Chris Brubeck's Triple Play to appear Sunday, February 24th


When Chris Brubeck, Peter “Madcat” Ruth and Joel Brown perform together, it’s always an event to remember!  This dynamic ensemble – Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play – offers everything from jazz and folk to blues and classics.  
Best of all, they’ll be at the Belle Fourche Area Community Center on Sunday, February 24th for an evening concert you’ll not soon forget!  The curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m.  This outstanding performance is brought to the northern Black Hills by the Center of the Nation Concert Association.
Joel Brown, Chris Brubeck, and Peter "Madcat" Ruth
When touring, Triple Play earns rave reviews for its unique programs, so the audience is in for a real treat!  Triple Play is led by Chris Brubeck, the son of legendary musician Dave Brubeck’s son.  Chris plays three instruments - bass, trombone, and piano -  and is a lyricist and orchestral arranger as well. 
Triple Play also features Peter “Madcat” Ruth, who has established an international reputation through his exhilarating virtuosity on the harmonica.  His expertise has amazed audiences worldwide.
Joel Brown is on guitar.  He has performed with the London Symphony, The Boston Pops, and in New York at Carnegie Hall, Tully Hall, and Tanglewood.  Joel is a top-flight musician.
Of Triple Play, Mark Swed of the Los Angeles Times wrote, “Triple Play was rollicking good fun…Led by bassist, trombonist and pianist, Chris Brubeck, the trio stole the show with its flair and virtuosity….    
Circle the date on your calendar now:  Sunday, February 24th, at 7:30 p.m.  You won’t want to miss this exciting program and evening of great entertainment.
Local sponsors for Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play include:  Black Hills Pioneer/Weekly Prospector; Double Star Computing – Bret Penning; Lindstad Alignment/Lindstad Trout Farm.   Be sure to let these good people know you appreciate their support for the Center of the Nation Concert Association and the many fine performers who grace our stage in Belle Fourche.  See you at the concert!

Center of the Nation Concert Association


NEW SEASON BEGINS FRIDAY, SEPT. 28th

2018-19 Concerts

Performances at 7:30p.m. or 3:00p.m.
Belle Fourche Area Community Center


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018, 7:30 PM
Doo-Wah Riders 
There is no other country band like the Doo-Wah Riders!  For over 30 years they've been riding their own patch of the musical range.  They possess the rare combination of both experience and youthful energy, fired by a love of what they do.  The Doo-Wah Riders are country with a unique, original sound which they define as "high energy country with a Cajun twist"!


SATURDAY OCTOBER 27, 2018, 7:30 PM
Jeff Dayton, American Troubadour
Dayton is one of Music City's busiest touring and recording artists.  As a songwriter, Jeff's songs have been recorded by George Strait, Doug Stone, Sarah Darling, Grammy-winning zydeco artist Chubby Carrier and have been performed on hit shows The Voice and Hawaii Five-O.   Jeff is a dynamic interactive entertainer who loves performing live, making records, and sharing music all over the country!


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2019, 7:30 PM
Chris Brubeck's Triple Play
When Chris Brubeck, Peter "Madcat" Ruth and Joel Brown perform together, it's always an event to remember!  This dynamic ensemble programs everything from jazz to folk, blues to classics.  When touring, Triple Play earns rave reviews for its unique programs – so the Belle Fourche audience is in for a real treat!  Triple Play is led by Chris Brubeck, son of legendary musician Dave Brubeck.  Chris plays three instruments:  bass, trombone, and piano.  And he's a lyricist and orchestral arranger as well!


SUNDAY,  MARCH 31,  2019,     3:00 PM
Holy Rocka Rollaz
Holy Rocka Rollaz, "A band that revives the vintage '50's stomp of Buddy Holly and Eddie Cochran with fresh energy...." -Minneapolis Star Tribune  If it's the classic early rock 'n roll of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash and many more that you want, played just the way those legends played it, you have found your dream band.  You won't want to miss this one!


SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2019, 3:00 PM
Sons of Serendip
This musical group of four friends, who through a series of serendipitous events, came together in graduate school at Boston University and formed this interesting musical quartet.  Each member of Sons of Serendip has an inspiring story, and together they strive to embody the adjectives "Classy, Genuine, Spiritual, Sensitive, and Timeless"!


Admission by season ticket only

ADULT -  $40
FAMILY - $90
STUDENT - $25

For tickets, contact:

Mary Ellen Warren   605-892-3418
Connie Husband      605-892-2370