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Celebrate the River Concert

Celebrate the River

Old Town Center for the Arts

Wendy Harford Gallery


4th Annual
Celebrate the River Concert

Friday, September 29, 7:00 pm

$18 adv, $20 door, $25 priority

Celebrate the River Concert Honors the River & River Groups

The 4th Annual Celebrate the River Concert on Friday, September 29th, 7:00 pm, will be an evening of of river inspired songs from local and national touring musicians, to kickoff the annual Verde River Day event on Saturday, September 29th. Join the region's best musicians to honor the Verde River and Oak Creek.

Musicians, artists and river advocates will gather for an evening of music, art, and a songwriting competition all dedicated to bringing attention to our most important natural resource - water.

Celebrate the River Concert video by David Lavoie 

The event is organized by Old Town Center for the Arts and Wendy Harford. River organizations will be on hand to provide information about preserving and protecting the Verde River Basin and Oak Creek.

“The concert will feature some of the region’s best musicians,” OTCA co-Director William Eaton commented. “The music will celebrate the river organizations and the City of Cottonwood for the work they do to preserve and protect the river and for local water management.”

Musicians will all take the stage to play “river” song covers and original music inspired by the river and the life sustaining aspect of rain and water cycles.

Celebrate the River Concert

“The Verde River and Oak Creek are two of the only remaining year around rivers in all of Arizona,” co-Director of OTCA William Eaton commented. “Yet, as some experts have acknowledged, we are using more surface and groundwater than is being naturally replenished back into the watershed. Awareness and education about this situation is critical and fortunately there are many individuals, groups and organizations dedicated to preserving and protecting these waterways. The concert will be a lot of fun and entertaining and also be a vehicle to spread awareness about these groups, their goals and visions, and how each of us can become better stewards of this beautiful valley, individually and collectively.”


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Ticket Information

Paper tickets will be available in our ticket outlets at least 2 weeks in advance of an event.

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