Billboard Magazine award recipient and Adams State College alum Laurie Dameron has been playing the guitar for more than 40 years,performing at hundreds of venues in and out of Colorado, and now she will add Milagros Coffeehouse, on the corner of State Ave. and Main St., in Alamosa, CO to that list, Fri., April 8, 7:30p.m, courtesy of the Alamosa Live Music Association (ALMA).
Admission is $8 for the general public, $6 for ALMA members, $4 for students, seniors, Americorps and other full-time volunteers and active duty military; is available at the door the night of the show, and includes a free coffee, tea or cookie.
“Music reaches everyone in some way,” according to Dameron. “It brings us joy, gets us dancing, makes us feel, comforts us, educates us and can change the world,” she said.
Dameron is extremely versatile and includes selections from folk, instrumental, pop, country, blues, and jazz in her shows. With a powerful stage presence she can engage even the most sober audiences, and with a unique sense of humor and wide musical influences from Duke Ellington to the Grateful Dead, Laurie relates well to any listeners.
Dameron has three CD’s to her credit; “Utah Dream” from her folk days in the mid-nineties, “Looking Through the Blue,” expressing her life-time love of jazz and “I Can’t Wait to See You Again,” twelve of her favorite jazz standards with one original composition.