A great Valentine’s Day event is happening at the Glen Ellyn History Center, 800 N. Main Street at Stacy’s Historic Corners in Glen Ellyn. This event will wash away those Wintertime Blues using the musical talents of Fruteland Jackson, a singer/songwriter and educator who performs at blues festivals, cultural centers, and clubs worldwide. This program is co -sponsored by the Glen Ellyn Historical Society and WDCB 90.9 FM. Jackson's songs range from blues ballads to folk and gospel standards and what he refers to as “Baby- Boomer Blues.” He calls himself a blues activist and oral historian prompting awareness through education by conducting Blues in the Schools programs.
The Wintertime Blues Concert begins at 7:30 P.M., Friday, February 15 at the Glen Ellyn History Center. Tickets are $12 for Glen Ellyn Historical Society members and $15 for non-members. The tickets can be purchased at Stacy’s Corners Store, 800 N. Main Street. Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Call 630-469-1867 ex. 101 for information and check the website at www.glenellynhistory.org. Coffee House refreshments can be purchased throughout the evening. This event is a Valentine Treat for a favorite gal or guy and entire families can experience Fruteland’s blues.