sleepy Creek Vineyards

Treat Mom to a relaxing day of live FREE music, wine (we have beer too!), our large specialty drinks(Slushy, Sangria and Winey Mary's) will be $6, Winey Mary bar open all day, and some delicious Cafecito Cubano Food Truck starting at Noon. In addition to the Winery(main bldg) open, we will have our new Event Center the "Dragonfly" open as well with a full bar. Enjoy our FREE music performance with Stone & Snow. They are performing with their band for the first time at Sleepy Creek from 3-5 pm in the "Dragonfly". Weather permitting, you might want to sit outside. Don't forget to grab some lawn chairs, family and friends for some fun times.

Here is some info on our music for the day:

Stone & Snow is an alt-folk pairing of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, Karen Bridges and Clint Thomson. In 2012, they began a collaboration filled with close harmonies and thoughtful lyrics. They gave it a name that gives nod to the mountain landscapes of the West-- Stone & Snow. To learn more about them go to www.stoneandsnow.com.

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It's Cinco de Mayo with Kayla Brown & Mike Ingram
May
5
3:00 PM15:00

It's Cinco de Mayo with Kayla Brown & Mike Ingram

After all, It's Cinco de Mayo! Let's heat it up with FREE Music with Kayla Brown and Mike Ingram. They are Champaign-Urbana favorites Mike & Kayla started playing music together 15 years ago and have been performing all over the region ever since. Playing Indie/Folk/Rock/Blues/Alt Country/Motown/Soul/Hip Hop and more, they are sure to impress even the most picky musical ear with their unique approach, beautiful harmonies, and dynamic full sound.

And in honor of Cinco de Mayo, we will have FREE Chips & Salsa (while supplies last)! Great time to sip on your favorite Sleepy Creek wine, we have beer too, specialty drinks, cheese, crackers and other snacks.

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Sunday Harmony with Stuart Smith
Apr
28
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with Stuart Smith

We have a FREE music performance with Stuart Smith. He is a songwriter and guitarist from Winchester, IL. He weaves stories and honest lyrics in a sound exploration of American music ranging from folk, blues, country, jazz, and rock. His music brings the songs to life with vivid and virtuosic instrumentation for a uniquely individual live experience. Equally influenced by Miles Davis and Bob Dylan, they draw from vast musical experiences, weaving them into the sound that is Americana music.

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Vino & Vibes with the Merry Travelers
Apr
27
4:00 PM16:00

Vino & Vibes with the Merry Travelers

Join us for a FREE music performance with The Merry Travelers. This will be their first time performing at Sleepy Creek. They are a psychedelic folk rock band from Urbana, Illinois. Their music sound is a fusion of soul, blues, & classic rock, with a folk singer-songwriter front woman. We perform a collection of original songs & lovable covers, our goal is to create an uplifting and comfortable atmosphere with our music.

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Vino & Vibes with Angela Meyer
Apr
20
4:00 PM16:00

Vino & Vibes with Angela Meyer

Come out to Sleepy Creek for a FREE Music performance with Angela Meyer. Her work is inspired by “writing songs for empty rooms & broken hearts in hopes to fill them up” and stays true to three chords & the truth. A storyteller with a passion for her listeners, Angela pulls in the crowd with a sweet voice and brutal honesty. She combines her love for the Midwest country lifestyle as well as sweet voiced honesty to create a fun and relaxing show for all!

Check out her website at www.angelameyer23.com

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Free Music Sunday with Aaron Kelly
Apr
14
3:00 PM15:00

Free Music Sunday with Aaron Kelly

Aaron Kelly is a singer/songwriter from Illinois. He grew up thinking big and making plans, and wondering where those trains were going to. Falling under the influence of Townes Van Zandt, John Prine, and Jack Kerouac, his songs aren’t too dissimilar from those crates and packages of the last century. They carry the promise that something good is coming. These are songs meant to ease a burden and bring a smile, carefully crafted and made to last.

Check out his website at www.mynameisaaronkelly.com

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Vino & Vibes with The Chickadee Sermon
Apr
13
4:00 PM16:00

Vino & Vibes with The Chickadee Sermon

It's a Vino & Vibes FREE music performance with The Chickadee Sermon. Join us for an afternoon of folk and bluegrass music with the Chickadees. Their sound emphasizes vocal harmony and delicate instrumentation. They play original songs about their small town, country upbringings and original renditions of bluegrass/folk standards. The Chickadee Sermon has been a full band for about a year but each member has been performing in the Central Illinois area in various acts for some time. Each member has a distinct and special love for bluegrass/folk music that shines through when they perform.

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Vino & Vibes Free Music - Joe Asselin and the Moonlight Ramblers
Mar
23
3:00 PM15:00

Vino & Vibes Free Music - Joe Asselin and the Moonlight Ramblers

Join Joe Asselin and his trio for an afternoon of original acoustic music. Asselin is a Chicago blues and electric blues musician based out of Champaign, Illinois. He has appeared on five releases with the Blues Music Award-nominated Kilborn Alley Blues Band, with three of them being produced by fellow blues musician Nick Moss at his Blue Bella Records label. He was also a part of the International Blues Challenge finalist group the Sugar Prophets from 2011-2013.

