World beat turns toward Eagle |

World beat turns toward Eagle

Vail Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comEagle, CO Colorado
Special to the Vail DailyThe Matt Clark Band brings it blend of rock, blues, reggae, folk and R&B to the ShowDown Town in Eagle Town Park Thursday

EAGLE, Colorado – California’s Matt Clark, whose band plays in Eagle, Colorado Thursday, has been called the “true package deal.” That package will be delivered to Eagle Town Park on Thursday as the singer/songwriter brings his band and their world beat sound to the third installment of the American National Bank ShowDown Town free concert series.The Matt Clark Band blends rock, blues, reggae, folk and R&B. The band mostly plays its own songs, throwing in an occasional tribute to one of the greats. Clark, on lead vocals and electric guitar, is backed by Berenger Ouedraogo on bass and Sherman Arnold on drums. The trio’s musical chemistry produces a positive, family-friendly message, leaving listeners feeling both good and inspired.Presented by the town of Eagle and the Vail Valley Foundation, all American National Bank ShowDown Town concerts get underway at 6:30 p.m., with weekly kids activities..Additional free shows in July will include the reggae styles, down-tempo and dub of Bonfire Dub on July 23; and the acoustic style bluegrass of Grass It Up to round out the series on July 30.For additional information on the free concert, visit or

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