Leo Schedule for October 11

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, October 11

September October 11
Emcee: Spencer Funk
5:30 PM Open Jam: All welcome.
Celtic Jam: All welcome.
Songwriters’ Collaborative: Anyone interested in songwriting is welcome.
1ST SET (7PM) Brad Monti
Long-time QCB member and Leo “jammer” brings his heartfelt, understated songs to the Leo stage.
2ND SET (7:30PM) Woodnote
The members of Woodnote have played together for many years. They play an eclectic mix of folk, bluegrass and Americana with as well as acoustic instrumentals and rich vocal harmonies ranging from the Beatles to the Jayhawks as well as original music..
3RD SET (8:15PM) Ann & Phil Case
It’s been two years since Ann and Phil have graced the Leo stage with their vintage instruments and lovely duet harmonies.

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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