Free concert by top bluegrass band Aug. 27

       The Westcliffe-based Sons and Brothers Band consist of Frank Wolking (third from left) and his three sons (from left, Mike, Joe and Aaron). The band, which took first place at this year’s National Bluegrass Playoffs in California, is scheduled to play a free concert at Rock Ledge Ranch in the Garden of the Gods at 7 p.m. Friday Aug. 27. The group also plays gospel and old-time music. The show is the third and final installment in the Ranch’s 2004 Summer Acoustic Music Series. Concert attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs and flashlights for the outdoor event. Rock Ledge Ranch can be reached from the Westside by going north on 30th Street, turning left at Gateway Road, then taking the next left into the ranch parking lot. For more information, call 578-6777.

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