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June, 2017:

Sundays at Six presents The Vogts Sisters — July 9

Enjoy free music throughout the summer presented to you by The Alamosa Live Music Association. Sundays at Six continues on July 9 in Alamosa with The Vogts Sisters, bringing their sweet folk harmonies to Cole Park. See you at 6:00 p.m.!

“Maybe one of the best under-the-radar acts in the roots/string/grass genre’ today…” – Americana Rhythm Magazine, March 2017

Touring the Midwest since May 2012, the Vogts Sisters touch the hearts of audiences everywhere they go. The young emerging artists have gained widespread recognition for their haunting vocals and tight sisterly harmonies, taking their music wherever they can to include stages at festivals, auditoriums, theaters, and even a few coffee houses.

The Vogts Sisters have garnered numerous awards in regional and international songwriting competitions, including their latest win at the 2016 Walnut Valley Festival’s New Song Showcase. The girls have over twenty-four original songs that fit seamlessly into their acoustic Americana-Folk act, blending timeless music with sweet sister harmony. A few of their musical influences include Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, and Gillian Welch, but they often surprise audiences with covers from Johnny Horton, U2, or Fleetwood Mac.

The Vogts Sisters released their first co-produced album, Homeward, (June 2016) as a humble attempt to truly define who they are as artists and musicians. My Own Dixie (March 2015), has achieved high-ranking reviews and radio airplay on a regional and international level, calling attention to their haunting vocals and lyrical depth and maturity. Their debut album, Old Time Noise, released in 2012.

Maggie (age 26) plays the fiddle and guitar and graduated college in December 2013, while Abigail (age 20) plays the mandolin and guitar and attends a local junior college. They make their home in rural Erie, Kansas. Praised for their graceful, authentic, yet vulnerable performances where one hears the real deal, the Vogts Sisters remain humble, possessing a highly developed sense of who they are and what they represent.

 

Enjoying Indian Nickel on June 25!

Sundays at Six presents Indian Nickel — June 25

Sundays at Six returns June 25 to Alamosa! Enjoy free music throughout the summer presented to you by The Alamosa Live Music Association. Kicking off the season is a local favorite, Indian Nickel, bringing you Old Rock & Roll and Spanish music. See you at 6:00 p.m. at Cole Park!

The variety of music from Indian Nickel has long entertained the people of the San Luis Valley and beyond. With their “Get Up and Dance” cumbias, country, old rock & roll, and oldies, it is no wonder this band is the “Hardest Working Band” in the valley. The band consists of five members. Leroy Casias continually brings out passion through the music. Floyd Martinez’ smooth harmony vocals and rhythm guitar talents are easily heard in each song. Jeffrey Jacquez’ keyboard and vocal talents are no doubt a unique add to this already great band. John Overton’s energy, talents and great personality shine through with each beat of the drum. And Arnie Queseda’s unique style brings great musical talent to the band. One might ask how these five musicians have managed to stay together for so long. The answer is that the members all have a genuine respect for one another’s talents and individuality. The group works together with “Brotherly Love.”

Sundays at Six is generously sponsored by: 1st Southwest Bank, Alamosa Local Marketing District, Alamosa State Bank, Arby’s, Body Tune Up, Chili’s, City of Alamosa, Comfort Inn & Suites, Crestone Eagle, IHOP, Jay Meyer Insurance, KRZA, KW Farms, Movie Manor, Myers Brothers Truck & Tractor, Partnership Investments, Porter Realty, Rio Grande Savings & Loan, Salazar Natural Meats, SLV Federal Bank, SLV Health, SLV Rural Electric Co-op, Steffens Quality Plumbing, Super 8, Treasure Alley, Valley Courier, Valley Motel, Valley Wide Health Systems, Wall, Smith & Bateman, Xcel Energy Foundation

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