|American Music Festival 2014|
|Written by Charles Kocher, Pilot staff writer|
|June 23, 2014 01:50 pm|
The American Music Festival presents free concerts at the bandshell in Azalea Park, Brookings, throughout the summer months.
All concerts are set for 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoons.
The full schedule for the summer includes:
•June 8: A double bill featuring crowd-favorite Tsunami Swing Band, which will perform music from the 40s and 50s, and the Curry-Del Norte Orchestra, which will perform a variety of John Williams’ movie themes and light classical pieces.
•June 29: The trio of modern-day minstrels known as Golden Bough returns to play traditional and modern Celtic music.
•July 13: The BluesBox Bayou Band, a zydeco and cajun dance band from Northern California, often invites audience members on stage to play instruments.
•July 27: The Koles, a Los Angeles-based trio known for it’s pop-oriented, eclectic mix of music, virtuoso guitar playing and harmonies.
•Aug. 10: The Moon Mountain Ramblers, a five-piece band that effortlessly blends bluegrass, rock, swing, traditional country and even Middle Eastern sounds to create a party-friendly experience.
•Aug. 24: West My Friend, a four-piece acoustic folk-pop band that stretches the conventions of popular music by playing everything from indie-roots to chamber-folk, with a healthy dose of four-part harmonies.
• Sept. 14: Hot Rods Band, a six-piece band including special guest Daryl Davis, covering all the traditional rock and roll styles.