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Events for July 15, 2018
Instruments that play the bass parts are often the unsung heroes of the symphonic band. The public can name famous trumpeters and flutists, but it’s pretty difficult to name a famous euphonium player, or even spell euphonium for that matter. The musicians of Below Centre might just change that, as they create a melodic bass...Find out more »
Andrew Jackson, Eli Chris Byrne, Chip Lovett, and Gary Abdulla created Urban Fusion in the late 80's and Jeff Gibble joined the band in 2014. Dubbed the Funk Brothers of State College, Urban Fusion collaborates with many artists. The band blends jazz, funk, soul, blues and Latin in their originals and their treatments of classics...Find out more »
The Bellefonte Community Band is very excited to return to the Arts Festival this year. The 50-member ensemble has entertained the Centre Region with traditional marches, contemporary and classic compositions for concert band and wind ensemble, transcriptions of movie, classical and operatic music, lighter numbers and novelty tunes, and patriotic arrangements since its founding by...Find out more »
Bluegrass Redemption was founded by Keith Miska in 2013 to play the Fort Armstrong Folk Festival same year. He’s joined in the band by bassist Mike Bratton, and guitarist Rick Auhl, teenage fiddler, Gus Tritsch, and Rich Kratzer on the mandolin. (vocals/mandolin) is a highly experienced bluegrass musician formally with Remington Ryde. Gus and Rich are...Find out more »
A band founded in 1995 on the premise of “why not, it might just work,” The Crawdaddies infuse Cajun, zydeco, blues, ska, roots, rock and reggae into an incomparable, groove laden sound that is unquestionably its own. The band has been featured in Dirty Linen magazine three times, has toured extensively earning a strong grass...Find out more »
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