There are few young musicians alive in the entire music spectrum that can claim a more dynamic and impressive amount of music output than drummer Adam Deitch. No, seriously, hear me out on this. The renowned percussionist holds membership in the elite progressive funk outfit Lettuce, live electronic duo Break Science, experimental jazz fusion supergroup […]
Charismatic Meyers returns to Telluride with her own band Most likely named after the 1960s Akira Kurosawa film about a clever ronin that comes to a town divided by competing criminal gangs, Yojimbo is a band that conducts punk rock energy while dabbling with experimental pop-driven melodies. At least that is the simplest way of […]
Her chosen theme for December is “Descent Narratives – Down the Rabbit Hole We Go.”
The film utilizes the latest in aerial filming technology.
“The hardest part of undercover work is you have to be so friendly to crooks and then stab them in the back.”
Paul Pena’s “Jet Airliner,” and then some.
Norman Squier (NoMan’s Land) is kind enough to sometimes entrust to me his Saturday morning show from 9 a.m.-12 –noon, when he is unable to do it.
A donor has offered to match all donations (up to $25,000), which will be solicited in a brief call for donations halfway through the evening.
Matisyahu is set to return to Telluride with new songs from his 2014 release Akeda.
Together, Rogers and Isgreen work to communicate a sense of place in very different mediums and styles.
The 2014 event will be an English “high tea,” presented with all the traditional trappings of fine china and sterling silver.
Jordan and Earhart will reunite at Sherbino Theater next Thursday evening, Oct. 9, to talk about their adventures in the next installment of the Sherb Talks lecture series.
Katie Karow: “Not many people do have a chance like this, especially in a small town!”
Austin’s latest rock transplants Oh Whitney come to Telluride.
Ah Haa partnered with Telluride lighting expert Chris Myers to reduce energy consumption.
It’s the festival people have heard of, but no one really knows what’s happening.
The barrel of fun rolls out at the Ouray Community Center, 320 Sixth Avenue from 5-10 p.m.
Find out what the band has been up to since the release of their new album and last appearance in the Western Slope.
As much as she loves performing the classics, Huber is also an advocate of new music.
The Sheridan Arts Foundation presents a night of eclectic folk-rock, Americana music with Carbon Leaf live in concert.
Drue Heinz Literature prizewinner reads in Ouray and Telluride, and the Boettcher Foundation Board retreats to Telluride, all in the arts this week.
Top sets, memorable sit ins, and best debut performances from the 21st Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.
From Babe Ruth’s car to a Formula Race car prostate screenings.
On Saturday, Sept. 27, Centennial Plaza hosts live music from Euforquestra, Kipori Woods and more.
Each year the museum hosts a Tribute to Western Movies day, and this year the date is Saturday, Sept. 27.
Children’s art classes in Telluride, Ridgway and Montrose, and welcoming the harvest, all in the arts this week.
A Look at the Top Acts, and Who Not to Miss The Headliners Boasting a live album that sold a staggering six-million copies (that has also probably been streamed by countless Millennials who have a clue), Peter Frampton is arguably one of the most prominent guitarists in rock music. His association with bands like Humble […]
“Saints and Sinners” promises to transport the audience to a world of operatic extremes.
Woods has played noteworthy shows in a range of unique venues, from intimate breweries to the Blues Train, in a change of pace from the Big Easy.
This year’s Telluride Painting School features six weeks of classes taught by Robert Weatherford and two other handpicked visiting artists.
Bringing music from his Saharan city of Agadez in Niger, Bombino talks about his Tuareg history and major moments in his music career.
Audiences at the upcoming 41st Telluride Film Festival will now have the same sound experience that the director and sound artists initially envisioned for the film.
Trout Steak Revival makes second appearance in Telluride this Summer with a multi-night run at the Fly Me to the Moon Saloon.
The all-new Ouray County Fairgrounds are the place to be for the fantastic five-day celebration over Labor Day Weekend.
one-off show of this caliber doesn’t happen often in the region.
Art inspired by children in Telluride, and classical music for families in Ouray, all in the arts this week.
Talks from the festival’s long list of presenters start Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Palm Theatre, and go on through Tuesday.
