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A&E roundup for Garfield County with XGames concert edition

Steve’s Guitars' intimate Carbondale space in 2020.
Nina Morningstar Bear

This weekend doesn’t have too much going on downvalley, most likely because of XGames events in Aspen, but here are some events you can catch in Garfield County this weekend and into next week. 

We’ve also listed the setlist and times for the free concerts XGames edition. 

This weekend in Garfield County

The Salon performance series is being featured at the Launchpad in Carbondale, with the theme being activism and optimism. There will be a variety of performance artists from pianist Niloufar Nourbakhsh from Iran to Uche Ogbuji, a poet from Nigeria. There will also be comedian AJ Finney, songwriter Brad Smith, dancers Claudia and Erik Peña and author José Alcántara

What: The Carbondale Salon: Optimism & Activism

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Launchpad, 76 S Fourth St. in Carbondale

Enjoy a Colorado jam band called Alpenglow at Steve’s Guitars in Carbondale. Each member either currently is a student of the University of Colorado in Boulder, or an alumni. The five-person group started performing last summer and have already headlined the Boulder Fox Theatre.

What: Alpenglow

When: 8 p.m. Saturday 

Where: Steve’s Guitars, 19 N. Fourth St. in Carbondale 

How much: $20

Free Music at XGames at Buttermilk:

Friday, Jan. 27

TJ Mizell

3 – 3:45 p.m.

Night Tales

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.


6:30 – 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 28

Alexandar Smash

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Alexandar Smash

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.


3:45 – 4:45 p.m.

Yung Gravy

7 – 7:45 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 29


2:15 – 3 p.m.


3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

Fun events for next week:

The Travis Anderson Trio plays the next Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association show on Tuesday at Mountain View Church. 

The trio is led by pianist Travis Anderson, with Steve Pikal on bass and Nathan Norman on drums. 

For season ticket information contact the Glenwood Springs Community Concert Association at  http://www.gsconcertassn.org or call Nancy at 303-517-9800 or Sue at 970-379-3488.

If you go…

What: Travis Anderson Trio

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 31 

Where: Mountain View Church, 2195 Co Rd 154 in Glenwood

Cost: $25, unless you buy a season pass. 

Musicians Ruby Joyful will be performing a local concert in carbondale with special guests Drew Emmitt and Andy Thorn of Leftover Salon 

If you go…

What: Ruby Joyful with Drew Emmitt and Andy Thorn 

When: Doors at 7:30 p.m. and show at 8 p.m. Feb. 2

Where: Steve’s Guitars, 

How much: $25-$35

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