Lewistown, Ill.--At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, September 21, Max and Ruth Bloomquist will perform in the Museum's auditorium as part of the Hickory Ridge Concert Series.
Ruth and Max celebrate 40 years of performing their style of Acoustic Americana, with roots in Folk, Bluegrass, and traditional Country music. Ruth is well known for her songwriting as well as her striking alto voice. She was a winner of Merlefest’s Chris Austin Song Writing competition in 2003 with her gospel number “By the River.” Ruth was named Outstanding Vocalist of the Month for December 2006 by Singer Universe Magazine.
The September 21 show marks the 25th anniversary of the Hickory Ridge Concert Series being held at Dickson Mounds. The Museum is providing complimentary cake and punch to celebrate.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Tickets will be available priced at $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Visit https://www.chrisvallillo.com/hickory-ridge for information about the artists.
The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.