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Remember when “The Blues Brothers” took the stage at Bob’s Country Bunker where only chicken wire separated them from a roomful of violent rednecks? That’s the kind of nightmare scenario that...

DATE: March 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

London museum celebrates Bowie

LONDON – When did the modern era begin? With the Renaissance? With Elvis Presley?For a generation of music-loving Britons, it started on July 6, 1972, when David Bowie performed the song “Starman”...

DATE: March 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Library set to preserve ‘Silence’

WASHINGTON – Simon and Garfunkel’s “Sounds of Silence,” which was written amid the turmoil following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, will join Chubby Checker’s 1960s dance hit “The...

DATE: March 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Music’s history safe at the Strater

In Durango, you don’t have to go far to step back in time. That makes it an ideal setting for the first-ever Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival.Any day of the week, one can venture into the...

DATE: March 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Woman can’t pay $222K music tab

MINNEAPOLIS – A Minnesota woman at the center of a long-running court fight over the unauthorized downloading of copyrighted music said there’s still no way she can pay record companies the...

DATE: March 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango celebrates Bach at annual festival

When violinist Nolan Reed concluded the opening concert in the 6th annual Bach Festival, a distinct hush fell over the crowd. Everyone seemed to sense that Reed was making real music, not learning,...

DATE: March 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

For the love of music

Talk about a jam session.Put 57 random musicians in a room and most people would want to lock the door and run. But Mark Walters has taken that chaos and created not only order but harmony. The...

DATE: March 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

SXSW blends famous, no-names

AUSTIN, Texas – In the frenzy of South by Southwest, even standouts such as The Flaming Lips feel the need to stand out.Now consider that problem while surveying the 2,200 mostly unknown bands...

DATE: March 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

A bit of Eire in the Southwest? Yes.

Durango’s Irish music scene is a team effort, which is what it has taken to put on the town’s first Celtic music festival.C.J. Alderton, a member of the band Patrick Crossing and one of many...

DATE: March 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

On a roll from Colorado to France

The High Rollers are taking to the rock star lifestyle like seasoned pros.Two years ago, the Durango country-rock quartet lucked into a micro-world tour when they were invited to play in Pontivy,...

DATE: March 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Native flute will be treat for St. Mark’s recital

James J. Pellerite, professor of flute at Indiana University retired a few years ago and turned to a new world of musical exploration – and a new career – with the Native American flute. He will be...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

SoloDuo is guitar at high fidelity

When one thinks of classical music, a duo is not what usually comes to mind. And when one thinks of guitars, rarely does the instrument conjure images of classical music.SoloDuo lays to rest such...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

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