Funk and world beat band Simba will be the final concert in the Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series on Sunday, Aug. 20.
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PUTNEY — Twilight Music concludes its 15th annual Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series of folk-rock, world beat, rock, pop, Celtic, blues and bluegrass summer concerts on Sunday, Aug. 20, with funk and world beat band Simba. The final concert of the 2017 series begin at 6 p.m. on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) in downtown Putney, or at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, in case of rain. The series is sponsored by the Town of Putney, Green Mountain Well, Soundview Paper Company, The Putney Food Co-op, The Stockwell Brothers and many other Putney businesses and organizations. The concerts are free to the public (donations are accepted) and food will be available. For more information, call 802-387-5772 or visit twilightmusic.org.
Simba features blazing horns and scorching percussion on a highly danceable mix of funk, Latin, reggae, world beat, soca calypso, ska, jazz and blues. The eight-member band has been together twenty-eight years and includes Charlie Schneeweis, Wim Auer, Steve Sonntag, Derrik Jordan, Dan DeWalt, Johnny Yuma, Steve Leicach and Bob Stabach. Simba has released one CD, a self-titled collection of original songs and grooves created to make you dance. Simba is dedicated to Peace, Love and Unity for our community and world.
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