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Meltwater Bridge And Saltwater Take The Stage At The Art Park

MARIPOSA – The next weekend of the free Summer Concert Series, Music on the Green at The Art Park in historic downtown Mariposa, features Meltwater Bridge on Friday, July 13, and Saltwater on Saturday, July 14. Meltwater Bridge provides distinct rhythm and color to songwriter/leader, Gail Dreifus’s original neo-folk songs. Dreifus is a lifelong singer, songwriter and guitarist formerly based ...

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Yosemite Music Festival: Everything Is Better in the Mountains

MARIPOSA – Mariposa is a small mountain town just outside Yosemite National Park that is home to the annual Yosemite Music Festival. Ask any Mariposa resident what they like about living here and you will undoubtedly get some variation of “everything is just better in the mountains.” Come experience this for yourself at the 2018 Yosemite Music Festival Friday and ...

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MSO Welcomes Guest Conductor From “Sister Orchestra”

MARIPOSA – On June 10, the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Founding Music Director and Conductor Les Marsden guest-conducted the Health & Wellness Community Orchestra in Fort Collins, Colo. Marsden had been asked to lead that orchestra in a performance of his “Wilderness – Our Necessary Refuge” from his “Our Nation’s Nature” cycle, heard throughout the Yosemite region in 2016. While being ...

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Blues And Honky-Tonk On Stage At The Mariposa Art Park

MARIPOSA – The next weekend of the free Summer Concert Series, “Music on the Green,” features the honky-tonk country music of The Danny Millsap Band on Friday, June 15; and the powerful electric blues of Mike Hammer & The Nails on Saturday, June 16. Honky-tonk veterans, The Danny Millsap Band, made their Music on the Green debut in 2016, and ...

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Music From “E.T” and “Jurassic Park” Highlight Independence Day Concert

MARIPOSA – A journey through eight decades of great American Film Music will highlight the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) 2018 “Independence Day Spectacular!” Concert. The concert will be presented on Saturday, June 30, at 7 p.m. in the Mariposa County Park Amphitheatre, located at 4998 County Park Road in Mariposa. The MSO is a program of the Mariposa County Arts ...

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GrassKickers And Deja Blues At Music On The Green

Written by Ronnie Sweeting – MARIPOSA – Now in its 28th year, the free summer concert series “Music on the Green” continues into the 2018 season with a weekend of great bluegrass on Friday, June 8, with The GrassKickers; and powerful electric blues on Saturday, June 9, with Deja Blues. We welcomed the return in 2016, after a long absence, ...

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Music On The Green Returns To The Mariposa County Art Park

Written by Ronnie Sweeting – MARIPOSA – Now in its 28th year, the free summer concert series, Music on the Green – brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and it’s many fine sponsors – kicks off the 2018 season with a weekend of great live music, presenting The Foothill Billies on Friday, June 1; and Steve Johnson ...

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Renowned Trombonist Guests With Mariposa Symphony Orchestra

MARIPOSA – Internationally-renowned trombonist Thomas Ashworth will guest perform in concert with the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra in Mariposa and Yosemite National Park on Apr. 14 and 15. Ashworth’s well-known artistry ranges the gamut of music from classical to pop and jazz. He’s performed or recorded with greats ranging from Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., Rosemary Clooney, The Temptations, Doc Severinsen, ...

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Blues, Rock, Funk: “Stranded” At Yosemite Gateway Lounge

OAKHURST — The band Stranded will be making their first mountain area appearance at The Yosemite Gateway Lounge on Friday, Jan. 19. Hailing from Redondo Beach in Southern California, this four-person group brings some tasty funk, blues and rock ‘n roll to the Sierra, and everyone is invited to dance the night away. The band is fronted by Kelly Skaja, ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Festive Holiday Concert

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) 16th Season Festive Holiday Concert will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School. The MSO is a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc. The concert features British composer Sir Edward Elgar’s landmark “Variations on an Original Theme – Enigma.” The ...

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