2021 Concert in the Park Series
The Concert in the Park Series will be returning to the Frisco Historic Park gazebo for live, in-person shows this summer. Concerts will be held on Thursdays from June 17 to September 2, 2021 with three additional concert dates being added to the line-up this summer.
Music & Non-Profit Lineup
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Katie Glassman and Snapshot marry the soul of old-time Western music with contemporary songwriting and musicianship. With a mix of swing standards, western swing, and hot fiddle tunes, reigning 4-time US National Swing Fiddle champion Katie Glassman’s improvisation astounds. The rest of Snapshot is made up of some Colorado’s most in demand and accomplished players, with archtop guitarist Greg Schochet, world-class pianist Eric Moon, and upright bassist Charlie Mertens.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
PG6IX (pronounced “Page Six”) is one of Denver’s most popular party and cover bands, playing live music for events, clubs, and festivals in Denver and across Colorado. They play everything from classic Motown to old school funk and disco to hip hop and modern pop hits.
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Musical Act: Eric James Groove Conspiracy
Local Non-Profit Beneficiary: Women of the Summit
The Eric James Groove Conspiracy is known to throw down original funk tunes and an eclectic mix of classic rock and blues. Guitarist Eric James regularly plays with The Frisco Funk Collective in Summit County, and will be joined by Emily Durbin on vocals, bassist Tyler Easton, and Venezuelan jazz drummer Leo Lopez.
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Pulling equal inspiration from 70’s rock classics and modern heavy music, Summit County’s Hobo Village plays a unique style of heavy psychedelic rock. Guitar solos, fuzz bass, hard drumming, heavy riffing, and creative improvisation shape Hobo Village’s sound. At times soul-filled and sultry and at times scorching, Hobo Village’s high-energy live presentation of original music, as well as unique takes on old favorites from Led Zeppelin to Kendrick Lamar, The Beatles to Alice in Chains, is not to be missed.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Satellite13 is a modern rock band out of Colorado made up of members John Truscelli, Jess Rose, Tyler Easton, and Leo Lopez. The band formed in December 2018, bringing together different backgrounds and influences to create a modern sound with rock roots.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Split Window features a large ensemble of talented musicians. Performing with as many as 12 musicians, the band is able to approach many genres. They are known for upbeat and danceable music with a positive message and socially conscious lyrics. The band started in 2012 as a duo by Julian Daknis and Jodi Messa and has since become a staple of the Colorado mountain music scene.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
The Frisco Funk Collective creates a high-energy, funk -fueled dance party with every show. Since its inception in 2015, the group has grown to be the premiere high Rockies powerhouse of funk. Named the “2018 Best Band in Summit”, the Collective’s unmistakable energy regularly fills dance floors in Summit County and beyond. The Collective’s rhythm section is rooted with bassist and founder Tyler Easton and renowned Venezuelan jazz drummer Leo Lopez. With Jon Neiman on tenor sax, Emily Durbin on vocals, and Eric James on guitar, the Collective creates a blend of jazz-inspired improvisation, New Orleans’s style grooves, and high-energy dance beats.
Thursday, August 5, 2021
This four-piece Frisco based funk and blues band features local blues artist Mark Schlaefer on guitar, Mark Anderson on drums, Woody Van Gundy on bass, and Mel Zeman on keyboards. The band plays a mix of 70s blues tunes from Keb Mo’ and Stevie Ray Vaughn to rock the classics of Joe Walsh and Pink Floyd.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
With roots in both pioneer and native cultures, Leon Joseph Littlebird understands the magic of the mountains and the southwest. His great grandfather was one of the original settlers in Blackhawk Colorado, and his great-uncle was a classical composer and performer in Silver Plume and Georgetown. This connection to the rich history of Colorado comes through in Leon’s music. A prolific songwriter and performer, his unique style tells tales of Colorado and the people of the west. Leon’s flute style combines ancient flute music with captivating rhythms that weave a tapestry of unforgettable sound, which he has taken to stages across the country.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
This local five-piece band brings groovy soul rock to the mountains, playing covers and originals with a female vocalist, piano, bass, drums, and guitar.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Beau Thomas and his crew bring soul, R&B, and hip hop to the mountains with up tempo arrangements and strong soulful vocals. This six piece ensemble comes together from Summit County & the Vail Valley with Beau Thomas on lead vocals, Jeffery Smith on keyboard, Matt O’Rourke on lead guitar, Austin Dreher on sax, Max Engelman on bass, and Mike Bahr on drums.
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Musical Act: Los Chicos Malos
Local Non-Profit Beneficiary: Smart Bellies
This Denver-based band is guaranteed to get an audience up on their feet for some Música Cubano. Los Chicos Malos is a five piece band with Victor Mestas on keyboard and vocals; José Alberto Cabrera on vocals, guiro, and maracas; Leo Munoz-Corona on congas; Howard Hernández on timbales; and Zak Kopeikin on bass. Los Chicos Malos deliver a fun-filled show of Cuban jazz, salsa, cha-cha, and everything in between.