Vilar Perfoming Arts Center lineup for the rest of the year
The Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek is well known for its atmosphere and legendary performers. This year alone they’ve welcomed popular acts such as Plain White T’s, Don McLean, Richard Marx and Jim Gaffigan. They’ve also kicked off their annual Underground Sound Concert Series, dedicated to discovering new music, featuring artists such as Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Trace Bundy.
While it has already had an exciting year, VPAC has no plans of slowing down for the rest of the year; here are the music acts that are in the queue:
◗ Addi & Jacq
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As part of its Underground Sound Series, VPAC is bringing in New York duo Addi & Jacq. Featuring a vocalist and harpist, the critically acclaimed band is sure to bring unique music to the Vail Valley. Addi & Jacq will play on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m.
◗ Flor De Toloache
This group has already made history as New York’s first and only all-female mariachi group. They’ve also been nominated for a Latin Grammy, so it stands to reason that this crew will bring the house down. Flor De Toloache will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25.
A huge up-and-comer in the music world, indie group Lo Moon has opened for bands such as Phoenix, London Grammar, The War on Drugs, Temples, Ride and more. Heavily influenced by music of the ’80s and ’90s, Lo Moon will perform on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m.
◗ The Nordic Fiddler’s Bloc
To round out the Underground Sound Series is the Scandinavian trio known for its unique fiddle music and mastery of its instruments. The Nordic Fiddler’s Bloc will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5.
◗ Oak Ridge Boys
Since the 1960s, Oak Ridge Boys have wowed fans with harmonious country and gospel music. Having won five Grammy Awards and two Academy of Country Music Awards, Oak Ridge Boys will “Shine The Light On Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m.
◗ Spanish Brass
Traditional brass quintet Spanish Brass is known world-wide for its innovation within their genre and participation in music education programs. The group be visiting VPAC to perform a Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m.
◗ The Beach Boys
Original lineup members Mike Love and Bruce Johnston will lead the legendary band in a look back on the group’s career before performing some holiday classics. The Beach Boys will play on Wednesday, Dec. 28, and Thursday, Dec. 29, at 7:30 p.m.
◗ Vanessa Williams
To round out the year, Grammy-, Tony- and Emmy-nominated singer and actress Vanessa Williams will take the stage to perform some of her classics as well as holiday hits. Williams will perform on Friday, Dec. 30, at 7:30 p.m.
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