BRATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Music Center and Retreat Farm kick off their “Music Under the Stars” summer concert series Saturday, June 24, with a performance by the PESO Pan Evolution Steel Orchestra.
Admission is free. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. at Retreat Farm, with the concert at 6:30 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, June 25. All are welcome to bring lawn chairs and a picnic, and to enjoy food truck fare and craft beers at The Thirsty Goat bar, and cool treats from Vermont Gelato.
The PESO Pan Evolution Steel Orchestra, a steel pan band, brings world class music to audiences around the U.S. and overseas. Founded in 2015 and based in Brooklyn, New York, the band uses its platform to promote unity throughout the culture and steel pan community, all while personifying the band motto of “Together As One."
Other scheduled concerts include the Vermont Jazz Center Big Band Saturday, July 22 (rain date July 23), and Keith Murphy and Becky Tracy with special guests Saturday, Aug. 19 (rain date Aug. 20).
The Music Under the Stars series sponsors include Guilford Sound and other generous donors, and is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Vermont Arts Council.
For more information about Music Under the Stars, contact the BMC at 802-257-4523 or email [email protected].