Nygaard, Elliott to perform Feb. 11

Claudia Nygaard and Chad Elliott will perform at the First Street Community Center Uptown Theatre, 221 1st NE, Mount Vernon, on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the LilFest Series.

A California native living in Nashville, Tennessee, Nygaard has performed at more than 150 fairs and festivals in 47 states and across Europe, and was chosen one of the Emerging Artists at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in New York.

Singer/songwriter Chad Elliott, of Coon Rapids, Iowa, joins Nygaard for the concert. Elliott has performed with Odetta, Tom Paxton, Loudon Wainwright III, R.L.Burnside, Greg Brown, Bo Ramsey and others.

Tickets are being sold for a suggested contribution of $15.  Sponsor Seats available for $50 each and ensure center front section seating if received by February 21st.

Questions and tickets are available through Nancy Emrich Freeman, 847-256- 0000.