In Tune With Musicians
Editor’s Note: Vintage Voltage plays classic rock ‘n’ roll at 9 p.m. today at O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle. No cover. Information: 625-9567City/hometown: Grand JunctionType of music played: ’60s and ’70s classic rock and R&BBand members’ names: Chris Riggs, Ginjer Conway, Mark Ehrlich and Greg Black
How did you come up with the band’s name? Chris suggested it and everyone liked the sound of itMost memorable experience playing music in Colorado: Riding the storm outWhat message do you want to convey in your music? Hope you remember how much fun you had when you first listened to these songs let’s make some more great memories!Ever break a noise ordinance? Not yetWhich musicians, living or dead, would you jam with if it could? Ginjer: Tina Turner; Chris: Jimi Hendrix; Mark: Les Paul; and Greg: GenesisBiggest influence: WoodstockIf you could play anywhere in the world, where would it be? The Joint at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas
What’s the band’s favorite cover song to play? “White Room” by CreamWhat’s the best part about being on stage? Getting the crowd up and dancing and yelling for more
Guitarist: Eric ClaptonOld West gunslinger: The Space CowboySongwriter: Paul McCartney’80s hair band: Van HalenCampfire food: Red hot chili peppersRock ‘n’ roll legend: Janis JoplinCartoon: Bugs BunnyCard game: Spite and MaliceHigh school memory: CoorsWords to live by: Let the good times roll. Rock and roll!
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Messaging from CDOT changes, but Independence Pass is noted as closed on its website but not for mudslides
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