Arts & Entertainment

Bayfield musician to support Grief Center through album sales

For Bayfield resident and alternative/indie musician Garrett Young, the topic of suicide hits close to home. “It’s the fifth time in my life that people close to us have taken their lives,” the...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Police Department takes the ‘Lip-Sync Challenge’

Who knew members of our local law enforcement could make music videos with the best of them? Or that they knew the words to ’90s pop hits? If you’ve scrolled through your Facebook newsfeed lately,...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Music

Angie’s List: The art of the festival

For two years, Angie Beach says she practically begged Lori Preusch to create artwork for Music in the Mountains. Beach is executive director of MiTM, the classical music festival running now...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Despite summer’s rocky start, Durango takes on NYC

Between wildfires, the local economy and political angst, our community has not experienced a great start to the summer. The Durango Herald has had its share of discouraging news to write about....

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Saying goodbye to Southwest Sound

When Robert Stapleton, owner of Southwest Sound, flips off the lights and locks the door behind him Saturday night, he’ll be closing the door on an iconic downtown Durango mainstay. Southwest...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Good Charlotte to headline benefit concert for 5 slain

NEW YORK – The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. Mayor...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Why it’s surprising Justin Bieber confirmed his engagement to Hailey Baldwin

Justin Bieber confirmed his engagement to Hailey Baldwin in a lengthy and candid Instagram post Monday night. “You are the love of my life ... and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else,”...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Virginia indie-folk group taking stage Saturday in Bayfield

With a mother who taught violin lessons and a dad who played classic rock guitar, “we had these two worlds collide, and somehow we all landed in the middle with the folk music,” Jenni Hunt said...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

It’s fantasy and tragic realism at Santa Fe Opera

When baritone Kevin Burdette strolls on stage in Santa Fe Opera’s dazzling new production of “Candide,” he enters as the famous 18th-century writer Voltaire. Dressed in period costume – wig,...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Music in the Mountains reinvents itself

Music in the Mountains, Durango’s signature summer festival, has a different shape and contour in 2018. On Saturday, MiTM will launch its 32nd season with an array of classical and world music...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Music in the Mountains will play on as scheduled

Plan A is on. Plan B is in the wings. When Purgatory Resort closed down as a result of the 416 Fire, Music in the Mountains seemed in jeopardy. After the June 1 fire persisted, organizers of our...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Santa Fe Opera offers ‘best of all possible worlds’

This summer, the Santa Fe Opera will join the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Centennial in a big way. On Friday, SFO will open its 62nd season with a full production of “Candide,” Bernstein’s Broadway...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music