Monday, April 24, 2017

Russ Gordon's 2017 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series

Russ Gordon
Russ Gordon has announced the line up for his 28th annual Summer Concert Series in Los Alamos, free Friday night concerts including some of my personal favorites like Dale Watson, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys and guitar super-stud Deke Dickerson.

Free show, 28 years ... that's the good news.

The bad news is that Russ says this will be his last. He and his wife plan to move to Seattle to be closer to his grandkids.

So enjoy the music this year.

And hey, Russ is still looking for sponsors to help pay for the shows. If you can help, or know someone who can, email him!


Here's the schedule:

May 19 - Chuchito Valdes - Afro-Cuban jazz from Havana, Cuba & Cancun, Mexico.- Los Alamos Kite Festival Night

Deke Dickerson
Deke Dickerson at The Ponderosa Stomp, New Orleans 2013
May 26 - Deke Dickerson - Alt-Indie Rock, Retro Swing, Rockabilly Revival, Roots-Rock,Hillbilly, Surf, Jump Blues & instrumental rock.

June 2 - The Coral Creek Band - Americana/Country Rock, bluegrass, Cajun, Folk & Island rock from Colorado.

June 9 - Western Centuries - Alt./Country-rock,with early R&B, Honky-Tonk twang. -  Los Alamos Chamber Fest Night

June 16 - The Red Elvises - Russian Rok 'N Roll & Siberian Surf Rok. From Moscow & Santa Monica, Calif. - Los Alamos Daily Post Night

June 23 - Big Sam's Funky Nation - Funk-soul-jazz & rock from New Orleans

June 30 - Grayson Capps Band - Gulf Coast rock guitarist and singer-songwriter.
Big Sandy in Santa Fe
Big Sandy in Santa Fe, June 2012

July 7 - Ian Moore Band - great Texas blues rock band

July 14 - The Peterson Brothers Band - again, a great Texas blues rock band with a lot of soul - Los Alamos Science Fest Night

July 21 - Michael Hearne & Shake Russell with Jimmy Stadler. Country & Americana from Texas & Taos

July 28 - Eddy & The Nomads and DK & The Affordables - Nomads play rock & roots rock from 50's, 60's and 70's plus New Mexico's musica del Norteno . DK & The Affordables play roots rock & rockabilly.

Aug. 4 - Jim Lauderdale - The great singer-songwriter-performer returns. Backing Jim will be New Mexico's Higher Ground on bluegrass and DK & the Affordables, who will back him on his Memphis soul music

Dale Watson on his home turf, Continental Club, Austin, Texas
Aug. 11 - Dale Watson - Texas honky tonk - Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Night

Aug. 18 - Diego Figuerido - Brazilian jazz & Flamenco guitar master -  American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Night with Los Alamos Medical Center

Aug. 25 - Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys - Rock, rockabilly & roots-rock

Sept 1 - The Paladins - Rock and roots-rock hit band from the 80's. - Smith's Marketplace Night

Sept. 8 - M5- Metales The Mexican Brass - Classical brass quintet from Mexico with pop music. Los Alamos Concert Association Night

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