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  . . . to Arvel Bird's official website.  Arvel's been busy working on a new project, but not what you might think.  Although he continues light touring and composing new music . . . he and Kimberly have founded a Spiritual Center in Cottonwood, Arizona!

The Center of Universal Light is located at Old Town Center for the Arts.  As of April 1st, Arvel and Kimberly share the Sunday Message, Music and Mantra and occasionally bring in other brilliant Guest Speakers and Musicians on scheduled Sundays.  

The Center of Universal Light is an independent, unaffiliated, unorthodox spiritual center, celebrating the diversity of life, spirituality and encouraging people to follow their own spiritual path.  You can read more about it at Center of Universal Light.

He will continue his currently scheduled performances "on the road".  Feel free to email us with any questions.  info@arvelbird.com
 

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Rev. Arvel's Music with a Message

Center of Universal Light, 633 N. 5th Street, Cottonwood, AZ

Reverends Arvel and Kimberly are co-founders of Center of Universal Light, a spiritually diverse healing center dedicated to supporting you on your own spiritual path. CUL has no dogma, through our own journey and through guest speakers, we share positive ideas, wisdom, spiritual guidance and love from all spiritual arenas. Oh, and . . . If you don't love music and singing, we're probably not the right place for you.

Rev. Arvel's Music with a Message

Center of Universal Light, 633 N. 5th Street, Cottonwood, AZ

Reverends Arvel and Kimberly are co-founders of Center of Universal Light, a spiritually diverse healing center dedicated to supporting you on your own spiritual path. CUL has no dogma, through our own journey and through guest speakers, we share positive ideas, wisdom, spiritual guidance and love from all spiritual arenas. Oh, and . . . If you don't love music and singing, we're probably not the right place for you.

Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour

Lexington, KY

Dear Fans and Friends, We are taping the worldwide broadcast of the WOODSONGS OLD-TIME RADIO HOUR on October 1st, 2018; 7pm Eastern | 4pm Pacific (and Arizona)

This live audience program airs on 500+ radio stations, public TV nationwide, and American Forces Radio around the globe. You can watch the entire production plus encore performances live-as-it-happens on the Folk-Book.com Arts and Music social media site.

There is a one time only $5.95 subscription but it lasts a lifetime and you can watch all the WoodSongs shows from then on for FREE.

Visit WoodSongs.com to find out about the show. We hope you join us on the national broadcast taping of WoodSongs!

Richmond Native American Festival

Battlefield Park, 1546 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Richmond, KY

Sponsored by the Richmond Pow Wow Association, featuring Celtic Indian Arvel Bird and Actor Larry Sellers (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and Wayne's World), along with many talented dancers, storytellers and of course, Cowboy and Indians Magazine's top four pick as their favorite Native American musician! http://richmondpowwow.org/

Richmond Native American Festival

Battlefield Park, 1546 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Richmond, KY

Sponsored by the Richmond Pow Wow Association, featuring Celtic Indian Arvel Bird and Actor Larry Sellers (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and Wayne's World), along with many talented dancers, storytellers and of course, Cowboy and Indians Magazine's top four pick as their favorite Native American musician! http://richmondpowwow.org/

Richmond Native American Festival

Battlefield Park, 1546 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Richmond, KY

Sponsored by the Richmond Pow Wow Association, featuring Celtic Indian Arvel Bird and Actor Larry Sellers (Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and Wayne's World), along with many talented dancers, storytellers and of course, Cowboy and Indians Magazine's top four pick as their favorite Native American musician! http://richmondpowwow.org/

Celebrate the River Concert

Old Town Center for the Arts, 633 N 5th St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326

The 5th Annual ‘Celebrate the River’ Concert will begin the Old Town Center for the Arts 11th Season and kick-off the Verde River Day Festival weekend. Musicians, artists and river advocates, will gather for an evening of music, art, and new “river” songs all dedicated to bringing attention to our most important natural resource – water, that flows from the Verde River & Oak Creek Water Basins. Concert features Arvel and Kimberly, William Eaton, Mary Redhouse, Wendy Harford and Friends. Tickets are available in Cottonwood at Desert Dancer and Mt. Hope Foods and in Sedona at Literate Lizard.

Unity of Flagstaff in the Park - Music with a Message

Thorpe Park, 191 N Thorpe Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

Rev. Arvel will be sharing Music with a Message at Unity of Flagstaff's and Center for Spiritual Living's combined outdoor Service in Thorpe Park. Come for the Music, stay for the Message "Life as a Practice"!

Jun10

Private Gig

Surprise, AZ

Arvel and favorite musical partner, Fred Rothert are teaming up again in Arizona for this gig.

Jun1

Taylorville Native American Festival

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Taylorville, Il

Arvel prefers several times over the weekend. Plan to enjoy the sights and sounds all 3 days!the 17th annual Taylorville Blackhorse Pow-Wow, at the Taylorville IL. Lake Marina. Its going to be held on June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Gates open at 9am until 9pm. There is free parking and admission. Hot and cold showers, inside restrooms. Camping and cabins available. The host drum is: Great Sioux Uprising, they are Oglala Sioux and they are from Pine Ridge, South Dakota, along with the Southern Singers, and they are Cherokee from Hamilton, Ohio. The MC is Woody Richards, Arena Director is Tony Richards, Head Veteran and Co-Arena Director is Thomas Three Feathers, Head Man is Alex Salway he’s Oglala Sioux, and our head lady is Amanda Woodall and she’s Cherokee. Amanda is a champion Jingle Dress Dancer. We are going to have two Native Academy Award winners at this year’s Pow-Wow, and they are Arvel Bird he’s Paiute-Metis, and Jim Young he’s Rosebud Sioux. All vendors welcome, the fee is $100 for all 3 days of the Pow-Wow and that’s a 20’x20′ spot. There will be Authentic Sioux Food Booth there this year. Dancers: Jingle Dress, Grass Dancers, Fancy Dancers, Traditional and others will be present. Grand Entry will start at 1pm on Saturday, and 1pm on Sunday. Special event: little tot dances, must sign up by 12pm all 3 days of the Pow-Wow, adult must be present with child on sign in. There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, male or female There will be no alcohol, drugs, or firearms allowed on the grounds. We will have security on the grounds. For information call Blackhorse at 217-823-6878, or call Woody at 812-345-7745. Fest on Saturday to the public at 5pm all you can eat free.

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Details: Start: June 1, 2018, All Day End: June 3, 2018

Submitted by PowWow Calendar on: April 17, 2018

Organizer: Contact: Frederick DuBay or Blackhorse

Phone: 217-823-6878 or 217-565-1897

Email: blackhorse@consolidated.net

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Venue: Taylorville Lake Marina: 1205 West Rich Street, Taylorville, IL

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