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Get back into the rhythm with Jaka!

* In support of the Crestone Music Festival, ALMA does not have a Sundays at Six concert scheduled for Sunday, August 3rd.Visit the Crestone Music Festival August 1-3 and check out headliners Paper Bird, Ruthie Foster and Charles Neville!

Afro Pop/Funk band, Jaka perform August 10th for Sundays at Six, in Cole Park, Alamosa.   Jaka is a World beat dance band based in Santa Fe. Described as Funk-Rock meets Afro Pop, the group has a driving percussive sound with bright sounding memories. Jaka’s live show is a joyful and energy-packed event that brings any audience to its feet, be it for ecstatic or standing ovations. The band’s polyrhythmic, exciting sound is a rich brew of ancient mbira traditions of Zimbabwe and the joyous sounds of South African party music, spiced with funk, played on beautiful homemade marimbas at incredible speeds.

Sneak Preview! Get into the Rhythm – head over to Jaka’s website and do some pre-listening.

Sundays at Six presents Rebecca Frazier and Hit and Run

Acclaimed bluegrass band, Rebecca Frazier and Hit and Run perform July 27th for Sundays at Six, in Cole Park, Alamosa.

Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run have continued to delight audiences across the country with the “handspun yet motor-driven” music that earned Hit & Run their reputation as “one of the tightest groups performing.” They are the only band to win the top triumvirate of major bluegrass band contests at the Telluride, Rockygrass, and SPBGMA Festival Band Championships.

“Hit & Run is far and away the most exciting bluegrass act in Colorado right now” Eric Pirritt, Colorado talent buyer for Boulder’s Fox Theatre.

WOW can that girl guitar pick! Watch Rebecca Frazier and Hit and Run here

Sundays at Six is a free outdoor concert series in Cole Park, Alamosa. Concerts start at 6 p.m. Check out this year’s line up. In case of bad weather, go to ALMA’s website and facebook page to find out about cancellations or change of venue.

Celtic Pirate Rockers return for Sundays at Six

Potcheen

Potcheen returns to Alamosa to perform at the July 20, Sundays at Six concert at 6 p.m. in Cole Park, Alamosa.

Potcheen was formed in Evergreen, CO in December 2003. Since then the band has played thousands of shows from New York to Los Angeles. Named Colorado’s Top Celtic band, they continue to play alongside hundreds of the world’s best musical acts energizing crowds with their high energy foot stomping stage shows. The Potcheen crew is made up of a collection of talents from all over the U.S. fusing musical backgrounds and cultures into one full throttle rhythmic stew.

Watch Potcheen’s Promo Video here.

Sundays at Six is a free outdoor concert series in Cole Park, Alamosa. Concerts start at 6 p.m. Check out this year’s line up.In case of bad weather, go to ALMA’s website and facebook page to find out about cancellations or change of venue.

 

 

Sundays at Six hosts special Local Night

Sweet Radish

We are excited to host “Local Night” with folk band Sweet Radish and blues group “Reverend and the Blues Pushers” at the Sundays at Six concert, July 13th in Cole Park, Alamosa.

Local Night will celebrate the diversity of music found in the SLV and will promote supporting local talent and businesses. The event will be hosted by rapper and KRZA program director Gerald Rodriguez aka G Stylez. With two great local bands performing be prepared for an extended concert that will be sure to get you out of your lawn chair and dancing!

The concert will kick off with the down to earth acoustic band Sweet Radish. Formed in 2010, the band performs a mixture of originals and traditional folk and bluegrass tunes. Sweet Radish is passionate about San Luis Valley and their mission is to give the community a reason and a place to get down. Band Members include Morgan Velasquez, Abe Rosenberg, Wilson Luallen.

Reverend and the Blues Pushers - Photo Credit: Lares Feliciano

Following Sweet Radish’s set, the Reverend and the Blues Pushers will take the stage and switch the mood from bluegrass to blues. The band performs a full range of blues music from the classics to originals in Swing, West Coast Jump, Chicago and Texas shuffle styles. With solid guitar licks by Ben Sailors, honking blues harpin’ and singin’ from the lead Allen Kleine Deters and a great steady rhythm section, they get the place jumpin and jivin’. Band members include Allen Kleine Deters, Ben Sailors, Skyler Choice, Josh Kleine Deters and Caleb Clark.

Sundays at Six is a free outdoor concert series in Cole Park, Alamosa. Concerts start at 6 p.m. Check out this year’s line up.In case of bad weather, go to ALMA’s website and facebook page to find out about cancellations or change of venue.