PUTNEY—Twilight Music continues its tenth annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk, world beat, rock, jazz, zydeco, Celtic, swing, blues, and bluegrass summer concerts on Friday, August 10 with southern Vermont based funk and world beat band Simba.
The seven concert series continues every other Friday through August 24. All concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Putney on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) or at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in case of rain.
The series is sponsored by the town of Putney, Putney Food Co-Op, Putney Paper Company, The Putney Inn, The Stockwell Brothers, and many other Putney businesses and organizations. The concerts are free to the public (donations are accepted) and food will be available. For information, visit www.twilightmusic.org or call 802-387-5772.
Simba features blazing horns and scorching percussion on a highly danceable mix of funk, Latin, reggae, world beat, soca calypso, ska, jazz, and blues. The eight-member band has been together 23 years and includes Charlie Schneeweis, Wim Auer, Steve Sonntag, Derrik Jordan, Dan DeWalt, Johnny Yuma, Steve Leicach, and Bob Stabach.
Next up on the 2012 Twilight on the Tavern Lawn concert series schedule is Vermont’s four-part harmony string band Housetop on Friday, Aug. 24.
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