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Fierce woman in jazz takes shot at first Grammy

NEW YORK – Saxophonist Tia Fuller was crying in bed. And praising God. She’d just received the news that she was nominated for her first-ever Grammy Award – but it’s not just any nomination: Her...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

St. Mark’s boldly launches new year with flute quartets

Combining classical favorites with unusual new finds, the St. Mark’s Recital Series does it again. On Jan. 11, the series will continue with “Flute Quartets,” a program beginning and ending with...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Church bands help congregations connect

On a chilly, pre-Christmas Wednesday night, members of Durango Vineyard Church filed into the cafeteria of Escalante Middle School for weekly services. After a brief social time before services...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Daryl Dragon, of ‘The Captain and Tennille,’ dead at 76

NEW YORK – Daryl Dragon, the cap-wearing “Captain” of “The Captain and Tennille” who teamed with then-wife Toni Tennille on such easy listening hits as “Love Will Keep Us Together” and “Muskrat...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Grande cancels show because of ‘unforeseeable health reasons’

NEW YORK – Ariana Grande has canceled a Las Vegas performance days before New Year’s Eve “due to unforeseeable health reasons.” Grande was originally scheduled to perform at The Chelsea at The...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Mariah Carey’s Christmas classic sets new record on Spotify

NEW YORK – Mariah Carey’s 24-year-old Christmas classic is so popular it set a new one-day streaming record on Spotify on Christmas Eve. Chart Data reported that “All I Want for Christmas Is You,”...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Caitlin Cannon reclaiming life’s challenges in new album

Caitlin Cannon is repurposing her inner trash. The local musician has written and recorded “TrashCannon” and has taken the project to KickStarter to get the money required to get the album mixed,...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

‘The Voice’ finale: Farmington teenager emerges victorious

On Tuesday night, 16-year-old country singer Chevel Shepherd of Farmington was crowned the champion of “The Voice” Season 15; she’s now the proud owner of $100,000 and a recording contract with...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Stillwater Music students to show off skills at ‘Winter Wonder Bands’ gala

On Sunday, about 80 young musicians will show off their skills at the Henry Strater Theatre for the annual Stillwater Music’s “Winter Wonder Bands” gala performance. The gala will cover a variety...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Can you sing? Durango Voice wants to hear

Manna will present the annual Durango Voice fundraiser – similar to the TV show “The Voice” – on Feb. 23 at the Henry Strater Theatre, and auditions are now open. If you are just starting out or...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Bob’s Yr Uncle bringing music to Noel Night

Friday, downtown Durango will be awash in activity as the town kicks the holiday season into full gear. Along with shops offering a host a deals on goods, there will be plenty of hot chocolate and...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Violinist Casey Reed finds fun in music, mentoring

One of the musicians performing this weekend with the San Juan Symphony Youth Orchestra is no stranger to the stage. Casey Reed has been playing violin since he was 5. Now a freshman at Durango...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

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