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Thursday, July 5, 2012 04:40 am

Ghost writer


Local songwriter, guitarist and singer, Tom Irwin, performs a one-night show outside at Theatre in the Park, Kelso Hollow in Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site, on Saturday, July 7, at 8 p.m. Sangamon Songs, the name of Irwin’s latest CD and this program, includes stories and songs inspired by the 1893-94 journal of 16-year-old Harry Glen Ludlam who lived in the Irwin family farmhouse in Sangamon County. A free pre-show begins at the indoor theater at 7 p.m. with John Irwin, followed by Tom Irwin. Attendees donating at least two school supplies, to be collected by TIP and Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, will receive a coupon for a free popcorn at the show.

Sangamon Songs
Saturday, July 7, 8-10:30pm
Theatre in the Park
Lincoln’s New Salem
State Historic Site
$13, $11 seniors, $8 children under 12