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TICKETS ON SALE FOR BÉLA FLECK: FRIENDS & FAMILY
FEATURING THE COLORADO SYMPHONY AT RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE
Performance also features Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Sam Busy, Jerry Douglas, and Abigail Washburn
Dec. 14, 2018 – Denver, CO – Tickets are now available for BÉLA FLECK: FRIENDS & FAMILY featuring the Colorado Symphony, Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, and Abigail Washburn live at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at www.axs.com or by phone at 888.929.7849. General Admission and Reserved tickets are $45.00 – $89.50 plus applicable service charges. All ages are welcome.
ABOUT BÉLA FLECK
15-time Grammy winner Béla Fleck “has taken banjo playing to some very unlikely places,” writes Jon Pareles for The New York Times. “— not just bluegrass and country and “newgrass,” but also into classical concertos, jazz and a documentary about the banjo’s deep African roots, not to mention the time he toured with throat singers from Tuva. He’s also baffled the Grammy awards, winning for country and jazz in the same year and also winning in pop, world music, classical crossover and, yes, folk. That’s a lot of territory for five strings.” The Solo Concert will bring together all of Béla’s diverse influences to create a flowing musical statement. Striving to illuminate the possibilities of the five string banjo, Fleck will use its unique properties to create new music for solo banjo, while reprising music from his 40+ years of performing.
ABOUT THE COLORADO SYMPHONY
One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization performing more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by Music Director Brett Mitchell, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. In the last year, the Colorado Symphony served nearly 233,000 people attending live performances at concert and non-traditional venues throughout Colorado’s Front Range. In addition, over 265,000 people listen to the Colorado Symphony through Colorado Public Radio’s live broadcasts of classical content featuring concert recordings, in-studio performances of individual musicians and small ensembles, and live streaming of interviews and performances with artists. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit coloradosymphony.org.