The Fort Collins Symphony to Perform FREE Community Concerts.
This summer, the Fort Collins Symphony (FCS) will be Out & About performing three pop-up community concerts in the greater northern Colorado region. The Symphony’s professional musicians will play in accessible outdoor venues in both Loveland and Fort Collins. Free and open to the public, these concerts will feature jazz, pop, rock, and a sprinkle of classical favorites.
The Nat Wickham Jazz Quartet takes the stage for the first Out & About Concert at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra in Loveland (Sky Pond Dr, Loveland). The concert will feature jazz classics and standards from the Great American Song Book, including: music composed by or recorded by renowned Black jazz artists such as Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Lee Morgan, Freddy Hubbard and others.
When: Saturday, June 18, 2022, 3:00 PM
Where: Chapungu Sculpture Park, Sky Pond Dr., Loveland
Tickets are not required for this event
I Mean You by Thelonious Monk, It’s You Or No One recorded by Dexter Gordon, Beatrice by Sam Rivers, and In Your Own Sweet Way by Dave Brubeck.
The quartet features Nat Wickham on trombone, Brian Casey on bass, Jeff Jenkins on keyboard, and James White on drums.
In celebration of Juneteenth, tenor Travis Kornegay will join the ensemble to perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”
Chapungu Sculpture Park
The concert will be held on “The Great Lawn” at the northernmost end of the sculpture park. We suggest parking behind Macy’s for the shortest walk.
Loveland’s Chapungu Sculpture Park is a 26-acre natural and landscaped garden setting displaying 82 stone sculptures by Zimbabwean artisans. The FCS is honored to pair its first pop-up concert among these iconic sculptures.
More information on this and other upcoming events can be found on our events page.