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Colorado River Concerts series kicks off Nov. 9 with The Side Street Strutters with new shows thru March

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November 2022

BULLHEAD CITY – The Side Street Strutters will kick off the Colorado River Concert’s 2022-2023 season 7 p.m., Nov. 9 at the Mohave High School Auditorium (corner of Hancock Road and Highway 95) in Bullhead City. 

The Strutters have presented formal concerts, symphony pops performances, and student outreach programs in fifty states, seven European countries, Canada, and Mexico. Their superb musicianship and award-winning orchestrations have earned them national and international acclaim. All this in addition to having entertained guests at the Disneyland Resort for decades as well as participating in many red-carpet movie premiers for the Walt Disney Company.

The Strutter’s powerful arrangements showcase the individual artistry of seven fantastic musicians on saxophone, clarinet, piano, drums, bass, trombone, and trumpet. Meloney Collins, whose smooth vocal style pays tribute to the great female jazz legends, joins them. “You will experience the excitement, vitality and spontaneity of Jazz-America’s musical heritage,” said Julie Hassett, concert series president.

The season continues in 2023 on Jan. 19 when Broadway veteran and recording artist, Chester Gregory presents a Rhythm & Blues tribute. On Feb. 23, Mercury: The Music of Queen will be brought to life by International Countertenor, Terry Barber and Tony Award Winner Grace Field. The season concludes with the Canadian string super-group, Sultans of String on March 28.

Colorado River Concerts, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization in in the Bullhead City community for 46 years, has a mission to bring world-class performing arts to Bullhead City as well as providing student outreach programs through the schools. President Hassett firmly believes that the youth are the audience of the future. “If we don’t inspire and educate our youth now, there will be empty seats in the theaters in years to come,” she said. Hassett expressed deep gratitude for the generosity of many individuals, businesses, and service clubs that support the mission of Colorado River Concerts.

All performances are held at the Mohave High School Auditorium at 2251 Highway 95 in Bullhead City starting at 7 p.m. Season tickets for all four performances are only $80. Individual tickets are $30. Please visit: CRConcerts.com or email: theriverconcerts@gmail.com. Order forms are also available at the Bullhead Area Chamber of Commerce, Bullhead City Senior Campus and Bullhead City Florist. Colorado River Concerts welcomes volunteers, donations and sponsorships.

For more information, please contact Julie Hassett at (928) 727.9100 or via: theriverconcerts@gmail.com.

Bullhead City Senior Campus March Activities

The Bullhead City Senior Campus provides a wide variety of activities for active adults 50 years of age and older. The Senior Campus is located at 2275 Trane Road between Bullhead City Hall and Ken Forvargue Park. Visitors will meet new friends and share in an assortment of fun activities by attending the events found below. Continental breakfast is available from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. for just $2. For those not interested in breakfast, coffee, tea, or juice may be purchased separately during the same time for only $1. A congregate lunch is available to those 60-plus years old from 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. daily with a suggested donation of $3.

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