Upper Iowa University to host 'old-time' music concert on April 10


Bob Bovee

FAYETTE, Iowa (March 20, 2015) - The Upper Iowa University School of Liberal Arts will host musician, Bob Bovee, on Friday, April 10, at 7 p.m. at the Fayette Opera House in a concert funded through the John and Honorine Falb Family performance grant and the UIU Office of Student Development.

Originally from Nebraska, Bovee plays a variety of instruments, and has a vast repertoire of "old-time music" that includes cowboy songs, railroad songs, and ragtime. Bovee has performed throughout the country and appeared in a variety of venues, including "Prairie Home Companion" on National Public Radio and "Old Time Country Music" on Iowa Public Television.

The concert was co-organized by Roland Vazquez, UIU professor of social science and anthropology, and Magdalena Vazquez, UIU Spanish instructor, "This is a wonderful opportunity for members of the UIU and larger communities to hear live old-time music from a master musician who has devoted well over 40 years to his craft," Professor Vazquez said.

As with other concerts hosted by the UIU School of Liberal Arts, the performance is free and open to the public. More information about Bovee is available online: www.boveeheil.com.

About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,200 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit uiu.edu.

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