LilFest Presents KEVIN BURT in Mount Vernon, Iowa
Kevin is a self-taught musician (vocals, harmonica, and guitar) whose smooth, warm vocal presentation sets a mood of relaxed exhilaration, with a welcome mixture of serious music and infectious humor audiences of all ages seem to enjoy. His voice, audience rapport and presence are extraordinarily powerful. His unique delivery ranges from the sweetest, fullest, juiciest come-on to the most playful growl. Though he performs between 325 and 400 shows a year, he holds nothing back night after night and audiences leave knowing that.
Kevin Burt has also won many awards and played many festivals both solo and with his band, the Instigators. His awards include Best Entertainer in Iowa City (three times) Best Band in Iowa City (three times) Iowa Blues Challenge Champions, Named as one of the top 25 unsigned blues bands in the world by the International Blues Challenge Competition.
Recognized as one of the Midwests top blues heritage educators, Kevin "BF" Burt has also acted in film, arranged and performed in an Off-Broadway play and IU theatre, and written and published in music education. He is promoted by an extraordinary record company Jim Pugh's Little Village Foundation - look them up, this is not the Little Village we know in Iowa City. Listen to Charity Nebbe : http://www.tinyurl.com/y5z9ff74.
Uptown Theatre of the First Street Community Center (View)
221 1st St. NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
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