Nat Adderley Jr. Quartet

Aug 3 @ 7:30pm

Nat Adderley Jr. is a Grammy nominated American Jazz, Pop, rhythem and blues music arranger and pianist who spent much of his music career aranging as a music director for Luther Vandross. His father Nat Adderley was a renowned composer, jazz cornet and trumpet player and his uncle was legendary jazz alto saxophonist, Cannonball Adderley. Nat has returned to his jazz roots and will be performing his own works, as well as tributes to both his father and uncle. He cites his influences as Chick Corea, John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk.

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Strong Water

August 10 @ 7:30pm

Like a good shot of its namesake, Strong Water is smooth with a bite. The Americana/folk band first formed in 2013 as a duo on a Virginia university campus before settling into its current four-piece, “complete with howling banjos, two-part vocal harmonies and driving drums” (The Burg).

In 2014, Strong Water released their first EP Aftermath. Buoyed by their community’s response and their newfound synergy as a four-piece, Strong Water independently funded, recorded and released a 14-track, self-titled album in 2016. The debut album brought about touring opportunities across the Mid-Atlantic region, where Strong Water opened for bands, like The SteelDrivers, Judah & the Lion and The Black Lillies. In 2018, their sophomore album Bearfoot was released with single “If I Was” receiving regional radio play and exceeding 960k streams on Spotify.

Their music has been featured on independent radio stations, tastemakers and periodicals like Americana Rhythm, Americana Highways, Americana Music Magazine and AmericanaUK, who described Bearfoot as “a perfectly executed and wonderfully diverse record from a group whose way is only up.”

Their third album The Hills was released April 29, 2022. Written during the pandemic and recorded by Three Arrows Sound, the album explores the changes the band has experienced over the past eight years. Lyrics are inspired by life’s opposites — anticipation and nostalgia, love and loss, courage and fear — and by the beauty of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

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Brent Gordon in concert.

October 5 @ 7:30pm

Brent has been performing in the Vail Valley for over 20 years. Brent graduated from Shepherd University with a music education degree and has embraced the stage the way he did the practice room when he was a student. He is an accomplished saxophonist and vocalist performing music in any genre. His fiery soulful vocals and powerful sax rich with improvisation are captivating and provide distinct energy to each and every performance.

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Sarah McQuaid

Oct 12 @ 7:30pm

Sarah McQuaid’s lush, chocolatey voice combines with her engaging personality, “subtle mastery onstage” (Huffington Post) and “brilliant musicianship” (fRoots) on acoustic and electric guitars, piano and (occasionally) drum to create a truly immersive experience.

Born in Spain, raised in Chicago, holding dual Irish and American citizenship and now settled in rural England, she brings the eclecticism of her background to her “captivating, unorthodox songwriting” (PopMatters) and choice of material, spanning genres and defying categorisation.

All this is abundantly demonstrated by her new live album and video series The St Buryan Sessions — but needs to be savored in person to be fully appreciated.

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The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC 

November 9 @ 7:30pm

The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC is a renowned performance group. Since 1981, they have performed shows nationally, internationally, and at-home in Washington, DC. To date, they have 250+ singing members. Four select ensembles. Five hundred donors. One youth chorus. And an annual audience of 10,000+. Their mission is to use music to promote equality, achieve justice, and overcome our differences. That — and put on one hell of a show in the process.

Soloist from the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC will tell hillarious and heartwarming stories about photos of themselves projected onstage and sing songs from the worlds of Browadway and Pop music.

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Bobby Sanabria

December 7 @ 7:30pm

Bobby Sanabria is a 7-time Grammy-nominee as a leader. He is a noted drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, conductor, producer, educator, documentary film maker, and bandleader of Puerto Rican descent born and raised in NY’s South Bronx. He was the drummer for the acknowledged creator of Afro-Cuban jazz, Mario Bauzá touring and recording three CD’s with him, two of which were Grammy nominated, as well as an incredible variety of artists. From Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria (with whom he started his career) Paquito D’Rivera, Yomo Toro, Candido, The Mills Brothers, Ray Barretto, Chico O’Farrill, Francisco Aguabella, Henry Threadgill, Luis “Perico” Ortiz, Daniel Ponce, Larry Harlow, Daniel Santos, Celia Cruz, Adalberto Santiago, Xiomara Portuondo, Pedrito Martinez, Roswell Rudd, Patato, David Amram, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Michael Gibbs, Charles McPherson Jon Faddis, Bob Mintzer, Phil Wilson, Randy Brecker, Charles Tolliver, M’BOOM, Michelle Shocked, Marco Rizo, and many more. In addition he has guest conducted and performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras like the WDR Big Band, The Airmen of Note, The U.S. Jazz Ambassadors, Eau Claire University Big, The University of Calgary Big Band to name just a few.

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