Sunset Series

Songs in the Barbershop Style


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Jul 22, 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM


Elena Gallegos Double Shelter Amphitheater
End of Simms Park Rd. east of Tramway Blvd
Albuquerque, NM 87122


An Evening performance in the Barbershop Style with ABQ and Southwest Edition. These two accomplished quartets will entertain you with solid four part a cappella harmony that’s entertaining, lively and upbeat!

   These two quartets have been long time members of Albuquerque’s Barbershop scene  and bring years of experience singing this original American art form of a cappella singing in the barbershop style. With large repertoires they can handle almost any kind of event, from the National Anthem, military tributes, birthdays, convention entertainment, a special anniversary or Valentine. They can be booked for your next event simply by contacting them.  Performance fees are cheerfully quoted!

  In addition to singing in quartets, all eight sing in their respective choruses: Southwest Edition are members of Route 66 Sound, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International.  ABQ are members of The New MexiChords and Duke City Sound of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

   ABQ members are Joe Vertrees, Lead; Hal Ratcliff, Tenor; Bill Biffle, Baritone; and Richard Grady, Bass. They can be reached by calling:  (505) 401-4963 or you can find them on

   Southwest Edition members are Sue Bowdoin, Lead; Sandra Squires, Tenor; Judy Moore, Baritone and Andi Rostel, Bass.  Contact them at (505) 239-4357 and also on Facebook at Southwest Edition Quartet or  

This popular series features talks, demonstrations and shows by some of Albuquerque's best speakers, educators and performers. Check back for more events in the Saturday Sunset Series!


Event is free with $2.00 entry fee to the park.


Bill Pentler