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Musical multiplicity at PSAC Summer Concert Series

Colorful summer soundscapes will emanate from the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts Summer Concert Series, July 10 through Aug. 28.

A priest who had an epiphany in Central America and his creation of the Chicago Marimba Ensemble; a singer-songwriter who helped write the musical soundtrack for the rolling waves of the uproarious 1960s — these are some of the back stories hinting at the amazing spectrum of music and experiences evocative of the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts Summer Concert Series.

A treasure chest of stories: Woodstock icon Country Joe McDonald… Paris prima donna Cherise Lukow… the series is an exuberant expression of musical multiplicity.

July 10

“Classical Music, Jazz and Comedy.”

Larry Elginer, trumpeter and vocalist extraordinaire, is accompanied by a wondrous assemblage of noble players.

July 17

“A Fiesta of Mexican and Caribbean Melodies,” by the Chicago Marimba Ensemble.

July 23 & 24

“Country Joe McDonald.”

Legendary rock star and leader of Country Joe and the Fish sings great songs of the ‘60s.

July 31

“Intoxicating Melodies from Brazil, Spain, Latin America and Africa.”

Singer/songwriter Andrew Dahl-Bredine offers up a mesmerizing potpourri of songs.

Aug. 7

“A World of Music.”

Multi-instrumentalists Carla Roberts and Paul Roberts perform exotic music from around the globe. Special guests include Matthew and Tiffany Brunson and colorful dancers.

Aug. 14

“Cool to ¡Caliente!”

Jessica Peterson performs flute music of the Americas accompanied by pianists Harvey Schwartz and Sally Neel.

Aug. 21

“Jeff Scroggins and Colorado.”

High energy, high mountain bluegrass with award winning musicians.

Aug. 28

“Cherise Lukow.”

A highly gifted opera starlet conveys emotions with rare artistic beauty.

Series tickets or tickets for individual concerts can be purchased online or by calling 731-SHOW (7469).

This is a production of the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts in collaboration with Elation Center for the Arts. Special thanks to the Pagosa Springs SUN and Jeffrey Heinzlman.

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