HEARD MUSEUM HOSTS CONTEMPORARY MUSICIANS
Heard Live! Outdoor Music Series features live performances from renowned artists
This spring,soak up the sun and experience soothing live music at the Sun & Song Outdoor Music Series. You’re invited to celebrate culture and music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays at Heard Museum Phoenix. What could be better than spending the day in our scenic courtyards and patios, while enjoying dynamic performances that are free and open to the public?
Featured performers include Lane Jensen, Quetzal Guerrero, Ritmo Latino, and Plateros. Talented performer Lane Jensen (Navajo/Pima/Maricopa) is a celebrated hoop and powwow dancer who directs the Yellowhouse Dancers of the Navajo nation. Jensen will showcase his talents as a flutist.Lane Jensen will perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7 at the Heard.
Quetzal Guerrero is a multi-talented musician with skills as a violinist, guitarist and percussionist. An Arizona Native, Guerrero studied classical violin at the world-renowned Suzuki International Institute in Matsumoto, Japan. His music incorporates Latin-influenced styles like samba with jazz, reggae, and bossa nova. Quetzal will perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at the Heard.
Ritmo Latino features the rhythmic sounds of acoustic guitar, saxophone and percussion. Their infectious music combines the styles of salsa, cumbia, cha cha cha and Latin jazz. Ritmo Latino will perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 at the Heard.
Plateros is an award-winning three piece blues-rock trio that hails from the Navajo reservation in Tohajilee, N.M. The family act debuted in 2005 at a music festival in Birdspring, Ariz. and skyrocketed to success. Most notably, the band performed at the 2009 presidential inaugural ball. Plateros will perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 at the Heard.
Heard Museum – Native Cultures and Art
2301 North Central Ave., Phoenix, Ariz. 85004-1323
602.252.8840 or visit heard.org
Since 1929, the Heard Museum, a private non-profit organization, has enchanted visitors from around the world with the art, culture and history of American Indians, with an emphasis on tribes of the Southwest. With more than 40,000 fine artworks and cultural artifacts in its permanent collection, 12 long-term and changing exhibit galleries, an education center, an award-winning Shop, the Books & More boutique bookstore, Coffee Cantina and Courtyard Café, the Heard Museum is a place of learning, discovery and unforgettable experiences. In addition to its flagship Phoenix location, the HeardMuseum also operates a community museum in North Scottsdale.
Exhibit, event and program funding are provided in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the Arizona Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.