Release Date: May 24,2016

Bands on the Bricks is Back with Free Concerts on the Pearl Street Mall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Starting June 1st, Downtown Boulder’s Bands on the Bricks is back for a ten week free concert series on the Pearl Street Mall every Wednesday

[BOULDER, CO] May 24, 2016 – Bands on the Bricks 19th concert season kicks off next Wednesday (June 1, 2016) with a performance by Euforquestra. This six person band's ever-evolving sound has been influenced by music from all over the world blending the roots of funk, soul, afrobeat, reggae and dub.  The concert starts at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.  

Produced by Downtown Boulder, Inc. (DBI) and presented by RE/MAX of Boulder, the 2016 lineup includes Bands on the Bricks alumni like The Hazel Miller Band, That Eighties Band and The Wendy Woo Band and also welcomes some groups that are new to Bands on the Bricks including The Railsplitters, ZYZZYX and PJ Zahn.  


2016 Bands on the Bricks Lineup:
June 1        Euforquestra
June 8        The Railsplitters
June 15      That Eighties Band
June 22      ZYZZYX
June 29      The Hazel Miller Band
July 6         Quemando
July 13       Wandering Natives
July 20       Judge Roughneck
July 27       PJ Zahn
August 3     The Wendy Woo Band
*August 5    The Samples (Co-sponsored by IRONMAN Boulder)

The Downtown Boulder Beer, Wine & Margarita Garden will open each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. on the 1300 block of the Pearl Street Mall.  Celebrating its seventh season, the garden welcomes guests 21 years and older with $8 Rio Margaritas (3 drink limit per person).  In June, West Flanders will serve up $5 craft beers and Avery Brewing Company will offer different selections in July and August.  Attendees can enjoy pre-concert entertainment with local up-and-coming musicians taking the stage at 6 p.m. before the main acts perform.

*Bands on the Bricks, 2016 season will end with a very special performance on Friday, August 5th when IRONMAN Boulder joins DBI to co-host a special concert by Colorado’s own The Samples.  This second annual event is free and open to the public and serves as the kickoff celebration for IRONMAN Boulder participants, families and friends.  (The third annual IRONMAN Boulder takes place August 7th.)

Bands on the Bricks 2016 complete schedule can be found at BandsOnTheBricks.com.  The concert series is presented by RE/MAX of Boulder & produced by DBI.  Sponsors include: Guaranty Bank, City of Boulder Community Vitality Department and the Daily Camera.

 

About Downtown Boulder, Incorporated
Downtown Boulder, Incorporated (DBI) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1984, dedicated to continued preservation, promotion and enhancement of Downtown Boulder as the heart of the greater Boulder community.  With a mission to maintain Downtown as the center of commerce, government, culture, and leisure, DBI’s membership supports the overall vitality of Downtown through public advocacy, political involvement, and by producing year-round community events that enhance the Boulder experience for residents and visitors.  (https://www.boulderdowntown.com).

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Contacts:
Terri Takata-Smith, VP of Marketing & Communications
Anna Salim, VP of Events
Downtown Boulder, Incorporated
303-449-3774 | terri@downtownboulder.org | anna@downtownboulder.org
https://www.boulderdowntown.com
 

 

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