Returning for the holidays

Megan Bugg Concert Series bringing back Street Corner Symphony

STREET CORNER SYMPHONY will return to Coal City in December for a holiday performance as part of the Megan Bugg Concert Series. The group first performed for the series in April and welcomed the opportunity to return. The group, pictured with Bugg, features (from left) Armand Hutton, Jonathan Lister, Kurt Zimmerman, Kaleb Jones and Jeremy Lister.
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     Street Corner Symphony is bringing its unique brand of a cappella back to  Coal City.
    The five-man group will  be in town Friday, Dec. 1 for a 7 p.m. holiday concert as part of the Megan Bugg Concert Series held in the Coal City Unit 1 Auditorium at Coal City High School.             Street Corner Symphony first showcased its  vocal talent on the auditorium stage in April and indicated it would welcome an opportunity to return to the community.
    The group’s visit will including an instructional session with a cappella groups from area schools who will then participate in the holiday performance that evening.
    Additionally, Street Corner Symphony is bringing along fellow Nashville-based singer Gabe Dixon.
    Street Corner Symphony made its debut in 2010 as a contender on NBC’s hit show “The Sing Off,” and finished with a second place ranking and scores of fans across the country.
    Brothers Jeremy and Jonathan Lister led the group that includes Kaleb Jones, Kurt Zimmerman and Armand Hutton.
    The group’s repertoire covers a wide range of music from rock and pop to gospel and barbershop, and this time around it will feature songs of the season.
    The family-friendly show will include holiday classics, some original Christmas tunes and a bit of improv.
    Tickets for the concert are $15 per person and will go on sale next month.
    The concert series was established in 2016 by Megan Bugg and her family as a way to give back to the community that has supported her during her cancer journey.