The Summer Sunset Concert Series at the Palace Theater in Downtown Bryan continues with KP and the Boom Boom on Thursday, June 11. This Austin band combines hallmarks of funk, soul, disco, R&B, jazz, and world music to bring a high-energy show sure to bring the audience to its feet. Frontwoman Kate Priestley is surrounded by six bandmates who, in addition to playing guitar, bass and drums, also add horns, a vibraphone, timbales, bongos, congas and other assorted percussion.
The concert is free, thanks to sponsor Texas Commercial Waste, and drink concessions are available. Gates open at 7:30pm. The concert begins at 8pm.
Remaining dates in the series:
June 18 – The Nightowls – This 10-piece band from Austin blends vintage and modern soul music to produce a high-energy live performance. Named one of Austin Monthly’s “10 Bands to Watch,” The Nightowls have been selected to perform at the 2015 Austin City Limits Music Festival. http://wearethenightowls.com/
June 25 – Roxy Roca – Described as a powerhouse of Southern soul, Roxy Roca has a broad appeal, especially for fans of hard-driving rock and blues. Standing out among the impressive list of musicians the band has opened for is none other than the King of the Blues, the late B.B. King. http://roxyroca.com/