Lake Street Dive, coming to the Sheridan Opera House Aug. 15, find themselves on the cusp of stardom.
Offers everything from guided forays to presentations on mushroom cultivation, anthropology, remediation, and significant research.
Moonshine will be literally trucked all the way from Durham, N.C.
A few days prior to the band’s upcoming show Deer Tick’s Ian O’Neil talks about everything from Deervana to labels to how the band got its ‘appropriately repulsive’ name with Geoff Hanson.
Art show in Ouray and moonlight events in Ridgway and Montrose, all in the arts this week.
The exhibit will remain on display through October at Resource Art Gallery & Co-op in Ridgway.
One of the highlights of MusicFest is when the festival’s guest musicians teach master classes to local music students.
Talking Gourds Poetry Club features two Coloradoans. both deeply influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, who’ve been writing all their lives.
Blossoming artists in Montrose, wildflower walk and a forest film in Durango, all in the arts this week.
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.
AAH is one of the oldest and best-loved juried art shows in Colorado.
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.
The 128th Annual Montrose County Fair and Rodeo has everything from a dirt-biking Enduro X event and a bacon-eating contest.
Including free prostate exams, because ‘this is a sausage fest, a guy thing,’ says the promoter.
The story of two significant Ouray County mines will unfold at the Ouray County Historical Society’s next “Evening of History’ lecture on Tuesday, July 22.
The winner of the 2014 Telluride Blues Challenge will receive a $300 dollar cash prize and a premium Martin Guitar, courtesy of Telluride Music Company.
Monsoon afternoons in Ridgway, Beth Paulson poetry reading, Twenty By Telluride, all in the arts this week.
One of New Orleans’ premier trombone players, Big Sam also sings his guts out and can bust some serious moves on command.
The band has conquered all the hot venues on the Front Range, and are now setting their sights West with a 5 date run that includes Durango, Carbondale, Crested Butte, Aspen and Georgetown.
Friends in Art exhibit in Ridgway, Ah Haa photography contest, Montrose music shout-out.
Wave a flag, drink a beer or shop to celebrate our country’s independence through a slew of activities slated for July 3-5 in downtown Montrose.
In preparation for the show frontman John Cranford connects with us while on tour, and catches us up on what the band has been up to.
Janet Kapsin returns to Ouray as the ax-wielding Nation, whom she last portrayed in Ouray in 2009 for OCHS at the Wright Opera House.
Featured in Martha Stewart Living magazine last year, the Telluride parade – starting, as always, at 11 a.m. sharp – is a summer staple.
Alcoholic beverages purchased from attached restaurants can be taken from those restaurants into the Common Consumption Area during the Sunset Concerts.
The husband and wife team is set to select a series of films to present at the 41st Telluride Film Festival running over Labor Day Weekend.
The event also features a White Water Rodeo for adults, including the popular “Junk of the Unc” race where families put together unique watercraft.
In addition to necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings, Nancy Anderson makes purses, belts, belt buckles, sculptures and even shrines with wearable pieces inside.
Attendees can expect to eat, drink, laugh, and learn. Prices for individual events vary, and limited tickets will be available at the box office of events not yet sold out.
“It will be the first time they’ve all played together since IBMA,” Ferguson said, of Alison Krauss, Jerry Douglas, Béla Fleck, Sam Bush and Del McCoury’s Sunday night appearance.
The Science of Bugs will cover bug biology, anatomy, and evolution.
What set Telluride apart was the relaxed atmosphere Fred created. He modeled it after Hee Haw, the television series where corny backwoods jokes and skits were woven with country and bluegrass music.
Lundahl’s new book, Telluride: The Outlaw Spirit of a Colorado Town, comes out Labor Day weekend
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 […]
In Supernova, Ray LaMontagne goes 70s psychedelic, an intriguing new direction for his Bluegrass debut.
Portland band Wild Ones combines 90s alternative with modern pop rock at The Moon.
Ouray County’s rich ranching, mining and railroading heritage will be on full display at the second annual Ridgway Heritage Days event Sunday, June 15.
The 41st TFF takes place Aug. 29 through Sept. 1, 2014.
