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Sans takes baton for Symphony’s ‘Laughter’

It’s hard to imagine the San Juan Symphony without Arthur Post leading the way from the conductor’s podium, but the musicians will have to get by without their maestro this weekend.For Sunday’s...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Irish pub crowds go Underground

The “build it and they will come” line might not work for everyone in today’s economic world, but for the owners of the Irish Embassy Pub, it’s the gospel truth.Opened in 2008 as a traditional...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Bibb, Davis keep the blues fresh

It will be about two years exactly on Thursday since Eric Bibb performed at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.On that night in 2010, Bibb was on his “Booker’s Guitar” tour, paying...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

The songs remain the same

DATE: Jan. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Yoakam brings his iconic country twang to Ignacio

The inimitable Dwight Yoakam snuck into Ignacio on Saturday night, kept 1,350 disciples waiting and eventually jeering, foot-stomping and catcalling for 50 minutes at the sold-out Sky Ute Casino...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Stringdusters are on a roll

The uncertainty of the music business has forced working professionals to take things into their own hands. Musicians of all genres are following the lead of their punk predecessors: Get out of...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Stars head to Pagosa for Outlaw Snowdown

Festivals aren’t just for summer anymore. Although we’ve come to associate the “F-word” with a warm-weather event giving music lovers the chance to wear sandals and carouse to acoustic music, it’s...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Choral’s Christmas to include premiere

A holiday favorite is back this weekend as nearly 150 singers from the three Durango Choral Society choirs and members of the Fort Lewis College Percussion Ensemble will bring “A Traditional Family...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

FLC music students can see their finish line

They danced in the aisles, on stage and among the musicians. Sometimes at some Fort Lewis College recitals and concerts, all joy breaks loose. That’s the way it was at Neil Hemphill’s senior...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony delivers peaceful ending

The final phrase of Sunday’s San Juan Symphony concert came down to a quiet prayer for peace: “Dona nobis pacem.” Soprano Gemma Kavanagh sang her last supplication, then stood still while the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

College welcomes new top brass

People who ventured out in the rain Sunday afternoon were treated to a splendid trumpet recital at Fort Lewis College. Marc Reed, the new brass man in the Music Department, dazzled a small but...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Symphony brings ‘Community’

Community means many things to many people. And for Arthur Post, coming up with just one definition of the word isn’t any easier. The musical director and conductor of the San Juan Symphony chose...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

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