Brown Bag concert series returns to downtown Rock Springs
ROCK SPRINGS – SweetwaterNOW is delighted to announce that we will once again be partnering with Downtown Rock Springs / Urban Renewal Agency to bring you the Brown Bag Summer Concert Series.
This year marks the sixth summer, residents can have lunch and head downtown to listen to great live music performed by a variety of talented artists. The 14-week series begins June 1 and all shows will run from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Concerts will be held on the lawn behind the Sweetwater County Health and Human Services building at 333 Broadway. In previous years, the shows were held in the bank court. But due to ongoing renovations to the First Security Bank building, shows have moved to the streets for now.
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Here is a list of dates and performers this summer:
June 1 – Stephen “T00M3R” Caron
Steven is a local artist, mixing his lyrics with hip-hop beats. He has five albums to his credit, including his recent release, “Nothing’s Perfect”.
June 8 – Steven Davis
Just a year after Steven got his first six-string guitar, he was writing his own songs. Music has been a constant passion in his life.
June 15 – Andy Sydow
Andy is an American, rock and folk singer / songwriter from Denver. The multi-instrumentalist uses satire to make his point and is constantly on tour.
June 22 – Flyover Town
This Green River duo is popular for their country / outlaw originals.
June 29 – Eddy Delbridge
Eddy is a Rock Springs singer / guitarist, specializing in humor in some of his songs. Most are familiar with his catchy tune, “I-80 Is Closed”.
July 6 – Dave Pedri
Don’t hesitate to dance on the grass. Dave is a local accordion player who plays polka tunes.
July 13 – Rupert Wates
Interaction is very important to Wates. The London-born artist prefers smaller, more intimate spaces, where the audience is close and personal, where real musicality matters and where real emotion is not simulated.
July 20 – Ryan Biter
With some songs, Biter is allowed to play with expansive / ambient tones and textures. Local radio stations such as Arizona’s Adult Alternative, 92.1, Prescott support his music.
July 27 – Micah Paisley
Micah was inspired to play bass guitar after being invited by friends to join a band while in high school. His brother also encouraged him to play. “Although I play soft love songs, my favorite music to listen to has always been punk rock,” Micah revealed.
August 3 – A few kilometers to the south
Few Miles South is a country and roots music group created by Blake English and Tori Lund.
August 10 – The Rough and Tumble
These artists are an American dumpster and thrift store duo. They present simple, simple and modern folk music.
August 17 – DanO K (Dan Kershisnik)
Kershisnik has performed solo and in several groups in Ann Arbor, San Diego, Los Angeles, Denver and Rock Springs. With his original material including “Wild Hearted Woman”, “I Like My House”, “Stay in the Game”, “Tomorrow’s Calling” and others, he plays an assortment of covers from Gordon Lightfoot to Tom Petty, Kane Brown at The Cars, in a concert atmosphere at the campfire. There is something for everyone!
August 24 – Joe Barbuto
Joe has been tackling the keys for many years. Many recognize him as a member of the local group, Wy5. He also has his own group, Joe Barbuto Trio.
August 31 – Nick Gomez
Gomez is a multi-instrumentalist from Texas. Always busy musically, sound has always been a passion for Nick and being able to share his art with whoever will listen has always been the biggest and most rewarding reward.
The Brown Bag Concert Series is underwritten by the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund. Series sponsors include:
- Edward Jones – Financial Advisor: Justin T. Spicer, AAMS
- High Country Realty – Emily Lopez
- Wyoming Culture Trust Fund
- Joe’s Liquor and Bar
- RND Council
- The real estate group 307
- Western engineers and geologists
- WyoData Security