BRIGHTON — The Armory Performing Arts Center has announced its line up for its Live at the Armory 2014 concert series. From bluegrass to Native American Flute to rock tributes, this year’s concert series features a variety of musical performances to suit all tastes.
The concert series kicks of on May 9 with the Railsplitters, a high-energy bluegrass band from Boulder, with special guest, The Spurs of the Moment, also a Colorado-based band, whose sound is bluegrass driven but incorporates a sprinkling of of folk, swing, Irish reels, and country music into the mix.
The lineup for the concert series also includes:
• June 7: Face, a nationally recognized vocal rock band from Boutlder, is bringing a new edge and attitude to the human voice. The a Capella group was featured on NBC’s “The Sing Off” and is made up of five singers and a vocal drummer.
• June 28: Multi-Platinum selling pianist-composer Peter Kater joins award-winning Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai for an evening of soul and musical celebration.
• Aug. 16: We Wish We Were Floyd showcases the total immersive experience of a live Pink Floyd show, entertaining the casual listener as well as the hardcore fan.
• Sept. 6: Katey Laurel, a Denver-based folk-pop songstress who crafts both radio-friendly tunes and lush, cinematic songs for film and television, with perform with special guests Bonnie and the Clydes, a fiery six-piece country band exploding onto the Front Range music scene.
• Nov. 8: The Duhks is a Canadian fusion folk band, formed in 2002 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Featuring banjo, fiddle, guitar, percussion, and vocals, The Duhks play a blend of Canadian and American soul, gospel, folk, old-time country string, Cajun zydeco, and Irish dance music.
• Nov. 21: Beatles tribute band Yesterday wil be performing all eras of Beatles music in their original key. Yesterday recreates note for note the music of the Fab Four.
Tickets for the concert series are on sale and available at www.brightonarmory.org, at the Armory box office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or at the door, pending availability. The Live at the Armory 2014 Concert Series is made possible by grant funding from the Brighton Lodging Tax.