Written by Ronnie Sweeting –
MARIPOSA — Music on the Green continues into the 2016 season of free concerts with The Soul Galaxy Power Trio on Friday, Aug. 5; and taking the Art Park stage on Saturday, Aug. 6, will be Bootstrap Circus.
Soul Galaxy has, over the last three years, performed as a sextet, quintet, quartet and trio (Friday, performing as a trio), 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. Read and hear more of this dynamic combo at: www.soulgalaxy.net.
Bootstrap Circus – known for years as The Adam Burns Band – is no stranger to local Sierra music lovers. Famous for their exciting live shows and brilliant recordings, this eclectic band performs their dynamic original songs mixing Pop, Rock, Ska, World Beat and Eastern European influences that have made them a Music on the Green favorite, drawing record breaking crowds each year.
Their latest recording, and other CD titles will be available at the show. More about this popular group can be found on their Facebook music page and/or website.
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, CA. Free parking on 5th Street along the Creek Walkway to the Park, also providing handicapped access.
The shows are free to the public – tips for the performers will be solicited, encouraged, and appreciated.
The Mariposa Arts Council, sponsor of Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings, is funded in part by Mariposa County, the California Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The MARIPOSA COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, INC. is an incorporated not-for- profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County.
(Ronnie Sweeting is the Producer of Music on the Green)