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Arts & Entertainment Briefs


Finbarr’s Carbondale: Friday Afternoon Club (FAC)

CARBONDALE — Join Finbarr’s At Carbondale for FAC for extended happy hour, drink specials and live music on the patio.

4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

303 River Valley Ranch

Info: 963-0300 and

Cooper Wine and Spirits: Beer, wine and spirits tastings

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy free tastings every weekend in downtown Glenwood Springs, as Cooper Wine & Spirits showcases different varieties of hand-selected wines, craft beers and Colorado spirits.

5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Friday Afternoon Club

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Chris Bank plays. Take a free tram ride with coupon from the PI for live music, drink specials and sunset views.

5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Tram admission: Free with coupon

5100 Two Rivers Place


K’Gen Restaurant: H2

BASALT — Join the party at the new K’Gen restaurant in the Willits Town Center with live music as H2, featuring David Harding and Amy Hawes, plays locals’ favorites.

5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

231 Harris St.


Speckled Feather Mercantile: Watercolor Mixed Media Party

NEW CASTLE — Create a one-of-a-kind canvas using a variety of tools, techniques, sprays and inks. Choose your canvas size and design element: flowers, butterflies, hearts or stars.

6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Admission: $27

303 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999 and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Summer Season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue is a two-hour, family-friendly theater show with professional talent performing a variety of comedy skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and new and original material such as an all-new rap, Gary’s Dramatic Readings, and more of the popular Babies act. Food from Glenwood restaurants, drinks and entertainment with show following.

6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

Admission: $16-$24

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, and

Basalt Live: “The Sound of Music”

BASALT — Children’s dinner theatre production of “The Sound of Music” with dinner catered by Tempranillo (no outside food or beverage). Bring your own blanket.

6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, and Saturday, Aug. 2; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

Lion’s Park, Midland Spur

Info: 309-1269, e-mail and

Silt HeyDay: Party at the Pavilion

SILT — Get ready to rock at the Stoney Ridge Pavilion for Silt HeyDay, featuring favorite ’80s rock music with three tribute bands playing Def Leppard, AC/DC, Prince, Alice Cooper, Van Halen, Twisted Sister, KISS and more. Fast-paced, costume-filled performances will make the audience think the real artists are on the Pavilion stage. Beer and food booths available.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Stoney Ridge Park, 648 N. Seventh St.


Centennial Park Concert Series: Todo Mundo

RIFLE — Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series continues with rumba, reggae, samba, gypsy, and other South American and Caribbean rhythms and groove with Todo Mundo from Los Angeles. Food is available for purchase and free mini golf for the kids.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

300 W. Fifth St.


Trattoria Dionisia: Painters Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free music by Painters Stage, featuring valley musicians Noemi and Kristof playing an eclectic selection of styles in a fun, family atmosphere.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Uptown Strutters

BASALT — Funks, blues, jazz and dance party on the Heather’s summertime deck.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: The Deltaz

CARBONDALE — Americana Los Angeles band The Deltaz is on tour this summer and will be passing through Carbondale, stopping at Steve’s Friday night.

8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: e-mail, and

Black Nugget: The Steve Skinner Band

CARBONDALE — Dance all night to live, local music by KDNK’s Steve Skinner and friends.

9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

403 Main St.


Basalt Live: Live Comedy

BASALT — Live comedy in the park with cash bar by Heather’s. Bring your own blanket.

9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

Call for ticket reservations

Lion’s Park, Midland Spur

Info: 309-1269, e-mail and

Silt Heydays: HeyDay Parade

SILT — Annual parade along Grand Avenue that starts at Cactus Valley Elementary School at First and Grand, with a “45 Years of a Community Coming Together” theme. No entry fees. Sign up early. Lineup and judging starts at 9 a.m.

10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2

Downtown Silt


Silt HeyDay: Anvil Points Quilt Show

SILT — The annual Anvil Points Quilt Show at the Silt Historical Park. See handmade quilts and enjoy historic buildings and artifacts in the park. Features a drawing at 4 p.m. for a hand-quilted door prize quilt from the Anvil Points Quilt Guild.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2

Admission: $2 donation

707 Orchard Ave.


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Brock McLeod

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Roaring Fork Valley singer songwriter Brock McLeod plays live above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse.

noon Saturday, Aug. 2

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.


