Flagstaff Arts Council is pleased to present Muskellunge in Concert at the Coconino Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at 7:30 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the concert begins at 7:30 PM.
Muskellunge is contemporary, original American music that incorporates the traditions of the past into the topics of today. Muskellunge consists of: Nolan McKelvey (Vocals/Guitar), Aaron Tyler (Mandolin/Vocals), Tim Hogan (Bass/Vocals), Frank Dedera (Banjo), and Ron James (Drums). Muskellunge won a Boston Music Award for “best folk act”, and they performed on nationally syndicated “Nashville Bluegrass Breakdown” and “World Cafe” radio shows.
Nolan moved back to Arizona from Boston in 2004 and quickly formed Muskellunge. Over the course of his twenty-year career he has performed at the Newport Folk Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, Pickin in the Pines Festival, and many more. Nolan has been dubbed “One of the best songwriters of the Southwest” and “Flagstaff’s Poet Laureate” by FlagLive! and was elected “Best Musician,” by the Arizona Daily Sun Reader’s Poll.
Nolan McKelvey has covered nearly every corner of the country and received critical acclaim along the way from Magazines likeNo Depression, Country Standard Time, The Boston Phoenix, The Boston Globe, and Performer Magazine among many others. Muskellunge’s most recent CD, Dark Sky City is available now. For more information about the band visit www.nolanmckelvey.com
The show will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $16 in advance and $18 on the day of the concert. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below, or in person at the Coconino Center for the Arts, and downtown at Arizona Music Pro with cash or check only. All ticket sales are final – no refunds will be issued.