Basalt Summer Concert Series

Summer 2022 to feature one concert on August 24

Series hopes to return in 2023, under the direction of TACAW

 

The traditional Chamber Wednesday Night Concert series has gone through several iterations over the past few years:

In 2019 the chamber partnered with TACAW (The Arts Campus At Willits) for concert production and bookings. As a result, the quality of the concerts and the acts performing increased greatly and more people attended.

In 2020 and 2021 it was necessary to pivot to a safer, disbursed entertainment alternative named Wednesday Night Live.

Now with its new performing arts center and robust programming, TACAW is taking on the mantle for the concert series, adding its own twist to future iterations! 

Save The Date – August 24, 2022 at 7 p.m.

TACAW has been working with the Town of Basalt on a single end-of-summer concert in 2022, in part due to several ongoing construction projects around town. In 2023, anticipating the completion of the Basalt River Park – and with it a new bandshell – TACAW hopes to revive the concert series in its own way! 

Eli Paperboy Reed image

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 | 7 p.m.
Eli “Paperboy” Reed
Lions Park • Historic Downtown
FREE
More information

Learn more about Eli “Paperboy” Reed: WebsiteFacebookInstagramYoutube, or Spotify.

But wait – there’s more!

Beyond the collaboration with the Town on a summer concert, TACAW has several of its own free concerts scheduled during Summer 2022. Watch TACAW’s calendar for details and other upcoming concerts, events and special programming.

Any booking inquiries should be directed to Kendall Smith, TACAW’s Director of Programming. 


Looking back

2020 & 2021 | Wednesday Night Live – a COVID-safe alternative

A long-standing Basalt tradition, the Basalt Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Concert Series showcased a wide variety of musical genres with performances across town for over a decade. In 2020, the Summer Concert Series evolved into Wednesday Night Live – which allowed the Chamber the opportunity to partner with TACAW to provide live entertainment all across town. It went so well that this approach was repeated in 2021.

The 2019 Lineup

2019 Basalt Summer Concert Series logo

Basalt Summer Concert Series Facebook page

About the venues

Triangle Park – Located on East Valley road in the Willits area of Basalt, across from Alpine Bank.
Lions Park – Located next to Town Hall on Midland Spur in Historic Downtown Basalt.

Thank you to our past sponsors and partners

The Basalt Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Concert Series would not be possible without the support of our sponsors: Town of Basalt, Willits Town Center and Alpine Bank.

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