Butch’s Lobster Shack: Dwight F. Ferren

BASALT — Solo acoustic guitar instrumentals with valley singer-songwriter Dwight F. Ferren. No cover.

6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2

299 Midland Ave., Suite 1

Info: 927-0722 and

Redstone Magical Moments Summer Concert Series: Doctor Robert

REDSTONE — Dressed in mod-Beatles circa 1964, Doctor Robert relishes the challenge of recreating even the most demanding musical compositions in a live setting, often improvising during the performance.

6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2

Admission: Free

Redstone Park, Redstone Blvd.


Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Bank and Ananda Banc

BASALT — Live jazz, funk, R&B and dance music on Heather’s deck.

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Eagles Club of Glenwood Springs: Mountain Metal Massacre

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs’ heavy metal band Ancient Wind are back from a recording hiatus and ready to play new material. The show also features thrash and heavy metal from all four corners of the state, including Morbid Asphyxiation, Biological Meltdown and Dementia.

8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2

Admission: $5

312 Seventh St.


Basalt Live: The Starletts

BASALT — Live music with Motown band The Starletts, of Carbondale, and cash bar by Brick Pony. Bring your own blanket.

9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2

Call for ticket reservations

Lion’s Park, Midland Spur

Info: 309-1269, e-mail and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Phillips

BASALT — Musician Chris Phillips plays brunch in Basalt with live classical music by Bach, Bernstein, Tarrega and other great composers. No cover.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

166 Midland Ave.


Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse: Leonard Curry Trio

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Elliot Leonard and Lorraine and Craig Curry play live folk and bluegrass outdoors above the waterfall at Juicy Lucy’s. No cover.

noon Sunday, Aug. 3

308 Seventh St.


Boomtown Players: “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” Auditions

RIFLE — Be a part of Boomtown Players next production, “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” a science fiction thriller adapted by Noah Smith. Auditions open to high school age or older interested in acting, directing, stage management, set design, costume, and make-up. For speaking roles, prepare a 1-2 minute dramatic monologue and read from the script. Rehearsals typically Monday evenings and Saturday mornings for Oct. 16-19 shows.

4-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3

Rifle Library, 207 East Ave.

Info: 984-8566 and


Garfield County Fair Concert: Clay Walker

RIFLE — Country star Clay Walker has sold more than 11 million albums; had 11 No. 1 hit singles, four RIAA Platinum and two Gold certified albums. He recently returned to the studio to begin working on his tenth studio album.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8

Tickets: $20/adults or child for premium arena, $15/grandstand seating, $10/seniors 65 and older and 7 and older, free/youth 7 and younger

Presale ticket info: 800-626-8497, and Trendz Clothing Co., 424 Railroad Ave.

Garfield County Fairgrounds


Mt. Sopris Historical Society: The Shindig

CARBONDALE — The social event of the season, featuring live music and historical entertainment, a pit barbecue and guided tours. All proceeds benefit the Mt. Sopris Historical Society.

6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9

Tickets: $75

Thompson House, 633 N. Bridge Drive


Garfield County Branch Library: Hiroya Tsukamoto

GARFIELD COUNTY — New York-based composer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto’s acoustic music is described as “impressionistic and cinematic”, and contains many types of elements ranging from folk and jazz to Japanese style music.

6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, New Castle Branch Library; Tuesday, Aug. 19, Glenwood Springs Branch Library; Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m., Parachute Branch Library; and 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, Carbondale Branch Library

Admission: Free

Garfield County Library locations



Gallery 809: Rande Price Brewer

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Stop by Gallery 809 in July to view all new paintings by guest artist Rande Price Brewer.

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809 and

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Capturing Beauty”

BASALT — Two masterful still life artists, Sarah Lamb and Roseta Santiago, are showcased in the new exhibition, “Capturing Beauty.”

Admission: Free

211 Midland Ave.

Info: 927-9668 and

CMC’s ArtShare Gallery: David Wharton

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A series of art-paper watercolors and three-dimensional altar pieces by Montana artist David Wharton are on display at the CMC ArtShare Gallery through Aug. 27.

Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 and

Wyly Art Center: “Inside Out”

BASALT — A site-specific installation of ceramic sculpture and encaustic paintings by K Rhynus Cesark. The exhibit runs through Aug. 28 and is open to the public.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday

99 Midland Spur

Info: 927-4123, e-mail and

The Powers Art Center: Art Gallery

CARBONDALE — The Powers Art Center strives to teach the public about contemporary and pop art through exhibitions.

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Admission: Free

13110 Colorado 82

Info: 963-4445, e-mail and

Harvest Pottery: Jail House Studio/Gallery

CARBONDALE — Harvest Pottery has opened its doors to the Jail House Studio/Gallery with new work on display. The historic jailhouse and cabin is free to visit and open to the public.

Admission: Free

500 Weant Blvd.

Info: 963-2550, email and

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Art Guild’s Summer Showcase

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — View the Art Guild’s Summer Showcase at the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts gallery.

Admission: Free

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2412, email, and

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Open Mic Nights

NEW CASTLE — Open Mic every Sunday for music therapy at the Black Dog Saloon.

5 p.m. Sundays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999 and

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) ArtShare: Ron Bimrose

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Painting and collage on paper by artist Ron Bimrose will be featured in the exhibit “Reclamation/Reformation” at the CMC ArtShare Gallery in Glenwood Springs.

Gallery hours: weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission: Free

802 Grand Ave.

Info: 947-8367 or

Hotel Colorado: Monday Night Jazz

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Hotel Colorado features valley musicians for Monday night jazz jam sessions, including Justin Pfeifer on piano, Ashton Taufer on bass, and Zach Ritchie on drums. Middle through high school, as well as local, musicians of all levels have an opportunity to hone their skills and enjoy camaraderie and networking with fellow jazz musicians.

7-9:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: e-mail and

Carbondale Beer Works: Phat Pagan Open Mic Night

CARBONDALE — Patrick Fagan invites performers of all types for free expression, liberal libations and musical invention. No cover.

7:30 p.m. Mondays

Admission: Free

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

Camp Chair Productions: Storytelling Mondays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Well-known master raconteur Jack Green shares his storytelling techniques.

Arrive at 6:30 p.m. with the bell ringing at 7 p.m., Mondays

Admission: $7.17 (more or less) or a pair of eye glasses with the lens to be donated to the Lions Club

4018 Sky Ranch Drive

Info: 618-0911

Rhythm & Grace Carbondale: Music and dance

CARBONDALE — Weekly class hosted by Aspen Santa Fe Ballet appropriate for anyone with Parkinson’s disease, no matter how advanced. Dance experience not required.

1-2 p.m. Wednesdays

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Register: (866) 718-2996 and

Rivers: Open Mic Nite

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Open mic for artists of all types hosted by Dan Rosenthal. All talents welcome. $1 taco special. No cover.

8-10 p.m., Wednesdays

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

Grove’s Black Dog Saloon: Geeks Who Drink

NEW CASTLE — Geeks Who Drink (not your average) Pub Trivia Thursdays at the Black Dog Saloon.

7:30 p.m. Thursdays

Admission: Free

219 W. Main St.

Info: 984-0999, and

Main Street Gallery: Regional artists

GLENWOOD SPRINGS AND CARBONDALE — Works by Dean Bowlby, Stephen Datz, Berard Hofmann, Jane Lee, Linda Loeschen and Mary Noone. The gallery also specializes in preservation-quality framing.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday

817 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs

Admission: Free

399 Main St., Carbondale

Info:, 945-4817 and 963-3775

CCAH: Drop-in figure drawing class

CARBONDALE — Open to all ages and abilities, CCAH is offering an uninstructed session for figure drawing. Bring your own easel and supplies.

7-9 p.m. Mondays

Fee: Model’s fee

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Info:, and 963-1680

Midland Arts Company: Local artists’ offerings

RIFLE — This cooperative gift shop features the work of the six artist-owners and about 30 additional local artists: handmade soaps and candles, fabric arts, iron work, original paintings, and turned-wood lamps, along with the already existing artisan jewelry and pottery.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

110 E. Third St., Rifle, next to the Blush Salon

Info: and 625-3068

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