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Music On The Green Returns To Mariposa Art Park

Written by Ronnie Sweeting —

MARIPOSA — The 26th season of Music on the Green – brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its many fine sponsors – begins the first weekend in June, presenting live, in-concert at the Art Park in historic downtown Mariposa: Nicholas Lefler on Friday, June 2, and Soul Galaxy on Saturday, June 3.

Making his return to the Art Park stage after a well received debut in 2013, Nicholas Lefler will be performing innovative Spanish, gypsy and classical guitar that is astonishing.

Using Loop Technology that allows the stacking of up to 14 layers of live guitar, bass and percussion –“on the fly”- Lefler creates the sound of a modern one man group that is astounding to behold and hear.

Visit www.nicholaslefler.com for an example and more information on this master musician.

Soul Galaxy has, over the last four years, performed as a sextet, quintet, quartet and power trio, but always with the same nucleus of Northern California guitar phenom Tim Hagar and Los Angeles session percussionist Jon Kidd.

This powerhouse group will be performing blues/rock based originals, along with guitar-centric, deep cut covers. With these seasoned pros, don’t be surprised to see a special guest or two sitting in during their evening’s performance.

Read and hear more of this dynamic combo at www.thesoulgalaxy.net.

You can find a complete schedule of artists performing – every Friday and Saturday evening, June 2 through Aug. 26 – at www.mariposaartscouncil.org.

All performances begin at 7 p.m. at the Mariposa County Art Park, located on Highway 140, between 4th and 5th Streets, in historic downtown Mariposa, Calif. Free parking on 5th Street along the Creek Walkway to the park, also providing handicapped access.

These concerts are free to the public – tips for the performers will be solicited, encouraged, and appreciated.

The Mariposa County Arts Council, is funded in part by Mariposa County, the California Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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