Always free, always entertaining! Take a lunch break at the Brown Bag Performance series in Fuller Lodge. Presenting a wide range of programs, from Beethoven to ballet, opera to jazz, chamber music to bagpipes, these concerts have been entertaining Los Alamos music lovers on their midday breaks since 1973. You will love the variety this series presents! Brown Bag Performances help connect the community. Performances are held at 12 p.m. usually on the first Wednesday of each month, but dates may vary.
Brown Bag Concert Series 2017-2018:
Sept. 6: Bethany Filer, soprano, with Nathan Salazar, piano. Classical vocal music.
Oct. 4: Jan McDonald, trumpet, and Black Mesa Brass Quintet. Jazz.
Nov. 1: Brian Newnam and the Los Alamos Piano Quartet
Dec. 6: Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord, with Kay Newnam, violin, and Patrick Neher, double bass, Music of the Baroque and more…
Jan 3: No January Brown Bag
Feb. 7: Juanita Madland, classical piano
Mar. 7: Kim Bakkum & Claire Detels, Pianists: Music by Women Composers
April 11 (second Wednesday of the month): Tom Robak, classical piano, sponsored by Los Alamos Community Winds. Prelude to solo recital on April 12 (also sponsored by LAAC, at Fuller Lodge)
May 2: Charles Lieou, classical piano
June 6: Don Machen with Albuquerque & Four Corners Pipes and Drums. Traditional bag pipes and drums, dance and fanfare music from Europe.
The 2017-18 Brown Bag Performance Series is sponsored in part by the County of Los Alamos, and by your cash donations at the performances. We are seeking a financial sponsor for the 2018-19 series. Please contact Patrick at the Arts Council should you wish to be a 2018-19 Program Sponsor ($1000 donation to keep the series innovative and prosperous).
We encourage a variety of performances during this popular and well-attended performance venue. If you would like to perform on our Brown Bag Performance series, please contact Patrick Neher directly, at 505-663-0477. Performing Artists: we are already taking proposals for the 2018-2019 season! Please have your proposed program prepared well.