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Cardiff Schoolhouse: After MidnightGLENWOOD SPRINGS – After Midnight, formed by the duo Roberta Lewis, vocalist, and Ken Wiencek, guitarist, is a musical journey through time. The evening will include strong rhythmic grooves from Brazilian jazz to the big band era, sung with silk and soul by Lewis, accompanied by precise guitar work by Wiencek.7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31Cardiff Schoolhouse, Park East, Glenwood SpringsTickets: $7.17Info: Ken Wiencek, 618-1835Redstone Art Foundation: 17th annual Redstone Labor Day Weekend Art ShowREDSTONE – This annual free art show in beautiful Redstone features an opening reception where the public is invited to meet the artists to discuss their work and techniques. Michael Farrell will provide music. Through Labor Day.6-8 p.m. opening reception Friday, Aug. 3110 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 210 a.m. to 4 p.m. Labor DayRedstone InnInfo: http://www.redstoneartfoundation.org or 963-7002The Black Nugget: Trout Steak RevivalCARBONDALE – Trout Steak Revival hails from the front range of Colorado. All five members sing and write bluegrass-inspired songs for the group, a true collaboration. Recently the group completed another tour through the Midwest, and were finalists for the 2012 Rockygrass Band Competition and performed during the Telluride Bluegrass Festival.9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31Info: http://www.troutsteak.com and email@example.comSlow Money: Rocky Mountain Regional GatheringCARBONDALE – Featuring Woody Tasch, the founder of Slow Money, Gary Nabhan, conservation biologist and MacArthur Fellow, Joel Benson, mayor of Buena Vista, Michael Brownlee of Localization Partners in Boulder, and Kris Holstrom of EcoAction Partners in Telluride, as well as Slow Money leaders from Austin and San Francisco. After, Sustainable Settings is holding its Annual Harvest Festival farm dinner and entertainment, for which additional registration is required.10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1Sustainable SettingsTickets: $75Info and registration: http://www.slowmoney.orgGlenwood Vaudeville Revue: Summer ShowGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Glenwood Vaudeville Revue presents a classic comedic vaudeville-style show, with tap dance, a barbershop quartet, hilarious jokes, skits, gags and bits. Dinner is optional, with selections provided by several fine area restaurants, as is a full bar. 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 p.m. SundaysThe Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave.Tickets: $22 adults, $16 kids, $20 seniors over 60; food and drink additionalInfo: 945-9699, http://www.gvrshow.comRamada Inn and Suites: Karaoke NightGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Ramada Inn hosts karaoke with Andre Shy. Join the Ramada for a night of music, drinks, and good times. No cover.9 p.m. to midnight, SaturdaysRamada Inn and Suites, 124 W. 6th St.Info: 945-2500Rifle Centennial Park Concert Series and Market: Already GoneRIFLE – Already Gone has become one of the most in-demand party bands on the Western Slope. The band weaves through classic rock, R&B, funk, blues, country crossover, and rock n’ roll.5:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2Centennial Park, 300 W. Fifth St., RifleFreeInfo: http://www.rifleco.org/index.aspx?NID=384
PAC3: BoomBoxCARBONDALE – BoomBox consists of two versatile producers, DJs, songwriters and multi-instrumentalists – Russ Randolph and Zion Rock Godchaux – playing an electronic blend of vintage rock and blues made to move dance floors while incorporating their signature backbeat, psychedelia and funky house sounds.Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6520 S. Third St., CarbondaleTickets: $25 advance, $28 day of showInfo and tickets: http://www.pac3carbondale.com or Dos Gringos in CarbondalePAC3: The David Mayfield Parade and David Wax MuseumCARBONDALE – David Mayfield Parade’s music reflects the numerous influences that come from a lifetime of being immersed in American music, early rock ‘n’ roll and the low, lonesome twang of folk and country. David Wax and Suz Slezak form the artistic core of the David Wax Museum, which fuses traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock to create a Mexo-Americana aesthetic. Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7520 S. Third St., CarbondaleTickets: $15Info and tickets: http://www.pac3carbondale.com or Dos Gringos in CarbondaleMusic on the Mountain: Hell Roaring String BandGLENWOOD SPRINGS – The Hell Roaring String Band is a five-piece acoustic band playing a wide range of music, from traditional bluegrass and Celtic tunes to outright rock ‘n roll. Cans for the Tram rides begin at 4 p.m., music starts at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Info: http://www.glenwoodcaverns.com and 945-4228Cowboy Up Carbondale CARBONDALE – A First Friday celebration of Carbondale’s western heritage. Live music by Adam Ashley, dancing, food from Smoke Modern BBQ, live and silent auctions, and more. Open to all. Proceeds benefit WindWalkers Therapeutic Riding Center.6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7Downtown CarbondaleAdmission: $5Info: http://www.cowboyupcarbondale.com