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R&R | The Best of the Best at Telluride Blues and Brews

09/17/14 | By | 62 More
R&R | The Best of the Best at Telluride Blues and Brews

Top sets, memorable sit ins, and best debut performances from the 21st Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.

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THE BEAT SHEET

09/15/14 | By | 21 More
THE BEAT SHEET

TELLURIDE Zoo X-Ray, Wed., Sep., 24, Fly Me To The Moon Saloon, 10 p.m., No Cover Euforquestra, Thu., Sep. 25, Fly Me To The Moon Saloon, 10 p.m., $10 adv/$15 door Carbon Leaf, Wed., Oct. 1, Sheridan Opera House, 8 p.m., $15/$20 Oh Whitney, Thu., Oct. 2, Fly Me To The Moon Saloon, 10 p.m., […]

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R&R | The Telluride Blues & Brews Music Survival Guide

09/10/14 | By | 212 More
R&R | The Telluride Blues & Brews Music Survival Guide

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 […]

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Kipori Woods Continues to Conquer the Western Slope Music Scene

09/08/14 | By | 52 More
Kipori Woods Continues to Conquer the Western Slope Music Scene

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.

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R&R | The Road To Blues & Brews: One-On-One With Bombino

09/04/14 | By | 166 More
R&R | The Road To Blues & Brews: One-On-One With Bombino

Bringing music from his Saharan city of Agadez in Niger, Bombino talks about his Tuareg history and major moments in his music career.

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R&R | Telluride Bluegrass Fest Band Contest Winners Return

08/27/14 | By | 24 More
R&R | Telluride Bluegrass Fest Band Contest Winners Return

Trout Steak Revival makes second appearance in Telluride this Summer with a multi-night run at the Fly Me to the Moon Saloon.

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R&R | Acoustic Guitar Legend Leo Kottke at the Palm Theater

08/20/14 | By | 73 More
R&R | Acoustic Guitar Legend Leo Kottke at the Palm Theater

one-off show of this caliber doesn’t happen often in the region.

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R&R | Get Aboard The Durango Blues Train

08/20/14 | By | 92 More
R&R | Get Aboard The Durango Blues Train

This “moving” experience places passengers intimately next to six blues and zydeco acts each night of its run through the canyons of Colorado’s San Juan National Forest.

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

07/09/14 | By | 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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R&R | The Regional Rundown: What to Catch on the Western Slope This Week

07/09/14 | By | More
R&R | The Regional Rundown: What to Catch on the Western Slope This Week

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.

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R&R | One-On-One with John Cranford of Cranford Hollow

06/30/14 | By | More
R&R | One-On-One with John Cranford of Cranford Hollow

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.

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Flash Cadillac Hits Sunset Stage in Mountain Village

06/25/14 | By | 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 | 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 | 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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R&R | PDX Lo-Fi Rock Darlings Wild Ones Settle in Telluride for a Night

06/13/14 | By | More
R&R | PDX Lo-Fi Rock Darlings Wild Ones Settle in Telluride for a Night

Portland band Wild Ones combines 90s alternative with modern pop rock at The Moon.

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