live music

High Country Hustling in the high country
Sep06

High Country Hustling in the high country

A Q&A with Colorado’s newest bluegrass troubadours Media Credit: Samantha Sanders Jamgrass is often associated with the state of Colorado, which has given birth to many of the genre’s well-acclaimed groups, including Leftover Salmon, the String Cheese Incident and Yonder Mountain String Band. As time marches on, the tradition of pushing the boundaries of bluegrass continues with younger players happily joining the party and...

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September 2022 Events
Sep06

September 2022 Events

  September is a gorgeous month in Colorado as the weather starts to cool off and the leaves begin to turn colors. Events for this month are plentiful with everything from live music, chocolate tasting, festivals, and annual events such as the Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Here our three picks you won’t want to miss! Welcoming the new month, which just happens to be Library Card Sign Up Month, the Durango Public Library is...

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JAZZ JAM by iAM MUSIC (every other Sunday)
Aug24

JAZZ JAM by iAM MUSIC (every other Sunday)

Sunday, August 28, 2022 6:00 PM  9:00 PM 11th st station1101 Main AvenueDurango, CO, 81301United States (map) JAZZ JAM happening 6-9pm (most every other Sunday) 11th st station bring a chart and let’s get down tickets Tagged Jazz Jam, Funk Jam, Open to the Public, Music, Event Post courtesy of IAmMusic

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DURANGO BLUES TRAIN: AUGUST 25TH, 26TH, & 27TH
Aug24

DURANGO BLUES TRAIN: AUGUST 25TH, 26TH, & 27TH

  EVENT DESCRIPTION It’s never too early to start planning for the summer of a lifetime! Save the dates and mark your calendars for the perfect way to start or end your summer in Colorado! Join us for an exciting, moving musical experience of live blues on board the Historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s coal-fired, steam-powered train traveling through the spectacular and breathtaking canyons of the...

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LA PLATA COUNTY FRIDAY AT THE FAIR
Aug10

LA PLATA COUNTY FRIDAY AT THE FAIR

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022 EVENT DESCRIPTION The La Plata County Fair is pleased to announce this year’s “Friday at the Fair” Concert will feature the incomparable Asleep at the Wheel. The 10 time Grammy winning western swing band will perform on August 12th in the rodeo arena at the fairgrounds. Bayfield’s local country rock band Midnight Backhand will be the opening act starting at 7:15. Asleep at the Wheel takes the...

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FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST
Aug03

FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST

AUG 4TH – 6TH | 2022 MUSIC – LATE NIGHT JAMS – YOGA – VW BUS VILLAGE – ART FOUR CORNERS JAM FEST MISSION STATEMENT Welcome to the Four Corners Jam Festival! We are honored and excited to bring 3 days of world class live music, performance art, yoga, outdoor recreation, and so much more to the Tico Time River Resort in Aztec, NM. Bringing multiple genres of music together including Funk, Reggae, Bluegrass, Psychedelic Rock and Afrobeat...

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SUMMER BREW AT PURGATORY
Jul08

SUMMER BREW AT PURGATORY

Date: July 9, 2022 Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm #1 Skier Place Durango CO 81301 United States Enjoy unlimited samples of all your favorite summertime beers from the best breweries in Durango and Colorado! Tickets are just $25! With tons of space to spread out you can throw down a blanket or a lawn chair, relax, and enjoy the beers. Buy Tickets! Confirmed Breweries             Live Music Enjoy live music from Colorado’s favorite...

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JULY 4TH IN DURANGO
Jul01

JULY 4TH IN DURANGO

  NOW THROUGH JULY 4 EVENT DESCRIPTION July 4th celebration in Historic Downtown Durango will feature a whole weekend of fastivities and events! Things will kick off on Friday in Buckley Park with Outdoor Movie Night featuring Sandlot. The night will include music by Stillwater Youth Bands and Bike Decorating for the 4th of July Parade. On Saturday evening at the transit center, kick up your heels for a Street Dance and watch the...

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DURANGO FARMERS MARKET IS BACK
Jun04

DURANGO FARMERS MARKET IS BACK

NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 30 EVENT DESCRIPTION The Durango Farmers Market offers fresh produce, protein, high-quality artisan crafts and ready to eat food and beverage – all from our local region! Every Saturday from May through October, you can find us in the parking lot of the TBK Bank on 8th Street in between Main Avenue and Camino del Rio. Free Parking is available at the City Transit Center lot. The market opens at 8 am from May...

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June 2022 Events
Jun04

June 2022 Events

The summer months are in full swing with long, sunny, and warm days! Everyday is a lake or river day. But, if you want something else to do, check out these fun events. On June 11th, run in the Steamworks Half Marathon along the Animas River down County Road 250. The 13.1 mile stretch is rewarded with a pool party at the Durango Sports Club. Food and drinks from Steamworks Brewing and Homeslice are provided for the celebratory...

