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Contemporary Guitarist Jeremy Willis Plays Free Concert this Sunday

April 28, 2015 | Press Releases

SPARTANBURG, SC – Chapman Cultural Center provides casual, cultural entertainment every Sunday for the public’s enjoyment. Free concerts by regional singer-songwriters, 2-4 p.m., as well as free admission to art galleries and the history museum, 1-5 p.m., are staples of the Sundays Unplugged program. Other family-friendly activities are common. This Sunday, May 3, acoustic guitarist Jeremy Willis performs, and children are invited to paint flower pots in preparation for Mother’s Day.

Willis, a contemporary guitarist, vocalist, and Spartanburg native, made his musical debut at eight years old singing in church. By this age, he had already learned to play several instruments, such as the piano and drums. At 15, Willis performed at the Carolina Opry. After graduating high school, where he was in band as a drum major, he left for the Navy, soon becoming director of the Naval Band. Today, Willis is still a well-rounded musician, praised particularly for his strong vocals and original music. In 2009, he won second place in the Wild Wings music challenge and has since appeared several times on Your Carolina and other local daytime talk shows.

Spartanburg Art Museum (SAM) will also be hosting its monthly SAM Family Programming in the Art School studios, 1-4 p.m. May’s activity is painting flower pots. Patrons will be provided all materials and instructions necessary to be creative and artistic. Participation is only $2 per child or free for SAM household level members.

Sundays Unplugged also features free admission to Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg Regional History Museum, and the Student Galleries. Spartanburg Science Center is open for a small fee.

For more information on any of Chapman Cultural Center’s Sundays Unplugged activities, please call (864) 542-ARTS or visit

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