Town of Avon

For Immediate Release | June 17, 2019 
Contact: Danita Dempsey, Cultural, Arts and Special Events Manager ddempsey@avon.org | 970-748-4065
             

Avon LIVE! Concerts in the Park begin on Wednesday, June 19th

Free community concerts are presented by the Town of Avon


Avon, CO – Join us at the Avon Performance Pavilion, at Harry A. Nottingham Park, on Wednesday, June 19th for family fun and music at the Avon LIVE! free community concert. The Shook Twins will take the stage at 7:00 p.m., entertaining audiences with their ‘quirky folk’ music, which incorporates banjo, guitar, upright bass, mandolin, ukulele and other acoustic instruments. Local act Shakedown Family Band will open the show at 5:30 p.m.

Concert & Event Specials:  The concert is free to the public, and features vendors offering mouthwatering  food and a collection of craft brews, wine, refreshing spirits and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase, with $3 off  drinks before 6:00 p.m.

The Bands: The Shook Twins kickoff the 2019 Summer Concerts in the Park music series! Sisters from Idaho and currently residing in Portland, Oregon, their music incorporates banjo, guitar, upright bass, mandolin, ukulele along with other acoustic instruments and has been referred to as "quirky folk."
 
With three full-length releases and a handful of EPs since 2008, acclaim has come to Shook Twins by way of everyone from USA Today and Baeble Music to Langhorne Slim, and The Lumineers. Beyond gigs with the likes of Gregory Alan Isakov and Ani DiFranco, the Shooks have captivated crowds at High Sierra Music Festival, Lightning In A Bottle, Bumbershoot, Hulaween, Summer Camp Music Festival, and Northwest String Summit, to name a few.
 
Local act Shakedown Family Band will perform at 5:30 p.m.

  • What:  Avon LIVE! Concerts in the Park
  • Where:  Avon Performance Pavilion at Harry A. Nottingham Park
  • When:  Wednesday, June 19th, 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
  • $3 Off Drinks: 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Live Music:  Begins at 5:30 p.m.

Sponsors:  The Town of Avon is proud to present the Avon LIVE! Concerts in the Park.
 
Transportation & Parking:  The use of public transportation is encouraged, as well as walking or riding a bike to the park. Free parking is available.
 
Food and beverages available for purchase |Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are allowed | No outside alcoholic beverages | No smoking | No pets
 
More information: Visit Avon.org/events

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