Arts & Entertainment

Dolores hosts reggae band with a Native American message

Tha Yoties, a four-man reggae rock band with Native American influences, will perform from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Dolores River Brewery. Singer and guitar player Ed Kabotie, a member of the...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Jay-Z, Beyoncé release surprise album ‘Everything Is Love’

LOS ANGELES – Jay-Z and Beyoncé are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper’s disgust...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – D.J. Fontana, a rock ’n’ roll pioneer who rose from strip joints in his native Shreveport, Louisiana, to the heights of musical history as Elvis Presley’s first and longtime...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Concerts @ The Park’ to support those affected by 416 Fire

The first “Concerts @ The Park” show, scheduled for Thursday night and featuring Nashville indie singer-songwriter Michaela Anne, will now also be a fundraiser for the Community Emergency Relief...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Concert series kicks off summer season

Summer’s here, and it’s time to kick back to a little live music in Buckley Park. The Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College with Alpine Bank are again bringing their Concerts @ The Park...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Barbershoppers celebrate 50 years in Durango

The year 1968 is mostly remembered for turmoil in the United States: Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated, we were knee-deep in the Vietnam War, and civil unrest was rife....

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan String Band plays to educate and entertain

Not many musicians can whip up a crowd with songs about dirt and humidity and then bring down the house with the appearance of Smokey Bear. But the San Juan String Band has been doing just that...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Choral Society prepares for Carnegie Hall performance

Practice, practice, practice goes the old Carnegie Hall joke about how to get to New York’s premiere concert venue. The Durango Choral Society has taken that advice to heart. Under the spirited...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango’s J-Calvin brings Amy Winehouse’s music to life

Amy Winehouse may have lived a short life, but her music lives on, and for one night in Durango, you can hear it live, courtesy of Durango’s J-Calvin. Winehouse exploded onto the music scene in the...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Dolores River Brewery gets a taste of Tennessee

Two concerts are scheduled for the Dolores River Brewery next week. The Black Lillies will play on May 9. Miss Tess and the Talkbacks will perform May 12. Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, the...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Iconic guitar maker Gibson seeks bankruptcy protection

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The maker of the Gibson guitar, omnipresent for decades on the American music stage, is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. A pre-negotiated...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

St. Mark’s Recital Series’ ‘The Birds and the B’s’ a musical aviary

If you’re following the rolling celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday year, consider attending the final recital in the St. Mark’s Recital Series. It will take place Friday at the...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music