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Musicians warm up for Hot Notes Cool Nights

Jun 30, 2013 - From staff reports

The Central Wyoming College summer band will perform concerts at 7 p.m. every Monday through Aug. 5, alternating between the city parks in Lander and Riverton. All the concerts are free and open to the public. Food available will be available for purchase from Jeff and Feff Catering.

The featured artist for the first concert was String Theory, a Lander group of string and vocal musicians. The band is under the direction of CWC's instrumental band instructor Jason Ogg and will perform appropriate music to celebrate Independence Day.

On July 8, the concert in Riverton City Park features the Tom Amend Quartet. The theme of the first concert in Riverton is "And All that Jazz."

The Fremont County Orchestra is the guest of the July 15 summer concert in Lander, and "Symphonic Sounds" is the theme for the evening.

The Tremors, a duo from Casper, are the guests of the July 22 concert in Riverton and children's songs will be played by the concert band. Buffalo Bill Boycott and his band perform at the July 29 concert in Lander, which features music of the Wild West.

Music lovers may suggest tunes for the band to play at the final concert in Riverton on Aug. 5 by making requests at www.cwc.edu/choice. The featured entertainers are former national flatpicking champion Jeff Troxel, and the rest of his trio: Trevor Krieger and Collin Ingram.

In the event of rain, the Riverton concerts will be moved to the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery. In Lander, the alternate location is the Museum of the American West.

The band will perform in the Fourth of July Parade in Lander and the Fremont County Fair Parade in Riverton on July 27.

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