Blue Moon Coffeehouse Presents Willy Porter
April 4, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Willy Porter will perform Saturday, April 12 at 8 p.m. as the
closing out the 16th season Illinois Wesleyan’s Blue Moon Coffeehouse. The performance
will take place in the Young Main Lounge of the Memorial Center (104 E. University
St., Bloomington). Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and coffee and light pastries will
Porter, a native of Mequon, Wis. is a contemporary folk musician, playing a wide range
of music from old-school funk and rock to new acoustic instrumental. His playing has
been influenced by the guitar styles of Michael Hedges and Leo Kottke.
Porter is currently touring to promote his latest CD, titled Available Light.
The concert is free for IWU students, faculty, and staff with a valid ID. Tickets
for the public are $10 each and are available at The Garlic Press (108 W. North St.,
Normal), and at the venue, beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets can also be reserved or purchased
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. by calling the Blue Moon Hotline
at (309) 556-3815. Ticket requests may also be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information about the concert, visit the Blue Moon Coffeehouse Web
site at http://sun.iwu.edu/~bluemoon/. For more information regarding Porter, visit his Web site at http://www.willyporter.com.
Contact: Allegra Gallian, ’09, (309) 556-3181