Music on the Mountain
Memorial Day weekend marks the start to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park’s annual Music on the Mountain summer series, a benefit for the LIFT-UP food pantry. Attendees are encouraged to bring a canned food item after 4 p.m. for a free tram ride and show. Shows run from 6-10 p.m., except for the Sunday, Sept. 7, Christian Music on the Mountain program, which begins at 4 p.m.
The Music on the Mountain lineup features:
Friday, May 23: Summer Kick-off Party with Doctor Robert, Beatles tribute band
Doctor Robert is the next generation of Beatles tribute bands, with a commitment to the accurate reproduction of more than 100 songs of The Beatles’ repertoire. Their high-energy shows are full of Beatles magic, as Casey Falter, Karen Janssen, Ben Wright and Kevin Reinert love the challenge of recreating even the most demanding musical compositions live onstage.
Saturday, May 31: Night Plane, acoustic rock
Longtime Roaring Fork Valley locals, singers and songwriters Haden Gregg and Jimmy Dykann are joined by John Zajicek for original selections and tasteful cover tunes.
Saturday, June 7: Poser, classic rock
Poser is a Colorado dance band based in the Roaring Fork Valley with a wide-ranging repertoire of classic to modern rock. Poser is sure to infuse fun into every occasion.
Saturday, June 14: The Bobby Mason Band, rock ‘n’ roll
Performing the soulful sounds of Americana rock ‘n’ roll, classic hits, tight vocal harmonies and world-class guitar tones, Bobby Mason has worked with some of the top recording artists in the music industry. Bobby Mason will be joined by Hap Harriman, Bryan Savage and Haden Gregg for this appearance.
Saturday, Aug. 9: Fifty50, classic rock
Fifty50 is a Roaring Fork Valley-based band comprised of Dave Stoltzfus, Beth Getzen Stoltzfus, Dale Loper, Jerry Larsen and Tom Mercer. Their choice of music — including classic, modern and original rock — makes this band distinctive with a blend of vocal harmonies and instrumental energy.
Saturday, Aug. 16: Already Gone, classic rock
The breadth of the band’s set list is as diverse as the band itself, with selections that weave through classic rock, R&B, funk, blues, country crossover and good ol’ rock ’n’ roll. Already Gone achieves a synergy onstage that has been forged during years of collaboration.
Saturday, Aug. 23: Caleb Dean Band, country music and Western swing
The Caleb Dean Band is a local favorite country dance band, performing traditional country and Western swing. Featuring pedal steel, fiddle, hot guitar licks, mandolin and flat top acoustic, bass and drums with great country vocals.
Saturday, Sept. 6: The Goodman Band, classic rock and Stevie Ray Vaughan cover tunes
Performing classic rock and Stevie Ray Vaughn cover tunes, the Goodman Band is a three-piece group based primarily out of Grand Junction. The music ranges from early country and rock to blues to today’s music.
Sunday, Sept. 7: Christian Music on the Mountain, The New Creation Church Worship Team and Jerry Alcorta
The New Creation Church Worship Team is leading the people of the Roaring Fork Valley in passionate, uplifting and intimate praise and worship, with a talented pool of musicians and songwriters led by Melissa Hefferon. Jerry Alcorta will be joined by local musicians that enjoy creating heartfelt and spiritually impacting music together. With a variety of musical tastes and backgrounds ranging from rock to bluegrass, their passion is to blend music, life and faith. Free tram rides begin at 2 p.m. for this special Sunday event. The bands play from 4-8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13: Let them Roar, rock/country
The band formerly known as All the Pretty Horses, Let Them Roar is an American musical melting pot. With twangy voices, a jazz-trained rhythm section and a pair of teles, plus steel and mando, each member brings a unique history and interest in music. The band was born to explore the music of Bob Dylan, but soon grew passionate about the sounds of Bill Frisell, the voice of George Jones and traditional music from our country’s rough beginnings.
Saturday, Sept. 20: The Missing Link Band, classic rock
At the end of 2005, Paul Barker on bass, Erik McPherson on guitar and vocals, and Nick Kuhlmann on drums began a band with an emphasis on diverse blends of music for audiences with broad tastes. Every genre and style are included in a typical set, ranging from blues, rock, country, R&B and dance music.
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