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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | One on One With Dragon Smoke’s Robert Mercurio

07/30/14 | By | 401 views More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | One on One With Dragon Smoke’s Robert Mercurio

Galactic’s rhythm section – Robert Mercurio and Stanton Moore – are also the rhythm section behind the band Dragon Smoke, a New Orleans super group that closes the Telluride Jazz Festival Sunday, Aug. 3.

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Remembering JJ Cale

07/24/14 | By | 1,346 views More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Remembering JJ Cale

Geoff Hanson remembers the day the “king of the slow groove” had to ‘Kiss the World Goodbye.’

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Up-and-Coming Acts to Remember From the Ride

07/21/14 | By | 1,710 views More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Up-and-Coming Acts to Remember From the Ride

Everyone loves discovering new music, and you can rest assured that playlists everywhere are being loaded up with songs from new favorite bands discovered at The Ride.

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A Food and Wine Spectacular at The Peaks

07/16/14 | By | 497,957 views More
A Food and Wine Spectacular at The Peaks

An evening like this – the food and wine spectacular – is, it would seem, becoming as much of an attraction as any other art form or type of entertainment on a high-end resort’s menu of offerings.

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Thievery Corp. Will ‘Put a Torch to It’

07/10/14 | By | 1,223 views More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | Thievery Corp. Will ‘Put a Torch to It’

Thievery’s music explores myriad styles including Brazilian, dub, acid jazz, reggae, Indian and Middle Eastern rhythms.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Big Sam From Big Sam’s Funky Nation

07/09/14 | By | 2,090 views More
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Big Sam From Big Sam’s Funky Nation

One of New Orleans’ premier trombone players, Big Sam also sings his guts out and can bust some serious moves on command.

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Suspected Drive-by Shooter Arrested

07/02/14 | By | 283,387 views More

Roberto Nieto, 30, a resident of the Delta, Montrose area was arrested Tuesday on unrelated charges, according to Lakewood police. He had been wanted since June 22.

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REPORT: Pilot Encountered Dust Devil Before Crash

06/30/14 | By | 82,694 views More

REPORT: Pilot Encountered Dust Devil Before Crash By William Woody DURANGO — A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot of a single engine Cirrus SR22 airplane that crashed in Durango earlier this month encountered a “dust devil” before he crashed. The pilot was not injured. The report, released last Friday, said […]

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Telluride Fireman’s Barbecue Keeps Going From Perfect to Even Better

06/27/14 | By | 338,257 views More
Telluride Fireman’s Barbecue Keeps Going From Perfect to Even Better

It’s a barbecue unlike any other.

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | A Most Memorable Bluegrass Festival

06/26/14 | By | 1,138 views More
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | A Most Memorable Bluegrass Festival

Thoughts on the 41st Telluride Bluegrass Festival.

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Flash Cadillac Hits Sunset Stage in Mountain Village

06/25/14 | By | 1,530 views More

The Cadillac dream comes alive at the Sunset Concert Series in Mountain Village on June 25.

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R&R | Beach Music Washes Up In Telluride

06/25/14 | By | 1,362 views More
R&R | Beach Music Washes Up In Telluride

Simplified’s hit “Wake ‘n Bake” earned them a title as being one of the highest rated independent bands on Pandora Radio.

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R&R | One-on-One with Nicki Bluhm

06/18/14 | By | 1,130 views More
R&R | One-on-One with Nicki Bluhm

Nicki Bluhm has an affinity for winning fans over on festival stages with her beautiful, soul-inspired vocals that seem to have no range limit. The admiration fans feel for her is similar her own early admiration for her now-husband, Tim Bluhm. She would go see his band The Mother Hips perform live; and, husband and […]

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ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES | The Reigning King of Telluride

06/18/14 | By | 820 views More

This past May I worked the Base Camp Theater at Mountainfilm in the park and was flabbergasted at the state of the stage. It is literally coming apart, floorboard by floorboard.

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What the Chef Learned on His Summer Vacation

06/14/14 | By | 1,037 views More
What the Chef Learned on His Summer Vacation

The best thing about the chef taking time off — from his customer’s point of view, at least — is that we get to taste what he learned while he was gone. At Cosmopolitan in Telluride, this summer that means Baby Grilled Octopus served with a potato and egg salad, duck bacon and roasted red pepper […]

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