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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. 15

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. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 16

Admission: Free

732 Cooper Ave.


Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Friday Afternoon Club

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Enjoy live, local music and take a free tram ride with coupon from the PI for drink specials and sunset views.

5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15

Tram admission: Free with coupon

5100 Two Rivers Place


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. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 16; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17

Admission: $16-$24

Springs Theatre, 915 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-9699, and

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. 15

Admission: Free

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-5462 and

Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Uptown Strutters

BASALT — Live, local music on the Heather’s outdoor deck.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Kanpai Sushi and Bar: 4 a.m.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic hard rock live at Kanpai Friday evening.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and

Loyal Brothers Lounge: Comedy Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Comedy night at LBs returns with popular Boulder comedy show host Brent Gill headlining and feature Chris Charpentier, of Denver’s The Fine Gentleman Club. The line-up also includes guest spots by Ben Adams and Jon Wilkins, and special guest emcee Brett Crandall.

Doors at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15

Admission: Free

813 Grand Ave.

Info: (202) 674-3099 and

Steve’s Guitars: Tom Tom Patti

CARBONDALE — Patti Townsend and Tommy Gardner have been a working duo since 1993 and are joined by Tom Stem for the night. The longtime professional musicians play everything from jazz to blues and back. Think Keb Mo, Bonnie Raitt and Steely Dan.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15

19 N. Fourth St.

Rivers Restaurant: Steve Skinner Band

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Steve Skinner and friends play resort rock live for free Friday music in the Rivers bar.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 15

Admission: Free

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813 and

Big Kids Corner: Shaking the Tree

RIFLE — After a five-year hiatus, they’re back on their reunion tour 2014.

9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15

Railroad and Second Street

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. 16

Admission: Free

308 Seventh St.


KDNK Community Radio: Blues and BBQ

CARBONDALE — Annual KDNK fundraiser and membership drive concert featuring live blues and rock and Colorado brew and barbecue to wrap up the summer.

4-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Downtown Carbondale

Info: 963-0139 and

Roaring Fork Beer Company: Josh and Ananda Acoustic

CARBONDALE — Live music by Josh and Ananda Acoustic brings an eclectic mix of popular songs, classics and originals to the newest brewery in the valley.

5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Admission: Free

1941 Dolores Way


Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic rock with Roaring Fork Valley band Already Gone. The free event is a LIFT-UP food pantry benefit. Bring a canned food item after 4 p.m. for a free tram ride and show.

6-10 p.m. (tram opens at 4) Saturday, Aug. 16

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Admission: Bring a canned food item after 4 p.m. for a free tram ride and show.


Centennial Park Concert Series: Foxfield Four

RIFLE — Rifle’s Centennial Park Concert Series continues with Foxfield Four, a piano rock band reminiscent of Ben Folds and Jerry Lee Lewis. Band plays at the pavilion, with food for purchase, a beer garden for the adults, and free mini golf for the kids.

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Admission: Free


Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar: Chris Bank

BASALT — Live jazz, funk, R&B and dance music from a longtime valley favorite singer-songwriter on Heather’s deck.

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Admission: Free

166 Midland Ave.


Kanpai Sushi and Bar: Feeding Giants

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — New Castle acoustic rock duo Feeding Giants plays live at Kanpai Saturday night.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

Admission: Free

3950 Midland Ave.

Info: 230-9498 and

Steve’s Guitars: The Finnders and Youngberg Band

CARBONDALE — This talented musical couple, based out of Ft. Collins, play a mix of classic bluegrass, honky tonk, western swing and folk tunes.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16

19 N. Fourth St.


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. 17

166 Midland Ave.


Music and Movies at Third Street: Ananda and Chris Bank and “Singing in the Rain”

CARBONDALE — Bike or drive in, and bring a lounge chair, blanket for the last event of Music and Movies at Third, beginning with music by father-daughter duo Ananda Banc and Chris Bank. Music will be followed by “Singing in the Rain” on the outdoor big screen starting at dusk.

7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17

Admission: Free

Third Street Center Lawn

Info: 963-1680 and


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 Branch Library locations


Glenwood Springs Branch Library: Fall Collection Opening Reception

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Join the Glenwood Springs Branch Library for an opening reception of fine art collected over time from the Glenwood Springs Art Guild’s Fall Arts Festival. The exhibit will be displayed until Oct. 20.

6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22

413 Ninth St.

Info: 945-5958 and

Silt Party at the Pavilion: Swerve

SILT — Country rock band Swerve plays a free concert during the pig roast benefit for the Colorado River Fire Rescue from 4-7 p.m.

6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23

Stoney Ridge Park, 648 N. Seventh St.


Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Music on the Mountain

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Country music and western swing with the Caleb Dean Band. The free event is a LIFT-UP food pantry benefit. Bring a canned food item after 4 p.m. for a free tram ride and show.

6-10 p.m. (tram opens at 4) Saturday, Aug. 23

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Admission: Bring a canned food item after 4 p.m. for a free tram ride and show.



Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities: “WTF?: Wall, Table, Floor”

CARBONDALE — Work by Frank McGuirk, Doug Casebeer, Jill Oberman, and Andrew Roberts-Gray, each working within their primary medium (clay or painting), to make new work specifically designed for display on the wall, the table, and the floor. Through Sept. 12, with a special Artist Beat Event from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 11.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays

Admission: Free

R2 Gallery, Third Street Center

Info: 963-1680 and

Ann Korologos Gallery: “Material Magic: Six Sculptors Create”

BASALT — The art and soul of sculpture is explored in this exhibition, with compelling works ranging from traditional to contemporary. “Material Magic: Six Sculptors Create” runs through Sept. 8.

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

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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