Willy Porter

Willy Porter

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 be available.

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 bluemoon@iwu.edu.

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