or 963-2909Carbondale Clay Center: First Friday Gallery Opening ReceptionCARBONDALE – This event welcomes new Carbondale Clay Center executive director Jill Oberman and new resident artists. Their work will be featured in the CCC Studio Side Gallery. Former resident artist Jesse Ring will be featured in the Main Gallery.6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7No admission Info: firstname.lastname@example.orgCCAH: Plein Air Happening festivalCARBONDALE – Nine artists will be painting in and around Carbondale from Sept. 3-5: Dean Bowlby, Victoria Broyles, Majid Kahhak, Jane Lee, John Lintott, Mary Noone, Jill Sabella, Liz Thele, and Simon Winegar. In celebration of the Olympics, there will be a paint-off competition Sept. 6, and the festival culminates on at the First Fridays gallery exhibit opening reception. The festival will give the community an opportunity to watch Plein Air artists at work and to see Carbondale through the eyes of the various maestros.Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7Throughout CarbondaleInfo: http://www.carbondalearts.com or 963-1680Colorado Mountain College: Kevin LockeRIFLE – A free evening of storytelling, Lakota courting flute and hoop dance. Kevin Locke is a promoter of indigenous arts and human oneness and takes his art beyond traditional boundaries. He is a world-renowned master traditional performance artist and a UN Cultural Goodwill Ambassador.7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7CMC Clough Auditorium, 3695 Airport Road, RifleInfo: http://www.kevinlocke.com and 625-1871Glenwood Defiance Rugby Football Club: Rock ‘n’ RugbyGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Rock ‘n’ Rugby, a concert fundraiser for Glenwood Defiance Rugby Football Club, features Glenwood rock band Concrete Vibe, Grand Junction’s The Haven Effect and Denver’s V.O.I.E.D.Doors open at 4 p.m., bands at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8Eagles Club, 312 Seventh St.Tickets: $7in advance, $10 at the door Tickets and info: Eagles Club or http://www.concretevibe.com Steve’s Guitars: Jami LundeCARBONDALE – Colorado-based musician Jami Lunde, of Lyons, is touring nationally to promote her latest album, “Big Black Birds,” featuring Chris Funk of The Decemberists.8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 819 N. Fourth St., Carbondale Tickets: $15Info: 963-3304Grand River Hospital District Volunteer Association: Grand Wine AffairRIFLE – Enjoy wine tasting, hors d’oeurves, live music and a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the Grand River Meals on Wheels program.5-8 p.m. Thursday Sept. 20Grand River Hospital Conference Area, 501 Airport Rd. Tickets: $25 each or $45 per couple, available at the Grand River Caf, Choice Liquors, and at the door the night of the event.Info: 625-6423Basalt Chamber of Commerce: Laugh In Lions Comedy FestivalBASALT – Comedians are eligible to win more than $1,000 in cash prizes with additional cash prizes awarded through audience voting. Free entertainment includes the comedic competition, additional live music, food and drink.4-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22Lions Park, BasaltInformation: email@example.com or 927-4031
Gallery 809: Rande Price BrewerGLENWOOD SPRINGS – Rande Price Brewer is the featured artist for the month of August at Gallery 809.809 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs Info: 945-0809 and firstname.lastname@example.orgArtist’s Mercantile & Gallery: Jennifer QuacoGLENWOOD SPRINGS – For this Glenwood Springs pastels and watercolor artist, inspiration is never far. She paints on stone, canvas and paper.Through August 31. 720 Cooper Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: 947-0947Colorado Mountain College: ArtShare galleryGlenwood Springs – Santa Fe-based abstract artist Michael Kessler through Sept. 6.802 Grand Ave., Glenwood SpringsInfo: http://www.cmcartshare.comMain Street Gallery: Regional artistsGLENWOOD SPRINGS – This gallery, with locations in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale, represents Doug Arneson, Dean Bowlby, Stephen Datz, Berard Hofmann, Jane Lee, Linda Loeschen, and Mary Noone. The gallery also specializes in preservation-quality framing.10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday817 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs399 Main St., CarbondaleInfo: http://www.mainstreetgall.com, 945-4817 (Glenwood gallery), and 963-3775 (Carbondale gallery) CCAH: Drop-in figure drawing classCARBONDALE – Open to all ages and abilities, Carbondale Council on Arts and Humanities (CCAH) is offering an uninstructed session for figure drawing. Bring your own easel and supplies. 7-9 p.m. MondaysThird Street Center, 520 S. Third St. Suite 9Fee: Free, but there is a model’s feeInfo: http://www.carbondalearts.com, email@example.com and 963-1680Midland Arts Company: Local artists’ offeringsRIFLE – This cooperative gift shop features the work of the six artist-owners and about 30 additional local artists: vases, hand-painted furniture, jewelry, pottery, clothing and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday110 E. Third St., Rifle, next to Mary’s Wondrous ThingsInfo: http://www.midlandartscompany.com and 625-3068
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