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Image of Tarantula and the Turtle Doves.
Dreifus & Budries and Tarantula and the Turtle Doves (seen above) are coming to Mariposa this weekend. Be there or be square!

MOTG Presents Dreifus & Budries and Tarantula & the Turtle Doves

MARIPOSA — This weekend, Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green features Dreifus & Budries on Friday,  August 12, and Tarantula and the Turtle Doves on Saturday, August 13.

Image of Gail Dreyfus.

Gail Dreifus.

Dreifus & Budries will take the stage at the Arts Park for Music on the Green on Friday, August 12. Comprised of Gail Dreifus (see video below) on guitar and vocals and David Budries on keyboard and vocals we can expect original songs and vocal harmonies from this duo.

Gail Dreifus has been a mainstay in the local music scene and beyond for decades soon to release a new album produced by Joe Craven. She is joined by her partner, David Budries, who is an accomplished pianist and sound engineer.

On Saturday, August 13, Tarantula and the Turtle Doves will return to the Arts Park for Music on the Green. Tarantula, AKA Andy Roberts, is a clawhammer banjo player and vocalist who writes and sings original music. The Turtle Doves are Kaye and Jared Jesperson on cello, and guitar/mandolin and vocals. Together they form one of the areas most original folk bands.

“Love Rescue Me,” performed by Tarantula and the Turtle Doves.

A complete schedule of the talent performing throughout this summer season can be found at mariposaartscouncil.org/music-on-the-green.

Tips for the performers will be solicited, encouraged, and appreciated.

All performances begin at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at the Mariposa County Arts Park, located on Hwy. 140, between 4th and 5th Streets, in historic downtown Mariposa, CA.

Parking is available along 5th Street. The lower 5th Street parking lot provides an accessible pedestrian path to the Arts Park through the Mariposa Creek Parkway entry.

This cornerstone concert series is made possible with generous support from the following businesses and individuals:

Image of the Mariposa Arts Council logo. The Mariposa 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.

Check out Gail performing on the Central Valley Buzz.

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