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Arts & Entertainment briefs



Gallery 809: Georgeann Waggaman

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Gallery 809 proudly presents August guest artist, Georgeann Waggaman.

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

809 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-0809

The Eagles Lodge: Battle of the Bands

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Round two of the Battle of the Bands, starting with 12 bands and ending with a $1,000 cash prize at the finals on Saturday, Oct. 12.

6-11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

Tickets: $5

312 Seventh St.

Info: 945-5506 and

Glenwood Vaudeville Revue: Summer season

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A family-fun show with professional talent performing a variety of skits, jokes, high-energy dance numbers, novelty songs and original ideas. The show takes place weekends throughout the summer.

6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, and Saturday, Aug. 10, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11

Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.


Info: 945-9699 and

Crown Mountain Park Concert: Poser

EL JEBEL — Spend a few hours relaxing at the Crown Mountain Park Pavilion, listening to free live music with local band Poser. A CARE pet adopt-a-thon will also take place..

6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

501 Eagle County Drive

Info: 963.6030, e-mail and

Burning Mountain Fire Station: Music Jam

SILT — Music jam featuring acoustic, old country, bluegrass, and gospel on the second Friday of every month. Refreshments provided. Donations appreciated.

7-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

611 Main St.

Info: 876-2976 and 625-4521

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Caleb and son perform traditional country music at Kanpai Sushi & Bar.

No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

3950 Midland Ave.


Carbondale Beer Works: Josh and Ananda

CARBONDALE — Roaring Fork Valley acoustic duo Josh Phillips and Ananda Banc play all their favorites, and yours too, at local’s hang-out CBW.

8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

647 Main St.

Info: 704-1216 and

Steve’s Guitars: Anniversaries

CARBONDALE — Steve’s started in 1993 and this year marks the 20th anniversary of the music venue and guitar store starting up in Carbondale’s historic Dinkle building. Fifteen years ago, Steve’s moved to its current location on Fourth St. This summer celebrates 600 consecutive Friday nights with live music.

8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304 and

Big Daddy’s Sports Bar: Johnny O. Band

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Catch some cool and funky blues you can dance to from the Johnny O. Band. Ladies get in for free and enjoy $1 well, wine, and domestic drafts. Offering a free shuttle to get you home safe.

9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9

Cover: $5

5 Mel Rey Road

Info: 987-1935 and

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live music at Rivers with the Leonard Curry Trio, featuring a fun mix of Americana music. No cover charge.

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

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813, e-mail, and

Stubbiest: Johnny Congo & Slim

BASALT — Johnny Congo & Slim is a dope honkytonk, country and rockabilly cowboy show and Wild West review. No cover.

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

123 Emma Road


Ramada Inn: Salsa Dance

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Come and have fun with DJ Salson and all the tropical rhythms, enjoy the best salsa dance place in the valley.

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

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Bluebird Café: “Through Nature’s Eye”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Valley photographer Gay E. Moore showcases her love for her great-niece to bring together a photography show and benefit in “Through Nature’s Eye,” capturing scenes of everyday life. Newspapers captured the story of Moore’s great niece, Jessica Ridgeway, from her abduction to her murder, and now to the trial. Proceeds enable Moore to attend the trial with her family.

Opening reception 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10

730 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1025

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Mountain Concert Series

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Classic, modern and original rock band Fifty50 returns to the Music on the Mountain Concert Series. Enjoy live music, drink specials and a free tram ride up and down the mountain in exchange for a canned food donation to the LIFT-UP food pantry.

Saturday, Aug. 10, cans-for-a-tram rides begin at 4 p.m.

Bands play 6-10 p.m.

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

Info: 800-530-1635, 945-4228, ext. 0, and

Blues for Parkinson’s: The Johnny O. Band

REDSTONE — Organized by 16-year-old Redstone resident Olivia Saver, the Playing the Blues for Parkinson’s benefit concert and silent auction features valley favorite The Johnny O. Band at the Crystal Club. All profits from the dinner go to Team Fox, part of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s disease research.

4–7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

Tickets: $15/door

467 Redstone Blvd.

Info: 456-9364, e-mail and

Lions Park: Downtown Hoedown

BASALT — The Caleb Dean Band will be performing live along with wagon rides, roping activities, petting zoo, local food and drinks. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., sales and specials at stores and restaurants throughout Basalt/Willits will be offered.

5-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

Midland Spur Road

Info: 379-3280 and e-mail

Hattie Thompson Restaurant: Live Music with Dave Harding and Amy Hawes

CARBONDALE — Enjoy live music on the patio from talented local duo Dave and Amy. Soak in the view of Mount Sopris with food and drink. No cover.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

303 River Valley Ranch Road

Info: 963-0300, e-mail and

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Rhythm and blues from Susan Paris. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

3950 Midland Ave.


Sixth Street Bar & Grill: Painters Stage

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Free live acoustic music performed by Painters Stage. Eclectic music for everyone by Noemi and Kristof. No cover.

8-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Steve’s Guitars: The Kelley Hunt Blues Band

CARBONDALE — A former Mountain Fair performer, Kelley Hunt is a bluesy piano-playing songwriter bringing back roots R&B to Carbondale. Expect boogie-woogie chops and original songs for your dancing pleasure.

8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

Cover: $20

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, and

The Bayou: Latino Night

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Dance features Ranchera and Banda, traditional sounds of the Mexican culture from La Razza DJ Axel with high tech sound, video and lights. No cover.

