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  • 12/28/2013 Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

    Artist in Residence Zach Tipton Concert

    Artist in Residence Zach Tipton Offering Dunes Music at Great Sand Dunes Dec. 28

     

    Singer and songwriter Zach Tipton will be Artist in Residence at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve December 15 - 30.  As part of his residency, Tipton will write and record songs inspired by the enigmatic and alluring landscape Great Sand Dunes has to offer.

     

    Tipton will perform a set of his greatest hits at the Visitor Center on Saturday, December 28 from 1:00-2:00pm.  The set will include new songs written on location. The performance is free; no park entrance fees will be charged that day.  

     

    Using his acoustic guitar, computer,and other instruments, Tipton's residency goals will be to create and record two songs to celebrate the beauty of the dunes and provoke interest in the national parks.

     

    Visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/grsa/artists-in-residence.htm for more information about the Artist in Residence program at Great Sand Dunes,and www.misterzach.com to learn more about the artist.

     

    While visiting the park, take time to also enjoy the dunes or Montville Loop Trail.  Follow park weather forecasts, and view the webcam to see current snow conditions, on the park website: www.nps.gov/grsa .  Road conditions are available at www.cotrip.org . The Visitor Center is open 9-4:30 in winter; the park is always open 24 hours a day. 

    Location: Visitor Center, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve Fee Information: Free

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