Three singer/songwriters with local ties take the stage tonight at Jacoby Arts Center in Alton as part of a fundraiser for the organization.  Songwriters in the Round will feature the music of Doug Raffety, Matt Taul, and Fritz Beer along with other musicians in an acoustic evening of entertainment.

Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30.  Some might remember Fritz Beer as the lead singer for The Bishops, an Alton based band that had success in the late 80s and early 90s.  Beer still writes and performs original music out of Asheville, North Carolina, but is back home this weekend to support Jacoby.  The initial idea was for Beer and Raffety to perform:


Click for Beer comment

Donations are $12.50 for adults and $10 for students and can be made at the door.   Hear the full interview from Let's Talk on The Big Z by clicking the LISTEN tab at the top of the page.  


(Copyright WBGZ Radio/