February 2015

The East Pointers Bringing Traditional Celtic Tunes to Mariposa

The three members of the freshly formed trio, The East Pointers, are accomplished musicians in their own right, each of whom – Banjoist Koady Chaisson, fiddler Tim Chaisson, and guitarist Jake Charron – has an exuberant love of traditional Celtic tunes that belies their youth. This...

Zimbabwe’s Black Umfolosi Making a Mariposa Appearance

More than three decades on the music scene, Zimbabwe’s a cappella ambassadors, Black Umfolosi, continue to delight audiences around the world. Formed by young school friends, the group was named for the Umfolozi Omnyama River where their ancestry can be traced. Their performances are inspired by the...

Master Song Writer Jimmy Web Bringing His Hits To Mariposa

American songwriter, composer, and singer, Jimmy Webb, is recognized worldwide as a master of his trade. Some of his platinum selling classics include, Up, Up and Away, By the Time I Get to Phoenix, Wichita Lineman, Galveston, and MacArthur Park. His songs have been recorded or performed...

The Railsplitters Are Traveling Mariposa’s Way

High energy, bluegrass roots quintet, The Railsplitters, shines with vocal clarity, unclouded song writing, and an exceptional musical range. Calling upon genre influences ranging from Roots/Americana, Country Twang, 50′s doo wop, modern pop, to good old Rock ‘n’ Roll, this Colorado outfit wows audiences with dynamic,...

Adam Cohen is Our Sunday Evening Main Stage Headliner

Three albums into a career that began with his 1998 self-titled debut, Adam Cohen had decided to call it quits, his career as a singer-songwriter not meeting his expectations. But he decided to give it another go, and the wonderful result was his very successful,...