Destination Concerts!

1 October 2022

We’ve all heard of destination weddings (a wedding that is held in an area that everyone travels to).  It’s usually an exotic or fun location or something that suits the personalities of the bride and groom. 

Well, what about destination concerts?  I’ve been thinking all month that most of our concerts are held in very beautiful locations or places worth seeing!  For those of you that can travel or can spare a little extra time out on the road, it might be a great idea to use our concerts as an excuse to get out and explore!  Some of our friends already do this – they show up and surprise us in random places. Sometimes all you need is that extra little push or reason to go someplace new…..and what better than knowing you will also be hearing your favorite music! (You might even be blasting it in the car all the way there and back….you know who you are!)

This was a GREAT Destination Concert at the Silverton in Las Vegas many years ago!

These past couple of month, we have played concerts in major tourist areas: Lake Tahoe, NV, Rapid City, SD, Des Moines, IA, Townsend, TN and Berlin, OH.  Even the smaller concert locations (Oakley, KS and Coggon, IA) have beautiful landscapes, wonderful people and provide a nice break from the same ol’ same-o!

Every place we visit is unique and has its own reason to be special. We have some very exciting places to visit next month too!  So check out the shows below and consider joining us at a destination concert!

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  1. Posted by: Sue Bonnette

    Love this I tried to do that. Love how your writing about destination concerts.

  2. Posted by: Anne

    Thanks Sue!! Keep trying! We will continue to do concerts in Cool places, no doubt!

  3. Posted by: Barbara Armstrong

    When will you be back in Ireland, would love to surprise my husband with tickets he was a high John Denver fan

  4. Posted by: Anne

    Barbara, we have never done a show in Ireland, but we would love to! We’ve come close a couple of times, we will keep trying.

  5. Posted by: Margie Hoff

    Many, many times we have used you and Jim as an excuse to have a road trip! Or a cruise! (hint!) Looking forward to next time!

  6. Posted by: Anne

    I hope so soon Margie!!

  7. Posted by: Cheri Drudge

    I live in San Pedro , CA & am super excited to come to your concert there on Dec 4 th . I enjoyed your show earlier this year in Cerritos, CA & added the John Denver Rock Sanctuary in Aspen to my bucket list after learning about it from your show ! Thank-You ! Dec 4 th is coincidentally my wedding anniversary & looking forward to the show . My husband is in heaven now but he would have enjoyed your show too . I love the idea of destination concerts too ! See you soon !

  8. Posted by: Anne

    Hi Cheri! We are excited about performing in San Pedro at the Alvas theater!! This could possibly become a “regular” thing for us if things go well. It looks like a great place to play, not too big, not too small. Glad you could spend your anniversary with us!!

  9. Posted by: Plukin Pete

    I don’t know how you’all endure the rigorous pace on the road, however I realize how motivated you are to treat the folks with John’s memorial music. Prayers and Blessings!

  10. Posted by: Anne

    You are exactly right Pete! The motivation is the music!

  11. Posted by: Suzette

    When might you decide to perform at Red Rocks? My dad saw John Denver perform there, but I was never as fortunate. My dad has passed, but he always told me what a wonderful experience and location it was!

  12. Posted by: Anne

    Hi Suzette, we would dearly love to do another show at Red Rocks. It is very difficult and expensive to get a show there, we were so lucky the first time. We hope and pray we will have another opportunity.

  13. Posted by: Don Stover

    Anne, We can’t thank you, Jim and the band enough for coming to Rapid City in support of our Rushmore Noon Optimist Club. Even though its been 4 weeks since the concert, I still get great comments about the “wonderful” performance. Your kindness, flexibility, understanding and generosity shown throughout the whole 2 year long process. We fought the Covid 19 pandemic together and won! Yes, the 3rd time was the charm which Rapid City and our membership will NOT forget! Thank you all so much. Don

  14. Posted by: Anne

    Hi Don! It was our pleasure to finally get to do the show meet the fine people of Rapid City! Thank you for organizing another successful fundraiser for Rushmore Noon Optimist Club!!

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"It was a heavenly evening of beautiful music, a shining tribute to John Denver, one of which I believe Denver himself would salute."...

R.V. Hight
The Sanford Herald, Greensboro, NC

"As John Denver's former drummer and percussionist, working with Jim Curry has kept alive for me how it was playing with John. Jim has stayed true to John’s music and vision. It is a pleasure working with Jim and Anne Curry."

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John Denver's Percussionist


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