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Contact: Caleb Kesler, 928-567-3322 x227
National Park ServiceNews Release
For Immediate Release –august 19, 2015
Caleb Kesler, Chief Ranger, MOCA/TUZI, 928-567-5276 x222
Camp Verde, AZ –Montezuma Castle National Monument
Evening Flute Concert
On Saturday evening, August 29th, 2015, the National Park Service invites the public to Montezuma Castle National Monument for an Evening Flute Concert with Tewa-Hopi flute player and guitarist Ed Kabotie.
Mr. Kabotie is a third generation artist from Santa Clara Pueblo. In addition to his trilingual musical compositions in English, Tewa, and Hopi, he is both a painter and a silversmith. He was the 2009 winner of KUYI Hopi Radio's Listeners' Choice Award for Male Artist of the Year. In 2014 he was nominated for the Viola Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts.
For this free event, the gate will remain open after normal visiting hours and the concert will last from 7:00 until 8:00.Visitors and the local community are invited to stay as late as 8:30 p.m. to enjoy the scene and the luminaire-lit pathways.
The National Park Service celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2016. Over 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 408 national parks and monuments and create close-to-home recreational and cultural opportunities.
Montezuma Castle is located off Interstate 17, exit 289, 2800 N. Montezuma Castle Highway. The trail is a 1/3-mile, flat, paved loop that is accessible to wheelchairs, strollers, and walkers. For additional information, call the Montezuma Castle Visitor Center at 928-567-3322, extension 0.