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High Energy Country Rock Band
Nashville recording artist and Arizona native, Laura Walsh, is actively involved in the Southwest music scene. Debuting her brand new album, Take Your Time, Laura has been featured as a pre-show opener for Miranda Lambert and Sugarland. As a local regular, she is making a name for herself at such venues as Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill, Handlebar J, Hard Rock Café, and Martini Ranch.
Her first single, Hit and Run, released in Spring 2011, gave listeners just a taste of the power of her voice and songwriting capabilities. Upon release of the full album, Take Your Time, in May 2012, Laura displays who she is: confident, positive, loving, and strong. Take Your Time represents a rite of passage for a young girl that is knocking on the door of greatness.
“Laura is an incredible new talent! Not only does she sing great and have excellent command as a vocalist, but her lyric writing shows that she has learned the essence of what a good idea can bring to a song. She is a pleasure to work with!” says music industry veteran, Billy Smiley, producer and co-writer for Take Your Time.
Laura is so grateful and excited about the response she has received from local television stations, venues, and audiences of all kinds. She owes all the amazing opportunities that have come her way to God. Laura strives to be an example to young girls and women in the midst of an industry in need of positive messages.
For details, visit laurawalshmusic.com
Easy Listening Acoustic Duo
Melanie and Van are an acoustic duo with a wide variety of music ranging from rock artists such as: Elvis Presley, The Eagles, CCR, Simon and Garfunkel, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John, etc…. country artists such as Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash and June Carter, Shania Twain, The Judds, etc… and R&B artists like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye. Their variety makes them perfect for any evening!
For details, visit vanandmelanie.com
Funk, Soul, Jazz and R&B Band
Ratio is one of Phoenix, Arizona’s premier bands specializing in Rhythm and Blues, Jazz, Funk and Pop.
Recognized as the “Best Jazz Band in Phoenix” by the Phoenix New Times Magazine and the “Best Blues Band” by the Arizona Republic, this versatile band led by founder Larry Rhymes is comprised of some of the best musicians in Phoenix. Our repertoire contains 60’s and 70’s Funk, 80’s jams, Smooth Jazz, Classic Soul and Motown.
For details, visit ratioband.com
Hans Olson is a veteran performing musician with over 40 years in the music business. He began his career as a lead singer in a Rock & Roll band in Southern California in 1967.
By 1970, Hans had developed a very unique and powerful solo act. He plays an amplified acoustic guitar and harmonica. He is known as one of the best “harp-in-a-rack” players in the world. Hans’ singing is very powerful. His voice is comfortable singing many styles of music ranging from mellow folk ballads to growling boogie blues.
For details, visit hansolson.net
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“Farm, Food, and Fun” 9:00am till 1:00pm
Located around the Carefree Sundial in the Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy Street.
During the Carefree Christmas Festival and any Art Show Fridays, the Farmers Market will be located in the parking lot behind Town Hall at 8 Sundial Circle.
A farmers and food market specializing
in the fine flavors of the Southwest.
Some of the items sold at the market are locally grown produce – pesticide free or organically grown, freshly baked artisan and whole grain breads. There
are salsas, jams, pickles, olives, Mediterranean foods, range-fed beef, sustainably caught wild salmon and tuna, and other delicious delicacies.
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Phoenix Open hits town this week so if you live in the Tatum Ranch Area or around town, grab the shades and sunscreen and hit the links to watch the best tee it up at the TPC Scottsdale.
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