Winter Solstice dance concert Sunday at National Hotel |

Winter Solstice dance concert Sunday at National Hotel

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Next week's Winter Solstice (Dec. 21) will be celebrated Sunday with a dance concert by the World Beatnix band at Natonal Hotel in Nevada City.

The event, from 6 to 9 p.m., will be at the hotel at 211 Broad St. Cover charge, $10.

The show will feature music from Brazil, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and New Orleans.

The show will be preceded by a free broadcast at KVMR-FM 89.5 from 3 to 5 p.m..

World Beatnix is led by local musician Michael DiMartino (percussion).

Band members are: Kit Bailey (drums); Ajeet Campbell (bass); Gary Upton (sax); Todd Gardner (guitar); and Jim Wendt (keyboards).

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"This band features some of the best musicians in Nevada Counthy, with our own unique improvisational style, fused with traditional world rhythms," DiMartino said.

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