Music at the Museum

January 9, 2019

The opening “Music at the Museum” concert of 2019 on Thurs., Jan. 10 at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield will feature Bryan Bowers, who for five decades has combined instrumental virtuosity with warmth, eloquence, and expression. Wholly self-taught, Bowers was inducted into the Autoharp Hall of Fame in 1993. Music at the Museum is a monthly concert series produced by Chris Vallillo featuring the best in contemporary and traditional folk and acoustic music of all styles. Concerts are held the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Museum auditorium. Tickets are available at the door. For more information on the featured acts and a full series schedule, visit