Western Colorado is not insulated from the threat posed by Mexican drug cartels.
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 […]
Aliver Hall calls Ohio home, specifically an arts-and entertainment-charged small town on the Cuyahoga River named Kent, but touring through Colorado has become a regular thing for the jam rock quartet. Getting their start on the Buckeye State’s competitive festival scene was a catalyst for the band to become a nationally touring act with the […]
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.
As Always, Telluride hit the author with its best shots.
TELLURIDE Free Ice Skating Party with Soul Atomic, Saturday, Dec. 13, Mountain Village Ice Rink, 7-9 p.m. Telluride Rock ‘n’ Roll Academy Student Concert, Saturday, Dec. 13, Sheridan Opera House, 7:30 p.m. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Sat., Dec. 27, Sheridan Opera House, 8:30 p.m., $68/$100 Wyonna and the Big Noise, Wed., Dec. 31, Sheridan […]
Top sets, memorable sit ins, and best debut performances from the 21st Telluride Blues & Brews Festival.
Lake Street Dive, coming to the Sheridan Opera House Aug. 15, find themselves on the cusp of stardom.
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.
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.
Thievery’s music explores myriad styles including Brazilian, dub, acid jazz, reggae, Indian and Middle Eastern rhythms.
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.
The Cadillac dream comes alive at the Sunset Concert Series in Mountain Village on June 25.
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.
Trolling the internet for “Till the Morning Comes Around” by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals leads to a revelation.
Portland band Wild Ones combines 90s alternative with modern pop rock at The Moon.
The Durango Blues Train stays on track as one of the must-do events of the year with its fourth installment.
There were multiple epicenters of rock ‘n’ roll and rhythm and blues in the U.S. Then there was Muscle Shoals.
Will Arizona-based jamband Spafford’s first appearance in Telluride make waves? Adam Smith waxes rhapsodic.
The curious thing about “Good Times.”
Little Green Cars travel from Dublin to the Western Slope, and the Fox Street All Stars make their first appearance in Telluride.
ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE BLUES| From ‘Hey Now’ to ‘Israelites,’ Not to Mention Janis Joplin’s Showstopping Version of ‘To Love Somebody’
Hanson writes about some of these mixes and also sprinkle in some contemporary radio shows from KOTO (One Step Ahead of the Blues airs every other Wednesday from 3-5 p.m., and my next show is Wednesday, April 30).