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Free concerts will be held August 18, 20 at Brodhead Cultural Center

8/10/2009 —

The Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center will present two free concerts featuring a variety of American and international music.
             
The Tiger Maple String Band will be in concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, and the Boilermaker Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 20. In the event of rain on either evening, the concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Penn State Beaver Student Union Building.
           
This summer’s programming is sponsored by corporate partner Clearview Federal Credit Union. Programming co-sponsors are The Times, ARA Corp., Ideaworks, and Beaver Valley Musicians Union Local 82-545.
           
The Tiger Maple String Band’s repertoire includes Cajun, country, Scottish, Irish, and Appalachian music. The Boilermaker Jazz Band will present a variety of New Orleans-style jazz and blues.
           
Penn State Creamery ice cream will be sold in cups and cones from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center prior to the Tiger Maple String Band concert on August 18. The ice cream sale is sponsored by the Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association.
         
The Alumni Chapter will also operate the Brodhead Cultural Center concession stand which offers a variety of hot and cold refreshments before and during the concerts. All proceeds from the ice cream and concession sales benefit the Chapter’s endowed scholarships for Beaver campus students.
           
The Baker-Dungan Museum, located on the hill overlooking the amphitheater, is free and open to the public from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. prior to all shows at the Cultural Center. The museum is operated and staffed by the Mill Creek Valley Historical Association.
           
For more information about the Brodhead Cultural Center’s summer programs, contact the Center at 724-773-3610 or rxm70@psu.edu, visit www.beaver.psu.edu/brodhead, or call the Events Hotline at 724-773-3600.

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