Conserve the land - Boogie with The Hazel Miller Band! Benefit concert Friday, July 24

The Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas invites the community to what is sure to be an exciting night of entertainment, as powerhouse singer Hazel Miller and The Hazel Miller Band put on a lively performance on Friday, July 24, at the SteamPlant to benefit the Land Trust.

Denver artist Hazel Miller is not just a great singer, she has been called “A force of nature” by the Rocky Mountain News. Performing an eclectic blend of jazz, R&B, Blues and original music that is designed to make audiences sing and dance along, The Hazel Miller Band’s shows are popular at festivals and special events throughout Colorado and beyond.

Hazel Miller has been a sought-after performer for three decades. She has been named one of Denver’s 150 Unsung Heroes, and the band was voted Best Band in Colorado by the North Colorado Press Organization. This year, Ms. Miller sang the National Anthem at the inauguration of Gov. John Hickenlooper, and the band performed at the FIS Alpine Ski Championships in Beaver Creek, which drew a television audience of 180,000. Ms. Miller has performed many times with Big Head Todd and the Monsters, and her music is heard on local radio stations throughout Colorado. Hear the music at www.hazelmiller.biz.

“The Land Trust is anticipating this will be one of the most memorable night of the year,” said Andrew Mackie, Executive Director of the Land Trust. “We hope Hazel will consider coming back each year and helping us support the Land Trust’s work. I hope everyone will dig out their dancing shoes and boogie with us at the SteamPlant. We deeply thank Hazel and her band for supporting the Land Trust’s efforts to raise funds for land conservation and restoration in the Arkansas River Valley.”

Tickets to the Friday, July 24 concert are available at the SteamPlant Box Office and at www.salidasteamplant.com for the 7-9:30 p.m. show. A portion of event proceeds will benefit the Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas, which will hold a silent auction during the event. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door on the day of the show.

_The Land Trust of the Upper Arkansas is a non-profit, membership based organization that protects important natural, agricultural, scenic, historic lands, and the water resources and riparian areas in Chaffee, Lake, Fremont, Saguache, and Park counties to enhance the quality of life for people in the region. The Land Trust currently protects over 9,000 acres in Central Colorado. We work with private landowners, public land management agencies and partners in protecting our resources. For more information on conservation easements, restoration opportunities and programs, or to make a donation, contact the Land Trust at 719-539-7700 or [email protected] To visit the website go to www.ltua.org. _

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