The jazz and classical guitar virtuoso was voted “Best World Guitarist 2009” by Guitar Player magazine, and is known for his long and distinguished career in music.
Cover charge is $8 for the general public and $6 for NIU students. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. with Bowling Night and the Pins. Soundistrict will take the stage at 8:30 p.m.
Haque’s MathGames! takes over at 9:30 p.m. The Bonzo Terks close out the night at 11:30 p.m.
In addition, the evening will feature the premiere of Justin McAllister’s newest work, a large mural featuring the giants of jazz. “Blessed Jazz” is a 6-foot-by-3-foot work commissioned by Edman Vargas, an avid art collector who does custom car work in Florida.
Using strictly Sharpie marker as his medium, McAllister works full-time creating his pieces in DeKalb. Actor Zac Efron owns 15 of McAllister’s works.
“Blessed Jazz” will be shown only for Haque’s 50th birthday; it will be taken down and shipped immediately after the celebration.
The House Café is located at 263 E. Lincoln Hwy. For more information, call (815) 787-9548.