Quick Picks: SHARK-E performance; Edesia; Nickel Creek new release
Saturday, March 29
Local Christian rapper Marcus Gallegos, also known as SHARK-E, will perform a free show at 4:30 p.m. in the Hastings parking lot, 2401 North Ave.
CDs and other merchandise will be for sale at the show, which Gallegos is using to promote two albums and to raise awareness about homelessness, substance abuse, mental illness and other issues in the Grand Valley.
Sunday, March 30
If you like good food and drink in a casual setting, consider attending Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure from 1–5 p.m. at Wine Country Inn, 777 Grande River Drive, in Palisade.
There will be “celebrity chefs” giving live cooking demonstrations while those 21 and older (IDs are required to enter) can mingle and sample food, wine, craft beer and spirits.
Tickets cost $75 and can be purchased through edesiapalisade.com.
A portion of the proceeds benefits Marillac Clinic.
Tuesday, April 1
The Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling trio Nickel Creek has reunited for new album, “A Dotted Line,” which is released on this day. It’s the group’s first album since it went on hiatus seven years ago.
The folk group will tour the United States in support of the album, including a stop at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival on June 19.