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Spring Concerts in the Park – Everyday People & Friends
May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mountain Valley Arts Council is excited to announce the 2022 spring concerts series!
Held in Errol Allan Park in downtown Guntersville Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm mid-April through May,
these concerts are free to the public. Bring a chair and enjoy the show!
May 12 – Everyday People & Friends
May 19 – Southern Heart
Because of the members’ years of experience, a lot of friends from other bands sit in from time to time. The band is unique in that it features a 4-musician horn section which calls themselves the Mountain Valley Horns. You likely know a few of them.
The Mountain Valley Horns:
Johnny Brewer is a former band director, a Whole Backstage arranger and producer, but he plays the baritone sax, trombone, and trumpet with the Mountain Valley Horns.
Robert Howard has played trombone for 40+ years including The PhDs, Persons of Interest, Section 8, and Albertville First Baptist Church (AFBC) orchestra.
Drew Garner play first trumpet and has played with several jazz ensembles including Section 8 Band and AFBC orchestra.
Jeff Baker is a legendary trumpet player starting in Albertville High School Band where he made his reputation as the man with the horn. He played with Southeastern Attraction popular band, Oasis from Birmingham in college and was a founding member of Persons of Interest and The PhDs.
Mike Rives, an Albertville native, will be a special guest sitting in on trombone and keyboards. He is a former Albertville Aggie Band member and Jax State Southerners trombonist. His career launched in the early 70s with Buddy Causey and Cross. He was also a founding member of Persons of Interest and Section 8 and is a keyboardist with The Bonaires who were featured at MVAC’s 4th of July concert before the fireworks in 2021. Mike now lives in Birmingham.