Once again, Behringer-Crawford Museum becomes “the place to be on Thursday nights,” as Music@BCM opens its annual spring-summer concert series on April 20 with “Wine ‘n’ Spring’ featuring Burning Caravan.
The four-piece, Cincinnati-based ensemble will perform its version of the gypsy Parisian nightclub jazz of the 1930s. Doors open at 6 p.m. with food and refreshments, with the performance running from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Museum members pay for one admission and get the second one free. Adult beverages are available for purchase. Concert-goers can also purchase food by Colonial Cottage of Erlanger supporting local community organizations. Parking is free.
Music@BCM resumes with “Bourbon ‘n’ Blues” on May 25 with “The Cheryl and Shorty Show,” featuring the “goddess of the blues” Cheryl Renee on keyboard and vocals and Shorty Pullie Star on drums and backup vocals.
Beginning June 1, Music@BCM will take place each Thursday night through August 10, with the exception of July 6, in BCM’s outdoor amphitheatre at 1600 Montague Road – Devou Park, Covington.
Guests are encouraged to bring folding chairs or blankets for seating. In case of inclement weather, the events will move indoors.
Music@BCM is an eclectic mix of musical genres designed to spotlight regional performers and preserve Northern Kentucky’s musical heritage in a family-friendly atmosphere in scenic Devou Park. The rest of the Music@BCM 2017 concert lineup:
June 1: “Something Old, Something New” with Jake Speed and the Freddies
June 8: “Beer ‘n’ Brass” with the Mount Auburn Brass Fellowship
June 15: “High Energy” with Mike and Dannita Wade and a special guest
June 22: “The Grass is Blue” with the Northern Kentucky Bluegrass All-Stars
June 29: “Crawfish Ramble” with Robin Lacy and DeZydeco
July 13: “Southern Comfort” with Hot Magnolias
July 20: “Hot, Hot, Hot” with Tropicoso
July 27: “Big Blues” with Leroy Ellington
August 3: “Whiskey in the Jar” with Roger Drawdy and the Firestarters
August 10: “Dancin’ in the Streets” with Ramona Blaine and The Company