Prairie Ensemble sets fundraiser to launch season

Prairie Ensemble sets fundraiser to launch season

URBANA — The Prairie Ensemble will have a season-kickoff fundraiser from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday featuring vocalist Geoff Poor and pianist David Thies, at Poor's home in Champaign.

The two will present "Come Fly With Me," a cocktail-hour cabaret, performing songs from the Great American Songbook. The cost is $40 per person. To make a reservation, email, visit or call 355-9077 today at the latest.

The Prairie Ensemble's three-concert season will open Nov. 16 with a concert featuring University of Illinois jazz professors Chip Stephens and Chip McNeill.

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