Various Musical Acts to Perform in Lunchtime Entertainment Series at SCC

August 24, 2011

The Student Activities Office at St. Charles Community College has organized a lunchtime entertainment series for the fall 2011 semester. The series will include performances by a variety of musicians from across the United States, and musical styles ranging from Hawaiian to Peruvian and from bluegrass to indie. All performances are free and open to the public.

For more information about the schedule, contact Mandi Smith, student activities coordinator, at 636-922-8469 or All of the performances are free and open to the public.


11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 7-8, on the Campus Plaza: Rachel Brown. Brown’s music fuses pop, Caribbean, Hawaiian, country and other worldly sounds into a captivating groove. In solo recordings, with her guitar or ukulele, Brown’s unique voice combines sweetness, sultriness and vulnerability to enchant the listener. When coupled with her band of talented African musicians, Brown’s Bermudian and Ethiopian heritage shines. To learn more, visit

Noon Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the SCC Café/Bookstore: Diego Val. Born in Peru and growing up with a guitar in his hands, Val is a true artist. By blending great lyrics, rich vocals and acoustic guitar, he garners quite a following with his intoxicating sound. To learn more, visit

Noon Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the Plaza Bistro: Preston Pugmire. Beats, guitars, bass, vocals – all generated by just one guy, Preston Pugmire. Electronic floor pedals allow Pugmire to record anything he plays live, and then layer multiple sounds on top of it, creating an entire song from scratch. To learn more, visit

Noon Monday, Nov. 7, in the SCC Café/Bookstore: Kyshona Armstrong. Armstrong has armed herself with guitar and bags to play anywhere. Her music is heavily influenced by the blend of bluegrass, folk, gospel and country music that was played in her home as a child. To learn more, visit

11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Plaza Bistro: Darrelle London. Audiences across North America have been captivated by London’s playful tunes, disarmingly sweet voice and “tell-it-like-it-is” lyrics. If you like smart pop music that is “light with a bite,” you’ll love this quirky, Canadian indie darling. To learn more, visit

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