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Sunday Harmony with Stuart Smith's Revelators
Mar
17
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with Stuart Smith's Revelators

Join us for a FREE music performance with Stuart Smith's Revelators! He is a songwriter and guitarist from Winchester, IL. He weaves stories and honest lyrics in a sound exploration of American music ranging from folk, blues, country, jazz, and rock. Equally influenced by Miles Davis and Bob Dylan, they draw from vast musical experiences, weaving them into the sound that is Americana music.

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Rhythm N' Wine with Adam Maletich
Mar
15
6:30 PM18:30

Rhythm N' Wine with Adam Maletich

Come see us for a FREE music performance with Adam Maletich. He is a singer songwriter/fingerstyle guitar player from Springfield, IL. Adam’s debut EP is entitled Over the Edge. His second album is currently in the works. Adam brings influence from The Fray, Ron Pope, Andrew McMahon, and Andy McKee. Bringing guitar, piano, and vocals into his repertoire he performs a variety of original music and covers.

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Sunday Harmony with The Whiskey Charmers
Mar
10
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with The Whiskey Charmers

Join us for a FREE music Sunday performance with The Whiskey Charmers. They are a Detroit-based Americana band led by Carrie Shepard and Lawrence Daversa. Fans have often compared their sound to riding through the desert with the top down. They have been included as one of the 15 best new bands in Detroit by the Detroit Metro Times who also listed Shepard as Best Singer/Songwriter of 2016. Check out their website at www.thewhiskeycharmers.com.

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Rhythm N' Wine with Cora Vasseur
Mar
8
6:30 PM18:30

Rhythm N' Wine with Cora Vasseur

Cora Vasseur is a country-folk singer songwriter from Dekalb, Illinois whose work has been described as a girls night out with Kacey Musgraves and Alison Krauss. A graduate of Second City's Comedy Writing program and currently training at Old Town School of Folk, she entered songwriting a few years ago. She's honed her crafts in songwriting workshops from Chicago to Nashville, been featured on the Women of Substance Podcast, and is developing a reputation for well crafted, articulate lyrics inspired by friends, family and, most importantly, Dr. Who. For more information, visit www.coravasseur.com.

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Mardi Gras Themed Cooking Demo & Wine Tasting
Mar
2
7:00 PM19:00

Mardi Gras Themed Cooking Demo & Wine Tasting

Join us for a Mardi Gras themed cooking demonstration & wine tasting. During this event, Chef Leah will talk about tasty techniques and feature a portion of the dishes. You will enjoy five (5) food samplings, five (5) wine tastings that have been paired with the dishes and a glass of wine at the end of the event. This demo will be in the Tasting Room. Seats are limited. Must be 21 years of age to participate.

The (5) five sampling dishes are as follows:
Creamy Crawfish Dip
Green Salad with Parmesan Vinaigrette
Red Beans and Rice
Gumbo with Chicken & Andouille Sausage
Bananas Foster
One Glass of Wine

Event Details:
- Doors Open at 7:00 PM in our "Tasting Room"
- Demo at 7:30 PM
- Tickets are $35 per person (includes five (5) food samplings, and five (5) Wine tastings and a glass of wine at the end of the event)

Each person will receive a 10% discount on Wine Bottle Purchases to take home. Seating is first come/first serve. Tickets can be purchased by calling us at 217-733-0330 or directly at eventbrite.com.

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Sunday Harmony with Kayla Brown & Mike Ingram
Feb
24
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Harmony with Kayla Brown & Mike Ingram

Join us for a FREE Music performance with Kayla Brown and Mike Ingram. They are Champaign-Urbana favorites Mike & Kayla started playing music together 15 years ago and have been performing all over the region ever since. Playing Indie/Folk/Rock/Blues/Alt Country/Motown/Soul/Hip Hop and more, they are sure to impress even the most picky musical ear with their unique approach, beautiful harmonies, and dynamic full sound.

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Rhythm N' Wine with Matthew Davies Duo
Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

Rhythm N' Wine with Matthew Davies Duo

Matthew Davies' music rustles with an aura of mysterious familiarity—like stories, tones and melodies broadcast from a never-to-be-finished map of America.

Born and raised in Wisconsin, son of a small-town lawyer and acclaimed by On Milwaukee, Radio Milwaukee, Common Folk Music, Matthew Davies is a road-tested musician and singer-songwriter. He's driven the blue highways of America and played his music in rusty northern factory towns—places like Davenport, Duluth, and Ashtabula. New York and Chicago too. His fifth record, Flowers and Ticket Stubs, tells tales of common and uncommon folk—faces seen in windows, sentimental dudes with metropolitan style, all visible across an unseen borderline mining the emotions and alchemy of unwritten traditions. This ain't no first time around. Visit - http://matthewdaviesmusic.com

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