Thursday nights are heating up at the Longmont Museum and Cultural Center this summer. From June 21 through July 19, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. enjoy free, outdoor concerts in the Museum’s courtyard. Lawn chairs and picnics are welcome, and refreshments including beer and wine will be for sale (only alcohol purchased on site is allowed). Museum galleries will be also open on the evenings of the concerts from 5 – 8 p.m. Bring your family and enjoy a full evening of music and culture.
2018 Summer Concert Lineup
FY5, June 21
Colorado’s FY5 proudly swim in the deep currents of American music, playing new songs steeped in country and bluegrass traditions, but not bound to them. Featuring thoughtful arrangements, strong singing and bold musicianship, the band strives to connect to listeners with stories of common struggles and big ideas.
DELTA SONICS, June 28
The Delta Sonics’ music takes a Chicago Blues base and seasons it with Swing, New Orleans R&B and early Rock & Roll. Voted Westword’s best blues band in Denver for the last six years, the groups dazzles with slide guitar, harmonica, bass, drums and smooth vocals.
WILD ROAD BAND, July 5
This seven-piece classic country band hails from Loveland and features honky tonk piano, steel guitar, cranking fiddle and twanging telecaster alongside great harmonies.
AFTER MIDNIGHT, July 12
Swinging hard since 1997, this extraordinary group of musicians is one of the hottest jazz bands in the area. Enjoy exciting and danceable hits from Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Lionel Hampton, Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra.
THE HEARTSTRING HUNTERS, July 19
This five-piece indie folk rock band from Boulder features rich harmonies, youthful optimism and stories from the road. It’s a sound that invites you into a musical conversation between friends.
The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center is located at 400 Quail Rd. They are open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. For more information on events and exhibits, visit longmontmuseum.org.
Cover photo: Westword