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Music@BCM Returns on May 21

The popular music series, Music@BCM, continues May 21 through August 13 in Devou Park.

Whether you are a fan of the blues, zydeco, salsa, brass band, latin, bluegrass, jazz, Irish, or classic rock, they are all in this season’s lineup. 

The May 21 concert, “Bourbon ‘n’ Blues,” features Sweet Alice Hoskins, a Cincinnati-based blues singer who has performed in Paris and Torino, Italy, as well as Ohio, Kentucky, Chicago and Tampa. She began her career in a church gospel choir, and moved on to nightclubs, bars, state fairs and festivals. The winner of several blues awards, she also writes music and has recorded several albums. Alice describes her musical style as “up-tempo, high-energy songs that make everyone else, as well as myself, happy.”

The family-friendly concert will take place in Behringer-Crawford’s amphitheater at 1600 Montague Road in Covington’s beautiful Devou Park. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with the performance running from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The series continues each Thursday evening June 4-25 and July 9-August 13. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Food and beverages are available for purchase.

Here is the remainder of the Music@BCM’s 2015 season lineup:

June 4 - Something for Everyone: Wild Carrot

June 11 - Beer ‘n’ Brass: The Brass Fellowship

June 18 - Whiskey in the Jar: Roger Drawdy and The Firestarters

July 2 - The Grass is Blue: The Comet Bluegrass All Stars

July 9 - Top Shelf: The Blue Wisp Big Band

July 16 - Big Blues: Leroy Ellington

July 23 - Legendary: Tim Goshorn

July 30 - Hot, Hot, Hot: Son del Caribe

August 6 - Crawfish Ramble: Robin Lacy and DeZydeco

August 13 - Big Finish: The Company

Music@BCM’s 2015 sponsors include Ashley Development, Colonial Cottage, Ersatz & Moot Point Railway Company and the Alumni of WNOP Jazz, Ruth Faragher and Family, Hatfield Insurance Agency & Grange Insurance, KW Mechanical, Lucarelli Tactical Group, Reality Tuesday Café and media sponsors WVXU, WGUC and WMUB.

For more information about Music@BCM, call 859-491-4003, email info@bcmuseum.org or visit www.bcmuseum.org.

-Staff report/Photo: The Company performs at Music@BCM (Facebook)