Island music brings bounds of summer to Winter Park
Ryan Summerlin August 16, 2012
Winter Park – Chris Thompson & Coral Creek, a Colorado Front Range band with a unique flavor of acoustic fusion music and a rapidly growing audience, will play from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Music On The Mall, Cooper Creek Square. With the release of a new record, “The Road Ahead” (produced by Bill Nershi), Chris Thompson has emerged on the Colorado music scene as a song-writing force appealing to the old-school jam band and the younger new-grass audiences alike.Spanning the genres of rock, country/bluegrass, and island music, Coral Creek puts on a dynamic show that engages and entertains audiences from across the musical spectrum, playing genre-bending original music and unique renditions of traditional bluegrass tunes and rock classics.Music On The Mall is a summer concert series held every Friday through Aug. 31 from 5-7 p.m. at Cooper Creek Square in downtown Winter Park. The series is free and open to all ages. For more information go to www.coopercreeksquare.com or call 970-726-8891.