Leo Schedule for September 27

The Leo Coffeehouse presents great roots music in a welcoming room every Sunday at.  Zion United Church of Christ, at the intersection of Indian Mound Ave. and Montgomery Rd in Norwood.

Click here to open a downloadable PDF of the 2015-2016 season.

Here’s the lineup for Sunday, September 27.

September 27,  2015
Emcee: Greg Hines
5:30 PM Open Jam: All welcome.
Celtic Jam: All welcome.
1ST SET (7PM) Lenny Hall
Long-time QCB’er always delivers a great set of tunes from Doc Watson to Bill Staines.
2ND SET (7:30PM) Jim Callahan
Jim is an Americana Singer/Songwriter born and raised in central Ohio, now living in Nashville Tennessee. Winner of a Tennessee Songwriter Association Horizon Award, he performs original songs, blues, rockabilly, folk, and traditional country. A Leo debut!.
3RD SET (8:15PM) Troubadours of Divine Bliss
This award winning duo (Best Folk Band in New Orleans, LA & Louisville, KY) from Louisville, KY brings accordion, guitar and harmonies “that could melt a stone statue..” (Billy Butler BBC Radio).  Their music weaves in and out of genres…it’s AmericanaSpirit, AcousticVaudeville, GypsyBluegrass, SoulFolk and more!
They have just released their 7th recording “As You Wish.”

Springer Mansion at Zion United Church of Christ

The following was written by Balladeer Neil Harrell)

I have found that many members of the Queen City Balladeers don’t know that Founders Hall at Zion United Church of Christ, where Leo Coffee House is returning this Fall, is actually the first floor of a Mansion that dates back to 1891. A couple of years ago when QCB was meeting at Zion, I became interested in learning more about the mansion part of the church. I searched online and discovered quite a bit of information about Zion church and the original owners of the mansion.

Now that QCB is returning to Zion I thought that other members might be interested in knowing a little bit about the history of Zion and the mansion.On Zion’s website, under history, I found out that the original church, which “was born as Zion Reformed Church in 1892” moved to the “Springer Mansion” in 1926. The mansion now houses the “Founder’s Hall, kitchen, and the upstairs classrooms surrounding the Children’s Chapel.” Incidentally, the stone sanctuary adjacent to the mansion was built in 1935 “with the help of one particularly resourceful member who arranged to purchase (Click to continue reading)

Queen City Balladeers Board

The 2015-2016 QCB Officers are:

  • President: Chuck Black
  • Vice-president: Spencer Funk
  • Treasurer: Bev Hansen
  • Historian: Dennis Iverson
  • Secretary: Jude Smith

The board is responsible for all financial decisions and for setting the direction for the Balladeers for the year in which the officers serve. The board year begins in September, with the opening of the club, and ends the following year when the club opens and a new board is installed.

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