Music Event

Weekend Music Series

Perpetual Motion

Perpetual Motion
Saturday, April 19, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Experience acoustic world fusion! Perpetual Motion, elegant with an element of adventure, blends the sounds of Central and South American folk, progressive jazz, blues and rock, which informs their original compositions and cover tunes. Featuring violinist Josie Quick and guitarist Tom Carleno.

Manuel Molina, Latin Solo Guitar

Manuel Molina, Latin Solo Guitar
Saturday, April 26, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Born in Peru, internationally recognized guitarist Manuel Molina, began his career as a musician at a very young age. At age seventeen, he became the youngest conductor of the Peruvian National Symphony. He travels extensively and plays solo guitar tours all over the world. Denver Public Library is pleased to be hosting Manuel Molina for this afternoon of exceptional Latin solo guitar.

Transcendent Irish: Jon Sousa and Adam Agee

Transcendent Irish: Jon Sousa and Adam Agee
Saturday, May 3, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Adam Agee and Jon Sousa are two of Colorado’s most sought-after traditional Irish musicians. Since 2004, they have been journeying together through the Irish idiom on fiddle, guitar, and tenor banjo, enchanting listeners on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Adam and Jon have put down musical roots in County Clare, where they lived together, and now make frequent visits. Their connection to their instruments and the transcendent energy in their music is guaranteed to captivate and uplift audiences of all ages.

Heart and Soul: Sitar Concert

Heart and Soul: Sitar Concert
Saturday, May 10, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Featuring Chris ‘Citrus’ Sauthoff. When George Harrison and The Beatles befriended Ravi Shankar, the traditional instrument of classical Indian music, the sitar, was embraced by American audiences. It is often heard in world music; its sympathetic tones marrying well with a wide range of musical genres. Chris ‘Citrus’ Sauthoff brings his signature style to the sitar – the soul of traditional Indian music.

Lute with Ben Cohen

Lute with Ben Cohen
Saturday, May 17, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Let’s party like its 1599! Lutenist Ben Cohen performs lively lute music from the renaissance to the early baroque, including music of Elizabethan England by famed English composer John Dowland, and German baroque music by J.S. Bach’s contemporary Silvius Leopold Weiss.

Strings with Sandra Wong and James Hoskins

Strings with Sandra Wong and James Hoskins
Saturday, May 24, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Each of these performers have appeared at Denver Public Library as solo performers. This concert will mark their debut concert at the library as a duo. Both of these talented musicians are sought-after performers in Denver and their presentations at Central Library are always much anticipated. Enjoy the haunting and lyrical music of cello, violin and other stringed instruments at this community event.

One Man Band with Dan Tulinko

One Man Band with Dan Tulinko
Saturday, May 31, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Accordion maestro, Dan Tulinko, will demonstrate the fascinating versatility of the instrument nicknamed the ‘one man band’ known for its ability to carry and create both the harmonic and melodic structure of a song at the same time. From button box and piano accordion, Dan uses the ‘squeeze box’ to play jazz, vaudeville and European folk music.

 

Perpetual Motion

Perpetual Motion
Saturday, April 19, 2-3 p.m.
Central Library, Level 1 Schlessman Hall

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