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The band Streamline

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A local band, Streamline, will be performing twice this Labor Day weekend.

The group, a Mineral Area four-piece eclectic acoustic band, will have a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Centene Center with concert proceeds going to the Meadow Heights Church expansion to Farmington.

Cost for tickets in advance is $10 by calling (573) 783-1376. Tickets at the door will be $12. Children 5 and under are free.

The band will also play at noon Monday at the Desloge City Park Gazebo as part of the annual Labor Day Picnic.

Members of the group are Nicole Bennett, vocals; Eric Bennett, vocals/guitar; Jeremy Leach, vocals, percussion; and Cory King, piano.

Nicole and Eric are married and live in Ste. Genevieve where Eric is the police chief. Leach and King both live in Fredericktown. Leach is a pharmacist and King is a medical compounder.

The group formed about three years ago. They met through the music team at their church, Meadow Heights in Fredericktown. Each has been playing music for many years. Eric’s father, Stormy Bennett, was a professional musician most of Eric’s childhood and still plays music today as a hobby. Nicole’s mom is a music teacher. Jeremy’s dad played in a family gospel group. Cory is a classicly-trained pianist.

The band currently plays mostly at wineries with their play list ranging from Etta James to Script and Pearl Jam to Lady Antebellum.

Streamline will also perform at Crown Motors’ fall customer appreciation days from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 21. For more information you can find them on Facebook by searching for Streamline Music.

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