Howard Iceberg & the Titanics: Welcome Aboard!

All Library locations will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 for a staff development event. We will reopen for regular hours Thursday, December 18.

Legends of the Kansas City music scene, Howard Iceberg and the Titanics visit the Library’s Rooftop Terrace for an evening of original songs and Titanic tributes in their distinctive alternative/country/roots music vein.
A Titanic Weekend
Friday, April 13, 2012
6:30pm @ Central Library

A Titanic weekend kicks off with an outdoor*, Rooftop Terrace concert by veteran folk-rockers Howard Iceberg & the Titanics. Mainstays of the local music scene for decades, Howard and his band make their Library debut with a set of original songs and tributes to the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

*In the event of rain, this event will be moved indoors to Helzberg Auditorium.

Watch a YouTube video of Howard singing his own version of the folk song “Titanic (It Was Sad When That Great Ship Went Down)” set to clips from famous cinematic retellings of the story:

An immigration lawyer by day, Howard Eisberg is one of Kansas City’s most celebrated and prolific songwriters. He recently released Welcome Aboard, a seven-disc collection of 105 songs featuring dozens of local performers.

At this event, the Library will give away two tickets to Union Station’s Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Attendees who RSVP by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2012, will be entered into the drawing for the tickets. You must be present to win.