2019 lineup for Fridays in the Asher announced

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CHEYENNE, Wyo It's that time of the year again, Fridays in the Asher kick off Friday, February 8th with a performance from acclaimed Michigan pop-soul-funk rockers Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers.

The Lansing, Michigan-based band are the opening headliner of the 11-week series, which is not-for-profit and volunteer organized by Arts Cheyenne, and will run from February through May.

The show will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Asher Building, located at 500 W. 15th Street in Cheyenne. Admission is $5.00 and the show is open to all ages; beer and other malt beverages will be available for purchase for attendees 21+.

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers - joined by popular local reggae act Josh Gonzales Band - are the first of a 27-act lineup spanning a continuum of genres, and hailing from all over the country.

The series also features music acts from eight different states and a variety of nationally acclaimed artists such as NPR Tiny Desk Contest 2018 winner

Naia Izumi and multi-Grammy nominated artist Matthew Santos.

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers have released three full-length albums - most recently in 2017 with “Pluto” - and have received wide acclaim for both their studio work and live performances.

Live painting will also be featured at the show.

The 2019 Friday's in the Asher Line-up include:

Feb. 8: Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers (Lansing, MI) w/Josh Gonzales Band (Cheyenne, WY)

Feb. 15: Naia Izumi (Los Angeles, CA) w/Sarah Slaton Duo (Denver, CO), Timothy John (Centennial, WY)

Feb. 22: Whippoorwill (Fort Collins, CO) and David Burchfield & The Fire Guild (Salt Lake City, UT) w/The Change Agents (Cheyenne, WY)

Mar. 1: Matthew Santos (Los Angeles, CA) and Grayson Erhard (Denver, CO)

Mar. 8: The Jauntee (Boston, MA) and Linear Symmetry (Omaha, NE)

Mar. 15: Kayla Marque Band (Denver, CO) and Kid Astronaut (Denver, CO) w/India Patrice (Cheyenne, WY)

April 12: Rush Archives (CO/WY) w/ Trujillo Company (Denver, CO)

April 19: Bud Bronson & The Goodtimers (Denver, CO) w/ Wheelchair Getaway Drivers (Cheyenne, WY)

April 26: Audible (Denver, CO) and YaSi (Denver, CO) w/Onwuka (Cheyenne, WY)

May 3: Jalan Crossland (Ten Sleep, WY) w/Elk Tongue (Laramie, WY) and Hoi Ann (Laramie, WY)

May 10: The Cabin Project (Portland, OR) w/YOTP (Cheyenne, WY)