This groupmuse happened on Tuesday, December 21, at 7:00 PM CST.

This is a livestreaming Groupmuse Virtual Concert

A live virtual performance with community videochat and a Q&A with the artists.

Songs and Stories of the Season
Virtual Livestream

Songs and Stories of the Season

Chicago, IL

Tue, December 21, 2021 7:00 PM, CST

72 of 100 spots still available
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
No bathroom at this event


Marie Bennett

Go deeper with us this holiday season as we explore the stories behind the songs you've come to know and love at this time of year. Learn about the lyrics to some of your favorite holiday songs that you've been mispronouncing your entire life, and one of the most beloved Christmas songs that was banned by the church for a time. Find out which of your favorite melodies was written by an insurance salesman, a lawyer and a stained-glass artist. Discover which song was written as a plea for peace during the Cuban Missile Crisis and which one was able to stop the Franco-Prussian war for a night. Improve your Christmas trivia knowledge when you learn which American Christmas standard was the first to be introduced by an African American, and which was the first song ever heard on the radio. We hope you will join us as we share with you our collection of beautiful arrangements of timeless holiday classics interwoven with the fascinating tales behind your favorite holiday songs.


Silver-Rose Duo Flute and Guitar Duo

Our program will be announced live and will include background stories, arrangements of holiday classics and original compositions exploring many themes like Ancient roots, Symbolism, Loneliness, Chicago Favorites, War and Peace, and more.


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Kim Fleuchaus, over 1 year ago

It's almost show time! We are looking forward to presenting our program to you this Tuesday evening. Grab a warm drink, and some cozy slippers - and don't forget to invite your friends! See you online soon - Kim and Julie


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