Roaring Fork region weekend planner
CHRIS BANK & MARK JOHNSON
7 p.m., Friday — Heather’s Savory Pies hosts vocalist, bassist, saxophonist and guitar player Chris Bank and saxophonist Mark Johnson Friday in Basalt. Bank has been a regular performer in the Aspen area for 21 years in house bands that played at the St. Regis, Syzygy, and the Little Nell Hotel. Johnson, a graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music who settled in New York City, has played all over the Tri-State area.
Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 970-927-0151
LIVE MUSIC FROM RODRIGO
7 p.m., Friday and Saturday — Live music in the Polo Lounge at the historic Hotel Colorado. Rodrigo plays classic rock covers from the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, blues, country, R&B, jazz, gypsy and Latin American, all in an acoustic concept.
Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs | Free
ECHO MONDAY LIVE
8 p.m., Friday — Echo Monday brings a mixture of classic to modern rock/alternative music to the Glenwood Springs Brew Garden.
Glenwood Springs Brew Garden, 115 Sixth St., Glenwood Springs | Free
8 p.m., Friday — DeVotchKa is a four-piece multi-instrumental and vocal ensemble with an eclectic blend of styles ranging from Slavic music to American punk.
The Temporary, 360 Market St., Basalt | $20-$29
TRTC’S CONSENSUAL IMPROV
8 p.m., Friday — Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) presents an evening with its resourceful, resident comedy troupe Consensual Improv. The group performs improvisational comedy games incorporating wit, impeccable timing and audience interaction.
Thunder River Theatre Company, 67 Promenade, Carbondale | $15
8:30 p.m., Friday — Valle Musico brings its guitar-based music with classical, jazz, Latin and world beat music elements to Rivers Restaurant.
Rivers Restaurant, 2525 S. Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs | Free
MEET THE AUTHOR: DARRELL MUNSELL
2 p.m., Saturday — Join local author Darrell Munsell to discuss his new book “Protecting a Valley and Saving A River,” a story of grassroots environmental activism in the Crystal Valley.
Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave., Rifle | Free | 970-625-3471
7 p.m., Saturday — Acoustic trio Feeding Giants, comprised of Kevin Ware on guitar and vocals, Aundrea Ware on vocals and Max Tustin on cajon, will play Heathers Savory Pies Saturday. With a combination of smooth sweet harmonies and acoustic melodies, Feeding Giants covers an eclectic variety of genres from classic country, Americana, indie folk, and more.
Heathers Savory Pies and Tapas Bar, 166 Midland Ave., Basalt | Free | 970-927-0151
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