The Brevard Music Center Presents the 2014 BMC PRESENTS Series
The Brevard Music Center (BMC) is excited to announce the launch of a new concert series during its 2014 summer festival. The four-concert BMC Presents series will welcome guest artists to Music Center stages to present performances outside of the Music Center's traditionally classical offerings. These family-friendly concerts will not only welcome new audiences to the Brevard Music Center, but will also serve as fundraisers to support the Music Center's educational mission.
The first annual Brevard Blues Festival kicks off the series and is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Whittington-Pfhol Auditorium on the campus of Brevard Music Center.
185 King Street and the Brevard Music Center are teaming up for the family-friendly party, which will include eight hours of blues, barbecue. On-site food will be provided byRollin' Smoke Barbecue. The 2014 Brevard Blues Festival lineup features bands from throughout the region, including Doug Deming, Dennis Gruenling and The Jewel Tones, Anson Funderburgh, the Shane Pruitt Band, Dangerous Gentlemen, The Dubber, Riyen Roots, and more.
Here's a quick look at the other upcoming musical events in the BMC Presents series:
PETER YARROW & NOEL PAUL STOOKEY - TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 7:30 PM
For over fifty years, Peter, Paul and Mary have helped define folk music. As we open the 2014 BMC Presents series we are thrilled to have Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey performing the hits that made them famous. Fans of all ages can sing along with "Puff (the Magic Dragon)," "Lemon Tree," "If I Had a Hammer," and other favorites that helped define a generation.
MARC COHN - THURSDAY, JULY 10, 7:30 PM
Best known for his 1990 hit "Walking In Memphis," GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn has enjoyed a career distinguished by soulful original tunes, and brilliant re-imaginings of popular hits. Hailed as a natural storyteller and brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man, Cohn has thrilled audiences for over two decades. His current album, Listening Booth: 1970, features Cohn's distinctive covers of the great music of 1970.