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Photos: Carsie Blanton, Lilli Lewis, and Tambora entertain at 20th anniversary WGLT Summer Concert

A break in the heat wave arrived just in time as thousands of fans turned out for Saturday's 20th annual celebration of the WGLT Summer Concert presented by CEFCU.

Music from Tambora, Lilli Lewis and Carsie Blanton entertained the crowd during four and a half hours of live music in Downtown Bloomington on the Museum Square.

See some of our favorite photos in the gallery above. Many thanks to all our sponsors and partners, including presenting sponsor CEFCU.

  • OSF HealthCare
  • City of Bloomington
  • McLean County Museum of History
  • The Music Shoppe
  • Heritage Operations Group
  • Keg Grove
  • Illinois State University Office of Sustainability

Saturday’s celebration caps a 20-year run for Summer Concert. When we started Summer Concert two decades ago, free, outdoor, live music was scarce. Now, thankfully, our community offers many wonderful opportunities for both musicians and residents. We’re going to take that as our cue to move on and put our energy into creating something new and different.

Our commitment to local and new music will continue. More on what’s next for WGLT and music in the coming months…

Thanks to everyone who celebrated with us Saturday and over the last 20 years. If you still need to purchase a commemorative 20th anniversary T-shirt, we have some in select sizes for $30. Contact Melissa Libert.

Emily Bollinger is a graduate assistant at WGLT, focused on photography, videography and other digital content. They're also a graduate student at Illinois State University's School of Communication.
Contact Melissa at mmboehn@ilstu.edu.