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DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Lunar Bass 4 makes camp at Echo Basin

Get ready, Mancos.Superlative claims often are hard to quantify, but reasonable people should agree that Lunar Bass 4, as advertised, will be the largest dance music festival ever seen in Southwest...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Late taxes in La Plata County go up 40% from 2008

Property-tax delinquencies are up about 39 percent from last year, according to a Durango Herald analysis of tax notices published this week. The numbers offer another sign that La Plata County is...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Asleep at the Wheel coming to Concert Hall

One of music’s most venerable and revered groups, Asleep at the Wheel, returns to the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College on Wednesday night. Now in its 40th year, “The Wheel” is on the...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Same game, different name

DATE: Aug. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Trucks, Tedeschi fill Blues & Brews lineup

The husband and wife team of Derek Trucks and the Susan Tedeschi Band will headline the second night of the 17th annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival in September.The announcement was a long...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Summit to host black-tie affair, Summit-style

Tonight could be a historic night in Durango as the Summit hosts its first black-tie affair.“I’m pretty sure we’ve never had one, even before I took over,” said Summit owner Scottie Sindelar. And...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Piano tuner marks 25th year at Newport jazz fest

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. – Between each act at the Newport Jazz Festival, as the audience cheers and crews clear the equipment, Bill Calhoun darts onstage with a fistful of tools and parks at the...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Ike Turner celebrated in Miss.

JACKSON, Miss. – Rock icon Ike Turner is about to get recognition in his Mississippi hometown nearly three years after his death.This weekend in Clarksdale, officials and music fans will gather to...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Pink Floyd anthem redone for Iranians

NEW YORK – The Pink Floyd rock music classic “Another Brick in the Wall” has been transformed by a Canadian band to reflect contempt young Iranians have for their government.The song replaces the...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Abbey menu offers huge variety

No, the Herald has not crossed over into the fortune-cookie business. Just call it good advice for concertgoers because the Abbey Theatre has got a great lineup of nationally touring acts this weekend whose names may not be of the household variety – with one notable exception.

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony set for 25th season

The San Juan Symphony’s 25th season, “Celebration: Then & Now,” will begin Sept. 18 with a free concert at San Juan College in Farmington. The first Durango performance will be a family concert...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music