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Get ready for some of the best music that Mariposa County has to offer this weekend at the Mariposa County Arts Park. Be there or be square!

Music on the Green Free Summer Concert Series

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Date(s) - 06/21/2024 - 06/22/2024
7:00 pm

Mariposa County Art Park


The Jespersons return to Music on the Green on Friday, June 21st and The T-Hawks on Saturday June 22nd.

image of the jespersonsThe Jespersons are one of Mariposa’s favorite bands and are a staple on the central California foothill music scene. The band is led by partners in music and life, Kaye and Jared Jesperson. Kaye, a Mariposa transplant from Australia, writes a large portion of their songs, sings lead and picks the bass on a cello. Jared is a multi instrumentalist, harmony and lead singer. The band has an undeniable chemistry and cross genre feel. This year they will feature prominent percussionist Skillet (Kevin McHatten) and other possible special guests…

The T-Hawks are an Americana band featuring the singing, songwriting and acoustic guitar playing of Tom Vandenavond (Tommy V.). Tom resides in Oakdale, CA and is a key player in the Americana Renaissance blossoming from that area. He will be joined by T-ranch (Andy Roberts) on banjo and vocals, Fritz Bagget on fiddle, Benny Lee Friedrich on upright bass and Jon Kidd on drums.image of the band T-Hawks

All performances begin at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at the Mariposa County Art Park (5013 Hwy 140) in historic downtown Mariposa, CA. Parking is available along 4th and 5th St. The lower 5th St. parking lot provides an accessible pedestrian path to the Art Park through the Mariposa Creek Parkway entry. Tips for the performers will be solicited, encouraged, and appreciated. A complete schedule of the talent performing throughout this summer season can be found at www.mariposaartscouncil.org/music-on-the-green  Weekly updates will be shared on the Mariposa Arts Council’s Facebook and Instagram pages (@MariposaArts).

Original artwork for this program was created by the 2024 Music on the Green Student Artist, Gray Rule.

This cornerstone concert series is made possible with generous support from Music on the Green Sponsors: Yosemite/Mariposa Tourism Bureau, Mariposa County Chamber Of Commerce, Ranch Fence Inc, Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club, Sierra Telephone, James Wittkopf, Kevin Cann & Beth Waldow, Mountain Yoga Studio, High Country Health Food Store, Mariposa Certified Farmers Market, Raw Roots Farm, Yosemite Pilates, Sierra Gold Cleaning, Happy Goat, Sticks Coffee, Meadow Creek Ranch B&B, Restful Nest B&B, Mariposa Shipping, Forester Ace Hardware, Yosemite Songwriters Retreat, Ladybug Embroidery, The Starchman Family, The Collins Family, Patricia Elka, Pamela Flick, Saralynn Nusbaum & Don Melcher, Dave and Terry Rozelle, Tim and Anita Bryant, and Sue Overstreet.

This program is produced by Andy Roberts.

The Arts Council is an incorporated not-for-profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County and is supported in part by the County of Mariposa, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the California Arts Council, a state agency.

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