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BPA Brings REVEL Back to Blanco
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 • Posted February 7, 2013

REVEL, the classical band, returns to the Uptown Blanco Ballroom this Saturday, February 9 at 7:30 with a program from their newest CD, The Magic Hour. Violinist Carmelo de los Santos, cellist Joel Becktell, and pianist Carla McElhaney form this animatedly passionate group of performers. Their program covers a wide range of musical styles: Beethoven’s “Ghost” trio, Autumn from the Four Seasons by Argentine tango master Piazolla, Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel, Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin, and Swing Shift by young American composer/violist Kenji Bunch. says, “What a stellar group! The feel of a REVEL concert is unlike that of any other chamber group. The way they seamlessly incorporate classical and contemporary music into one concert is both enlightening and refreshing.”

Tickets and more information are available at or by calling 830-833-4762. Ticket holders will receive a 10% discount at Uptown Blanco Restaurant for dinner before the concert. For dinner reservations call 830-833-0738. Texas Hills Wines and light hors d’oeuvres will be on sale on the veranda at the entrance of the Ballroom at 6:30. Student rush tickets for youth 18 and younger are available at the door for $5.

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