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Earth Day Festival
Apr13

Earth Day Festival

Join Durango Nature Studies and many other community partners for our 9th annual Earth Day Festival. In addition to an array of booths which will showcase the important work of many regional nonprofit organizations, we will have a number of fun activities, including our traditional 5k and Family Fun Run. The race will start and end at Rotary Park. Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018 Place: Rotary Park 1565 East Second Ave., Durango CO 81301...

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Durango Bluegrass Meltdown
Apr13

Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

Three days of bluegrass performed by 29 National, Regional and local bands performing in intimate indoor venues within walking distance of the Henry Strater Theatre featuring nationally and internationally touring artists include the Becky Buller Band, the Molly Tuttle Band, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys and Mile High. There will also be workshops, jamming and an Old Time Barn Dance Friday, April 20 thru April 22 For performance...

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Farewell Angelina with special guest, The Cannondolls
Apr06

Farewell Angelina with special guest, The Cannondolls

Named after a haunting Bob Dylan song, Farewell Angelina is an all-female country group featuring four powerhouse vocalists who are equally dynamic songwriters and talented instrumentalists. The blend of heart-stopping harmonies over blazing double violins and guitars has earned them wide praise, including from Rolling Stone, “Wickedly smart songwriting delivered with a healthy dash of sass… deft playing…into one sonic knockout...

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San Juan Symphony – Youth Orchestra
Apr06

San Juan Symphony – Youth Orchestra

Come hear the best and brightest young musicians in the Four Corners area.  All three San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestras (Junior, Philharmonic and Youth) will perform. Date: Monday, April 16, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM Purchase Tickets Community Concert Hall at FLC 1000 Rim Drive Durango, CO 81301 Phone: (970) 247-7657 Email: concerthall@fortlewis.edu Website:...

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The Expanders Performing Live!
Apr06

The Expanders Performing Live!

Now celebrating their second consecutive #1 Billboard Reggae Album following 2015’s Hustling Culture, The Expanders’ Old Time Something Come Back Again Vol. 2 sees the band reaching another impressive #1 milestone in the midst of their “Roots Train Fall Tour” with Iya Terra & For Peace Band, running through the end of October. The Expanders consist of John Asher (Drums, Vocals), John Butcher (Guitar, Vocals), Roy Fishell...

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Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles
Mar20

Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles

A live and spirited journey of the revolutionary sounds introducing the first wave of British rock music to the American audience, Yesterday performs the Beatles’ original hits and covers they loved to perform with spot-on accuracy. Complete with vintage video, authentic accents, costumes and instruments, Yesterday takes its audience on a rousing tour to Liverpool’s Cavern Club, the Ed Sullivan show, the historic Hollywood...

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Durango Celtic Festival
Mar08

Durango Celtic Festival

It’s time for the Sixth Annual Durango Celtic Festival. Once again Durango offers another fantastic weekend festival that celebrates culture and music. March 8-11, there will be various workshops and performances in downtown Durango. Events will be held at the Henry Strater Theatre and the Irish Embassy Pub. Starting Thursday evening, there is a full schedule of performances.  Performers include: Old Blind Dogs, Daimh, The Hydes, Ed...

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Durango Bach Festival
Mar06

Durango Bach Festival

The 11th annual Durango Bach Festival opens with two Student Recitals Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church followed by receptions in the Parish Hall. The week-long festival continues with Bach’s Lunch, a half-hour recital Monday through Friday, March 12–16 at noon, followed by lunch in the Parish Hall at St. Mark’s. Meet the musicians, enjoy lunch, and mingle with other Bach lovers. Concert...

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s John McEuen and his String Wizards   Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Feb22

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s John McEuen and his String Wizards Will the Circle Be Unbroken

John McEuen – with his banjo, guitar, fiddle, and mandolin – brings his unique cast of iconic Americana string wizards to share the music and memories of the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken platinum album (initiated by John), and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s incredible 50-year career. With narrative and music of early NGDB, founding member multi-instrumentalist John takes us on their incredible journey –...

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Maria Schneider Orchestra
Feb15

Maria Schneider Orchestra

Maria Schneider’s music has been hailed by critics as “evocative, majestic, magical, heart-stoppingly gorgeous, and beyond categorization.”  She and her orchestra became widely known starting in 1994 when they released their first recording, Evanescence.  There, Schneider began to develop her personal way of writing for  what would become her 18-member collective, made up of many of the finest musicians in jazz today, tailoring her...

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A Night With Sir Paul
Feb13

A Night With Sir Paul

Come enjoy a night with Tony Kishman as Paul McCartney.  Featuring the San Juan Orchestra. Saturday February 17, 2018 Tickets $25 — Get Tickets Doors Open:  6:30PM  Showtime:  7:30PM More info on the show: Live and Let Die  ...

