Arts & Entertainment

Rocker Jerry Lee Lewis suffers stroke, expected to recover

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Rock ’n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis is recovering after a minor stroke, but he’s expected to make a full recovery. A statement from his publicist says the 83-year-old Rock &...

DATE: March 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Sara Illsley and Friends to perform benefit ‘to speak for the ones that can’t’

Social justice is a guiding principle for Durango singer Sara Illsley, and now she wants to incorporate it into her shows by making each performance a benefit. “I grew up in a family that had that...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Andre Previn, Oscar-winning composer, has died at 89

Andre Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, always rejecting suggestions that his bop ’n’ blues moonlighting...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango High School band student recognized

Durango High School band student, Lee Pickett, has been recognized as an alternate musician on bass clarinet in the Colorado All-State Band. The Colorado All-State Band will perform March 30 in...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Janet Jackson to launch Las Vegas residency in May

NEW YORK – Janet Jackson is heading to Las Vegas. The pop icon announced Tuesday that she’s launching a residency in Las Vegas later this year. Jackson will have 15 shows in May, July and August at...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

New judge takes seat for ‘Durango Voice’

When the 17 contestants of the fourth annual Durango Voice singing competition take the stage this weekend, there will be a new judge watching. Added to this year’s roster is Linda Mack Berven,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony weaves magic of storytelling

A sultan, a faithless queen, emirs, wazirs, lords, grandees, pirates, carnivals and shipwrecks. A pair of star-crossed lovers. Beauty and the Beast. Tom Thumb. And, most of all, one very smart...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Instrumentalist Russick Smith will perform at Outlier

Multi-instrumentalist Russick Smith will take the stage at Outlier Cellars Friday night. Smith is first and foremost a cellist, but he brings other instrumental skills to performances as well,...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Quadrivium continues outreach with vocal music concerts in Durango, Bayfield

Animal lovers, rejoice: A concert just for you is on the immediate horizon. Titled “Wild Kingdom,” the concert will feature “music about all things that scurry, bound and fly,” said Kerry Ginger,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Ozzy Osbourne hospitalized because of flu complications

LOS ANGELES – Ozzy Osbourne is in a hospital for some complications from the flu. The 70-year-old rocker’s wife, Sharon Osbourne, wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that doctors believe “this is the...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

New York folk band headed for Dolores

The Sea The Sea, an indie folk band from New York, will play the Dolores River Brewery on Feb. 10. Their 2014 debut release, “Love We Are We Love” received praise from National Public Radio and...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Jagged Little Pill’ by Alanis Morissette heads to Broadway

NEW YORK – Alanis Morissette is coming to Broadway. The singer-songwriter has allowed songs from her 1995 breakthrough album “Jagged Little Pill” to be used in a new musical ,and producers plan to...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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