A Tiger roams at Summer of Jazz?
Wednesday night, rumor has it Tiger Woods was at the Summer of Jazz show at Two Rivers Park.
The possibility seems highly unlikely – especially since Tiger is a brand-new dad – but that’s the story I was told, and I’m sticking to it. Hey, you never know … Allen Toussaint was quite the talent. I could see him drawing a famous crowd.Anyone who had a hand in the original “Lady Marmalade” has my vote.I’ve been fortunate enough to catch every Summer of Jazz show so far this summer. I recommend the event to anyone who likes to spend a Wednesday evening listening to New Orleans jazz in the park, chatting with friends and enjoying cold summer beverages. My friends and I also like to bring along Summer of Jazz finger food. So far, the dip mixes bought at Strawberry Days, fresh cherries and Hawaiian chicken legs have been a hit.To borrow from Will Smith, that has “…summer summer summertime” written all over it.
It’s happening in Glenwood Springs to boot: Vintage Base Ball, see baseball as it was played in the 1860s, sponsored by the Frontier Historical Society, Glenwood Sluggers versus Yampah Stars. Bring a blanket and picnic dinner. Free and open to the public, 6 p.m., field between Glenwood Springs High School and Roaring Fork River. Information: 945-4448This is why I’d kick it up here: Just call me an ol’ “crank,” the word for a spectator in Vintage Base Ball speak. This old-fashioned fan is sure to be a hoot with my friends (some are also co-workers) Rob Tramazzo, Jeff Caspersen, Dale Shrull and Dane Wilson as ballists. The terms used in this throw-back match should be a hoot, to making for one “dinger” of a sporting event.
It’s happening in Snowmass to boot: Son Volt, alternative country band, 6 p.m. Saturday, and Keller Williams, one-man jam band, 7:30 p.m., followed by 30-minute, fire-safe laser light show begins at 9 p.m. from Fanny Hill. Information: http://www.snowmassvillage.comThis is why I’d kick it up here: With any luck, Saturday I’ll be a “Freeker by the Speaker” at the free Keller Williams show in Snowmass Village. The show is a great way to celebrate the Fourth of July early, so head upvalley to chill out on Fanny Hill Saturday night with Keller and Son Volt.
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