Last night, Russ Gordon held a fundraiser concert at the Hilltop House to raise funds for the summer concert series. DK & the Affordables performance was followed by Eddy & the Nomads. The Los Alamos Concert Series is presented by the County of Los Alamos and coordinated / managed by Russ Gordon.
Russ Gordon delighted the crowd when he joined DK & the Affordables during the fundraiser concert. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com
From Gordon's website:
This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May into early September and is held at various locations around the county. Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful park venues, pull up a lawn chair, and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. Don't miss it!
Greg Kendall displays one of Russ Gordon's concert shirts on display at the silent auction. Photo by Karen Kendall.
The evening included music, hor d'ourves and both live and silent auctions. Photo by Karen Kendall.
The official concert site is found at: http://www.gordonssummerconcerts.com/. This is the 23rd year for this extremely popular concert series.
All concerts begin at 7 pm unless otherwise noted:
May 18: Overlook Park – Tiho Dimitrov Band plus DK & the Affordables Rock – blues rock and roots rock LA Kite Fest concert
May 25: Ashley Pond – Igor & the Red Elvises Russian rokenroll – LA's favorite band!
June 1: TBA – Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum – one of the best bluegrass & folk acts in the world
June 8: Main @ Central – Greg Abate with the Pete Amahl Trio Bebop from Rhode Island Los Alamos ChamberFest Concert
June 9: Main @ Central (11 a.m.) – TBA
June 15: Ashley Pond – The Police Experience Tribute to the great British rock-ska band Relay For Life Concert for the American Cancer Society
June 22: TBA – Guy Forsyth Band – Austin, Texas rock
June 29: TBA – TBA
July 6: TBA – Joe King Carrasco – The King of rocking Tex-Mex
July 13: TBA – Shinyribs – wild Texas rock
July 20: TBA – The Derailers – Texas’ best country dance band
July 27: Los Alamos National Bank Night – Bobby Keys & The Attitudes Rolling Stones, Beatles, Lennon, Harrison, Dion's & many other's sax player. The most heard sax player of all time.
Aug. 3: TBA – Eddy & The Nomads 50's & 60's rock
Aug. 10: Ashley Pond – The Stone River Boys – Texas country and country blues-rock dance band for County Fair & Rodeo
Aug. 11: Ashley Pond (11 a.m.) – Bill Hearne's Roadhouse Revue – New Mexico country dance band for County Fair & Rodeo
Aug. 17: TBA – Carolyn Wonderland Band – Austin, Texas blues – rock star
Aug. 24: TBA – Yellow Dubmarine – dub, ska, reggae & rock Beatle covers
Sept. 14: TBA – Next Big Idea: A Los Alamos festival of invention, discovery and innovation
Amateur video footage from last summers (Aug. 8, 2011) Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo weekend concert featuring Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited. (Video by Greg Kendall.)