Brothers Comatose Opens the Osher Marin JCC’s 25th Annual Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival on Saturday July 8 at 7pm

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The Osher Marin JCC’s first of 5 Saturday night outdoor concerts including Kid Zone, Food, Dancing, Picnics, Cocktails & Fun will feature Americana music with the rowdy string-band sound of Brothers Comatose.

Brothers Comatose perform at the Osher Marin JCC

Despite the fact that the band plays acoustically, the fierce energy the quintet is anything but Comatose.

The 25th Annual Summer Series of live music, dinners, cocktails, picnics, dancing, Kid Zone, and fun for all will begin on Saturday July 8th with the new-grass sound of Brothers Comatose. Infused with a sense of relaxed, experienced confidence, The Brothers Comatose offer a southwestern-tinged, rowdy string band sound. Their undeniable top-flight musicianship is a combo of brothers Ben and Alex Morrison, guitar and banjo, and lead vocalists, fronting this rocking string band that has become a West coast headliner and national touring act in a mere handful of years. With bassmaster Gio Benedetti and stellar accompanists Philip Brezina on fiddle and Ryan Avellone on mandolin, their high energy, audience engaging shows have caught fire with fans from San Diego to Seattle to Salt Lake to Silk Hope, NC and beyond.

The Marin Academy High School Bluegrass Band performs to open.

The Summer Nights series has been created to celebrate diversity, find commonalities, and bring generations together through live music. There will be five evenings of community building through the arts.

Tonight’s concert offers dinner for sale from a local favorite: Farm Burger Restaurant, a children’s hands-on project provided by Rising Sun Energy, festival shopping from Good Will Industries’ Georgi & Willow, and additional pre-concert opening act from the Marin Academy Bluegrass Band.

2017 Summer Nights line up:
7/8~ Americana: The Brothers Comatose
7/15~African: Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited
7/22~Latin Big Band: Pacific Mambo Orchestra
7/29~Afro-Cuban: Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
8/5~Celebrate the Summer of Love: Melvin Seals & JGB
Youth in Arts teen a cappella group 'Til Dawn opens with songs from the era.

WHAT: NewGrass, Americana, Rowdy String Band “BROTHERS COMATOSE” perform outdoors.
WHO: All are invited. No membership or affiliation required. Kids 17 and under free.
TICKETS: From $25. Kids 17 and under free. VIP, Reserved tables & General Admission choices
WHEN: Sat. July 8, @ 7pm. Doors: 6:15 Gen Ad/ 6:00 VIP
WHERE:The Osher Marin JCC, 200 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, 1/2 mile E off 101
PARKING: Ample FREE parking.
TICKETS: Available at http://www.marinjcc.org/arts

The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts is the Performing Arts Department within the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, California. All are welcome, no membership is ever required to attend. The Center is a long-standing Marin non-profit, centrally located in Marin County and just 1/2 mile east off Hwy 101.

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