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International Guitar Night
Feb09

International Guitar Night

Thursday, February 15, 2018 7:30pm    $35/$29 Buy Tickets Each year, International Guitar Night’s founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries from around the world for special concert tours highlighting the diversity of acoustic guitar music.  For IGN’s 18th year of touring, in January/February 2018, Germany’s Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt will return as the show’s host and will be joined by...

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The Workshy for Snowdown
Feb02

The Workshy for Snowdown

9:30 PM | Friday Feb 2, 2018 at: Balcony Backstage 600 Main Ave., Suite 205 Durango, CO 81301 See all Snowdown Events for 2018! The Workshy is an eclectic five-piece rock fusion group based in Denver, CO that provides an incredibly energetic live show, pulling influences from jazz, blues, funk and more to create an infectious blend of music. An eclectic background stems from L.A, Washington, New York, Iowa and South Korea, providing a...

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The Motet with special guest, DJ Naysayers
Dec22

The Motet with special guest, DJ Naysayers

The future of funk is clear when The Motet brings their dance party to Durango. Date: Friday, January 12, 2018 Time: 7:30 PM Community Concert Hall at FLC Tickets Music and escapism go hand-in-hand. A concert or an album can unlock another world, if you let it. The Motet respect and revere this time-honored phenomenon. Fusing fiery funk, simmering soul, and improvisational inventiveness, the Denver, CO seven-piece-Lyle Divinsky...

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Music in the Mountains Events thru July 30th
Jul21

Music in the Mountains Events thru July 30th

Did you know Music in the Mountains has events all over the Durango area though July? Check out their complete 2017 schedule or see only their free events. Here are a few that are coming soon, but there is so much more! FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA CONCERT Friday, July 28th, 7:00 PM $56 / $46 Festival Tent, Purgatory 1 Skier Place Durango JAZZ JUBILEE Byron Stripling, conductor and trumpetEnjoy a musical celebration of JAZZ with the full...

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Concerts in the Park
Jun05

Concerts in the Park

Community Concert Hall and Alpine Bank reprise “Concerts @ The Park” Free seven-week concert series in Durango’s Buckley Park debuts June 15 with Run Boy Run DURANGO, Colo. – Alpine Bank of Durango and the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, with support of the City of Durango, have teamed up once again to present the free summer “Concerts @ The Park” in Durango’s Buckley Park, Thursdays, June 15 through July 27, 2017. All...

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DURANGO’S CELTIC FESTIVAL IN TOWN THIS WEEKEND!!
Mar07

DURANGO’S CELTIC FESTIVAL IN TOWN THIS WEEKEND!!

DURANGO’S FIFTH ANNUAL CELTIC FESTIVAL IN TOWN THIS WEEKEND!! Durango has no shortage of entertainment and festivals. We are a small town, but we offer so much in terms of culture and activities. This weekend is no exception; we are home to the 5th Annual Durango Celtic Festival. March 9-12, Durango will host this festival, and it’s sure to be a hit. In fact, the last couple of years they have actually sold out of weekend passes, so...

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Blue Sky Day– fun in the sun; play in the snow! WINTER FUN!!
Feb21

Blue Sky Day– fun in the sun; play in the snow! WINTER FUN!!

Today is a Blue Sky Day– a time for fun in the sun with play in the snow! WINTER FUN!! Colorado is blessed with 280 to 300 days of sunshine per year… and along with that comes the most awesome blue sky.  We get some snow, and then the bright blue mountain sun dazzles your eyes with sparkles of brightness! Durango, Colorado is the center of my universe– and I am a local and global citizen.  Durango, known as the jewel...

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Snowdown approaches… it’s going to be out of this world!!!
Jan29

Snowdown approaches… it’s going to be out of this world!!!

INTERGALACTIC SNOWDOWN APPROACHES…  FEBRUARY 1ST draws nigh… Prepare to BLAST INTO OUTER SPACE… with experiences out of this world!     Check out Wednesday’s Opening Schedule of Events– whether you are competing in the BRA WARS or the bartender’s contest or FASHION’s do’s and don’ts, Frisby Golf or the KIDS’ FOLLIES– time for an INTERGALACTIC communion of the highest...

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PARTY IN THE PARK – Saturday July 16th

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! This Saturday, July 16th – Party in the Park all afternoon! KSUT, Music in the Mountains and The Wells Group present Stooges Brass Band and four other groups at our 2016 Party in the Park. For the first time, Party in the Park is an all afternoon event! KSUT Public Radio, Music in the Mountains, and The Wells Group present 5 bands on Saturday, July 16. Last year’s event was a huge success as over 700...

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