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Miners Alley Playhouse  
1224 Washington St. Suite 200  
Golden CO 80401-1145  


  
 
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Upcoming Concerts

Don Conoscenti 

August 23, 2014

Doors open at 6:15p
Concert starts at 7p

$13 in advance
$16 day of show - by phone
(303-588-1389) or at the door

This show is at B'nai Chaim
4716 South Coors Lane
Morrison, Colorado 80465


www.donconoscenti.com 

The best stringed instrument musician you’ve ever seen with a voice to match

Once a die-hard rocker, Don Conoscenti (www.donconoscenti.com) is one of the most respected musicians and critically acclaimed songwriters in acoustic music. His live performances are a soulful fusion of styles blended from his experience playing rock, jazz, blues, folk, funk and country. But his primary love is the landscape of story telling and songwriting. His "one man band" sound is driven by an unusual rhythmic sense and a finger style approach to guitar arrangement which is set apart by the use of partial and multiple capos. 

The performances are never canned. There are no set lists. Expect to go on an improvisational musical journey of unexpected segues, humorous reflections, stories and songs. Songs about lovers, outcasts, healing, loss, mystery, spirit, murder and redemption.

Conoscenti commands an array of instruments: acoustic and electric 6 & 12 string guitar, steel guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, percussion, flute, recorder, mandolin, banjo and didgeridoo. Through his expert picking style and wildly imaginative uses of capos and open-tuning, Conoscenti gets sounds from his guitar that you just have to experience to believe.

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Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe 

October 18, 2014

Doors open at 6:15p
Concert starts at 7p

This show is at B'nai Chaim
4716 South Coors Lane
Morrison, Colorado 80465

 www.halaqua.com

Adults: 
$15 in advance
$18 day of show - by phone
(303-588-1389) or at the door

Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe play nouveau klezmer music -- an exuberant musical experience, rooted firmly in traditional Jewish modes and melodies and driven by contemporary rhythms and danceable grooves.

The versatile musicians who make up The Lost Tribe have a deep respect for their source material, from the evocative tunes of Eastern European Jews and Gypsies to the sinuous rhythms of the Middle East and Mediterranean. In the long-standing Jewish tradition of absorbing musical inspiration from surrounding cultures, The Lost Tribe steeps their songs in a broth spiced with rock, reggae, salsa, funk and blues influences, serving up an irresistible party vibe. The band includes Hal Aqua (vocals, guitars, octave mandolin, ukulele), AnnieAqua (violin), Ben Cohen (electric and acoustic bass, tuba), Shanti Hazan (drums and percussion), and Miriam Rosenblum (clarinet, recorders, button accordion).


Dakota Blonde November 8, 2014
Doors open at 6:15p
Concert starts at 7p

$14 in advance
$17 day of show - by phone
(303-588-1389) or at the door

Dakota Blonde


Photo by MaryLynn Gillaspie

Well-known, local acoustic trio

This vibrant acoustic "trio" is made up of Mary Huckins (yes, from South Dakota) whose sweet strong vocals are the linchpin holding the group together, the smooth steady guitar playing and cool harmonies of Don Pinnella (nope, not blonde) and the charming acoustic bass work and humor of Tony Raddell. Performing originals and covers that are a unique combination of folk, bluegrass, and country with a little Celtic tinge - the trio nails their tight harmonies. They are an unusual group - they met through their careers in music therapy, working with children and adolescents who are emotionally troubled. That special capacity for empathy could explain the titanium bond the band quickly makes with their audience. All three come from musical families, and their charm stems both from the music they play and from the family feeling they bring into any concert hall or venue. Their shows are very personal! You'll walk away feeling like you've always known them. Dakota Blonde has shared the stage with Nickel Creek, John McEuen, Jimmy Ibbotson, Pete Huttlinger, Tony Furtado, Jim Horn, John Sommers, Jim Salestrom, Firefall, Mollie O'Brien and the list goes on. They also played in festivals along with folks like Emmylou Harris, Nanci Griffith, David Crosby, Lucy Kaplansky and Greg Brown. 

Mary Huckins' song "Somebody's Brother" received top honors in the 2001 Walnut Valley Festival songwriters showcase in Winfield, Kansas and her song "Dig Real Deep" recently received top honors in the Chris Austin Song Contest at MerleFest in Wilkboro, N.C. The group was again honored to make it into the final round of the Independent Record Label Awards this past year. They are certainly on their way up! 

 


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9656 West Danzig Place
Littleton, CO 80127 

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303-588-1389   

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