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Behringer-Crawford Museum’s Music@BCM Concert Series Returns May 16 with Nicole Zuraitis

New York City’s Grammy-nominated vocalist, keyboardist and composer Nicole Zuraitis returns to Northern Kentucky as one of the talented performers who will fill Behringer-Crawford Museum with music in its annual Music@BCM concert series.


Zuraitis, whose debut 2018 appearance here was captured on a CD, Live at the Two-Headed Calf, opens the series on Thursday, May 16, accompanied by Nonet, her husband Dan Pugach’s nine-piece ensemble.

In addition to her own original compositions and new arrangements, the classically trained musician also performs jazz, torch songs, R&B and classic favorites from Sade to Dolly Parton – including Parton’s soul stirring ballad, Jolene, which resulted in a Grammy nod for Zuraitis and Pugach.

The Music@BCM series continues May 30 and then on Thursdays through August with some exceptions for holidays. The schedule includes:

May 30:        Phil Degreg & Brubeck Tribute – Jazz
June 6:          Leroy Ellington’s Sacred Hearts – Roots
June 13:        Mt. Auburn Brass – Brass
June 20:        Mambo Combo – Latin
June 27:        Comet Bluegrass All Stars – Bluegrass
July 11:         Jake Speed – Family-oriented
July 18:         Ben Levin & Heaters – Blues
July 25:         Bam Powell and the Troublemakers – Northern Kentucky Rock
August 1:     The Bluebirds – Blues
August 8:     Robin Lacy and DeZydeco – Cajun
August 15:   The Company with Ramona Blaine – Old-school show band

Weather permitting, concerts are held in BCM’s outdoor amphitheater at 1600 Montague Road – Devou Park, Covington KY 41011.  Concert-goers are invited to bring folding chairs or blankets for seating. In case of inclement weather, the events will move indoors.
Guests are encouraged to check the museum’s website, www.bcmuseum.org, or call 859-491-4003 to confirm the schedule.

Admission is $5 for adults and free for children ages 3-12, who can participate in a new Kids’ Music Club offering free children’s activities during the concerts.

Concert-goers who ride their bikes to Music@BCM get free admission, courtesy of the Devou Good Project. Parking is free. Adult beverages are available for purchase.

Concert-goers can also purchase food by Colonial Cottage of Erlanger, KY, supporting local community organizations.

Music@BCM is sponsored by Ersatz & Moot Point Railway Company and the Alumni of WNOP Jazz, Ruth Faragher & Family, Hummel Hatfield Insurance Agency, KW Mechanical, George & Margaret McLane Foundation and the William O. Purdy, Jr. Foundation Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation.
Behringer-Crawford Museum celebrates the unique arts, heritage and culture of Northern Kentucky as part of the Ohio Valley.

Examine a mammoth fossil, take a ride through time with the beautifully restored 1892 streetcar “Kentucky,” activate the engines, lights and music of a miniature, mid-century community in the Faragher G-gauge train display and even watch a drive-in movie from the seat of a 1959 Buick Electra convertible.

View works by prominent regional artists as Mary Bruce Sharon, Wolfgang Ritschel, Harlan Hubbard and others.

For more information, call 859-491-4003, email info@bcmuseum.org or click here.

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