10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10

919 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1047


CCAH: Mosaic’s Youth ART Camp

CARBONDALE — Limited spaces are still available for youth, ages 9-14, in CCAH’s Mosaics ART Camp with teacher Rochelle Norwood. Youth will learn to modify found objects and tile to create anything from unique picture frames to tabletops.

1-3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, through Friday, Aug. 16

Info: 963-1680 and

Ramada Inn: Monday Night Jazz

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Ramada Inn features jazz musician Pablo Gorra for Monday Night Jazz Jam Sessions.

7-9:30 p.m. Mondays

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: and 945-2500

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

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813

PAC3 Carbondale: Turnpike Troubadours

CARBONDALE — PAC3 Carbondale presents the Turnpike Troubadours, an American red dirt group from Oklahoma composed of Evan Feeler, R.C. Edwards, Kyle Nix, Ryan Engelmann and Gabe Pearson. The Taylor Atkinson Band, also from Oklahoma, open the show.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15

Tickets: $10/advance, $15/door

520 S. Third St.

Tickets and info:, Dena Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos, and 925-1663

Loyal Brothers: Denver comic Sam Talent

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live comedy show with Denver comic Sam Tallent, a witty Loyal Brothers favorite, featuring opener Roger Norquist. Roaring Fork Valley comic April Clark emcees. All comics have been seen on the Denver Comedy Works stage.

Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16

Cover: $5

813 Grand Ave.


PAC3 Carbondale: Leon Russell

CARBONDALE — Leon Russell is a music legend and perhaps the most accomplished and versatile musician in the history of rock ‘n roll. In his distinguished and unique 50-year career, he has played on, arranged, written and/or produced some of the best records in popular music.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16

Tickets: $35/advance, $45/door

520 S. Third St.

Tickets and info:, Deja Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos, and 925-1663

Thunder River Theatre: “Blank”

CARBONDALE — “Blank,” the award-winning solo play by L.A. actor and playwright Brian Stanton, with special guest author Patti Hawn, comes to Thunder River. Stanton plays 12 characters in a compelling exploration of one man’s quest for identity. Hawn provides readings from her memoir about love lost and reclaimed 40 years later, “Good Girls Don’t.”

7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17

Advance tickets: $25 at or $30/door

Info: 923-0041 and

Silt Historical Park: Visit with Jerusha Sipprelle

SILT — A historical step back in time with Jerusha Sipprelle, portrayed by her granddaughter Judith Hayward. The beloved homesteader helped her Grand Valley neighbors during the early pioneer period of 1887-1930. Book signings by authors Carol Crawford McManus and Kathleen Arthur also featured. Bring lawn chairs, donations appreciated.

7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23

7070 Orchard Ave.


Redstone’s Magical Moment Summer Concert Series: Sticky Mulligan

REDSTONE — Free concert with Sticky Mulligan. His band is percussive fun, world rhythms, funky tunes and soulful singing, expressive and unique.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

Redstone Park

Info: 963-8240 and

PAC3 Carbondale: Jesse Dayton

CARBONDALE — Jesse Dayton has been building a cult following around the globe playing festivals in North America and Europe for years with his guitar-shredding, country-infused, Americana sound.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24

Tickets: $15/advance, $22/door

520 S. Third St.

Tickets and info:, Deja Coffee & Brew, Thunder River Market, and Dos Gringos, and 925-1663


Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts: Wild Women 2013

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts celebrates the annual Wild Women exhibit — this year titled “Facelift” — and a new-and-improved version of its most popular show. On display through Sept. 8 in the gallery.

601 E. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2414 and

Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities (CCAH): Cohabitation, Cooperation, Collaboration: A Most Unusual Project

CARBONDALE — Individual and collaborative work by accomplished artists couples K and Mark Cesark; Sue Drinker and Dick Durrance; Wewer and Steve Keohane; Nancy Lovendahl and Scott Keating; and Annette and Andrew Roberts-Gray.

Through Aug. 30

CCAH’s R2 Gallery, 520 S. Third St.


Carbondale Clay Center: “The Giving Chair”

CARBONDALE — Staci DeBolt’s porcelain pots are detailed with multiple surface decoration techniques, including slip trailing and mishima. “The Giving Chair” explores forms decorated with images of chairs, asking, “What is the relationship between a person, a place of rest, and their environment?”

Through Aug. 30

Free and open to the public

135 Main St.

Info: 963-2529 or e-mail

Wyly Community Art Center: “Betsy Chaffin: daily fragments”

BASALT — Exhibition of contemporary paintings and works on paper by Snowmass artist Betsy Chaffin. Free and open to the public. Exhibition runs through Aug. 29.

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

99 Midland Ave.

Info:, 927-4123 and

CMC ArtShare Gallery: Photography by George Stranahan

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — An exhibit of black-and-white photographs by George Stranhan is on display at the Colorado Mountain College ArtShare Gallery, featuring his 1930s-classical-style portraits, landscapes and geometric imagery.

Through Sept. 25

802 Grand Ave.

Info: and 947-8367

CPAC: 11th “Art aRound Town” Sculptures

CARBONDALE — Featuring works by 14 artists from seven states, “Art aRound Town” is a rotating, year-long public art exhibition showcasing sculptures throughout own.

Various locations


Main Street Gallery: Regional artists

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — 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

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

Third Street Center, 520 S. Third St.

Fee: Model’s fee

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

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

Info: and 625-3068

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