Sunday Live Music Festival Veterans Day Weekend -
November 11 , 2012 from 11:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m.
Afull day of live music will be offered November 11, Sunday -- featuring several familiar performers popular with Arboretum audiences - and something new as well.
JIM PIPKIN AT 11:00
Mesa singer-songwriter and recording artist Jim Pipkin will play the 11:00 set near his favorite spot -- the Drover Shed. Jim's original songs bring to life miners, outlaws and Arizona characters from Territorial days.
Jim Pipkin plays the opening set at 11:00 a.m. near the Drover Shed. Jim's original songs bring to life miners, outlaws and Arizona characters from Territorial days. Connect with Mesa recording artist Jim Pipkin and join "Pipkin's Irregulars" for downloads, announcements, etc.
Eric Laubach is on at noon; describing his music as: "My style is upbeat folk and ballads featuring original songs about Arizona and nature. Tarantulas in the Moonlight, Under a Coyote Moon, Is it Muggy on the Rim?, and Blonde
Coyote. My newest song is The Zonie and the Genie.
I'll have my album, Coyote Rising, with me."
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The Storm' featuring Patty Rutkoff, Ethan Rutkoff and Gary Kaplowitz play at 1:00 pm.
Scottsdale chanteuse Millie Davis plays at 2:00 pm. what's on her set list? expect selections from an eclectic catalog including: Dusty Springfield, Nora Jones, George Benson, Eva Cassidy , Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, Billie Holiday, Cat Stevens, Nancy Sinatra, Roy Orbison, George Harrison, Stevie Nicks, Tracy Chapman, Neil Young, Sarah Mclachlan, Sam Cooke, Willie Nelson, Joan Baez
Autumn foliage begins to show vivid color around the Arboretum by mid-November, just in time for a Saturday when live music from Arizona originals will fill the air. Preview our live music festival on YouTube with our 2009 Music Festival Video
chairs and a picnic lunch, and plan tostay for the day.
Our live music event at the Arboretum makes for a Saturday truly "both
acoustic and eclectic."
November's live music festival is a singular chance to stroll through unique collections of desert plants and arid ecosystems -- while also being treated to five hours of song and music from Arizona musicians playing intimate sets in the demonstration garden, herb garden, rose garden and other beautiful locations throughout the grounds.
Enjoy a stress-relieving massage nearby during the music, therapist Heather Rose will be here with her massage chair, too, with a portion of donations for massages donated to benefit Boyce Thompson Arboretum. To schedule a massage appointment in advance with Heather, email email@example.com or call her at 602.549.2958.
2012 Performers :
11:00 a.m. Mesa recording artist Jim Pipkin near the Australian Drover's Shed
12:00 p.m. Eric Laubach
1:00 p.m. 'The Storm' featuring Patti, Ethan & Gary at the Desert Legume Garden
2:00 p.m. Scottsdale chanteuse Millie Davis
3:00 p.m. Close Enough String Band in the picnic area