Arts & Entertainment Briefs



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

CARBONDALE — Enjoy live music on the patio with Harding and Hawes, a talented local duo sure to make the Friday Afternoon Club special. Happy hour specials until 6 p.m. No cover.

5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16

303 River Valley Ranch Road

Info: 963-0300, e-mail 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. 16, and Saturday, Aug. 17, and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18

Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.


Info: and 945-9699

Loyal Brothers Lounge: Denver comic Sam Tallent

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Live comedy show with Denver rising star comic Sam Tallent, 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

813 Grand Ave.

Cover: $5


Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Logan Brothers play classic rock covers from the ’60s and ’70s at Kanpai Sushi & Bar. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16

3950 Midland Ave.


Steve’s Guitars: Finnders & Youngberg

CARBONDALE — Classic bluegrass, tried-and-true honky-tonk, country swing, and skillfully spun folk tales on the Steve’s stage Friday night.

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

Tickets: $10

19 N. Fourth St.

Info: 963-3304, http://www.finndersandyoungberg, and

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

Rivers Restaurant: Live Music Fridays

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The Missing Link Band plays rock, R&B, country and blues. No cover.

9 p.m. to midnight Friday, Aug. 16

2525 S. Grand Ave.

Info: 928-8813, e-mail, and

The Black Nugget: Amputators with The Sixty Sevens and Roxy Cox

CARBONDALE — Steamboat punk legends the Amputators are going to give a show like Carbondale has never seen, opening with Roxy Cox & The Sixty Sevens, rocker Josh Phillips’ new project. No cover.

9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16

403 Main St.

Info: 963-4498

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. 16

124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

Marble Mill Site Park: Marblefest 2013

MARBLE — Marble is bringing back the bluegrass to Millsite Park, featuring Finnders and Youngberg, Honey Don’t, Betse Ellis, Halden Wofford and the Hi Beams, Dan Sheridan, The T Band, Cottonwood Acoustic, Russ Chapman and more. No cover.

11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 18

Marble Mill Site Park

Info: 963-7257

KDNK Community Access Radio: Blues & BBQ

CARBONDALE — KDNK’s annual Blues & BBQ offers three tasty musical acts and barbecue from the Goat. The show starts at 4 p.m. with local rock and blues from Hannibal Brown. Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute band Texas Flood starts at 5 p.m. and headliner Cary Morin plays at 7.

4-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17

Tickets: Free/KDNK members with a community card and $5/general admission

Fourth Street Plaza, Fourth and Main streets


Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Mountain Concert Series

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Carbondale’s All the Pretty Horses head up to the Caverns to play original music and arrangements. 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. 17, cans-for-a-tram rides begin at 4 p.m.

Band plays from 6-10 p.m.

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road

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

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. 17

303 River Valley Ranch Road

Info: 963-0300, e-mail and

Kanpai Sushi & Bar: Free live music

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Vid Weatherwax blends his Motown roots with mountain blues and funk with great piano and soulful vocals. No cover.

7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17

3950 Midland Ave.


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

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. 17

Ramada Inn, 124 W. Sixth St.

Info: 945-2500

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. 17

919 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1047


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

Wyly Community Art Center: Cocktail party benefit:, “En pleine aire”

BASALT — Benefit honoring Karen and Bayard Hollins with the Wyly Art Excellence Award. Attire is pleine chic.

5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22

Roaring Fork Club, River Cabin

Tickets: $150 and up

Info and tickets:,, and 927-4123

Carbondale Council on Arts & Humanities (CCAH): Artist Beat Happy Hour

CARBONDALE — When creative forces collide, a roundtable discussion with artist couples from CCAH’s new exhibit, “Cohabitation, Cooperation, Collaboration: a Most Unusual Concept.” Artists discuss their collaborations featured in the exhibition. Happy hour libations and snacks available.

5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22

CCAH’s R2 Gallery, 520 S. Third St.


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


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.

730 Grand Ave.

Info: 945-1025

Gallery 809: Georgeann Waggaman

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

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

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

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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