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LAHS Jazz Ensemble

May 31

The Los Alamos High School Jazz Ensemble is the premiere performing student ensemble from the Los Alamos Public Schools. The twenty four students work throughout the year creating an ensemble sound that is refined and molded to emulate the great big bands from within the American Jazz Tradition. Their current sets feature Count Basie and Duke Ellington classics such as April in Paris and It Don't Mean a Thing. 

 

Directed by Ryan Finn, the group is made up of 1/3 graduating seniors, Class of 2022. These students, along with the other 16 members, perform each year at the Albuquerque Jazz Festival and regularly receive the highest rating of Superior at the event.

 

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Eryn Bent

June 7

Singer-songwriter Eryn Bent has been enchanting audiences since age 14, with her powerhouse vocals and honest, gritty songwriting.

Born and raised in Montana, Eryn has deep, Western roots that shine through her songwriting. Marrying emotive lyrics and moving melodies, her autobiographical originals explore several genres, but cling strongly to the authenticity of folk and traditional country. While New Mexico has become her home base, she has played all over the West coast, forever planting her musical magic in the hearts of her audience.

Eryn is a trained vocalist with years of private training under her belt, which gives her the incredible range and ability to showcase her vocals in many evocative ways. She sings it, she means it, and you'll feel it in your bones.

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The Atomic Follies Cabaret

June 14

The Atomic Follies Cabaret is team of volunteer directors, musicians, singers, dancers, comedians, and actors that host an adult dinner-theater variety show each month and also produce the annual Los Alamos "Rocky Horror Picture Show"

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Community Winds

June 21   

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Dr. Hall

June 28

 

Inspired by early blues legends, country, Americana, folk and rock & roll artists, Dr. Hall is a Santa Fe, New Mexico based singer/songwriter whose music shares the hard luck and trouble experienced by so many as well as a love of life. Dr. Hall started playing music professionally at 14 and was touring the country by 18. He was nominated as the Best Singer/Songwriter in 2020 by the New Mexico Music Awards for his song The Power of Us.

 

Dr. Hall has released five albums with Smoky Mountain Music LLC. His music can be found digitally on iTunes, Amazon, Apple Music, Spotify, Reverbnation and most other digital music distributors. More about Dr. Hall can be found at www.drhallmusic.com. CDs are also available through the web site.

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The Hill Stompers

July 12

Join this Los Alamos icon and award-winning jazzy street band as they perform lively music and witty shenanigans to kick off Los Alamos ScienceFest 2022: Exploration. This show will open with a performance by the Belisama Irish Dance group.

For more info on ScienceFest go to https://www.losalamossciencefest.com

 

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Professor Penguin

July 19

Professor Penguin started in a Los Alamos garage, a group of friends playing grooves and funky jazz to help each other make it through the lonely days of the pandemic. The quartet blends improvisation with influences from Medeski Martin & Wood, James Brown and The Beastie Boys into a danceable bag of tunes. Guest soloists join the band to take the music to new places at every performance.

 

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DK & The Affordables

July 26

DK & The Affordables kick out a jiving, jumping variety of roots music that is intended to get you moving and inspire goodwill amongst the sexes. Gyrating, swinging bodies topped by smiling faces have accompanied many an Affordables show. Couple all of that with twangy guitar, a ripping rhythm section, greasy hair, and some pointy boots and you've got yourself a hootenanny of a good time!

DK & The Affordables have backed 9 time grammy winner Jim Lauderdale, the "Ultimate Elvis", Justin Shandor, country artist Kerry Wallace, and Colombia's original Rockabilly star, Phil Rocker. They have shared the stage with Los Straitjackets, Leftover Salmon, Junior Brown, Eddie Clendening, The Rocketz, Three Bad Jacks and Speedbuggy U.S.A. to name but a few.

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The Blues Revue Band

Aug 2

 

Join the Blues Revue Band with Harmonica Mike Handler , Vinnie Kelley, and new members of the band as they play music - old timey to originals, from modern folk and blues to music of the Stones  the Dead, and some good jams along the way.   Get ready to DANCE!