Blues News July 2020
It has been a long couple of months with all that has been going on in the world and I know that Blues fans and wonderful musicians have really missed live music. Conditions are moving in the right direction as of this writing. PPBC is closely monitoring when we will be able to bring back our Blues jams, showcases and outdoor events.
We are happy to announce that we are able to bring back Paint the Town Blue in August. There will be four events in August every Thursday at Thorndale Park (23rd and Uintah) starting August 6th, 5:30 to 7:30pm. Our first band will be Eric Boa and the Constrictors from Boulder. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy beautiful Thorndale Park.
We are following the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services guidelines for outdoor events to space seating six feet apart with people not in your group. Masks are recommended if six feet of distance is not possible.
Also PPBC is holding a drawing for a customized 1989 Fender Squire II autographed by Tommy Castro and Tinsley Ellis. Tickets will be available for donation at the merchandise table.
We would like to thank the local musicians and members that have graciously donated their time and talent to make this event possible. Currently Pikes Peak Blues is very low on funds due to COVID-19 because of cancellations of all our events these past few months. In order to bring back our Blues events we need to increase our memberships and donations. You can renew your membership and make donations on our website pikespeakblues.org. You can also sign up at our merchandise table at the concerts.
When you shop online:
Please log on to smile.amazon.com and designate your support for Pikes Peak Blues Community when you shop online. Amazon will donate a portion of every dollar you spend to help support blues music in the Pikes Peak region. Great programs such as the School of Blues for aspiring young musicians, the quarterly Blues jams at Stargazers, as well as our yearly Paint the Town Blue and the Community Blues hour radio broadcast will benefit from your purchases at no extra cost to you.
We look forward to seeing our blues friends again. Thanks again for your loyalty and continued support.
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