John Floridis Benefit Concert For The Warming Center
Missoula recording artist John Floridis performs a winter benefit concert for The Warming Center
Missoula guitarist and singer-songwriter John Floridis will be performing a benefit concert in Bozeman on Sunday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Bozeman United Methodist Church, 121 S. Wilson Ave. The concert will benefit The Warming Center which provides seasonal shelter to individuals and families in need. As fundraisers with 100% of proceeds donated to the local group, generous free-will donations are strongly encouraged.
In addition Floridis will be performing a benefit for Family Promise of Billings on Saturday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. at the Shiloh United Methodist Church.
Floridis will be performing material from his two seasonal releases “December’s Quiet Joy” and “The Peaceful Season” both of which feature his fingerstyle acoustic guitar arrangements of traditional Christmas/Winter melodies, as well as original compositions. Floridis also includes seasonal vocal tunes, both original and by other artists such as Bruce Cockburn, Patty Larkin, Ben Harper and John Gorka in the performance. The songs feature lyrics speaking to the journey from darkness to light, seasonally, emotionally and spiritually.”
The concerts welcome the audience to escape the frantic stress that too often pervades the holiday season and relax in an intimate listening environment with music to warm the heart and soul.
Floridis is a 20 year Missoula resident and has been recognized as one of the state’s most popular and respected musicians, having performed in a variety of venues, festivals and concert halls in support of his seven independently released CD’s. Floridis has been featured on 11th and Grant with Eric Funk on Montana PBS and is also the host and producer of Musician’s Spotlight a weekly program on Montana Public Radio.
Floridis will be performing a series of benefit concerts across the state this December with additional dates in Whitefish, Helena, and three concerts in Missoula.
For more information about the concerts and John Floridis visit www.johnfloridis.com.