Pete Kartsounes in concert Friday at Wild Spirit

Recording artist and acclaimed songwriter Pete Kartsounes, and special guest Bob Hemenger, will perform in the Wild Spirit Gallery on Friday.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for concertgoers to browse the gallery while enjoying the provided catering and cash bar. The performance will run from 7-9 and doors will stay open until 10:30 p.m. Wild Spirit is located at 480 San Juan St., across the street from the county courthouse.  

Award-winning guitarist and singer/songwriter Pete Kartsounes will showcase pieces from his new CD, “Out of Nowhere,” as well as brand new material written while on tour, with the talented help of Bob Hemenger on saxophone.

The concert will benefit   Kartsounes will discuss the Hike4Cancer organization during the event and share his newly-mapped-out hike plan, where he will hike the 500-mile Colorado Trail, playing concerts and festivals along the way to raise money and awareness for their 2009 beneficiary, “There with Care.” Pete will hike from Denver to Durango, between July 28 and Sept. 9. 

This promises to be an entertaining evening for a worthy cause. Refreshments will be available.

Tickets are $12 each or $10 for members of Acoustic Trail. Seating is limited. For reservations and membership information, call 946-7498.

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