Percussionist leads 'A Musical Caravan'

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Percussionist leads 'A Musical Caravan'  | event, concert, Blue Sage, Paonia

The Blue Sage Concert Series is pleased to announce "A Musical Caravan" on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. featuring the Blue Sage's artistic director of world music and local percussionist David Alderdice, along with a host of other amazing musicians from Colorado, in the second world music concert of the Blue Sage's 2016-17 season.

Musicians will include Alderdice on drums, percussion and melodica, Javier de los Santos on guitar, Stephanie Mientka on viola, Jeannette Carey on sousaphone and flute, Dave Noe on trombone and Arlyn Alderdice on marimba performing a variety of music arranged for this unusual ensemble. Alderdice commented, "The musical range that we will cover on this concert is vast, spanning many traditions and musical styles. The Musical Caravan will take the audience on a sonic journey around the globe and beyond and I'm really excited to have the opportunity to put this all-star Colorado-based ensemble together to share these musical tales and stories with the North Fork Valley. This concert will be totally entertaining, a bit educational, and a whole lot of fun."

Concert tickets ($13-23) are available at the Blue Sage Gallery located at 226 Grand Avenue in Paonia. Tickets are available Tuesday-Saturday 12-5, by calling (970) 527-7243, or online at bluesage.org. Make a weekend of it with an overnight stay in the beautiful North Fork Valley.

The Blue Sage Center for the Arts is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization located in Paonia providing education and expression in the arts and humanities in order to engage and enrich the North Fork community. Founded in 1996 the Blue Sage serves about 10,000 residents of the North Fork Valley annually through classes, events, gallery exhibits, venue rentals and arts outreach into local schools.