Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy Havana’s own Edward David Anderson. Music starts at 6pm w/ Taylor Steele.
Free, family friendly at the Havana Park District’s Riverfront Park stage at the top of the hill overlooking the Illinois River!
Artist Bio: Edward David Anderson is an American songwriter and veteran of the road who spent his formative years fronting the revered Illinois band, Backyard Tire Fire. Known for infectious melodies and memorable messages he penned 8 releases for the band and played countless shows across the US and Canada. When the band went on hiatus in 2011 EDA continued to write and play solo and with his band Black Dirt Revival. Backyard Tire Fire returned to the stage to headline the inaugural Black Dirt Music Festival in 2019 with plans to release new music & play select dates in 2021 & beyond. His delivery in the live setting is dynamic and impactful showcasing a natural ability on banjo, acoustic/electric guitars and foot percussion. He defines his sound as Black Dirt Music. “Songs about people and places, about life and love and loss. It’s roots music, cultivated in the fertile soil of the Midwest.”
*This concert series is made possible by financial support from CASSCOMM, Community Foundation of Central Illinois, Two Rivers Arts Council and the Illinois Arts Council Agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.