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AvonLIVE! Summer Concert Series Wednesday, August 23 featuring Diggin Dirt

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AvonLIVE! Summer Concert Series Wednesday, August 23 

featuring Diggin Dirt

The Town of Avon presents free community concerts

 

The summer is beginning to wind down and so is AvonLIVE with only two more Wednesday shows! Please join us at the Avon Performance Pavilion at Harry A. Nottingham Park for more free live music and fun at AvonLIVE! this Wednesday, August 23 at 5:30 p.m.  Diggin Dirt, a seven-piece band emerging from behind the redwood curtain in Humboldt County, California, is skyrocketing through the west coast music scene. Shoveling out their own path, and consistently wowing audiences and filling concert venues, Diggin Dirt is no ordinary funk and soul band. Their sounds explode off the stage with a pure authentic energy, and once they have you in their clutches, the relentless dance party does not let up.

 

Diggin Dirt has an intoxicating and infectious sound, fueled by a blazing horn section, pulsating rhythms, and searing guitars, that when combined into one, have been known to entice even the shyest of wallflowers to start moving and grooving. Tying it all together is the band’s front man, who is in possession of the pipes, charisma, moves, and natural-born-soul, and launches this ensemble into rarefied air. Behold, as they layer humble influences of psychedelic rock, Motown soul, Afrobeat, and even reggae, atop a sturdy foundation of late 60’s inspired funk music. You might have flashes of James Brown or Sly and the Family Stone, Otis Redding, or Tower of Power, but make no mistake that you are in the presence of spine-tingling originality.

 

Kevin Supina opens AvonLIVE! at 6:00 p.m. and is a Denver-based multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer best known for his work with funk/rock/jam band Envy Alo. His new project Kevin Supina Band features some of Denver’s best musicians playing Kevin’s carefully crafted originals songs and a wide array of covers of artists like Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Jackson Browne, Phish, the Grateful Dead and many more. With a background in jazz and a love for jam bands, KSB often uses songs as a springboard for deep collective improvisation and exploration. Among all these styles and influences, Kevin Supina Band is sure to please all audiences.

 

 

  • What:  AvonLIVE! Concerts in the Park
  • Where:  Avon Performance Pavilion at Nottingham Park
  • When:  Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.   
  • Live Music:  Begins at 6:00 p.m.

 

Sponsors:  The Town of Avon is proud to present AvonLIVE! Free Concert Series with support from Peak Performances, Vail Daily, Mountain Beverage, Always Mountain Time, KZYR, Lifted Libation, Sonoma-Cutrer, Jack Daniels & Coke and thirst murdered by Liquid Death.

Transportation & Parking:  The use of public transportation is encouraged, as well as walking or riding a bike to the park. Free parking is available on W. Benchmark Road, Lake Street, as well as at the Avon Elementary School and FirstBank parking lots.

Plastic Free Events | Free water fill station, bring your reusable water bottle | Blankets and low-back lawn chairs are allowed | Pets allowed in pet friendly area only | No outside alcoholic beverages | No smoking | No Drones | Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

More informationFor more information, please visit Avon.org/events or contact Avon Culture Arts and Special Events Manager Danita Dempsey at ddempsey@avon.org or (970) 748-4065.

 

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