The Durango Blues Train stays on track as one of the must-do events of the year with its fourth installment.
Will Arizona-based jamband Spafford’s first appearance in Telluride make waves? Adam Smith waxes rhapsodic.
Ouray Historical Museum fundraiser, jazzy farewell in Ridgway, and tryouts for Shakespeare in the Park.
The most ambitious film yet by formed-in-Telluride filmmakers Ben Knight and Travis Rummel won the top prize at Telluride Mountainfilm 2014.
The Moab Folk Festival hosts its First Annual Benefit Concert on Friday, May 30.
While the Summer music calendar is already starting to fill up nicely, the Sheridan Arts Foundation has dropped some of their show dates extending from now until next year. Here is a run down of what they have to offer for now: Jimmy Cliff will headline the Telluride Conference Center on Wednesday, July 30th. The […]
The artists and their van will be in the region this week, with stops in Mancos, Dolores and Ridgway en route to Telluride for Mountainfilm.
“This is an opportunity for everyone to get together and party about reading,” says Between the Covers Bookstore co-owner Daiva Chesonis.
“We’re not your average film festival. We’ve evolved to include many surprise approaches and platforms.”
The Big Night is an exciting event to launch next year’s fall musical Hairspray.
The arbitrary annual holiday known as 4/20, includes almost every musician and the like-minded fans who flock to see them.
A jazz artist in Ridgway, a guided hike in Canyonlands, and a poet nominated for the Colorado Book Award, all in the arts this week.
Each week features a different genre of music, from indie to funk, and bluegrass to rock and blues. The bands are selected to appeal to all ages and to get the crowds dancing and enjoying the gorgeous summer evenings from 6-9 p.m.
Showing at 6 p.m. each of those three nights, the show answers such questions as, “What do you call a lightning bolt that stretches ‘cross the sky? What do you call a lemon squirt that gets you in the eye?
It will be the subject of his next two editions of ‘One Step Ahead of the Blues,’ airing Wednesdays, April 17 and 24 on KOTO-FM radio, 3-5 p.m.
Alice in Wonderland in Montrose, farewell to a local arts doyenne, and two authors from this region nominated for a Colorado Book Award, all in the arts this week.
Spring Youth Art exhibits will inject art lovers with color and imagination when they open during the town-wide Youth Art Walk at a number of galleries in Telluride, this Thursday, April 3, from 5-8 p.m.
The event is a fundraiser for the dZi Foundation, and will conclude with a brief presentation from dZi Executive Director Mark Rikkers on “Deep Development in Nepal.”
Visiting poet in Ridgway and poetry plus Burlesque in Telluride, all in the arts this week.
Live electronica in the club and reggae bands on the mountain this week.
Additional artists include the renowned Lee Fields and the Expressions, Shakey Graves, Dumpstaphunk, and Kipori Woods.
“This could get messy,” warned Olivia St. Claire, pulling a frosted chocolate donut out of her bag, and offering a scandalous suggestion about what to do with it (and a man) in bed.
Montrose joins forces with climbing capitals – including Chamonix, France; Santiago, Chile; Sydney, Australia; and Asheville, N.C. – to host the internationally acclaimed Adventure Film Festival, April 4-6.
Core members David Hinds and Selwyn Brown are set to bring the entire ensemble to the Telluride Conference Center tonight at 9 p.m. as part of the Winter Music Series presented by the Sheridan Arts Foundation and Telluride Ski Resort.
War Horse, Brooklyn Castle and farm-to-table delights, all in the arts this week.
The intense courtroom drama, familiar to those who saw the 1992 film starring Tom Cruise, Demi Moore and Jack Nicholson, takes on fresh life and new immediacy in the stage version now playing in Montrose.
How does keyboardist Joey Porter of The Motet celebrate the release of their new album? Juno What, Telluride style.
Punk, funk and home-grown bluegrass in this week’s music schedule.
The beat carries on past New Year’s with progressive bluegrass and high energy funk in Telluride.
Poetry in Ridgway, an anonymous fundraising challenge for a mountaineer’s documentary, and The Road to Mecca, all in the arts this week.