Steinway Sessions: Leon Lewis-Nicol

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Friday, May 17, 2024 | Doors Open 6 p.m., Performance 7 p.m. 

The Peoria Riverfront Museum is pleased to announce a partnership with Steinway and Sons and Sue Lutz, bringing stunning performances in the galleries to enhance our current exhibits. 

Steinway and Sons is providing a Spirio B|r in our gallery, for Guest Artist Leon Lewis-Nicol to perform.

 A Native of Sierra Leone, Leon Lewis-Nicol is a jazz pianist whose musical inspiration, compositions, and improvisational voice are deeply rooted in his West African Heritage and Christian beliefs. Leon is an active performing/touring artist who leads his own group and has made numerous appearances with other groups including the New York based band ‘Michael Mwenso and the Shakes’ whom he made his debut performance with at The Lincoln Center in New York City. 

Lewis-Nicol will play a one-hour set in current exhibition: FRESH: New Directions in Contemporary Art , pairing his unique, modern sound with outstanding pieces of contemporary art for a visual and auditory experience like no other.


  • Student: $15 (with current student ID)
  • Visionary Society Member: $20
  • Member Adult: $25
  • Adult: $30


 Light hors d'oeuvres will be served before the performance. A cash bar will be available.

Sponsored by Visionary Society, Steinway & Sons and Susan Lutz, A Museum+ Program.