Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Summer Concert Series

The Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Summer Concert Series is Montpelier Alive's series of FREE and fun lunch-time concerts! Join us for a diverse lineup of local and regional acts that are sure to delight! Bring a takeout lunch from one of our wonderful downtown restaurants and enjoy! 

Twangtown Paramours: Nashville-based husband-and-wife duo Mike T. Lewis and MaryBeth Zamer, known on stage as The Twangtown Paramours, have made a name for themselves defying boundaries with their award-winning catalogue of Americana, folk, and blues anthems. With a slew of accolades for their three full-length albums, they’ve earned a loyal following, balancing serious instrumental and vocal chops with witty stage banter and a lighthearted approach to life.

Big Hat No Cattle: With guitars, steel guitar, fiddle, and smooth vocals up front, Big Hat, No Cattle plays old and new songs with a vintage western vibe. Danceable and fun, western swing is a rich melting pot of styles, including swing-era jazz, honky-tonk country, frontier fiddle tunes, cowboy songs, and more.Based in Central Vermont, the quartet features a variety of songs and tunes that lift the spirits--and dancing feet-- in full western style.

Ras Moshe: Ras Moshe Burnett hails from Brooklyn NY from a family of Jazz musicians. His grandfather (Ted “Barnett” professionally) played in many big band formations of the late 30’s throughout the 60’s,and later wrote religious music for the New Caanan Baptist Church in Brooklyn. Ras has been playing in and leading bands for 20 years starting with Reggae bands in the Brooklyn area. Ras is a composer and multi-instrumentalist specializing in saxophone and flute.

The Larkspurs: Vermont based trio - Liz Beatty, Django Soulo and D. Davis - performing impromptu harmonies, emotional vocals and otherworldly guitar solos. Bringing originals and creative covers with a blend of folk, rock, blues, and country. 

A2VT: Representing Somalia, Congo, Tanzania and Burundi and currently living in Burlington, Vermont, A2VT synthesizes their native African musical and dance roots with Western pop and Hip Hop sensibilities. Their songs, performed in up to eight unique languages, reflect their journey from Africa to America, and celebrate the musical collision of two continents and the party that ensues!

KeruBo: KeruBo is a Vermont-based singer/songwriter born in Kendu Bay, Kenya. She has been a working musician for more than 20 years. Her musical influences range from traditional  African music to gospel, blues, and Afro-jazz.   



Thu Aug 11
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Concert Series: Big Hat No Cattle

Thursday Aug 11th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
@ Christ Episcopal Church Courtyard, 64 State Street, Montpelier, VT
Categories: See & Do Music and Nightlife Arts and Culture

With guitars, steel guitar, fiddle, and smooth vocals up front, Big Hat, No Cattle plays old and new songs with a vintage western vibe. Danceable and fun, western swing is a rich melting pot of styles, including swing-era jazz, honky-tonk country, frontier fiddle tunes, cowboy songs, and more.Based in Central Vermont, the quartet features a variety of songs and tunes that lift the spirits--and dancing feet-- in full western style. This concert is sponsored by Woodbury Mountain Toys and Hunger Mountain Co-op!


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Thu Sep 1
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Concert Series: A2VT

Thursday Sep 1st 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
@ Christ Episcopal Church Courtyard, 64 State Street, Montpelier, VT
Categories: Music and Nightlife Arts and Culture See & Do

Representing Somalia, Congo, Tanzania and Burundi and currently living in Burlington, Vermont, A2VT synthesizes their native African musical and dance roots with Western pop and Hip Hop sensibilities. Their songs, performed in up to eight unique languages, reflect their journey from Africa to America, and celebrate the musical collision of two continents and the party that ensues! Concert Sponsored by People's United, a division of M&T Bank. And the Hunger Mountain Co-op!


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Thu Sep 8
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Concert Series: Kerubo

Thursday Sep 8th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
@ Christ Episcopal Church Courtyard, 64 State Street, Montpelier, VT
Categories: Music and Nightlife Arts and Culture See & Do

KeruBo is a singer/song-writer and Afro-Jazz artist, originally from Kenya who now lives in the Burlington, VT area. KeruBo sings African folk music, Afro Pop, and Afro jazz — from African laments to more modern arrangements. KeruBo’s music is about healing, preserving African culture and heritage, while highlighting social issues affecting vulnerable minorities such as women and children. Sponsored by Capital Cannabis, and Hunger Mountain Co-op!


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Thu Aug 4
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Concert Series: Twangtown Paramours

Thursday Aug 4th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
@ Christ Episcopal Church Courtyard, 64 State Street, Montpelier, VT
Categories: See & Do Music and Nightlife Arts and Culture

Nashville-based husband-and-wife duo Mike T. Lewis and MaryBeth Zamer, known on stage as The Twangtown Paramours, have made a name for themselves defying boundaries with their award-winning catalogue of Americana, folk, and blues anthems. This concert is sponsored by Capital Copy and the Hunger Mountain Co-op!


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Thu Aug 18
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Concert Series: Ras Moshe

Thursday Aug 18th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
@ Christ Episcopal Church Courtyard, 64 State Street, Montpelier, VT
Categories: Music and Nightlife Arts and Culture See & Do

Ras Moshe Burnett hails from Brooklyn NY from a family of Jazz musicians. His grandfather (Ted “Barnett” professionally) played in many big band formations of the late 30’s throughout the 60’s,and later wrote religious music for the New Caanan Baptist Church in Brooklyn. Ras has been playing in and leading bands for 20 years starting with Reggae bands in the Brooklyn area. Ras is a composer and multi-instrumentalist specializing in saxophone and flute. Sponsored by Capitol Grounds and 802 Coffee, and the Hunger Mountain Co-op!


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Thu Aug 25
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Hunger Mountain Co-op Brown Bag Concert Series: D. Davis

Thursday Aug 25th 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
@ Christ Episcopal Church Courtyard, 64 State Street, Montpelier, VT
Categories: Music and Nightlife Arts and Culture See & Do

Davis performs with Red Hot Juba, The Larkspurs and Cookie’s Hot Club. He will cover classical and romantic guitar compositions from the 19th century and perform original compositions from his album “Hopeful.” This concert is sponsored by Central Vermont New Directions Coalition and Althea's Attic Boutique, and Hunger Mountain Co-op!


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