The next performance of the Bear River Creek summer concert series is Augusst 29th! Gayla Drake Paul returns after her wonderful performance last month with two other performers joining her. Get all the details of the upcoming concert on August 29th in the public service announcement that was sent out this week:
MONTICELLO, IA – On August 29th Gayla Drake Paul will perform in the Sill Barn at Camp Courageous in Monticello Iowa as part of a the Bear River Creek summer concert series. She will perform with Eric Douglas on drums and Dan Johnson on base. Together they form GDP 3.
GDP3 is a group performance that music lovers will not want to miss. Gayla Drake Paul is ranked as one of the top 100 acoustic guitarist on the planet by digitaldreamdoor.com. They also recommend her solo guitar CD in their top 10 Suggested Listening for Acoustic Guitar and recently chose her Broken Blues as one of the top 100 acoustic CDs of all time.
Eric Douglas has been a drummer for over 25 years. In 2008 Eric was inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Musician Dan Johnson is fast approaching the 6,000 gig mark- that’s an average of 250 concerts a year, proving his status as one of the most in-demand musicians in the Midwest. In the 1980’s Dan toured with Terry Lawless and is currently the keyboardist for U2. In 2007 Dan was inducted into the Iowa Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
Doors for the August 29th performance open at 6:15 with concert starting at 7 PM at Camp Courageous. The camp’s Sill barn is an awesome place to experience a concert. It is a post and beam barn that looks like it was built 100 years ago yet it has central air conditioning, a bathroom and is handicapped accessible. Musicians loves the acoustics. There is a $10.00 per person suggested donation for the event with proceeds to benefit Camp Courageous and the Grant Wood Country Foundation for the Arts. A portion of this concert has been underwritten by a grant from the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.
Camp Courageous is located at 12007 190th Street Monticello, Iowa 52310. For more information go to www.campcourageous.org. Please call 319-465-4069 to reserve a seat.