~~~~Free Summer Concert Series starts!
Sundays @ 6
Join us under the big trees of Legion Park at the corner of Tomichi Avenue and Teller Street every Sunday evening, June through August at 6 p.m. for free live music and community and family fun. This summer’s line-up is going to be better than ever and we can’t wait to see you there!
June 8th The Pond & The Lindells
Chris and Kim Lindell have been playing their beautiful-dark-folk-pop-roots-rock in the American west since the 80’s. The Lindells will be joined by The Pond, a jam-child of three music industry veterans; Bob Matthews – producer on many Greatful Dead classics, Larry Otis – one of the finest guitarists in the country playing with Commander Coady, and Stan Davis – a Gunnison native bringing his 25 year musical experience to the trio. A great blend of music to start the summer off right!
The Scones June 15th – The Scones
Performing as a trio with acoustic guitar, banjo, bass and drums, The Scones are sure to bring some rockin’ Americana to Gunnison. The Scones are seasoned pros who provide a high energy, entertaining experience not to miss.
gypsyjazzsocialclub3 June 22nd – Gypsy Jazz Social Club
Led by the expert guitar work of Les Choy, the Gypsy Jazz Social Club grew out of his Gypsy Duets. Bringing you both traditional gypsy repertoire and non-gypsy jazz standards and original compositions, this local favorite is sure to impress Sunday listeners.
18 mile radius June 29th – 18 Mile Radius
Gunnison’s own Colorado Flavored Americana! Performing original and covered Americana-Folk music with influences from John Hiatt and Bob Dylan, this accomplished trio is sure to bring a memorable experience.
mine control July 6th – Mine Control
Mine Control is a five-member funk band from Crested Butte, Colorado. Guitar, bass, keys and drums fuse to bring the valley a funky sound old time miners, ski bums and visitors can all dance to. Ski Funk!
Simpler Times Bluegrass July 13th – Simpler Times Bluegrass
Simpler Times Bluegrass will always bring a ‘simpler time in life’ with a blend of fiddles, guitar, banjo, mandolin and thumping bass. With American mountain melodies and Colorado roots, their love of music is infectious!
The Funky Bob Show! July 20th – The Funky Bob Show!
One man on stage sounding like a ten piece funk band… is that possible? With the Funky Bob Show it is! Enjoy this one of a kind musical experience that is completely custom designed and self sufficient. The Funky Bob Show is sure to bring the grooves and get your feet tappin’.
Bruce Hayes July 27th – Bruce Hayes
Bruce Hayes, a local favorite, produces a fusion of musical styles combining rock, bluegrass, celtic, folk and jazz. On stage his presence is electrifying, tapping his feet on an amplified floor-board, slapping accents on his guitar, wailing on the harmonica and dancing around the strings. A performance not to miss!
Free The Honey August 3rd – Free the Honey
Three daughters of the south, Jenny Hill, Lizzy Plotkin and Katherine Taylor, followed the trail west to the Gunnison Valley. Here they found each other and a blend of new-folk music emerged. Fusing together elements including harmony singing, twin fiddles, open back banjo, guitar, mandolin, storytelling and mountain culture, Free the Honey provides a beautiful and amazing sound all their own.
square pic August 10th – Casey James Prestwood & The Burning Angels
If the late night scene on Broadway Street in Nashville, Tennessee could talk, they’d sing you a Casey James Prestwood tune. Drenched in the honest twang that made Gram Parsons and Hank Williams household names, the classic crooner’s carefree vocals and careful guitar playing feel more like country than a worn-in pair of cowboy boots.
xavi14 August 17th – Doctor Robert
Doctor Robert is in a new generation of Beatles tribute bands with a commitment to the accurate reproduction of over 100 songs of ‘The Beatles’. Doctor Robert has redefined the concept of a Beatles tribute band, playing extended sets of music with no two set lists ever being the same.
Square Policulture 2 August 24th – Policulture
Policulure is a seven-piece original mountain reggae band from Boulder, Colorado. Combining heavy drum and bass, roots rhythm, a melodic horn section and conscious lyrics, Policulture is sure to bridge the gap between generations, unite all under one sound and guaranteed to get your booty shakin’.
Two Faces West August 31st – Two Faces West
This extremely versatile “Crankin’ Electric Blues” group has been playing around the Gunnison Valley for three years now. From electric guitars to the saxophone and keyboard, these three local university students, Quinn, Kurt and Mick will keep you at the edge of your seat and finish the summer concert series off right!