Thursday nights are heating up at the Longmont Museum and Cultural Center this summer. From June 22 through July 20, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. enjoy free, outdoor concerts held in the Museum’s courtyard. Lawn chairs and picnics are welcome, and refreshments including beer and wine will be for sale (only alcohol purchased on site is allowed). Museum galleries will be also open on the evenings of the concerts from 5 – 8 p.m. Bring your family and enjoy a full evening of music and culture.
2017 Summer Concert Lineup
Bonnie & the Clydes, June 22
Longmont’s own Bonnie & the Clydes are one of the leading Front Range bands, pioneering their unique sound of Rocky Mountain Country Soul. Fronted by the fiery Bonnie Sims, this band has been making waves with powerful and memorable live performances for the past seven years.
Quemando, June 29
Quemando is known as Colorado’s hottest salsa band, with ten instruments bringing infectious live energy to each show. Quemando plays the sounds of traditional and contemporary artists including Celia Cruz, Marc Anthony and Gloria Estefan and combines the style of salsa music with artists from other genres including Frank Sinatra and the Beatles.
Dixie Leadfoot & the Chrome Struts, July 6
This dynamite rockabilly trio entertains audiences of all ages with oldies rock, country and swing music from classic artists of the 50s and 60s such as Elvis, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Wanda Jackson, Buddy Holly, Hank Williams and more.
Blue Limousine, July 13
Blue Limousine features the best in Blues, R&B Rock and Country Blues Rock from greats such as Joe Bonamassa, Gary Moore, Ten Years After, and Delbert McClinton to name a few, along with standard classics known and loved by a wide range of audiences.
101st Army Dixieland Band, July 20
As a component of the Colorado Army National Guard’s 101st Army Band, these soldiers honor their nation through the most original American art form—jazz! Their encyclopedic variety of songs and virtuosic solos will entice you to dance in the aisles and sing along.
The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center is located at 400 Quail Rd. They are open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. For more information on events and exhibits, visit longmontmuseum.org.