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MOTG Presents High Country Chimes and The Soul Galaxy

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green continues free summer concerts this weekend with High Country Chimes on Friday, July 1, and The Soul Galaxy on Saturday, July 2. High Country Chimes are based out of Tuolumne County and embrace California’s acoustic folk revival sound. Featuring a variety of vocals, acoustic guitars and Mariposa’s own, Jared ...

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MOTG Presents Tractor Boy and Nicholas Lefler

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green continues free summer concerts this weekend with Tractor Boy on Friday, June 24, and Nicholas Lefler on Saturday, June 25. Tractor Boy will make his Music on the Green debut on Friday, June 24th. Tractor Boy has been an active force in California’s Central Valley and foothill music scene ...

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MOTG Presents Yosemite Songwriting Retreat & Scott Patrick

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green continues free summer concerts this weekend with a showcase of talent from the Yosemite Songwriting Retreat on Friday, June 17, and Scott Patrick on Saturday, June 18. Led by local singer/songwriter Gail Dreifus, the Yosemite Songwriting Retreat (YSR) celebrates the craft of songwriting and the art of performing original ...

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MOTG Presents Chris Doud and Mike Hammar & The Nails

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green continues free summer concerts this weekend with Chris Doud on Friday, June 10, and Mike Hammar and the Nails on Saturday, June 11. Chris Doud is a country singer/songwriter and guitar slinger from the central valley of California. Most notably from the alt-country band, The Good Luck Thrift Store ...

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Music on the Green’s Opening Weekend Starts June 3rd

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green returns to the Art Park this year for a full season of live music starting on June 3, with local favorites The Jespersons, and on June 4, The Trespassers! The Jespersons are a husband and wife folk duo. Jared Jesperson is a masterful guitar player and sings harmony while ...

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Mariposa Arts Council Celebrates National Poetry Month

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MARIPOSA – This spring, the Mariposa Arts Council is celebrating National Poetry Month and National Trails Day with two free, public poetry events. First, on April 28, 2022, at 6 p.m., the Arts Council will host a virtual poetry reading with nationally-renowned contemporary poets and authors, Karyna McGlynn and Michael Mlekoday. The reading will be facilitated by poet Megan Levad, ...

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Electronica DJ Amber Leigh And The Jespersons On The Green

By Andy Roberts — MARIPOSA — In a first-of-its-kind Music on the Green performance, DJ Amber Leigh will play Fri. Aug. 9, and on Sat. Aug. 10 marks the return of one of Mariposa’s most favorite groups, The Jespersons. Amber Leigh, originally from Mariposa, started out in electronic music as a vinyl turntablist in 1999. Since then she has performed ...

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Dirty Red Barn And Tom Vandenavond On The Green

By Andy Roberts — MARIPOSA — Dirty Red Barn from Sonoma County makes their debut at Music on the Green on Friday, Aug. 2 — a rock ‘n folk band playing originals and classic covers. They’ve got Dave Brouillette on guitar and vocals, Ben Becker on upright bass and guitar, Sean Parnell on harmonica and vocals, and multi-instrumentalist Malcolm Johnson ...

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Soul Galaxy, Mike Hammer And The Nails On The Green

By Andy Roberts — MARIPOSA — Blues and rock are themes of this weekend’s free outdoor community concerts in downtown Mariposa at the Art Park. Friday, July 26 marks the return of Soul Galaxy to Music on the Green. Soul Galaxy is a blues rock outfit based out of Mariposa featuring Northern California guitar phenom Tim Hagar and Los Angeles ...

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Grok Rock And Bodie 601 Play Music On The Green

By Andy Roberts — MARIPOSA — On Friday, July 19 the Mariposa County Arts Council presents the progressive rock fusion act Grok Rock for Music on the Green. The band is led by Mariposa local and guitar aficionado Cary Greenamyere, who has been immersed in the Mariposa and Los Angeles music scene for many years. His band consists of musicians ...

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