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Community Concert Hall Presents ‘The Small Glories’ This Friday, May 20
May18

Community Concert Hall Presents ‘The Small Glories’ This Friday, May 20

  The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College presents ‘The Small Glories’ – Cara Luft & JD Edwards – a roots powerhouse duo from the Canadian Prairies performing this Friday, May 20 at 7:30pm. The ‘Artists You Should Know’ Music Series seats audience members directly on the stage with performers for a unique, intimate musical experience. With a stage banter striking a unique balance between slapstick and sermon, these...

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Tico Time Resort
May11

Tico Time Resort

  Plan your summer get-away at Tico Time Resort! Located between Durango, CO & Aztec, NM Tucked along the Animas River Valley, Tico Time offers Live music, RV sites, car camping, primitive wooded camping, multiple ponds, beaches, water slides, paddle boards, disc golf, biking, hiking trails, river tubing, and zip line adventure tours for the whole family! Special Weekend Pricing for RV sites & camping available when you...

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May Events 2022
May04

May Events 2022

May is the beginning of Durango’s summer celebrations. With warmer days for outdoor events, you won’t want to miss these fun activities. On May 1st, the Powerhouse Science Center in hosting Rockin’ on the River. This live concert will be featuring Lavalanche and more to come for five Sundays this summer! While the event is free, there will be a bar open for drink purchases. This lively event right next to the Animas River will surely...

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Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Events
Apr18

Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Events

The Concert Hall welcomes back Paula Poundstone – one of comedy’s most nimble and disarming comic imaginations whose talent for creating humor on the spot is the stuff of legend. She is set to take the stage on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 pm. Paula Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and a spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. Time magazine, in the March 2020 “Best of” issue, listed Paula’s HBO...

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MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS
Apr08

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS

For over 30 years, Music in the Mountains has produced an exceptional summer music festival with musicians of the highest caliber. We have entertained, educated and delighted audiences with the richness of classical music, and complemented concerts with year-round educational programs for youth. Join us in 2022 for Music in the Mountains from July 7- July 31. Performances will take place at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis...

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TICO TIME COUNTRY FESTIVAL SEPT 30 – OCT 3
Sep27

TICO TIME COUNTRY FESTIVAL SEPT 30 – OCT 3

  EVENT DESCRIPTION Get ready to Boot Scoot into Fall! Bring your friends, family, cowboy hats, dancing feet, and happy attitudes! There will be fireworks and so much more! Live performances by: Devon Worley Band, Rick Trevino, Dave McElroy, Anthony Smith, Savanna Chestnut, Matt Castillo, Garrett Young Collective, Phineus Reb, Britnee Kellogg, Sim Balkey, Tyller Gummersall, James Robert Webb, Bo DePeña. LOCATION Tico Time River...

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DURANGO COWBOY POETRY GATHERING Sept 30th- Oct 3rd
Sep27

DURANGO COWBOY POETRY GATHERING Sept 30th- Oct 3rd

    The Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering takes place September 30th- October 3rd. Cowboy poets and musicians from all across the West will gather in Durango to celebrate poems and songs that capture the spirit of the American West and the people who live and work there. The gathering events will take place in various venues around Durango including Ft. Lewis Concert Hall, Strater Hotel, Wildhorse Saloon and Four Leaves Winery...

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Music at the Nugget – Friday Aug 20
Aug18

Music at the Nugget – Friday Aug 20

iAM Music Fest Presents: GHOST TAPES Avant Horizon & Dana Arial August 20, 2021 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Nugget Mountain Bar – Durango, CO   Cost: $10 – General Admission Schedule: 5:00 PM – Doors Open 5:30 PM – Dana Arial 6:45 PM – Avant Horizon 8:00 PM – Ghost Tapes 9:00 PM – End of Show Venue: The Nugget Mountain Bar – America’s Last Great Mountain Bar “The...

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San Juan Brewfest 2021
Aug18

San Juan Brewfest 2021

The Brewfest is on for 2021! The San Juan Brewfest will be two days of beer, food and great live music. With the purchase of a ticket, you receive a souvenir 5oz glass and the ability to sample as many beers are you would like from 24 breweries!

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Anarchy Brewing Joins Durango’s Brewery Scene
Jul22

Anarchy Brewing Joins Durango’s Brewery Scene

A neighborhood nano-brewery has become Durango’s fifth local brewery, providing our taste buds with small batch beers. Matt “Sully” Sullivan previously served as a firefighter/paramedic and now serves up beers in his tap room. He set out to open Anarchy Brewing as a small community space for live music, fundraising events, and everything in between. Located by the Horse Gulch trail head, Sully combined his punk rock and outdoor...

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