Arts Longmont and the Longmont Museum join together to present Friday Afternoon Concerts & Art Shows. The concerts will be held in the Museum’s 250-seat Stewart Auditorium on the third Friday of each month from January through April. Each event features a local Arts Longmont artist and a world-class professional concert featuring an array of musical styles. The Art Shows will begin at 1:30 p.m. and the concerts will begin at 2:30 p.m., with a reception following each concert.
Arts Longmont partners with the Longmont Museum every year to offer seven, low-cost performances for the public from October through April. Tickets are just $10/show or a season-pass for all seven concerts is just $60. The final four performances for the 2016-17 season are sure to please.
January 20 the Amelie Quartet will perform Parisian world music including gypsy jazz, Parisian tango, and gypsy nouveau. This quartet includes accordion, violin, bass, guitar, and chanteuse, Roberta Daria. The Art Show will feature local print maker Holly Barrett.
February 17 two of the most renowned classical musicians in the region, violist Geraldine Walther from the Takács Quartet and pianist David Korevaar from the University of Colorado Boulder, College of Music, will perform repertoire by Chopin and Franck. The Art Show will feature Dar Miner, a local painter.
March 17 Is St. Patrick’s Day! What better way to begin celebrating than by listening to stirring music from the Emerald Isle? The Beth Gadbaw Celtic Trio, features singer and Irish bodhrán player, Beth Gadbaw, along with fiddle and guitar. The Art Show will feature local sculptor Grahame Atkinson.
April 21 will host Masontown, a quartet that offers a new take on old-time folk music with delightful renditions of classic bluegrass songs mixed with original tunes played on guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and bass. The Art Show will feature Rocco Varbaro, a local photographer.
If you are interested in attending any or all of these concerts, contact the Museum’s box office (303) 651-8374 or click here to purchase tickets online. Tickets are also available for purchase in-person at the Museum anytime or on the day of the event. For more information on Arts Longmont and their programming, visit artslongmont.org, and for more information on the Longmont Museum & Cultural Center’s exhibitions and Stewart Auditorium events, visit longmontmuseum.org.
The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center is located at 400 Quail Rd. Each Friday Afternoon Concert & Art Show will begin at 1:30 p.m. and includes a reception following the concert performance.