Arts & Entertainment

Demi Lovato breaks silence after apparent drug overdose: ‘I will keep fighting’

In Demi Lovato’s first public statement since being hospitalized for an apparent drug overdose, the pop star says she is focused on her sobriety and “road to recovery.” “I have always been...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Sundance Head, ‘The Voice’ winner, coming to Durango

For the second year, there will be live music at the upcoming La Plata County Fair. And this year’s performer comes with a pretty serious résumé. Soul country singer Sundance Head, who won the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

New music store owned by a familiar face

When Katzin Music closed this past spring, musicians were left with few local options when it came to buying the supplies they needed. But not long after Katzin’s retail doors closed for good, new...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Neil Diamond thanks Colorado firefighters with performance

BASALT – Singer Neil Diamond gave an unexpected performance for firefighters battling a blaze near his Colorado home. The 77-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer took to the stage Friday night to...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Final Music in the Mountains weekend blazes

Violinist Philippe Quint, 44, will wrap up the 32nd season of Music in the Mountains with a performance of a concerto you may not have heard: William Bolcom’s Violin Concerto in D. This year marks...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Celebrities offer singer Demi Lovato support after reports of hospitalization for apparent overdose

Several celebrities, including recent collaborators, publicly offered support for Demi Lovato amid reports that the pop singer had been hospitalized after an apparent overdose. Singer Kehlani, who...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Music in the Mountains offers two preludes, Mozart and Mussorgsky

“Right now, I couldn’t be happier,” Dallas composer David Sterrett said during intermission on opening night, July 13, at Music in the Mountains. His new composition, “Brighter Than the Flames,”...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

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 | 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