2020 Jan 16 -18- NAMM Show, Anaheim CA Feb 4 - Front Range Big Band, Village at Skyline, Colorado Springs 7pm Feb 7- Fire Line, Lulu's Inn, Watkins, CO 8pm Feb 8- Fire Line, Lulu's Inn Watkins, CO 8pm Feb 11 - Front Range Big Band, View Point, Colorado Springs, 6:30 Feb 23- Vista Grande Community Church, Jazz Sunday 10am February 17- Fire Line- Deuces Wild Brewery, Colorado Springs, CO 6:30pm March 6- Fire Line- Cowboy Saloon and Dance Hall, Laramie, WY, 8pm April 4 - Fire Line- Pop a Top Saloon, Calhan CO 8pm May 25- Fire Line- Territory Days, Bancroft Park, Colorado Springs, CO 1:30pm July 4 - Fire Line - Hillside Gardens- Colorado Springs, CO 7pm July 10- Fire Line- Calhan Summer Festival, Calhan Colorado 5pm September 19-Fire Line- Rocky Mountain Oktoberfest- Woodland Park, CO 3pm
Valerie Carricato is an American drummer best known as a member and tour manager of the Band Fire Line. Valerie has been on various other albums over her 17 year music career as a both a live and session drummer. She plays all styles from jazz, to hard rock and everything in between. Valerie has appeared on the New York based Radio Show "Around the Kit," as a guest host. In 2016, Valerie participated in the Guitar Center Drum Off and went onto the quarter finals for Colorado. In 2018 she was nominated for Musician of the Year at the Rocky Mountain Country Music awards. She is currently touring with Texas Award winner Mark Powell all over the United States. She is currently endorsing 7drums, Humes and Berg custom cases, London Drumsticks, Sabian Cymbals, the Sweet Spots, RocnSoc Thrones, Native Percussion , Westone Audio, and Sledgepad Innovations. When not on the road or in a studio, Valerie enjoys teaching drums and percussion at her home studio. She also prides herself in philanthropy and hosts many charitable events for military and first responders in her surrounding communities. In her down time she can be found enjoying time with her family, and her dogs in the beautiful Colorado Rockies.