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Perennial Favorites Return To Music On The Green

MARIPOSA — Music on the Green continues its 25th season with free concert performances by The Trespassers on Friday July 22, and The GrassKickers on Saturday, July 23, at the Mariposa County Arts Park Stage. Hometown heroes, The Trespassers write and cover songs influenced by old-time and gypsy jazz and have been an anticipated favorite at Mariposa Evenings every season, ...

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Stories Of Nelder Grove Brought To Life

OAKHURST — Inspired by her beloved grandparents’ own dedication to a stunning stand of trees unlike any other in the world, area writer and educator Brenda Negley has created a comprehensive new book that gives readers a window into everything they need to know about Nelder Grove. Coming up soon is a chance to view the beautiful compilation, and meet the ...

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Americana and Blues At The Mariposa Art Park

Written by Ronnie Sweeting — MARIPOSA — Music on the Green – the free summer concert series brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its many fine sponsors – continues into the 2016 season, presenting live, in concert, Cottonwood Creek — featuring Maggie Watkins and Scott Patrick Little — on Friday, July 15, and Deja Blues on ...

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Auditions For Mariposa Theatre Alliance Comedy

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Theatre Alliance, a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, is holding auditions for their upcoming production of Arsenic and Old Lace, on July 18, 19, and 20, at 7 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park Amphitheater, onstage. Rehearsals will start Sept. 6, and performances will be Oct. 7, 8, 14, 15, 16. They are casting ...

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Music On The Green Features Jazz And Country

Written by Ronnie Sweeting — MARIPOSA — Music on the Green, the free summer concert series brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its many fine sponsors, presents live in concert The Blue Skies Trio on Friday, July 8, and The Danny Millsap Band on Saturday, July 9. Inspired by the classic piano-bass-drum trios and small jazz ...

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Powerful Lineup For Yosemite Music Festival

MARIPOSA — The Yosemite Music Festival is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 8-9, at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Now in its 15th year, the festival formerly held at Carter Ranch is put on by Chuck Carter and Adam Finney working together with a host of volunteers over the last 15 years. The idea is to bring the best touring ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Goes A Little Country

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) annual “Independence Day Spectacular!” concert will be held on Saturday, July 2, at 7 p.m. in the Mariposa County Park Amphitheatre, located at 4998 County Park Road in Mariposa. This year’s concert will feature regional favorite The Sierra Riders in concert with the MSO. The band, led by Fiddler/Guitarist Tim Johnson, also includes ...

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Rock The Dock With I Want My 80s At The Pines

BASS LAKE — You like 80s music? Catch up with the ultimate 80s cover band on Friday, July 1 at the Pines Resort at Bass Lake, as I Want My 80s rocks the dock. The show runs from 7 – 10 p.m., and they’ll play favorites from bands like the GoGos, Billy Idol, The Cars, Guns ‘n Roses, Journey and ...

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DeWitt & Franklin Take The Art Park Stage

MARIPOSA — Music on the Green has one free concert in the ongoing series this holiday weekend, featuring DeWitt and Franklin on Friday, July 1. The Art Park stage goes dark on Sat. July 2, shining a light on the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s performance at the Mariposa County Amphitheater, featuring The Sierra Cowboy Riders. Formed in 2007, playing original music ...

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Matt Kroeker Named MSO’s Young Master Composer

MARIPOSA — Matthew Kroeker, age 14, has been named the 2016 Young Master Composer Celebration winner by Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Founder/Conductor Les Marsden. Kroeker’s composition “Matt’s Unfinished Symphony” will receive its world premiere performance on Saturday, July 2, during the MSO’s “Independence Day Spectacular!” concert at 7 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park. The Young Master Composers Celebration is a ...

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