726 Main Street, OuraySlainte. The word is Irish Gaelic, meaning health. In a bar, Slainte means “cheers.” Doesn’t it seem a lot like “slake”? That is what you should visit O’Brien’s to do. The bummer is that there is no actual O’Brien associated with this bar and pub, a Ouray fixture since 2007. The founders […]
Famed saxophonist Jeff Coffin brings education and side project to Wright Opera HouseAlthough the center of their name is a proper genre identifier for one of many facets that define their sound, the Chicago Afrobeat Project is also well versed in the established arts of retro ‘70s funk, conscious hip-hop and tasteful rock. Their latest […]
The Telluride debut of progressive bluegrass band Lil SmokiesWhen the news broke that mandolinist Jeff Austin was departing from the Yonder Mountain String Band last year, it was a shocking blow to the bluegrass music scene. The charismatic frontman can be held responsible for enlisting an army of young string music fans drawn to the […]
The 40 Akerz Tour brings The Nappy Roots back to Telluride The last six months have been a tireless routine of jumping in and out of the studio for roots and Americana singer/songwriter Tony Furtado. The self-produced, all original material being recorded will result in The Bell, an anticipated creative effort that is being described […]
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 […]
Matisyahu is set to return to Telluride with new songs from his 2014 release Akeda.
Find out what the band has been up to since the release of their new album and last appearance in the Western Slope.
Top sets, memorable sit ins, and best debut performances from the 21st Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.
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 […]
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.
Bringing music from his Saharan city of Agadez in Niger, Bombino talks about his Tuareg history and major moments in his music career.
one-off show of this caliber doesn’t happen often in the region.
One of New Orleans’ premier trombone players, Big Sam also sings his guts out and can bust some serious moves on command.
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 […]
SBG Productions has released the late night schedule for the 21st Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Juke Joint shows. Music starts on Thursday night with Amy Helm and the Handsome Strangers headlining the Bal de Maison. From there highlights include newcomer Bombino on Friday in the brand new Pavilion venue, and intimate experiences with Black […]
The 4th Annual Durango Blues Train took place this past weekend on May 30th and 31st aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Train in Durango, Colorado. The two night event featured four full bands and six solo performers, including the likes of Big Sam’s Funky Nation, The Sugar Thieves, Kipori Woods, and Gino […]
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 […]