The Center for the Arts in Bonita Springs continues to offer wonderful music events in January.
Brandon Robertson Quintet performs at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4 at Hinman Auditorium. Joining the Brandon Robertson Quintet is renowned trumpeter James Suggs, saxophonist Zach Bornheimer, drummer Paul Gavin, and pianist John O’Leary III. Brandon Robertson is an Emmy nominated music director and bassist originally from Tampa.
Musical Moments: EuroTour will be presented Sunday, Jan. 5 at 3 p.m. in Moe Auditorium. Who are the best classical composers of all time? The three composers that consistently appear in the top three places are Bach, Mozart and Beethoven—opinions vary on the rest.
The Villalobos Brothers perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Hinman Auditorium. Acclaimed as one of today’s leading contemporary Mexican groups, the original compositions and arrangements of The Villalobos Brothers masterfully fuse and celebrate the richness of Mexican folk music with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music. The ensemble’s virtuosic performances have delighted audiences throughout Latin America, India, Russia, Canada and in more than 30 states across the U.S.
Appalachian Road Show will be in concert Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Hinman Auditorium. With Appalachian Road Show, Barry Abernathy, Darrell Webb and their talented compadres (including fiddle beast Jim VanCleve, legendary upright bassist Todd Phillips and guitar phenom Zeb Snyder) seek to honor the music, traditions and history of the great Appalachian people and region. Additionally, the group takes influences from other sources and applies that Appalachian style, as they’ve done with their first radio single, a grassy version of the Steve Miller Band’s “Dance, Dance, Dance.”
Both auditoriums are located at 10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. For tickets and information, call 239-495-8989 or visit www.artcenterbonita.org