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Classical concert series

Enjoy free classical concerts on Saturdays showcasing students from the Aspen Music Festival. The concerts will be held at the Carbondale Branch Library on Aug. 5 and Aug. 12. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., and the music begins at 6 p.m. Each week features new music and instruments. The concerts take place in the Calaway Community Room and are made possible by a generous donation from Jim Calaway. For more information call the library at 970-963-2889.

Starwood concert

Starwood, Aspen's favorite band from the '70s, is reuniting for a great night of their original and much-beloved songs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at the Ute Theatre in Rifle.

Their music was the soundtrack to the '70s. Original members Bobby Mason, Bryan Savage and Haden Gregg will be joined by three of Colorado's finest musicians: Larry Thompson, JD Martin and Dave Johnson.

Starwood and its individual members have played with nearly every band that came through Aspen in its musical heyday: John Denver, The Eagles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jimmy Buffett and many more.

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