The Bettendorf Public Library’s Brown Bag Lunch concert series is returning to a live format, kicking off the season on Friday, September 23rd at 12:00 p.m. with a 45-minute music performance. Brown Bag Lunch offers community members of all ages to bring a meal to enjoy alongside a free concert. The September event will feature singer, songwriter Lewis Knudsen playing in a variety of styles. The concert takes place at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. No registration is required to attend.

Lewis Knudsen is a well-traveled and seasoned artist whose music has been featured on FOX, Hallmark, and international TV commercials. Knudsen has opened for bands such as Amy Helm, Jessica Hernandez, Nicholas David, and Davina and the Vagabonds. Lewis’ live performance will include music from his repertoire of over 500 songs, including covers from the ’50s to current tunes along with his original songs. Lewis Knudsen is also a QC Beats artist ( This performance is the Bettendorf Public Library’s kickoff event for fall submissions for the 2022 round of QC Beats entries. Brown Bag Lunch was made possible through the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library

Brown Bag Lunch live concerts returning to the Bettendorf Public Library

ABOUT the Bettendorf Public Library Information Center: Located at 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722, the Library’s mission is “Committed to providing access to information and ideas for all.” For more information, visit or call 563-344-4175.

ABOUT the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library: The Friends are members of a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the Bettendorf Public Library. More information about the Friends can be found by visiting

Brown Bag Lunch live concerts returning to the Bettendorf Public Library
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Brown Bag Lunch live concerts returning to the Bettendorf Public Library

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