Written by Ronnie Sweeting – Producer/Mariposa Evenings
MARIPOSA – Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings – brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and many fine sponsors – presents the eleventh weekend (of thirteen) of free concerts with Nathan Ignacio on Friday, Aug. 14. Taking the Art Park stage on Saturday, Aug. 15, will be Bootstrap Circus.
Modesto born and raised singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, Nathan Ignacio makes his debut on the Art Park stage Friday, but has been making waves throughout the Central Valley for years with his one-man-band performances that are intimate and powerfully dynamic at the same time.
The MAMA (Modesto Area Music Awards) nominee as a solo artist, and winner with the band House of Orange, will be bringing along some special guests to fill out his already full sound. For a sample of this talented young man’s music, go to his Facebook music page.
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 Mariposa Evenings 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, Calif. 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.