Brave Combo’s 35th Anniversary Tour Visits Eureka Springs, July 12th, 2014

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July 12 ~ Brave Combo to Visit Eureka Springs
Brave Combo, the unpredictable Grammy-winning band of nuclear polka scientists from Denton, Texas, is once again hitting the road on tour, celebrating its 35th anniversar. The bank will make a stop at the “Second Saturday Music in the Park” concert series in Eureka Springs, AR on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 6 p.m. Second Saturday Music in the Park takes place in Basin Spring Park located at 3 Spring St, in the Historic Heart of. Eureka Springs fabulous downtown.
Brave Combo was formed in 1979 by Carl Finch to bring a truly alternative sound to the music scene of the day, with polka music at its core.The group has toured extensively throughout the USA, Canada, Europe and Japan and has had songs featured in myriad motion pictures and an large number of TV programs.
                Highlights of Brave Combo’s successes include:
  • Winning two Grammy Awards
  • Being nominated for six Grammy Awards
  • Appearing in animated form on THE SIMPSONS
  • Being covered by Bob Dylan
  • Appearing multiple times with Drew Carey in Las Vegas
  • Working with David Byrne on his movie, TRUE STORIES
  • Marching in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Regularly performing at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night’s Swing series (NYC)
  • Appearing at the Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.) on two occasions
  • Recording a critically acclaimed album, GIRL, with Tiny Tim
  • Scoring and recording music for PBS’ animated series about car guys,  Click and Clack
The band’s path to success has always been an unconventional one, often looking to the forgotten, ignored or maligned for inspiration.  Brave Combo has released over 40 albums and there are more than 2000 songs in the band’s vast repertoire.
In Eureka Springs, Brave Combo will be playing songs that span the band’s 35 years of musical innovation and artistic creativity.  Band members are Jeffrey Barnes (woodwinds), Alan Emert (drums) Carl Finch (accordion, guitar, keyboard), Little Jack Melody (bass) and Danny O’Brien (trumpet).
Join us at Cliff Cottage Inn for this wonderful musical event. We’ll have a Jacuzzi-for-Two suite ready and waiting for you, with a complimentary bottle of Champagne or white wine chilled in your deluxe suite’s  fridge. And, of course, the Cliff Cottage elf will deliver the inn’s award-winning breakfast right to your suite. You’ll be just seventeen steps away from Main Street and all the best restaurants, clubs, and galleries, and just minutes away from Basin Park where Brave Combo will be performing. Come join us for this fun-filled night of music and stay to enjoy all the other delights of our magical little village.

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