Arts & Entertainment

Furtado happy to be back in town

Some of our younger music fans may not remember, but there was a time when a Durango concert by Tony Furtado was a guaranteed sellout. But it’s been a while.Veterans of the local scene may be...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Lollapalooza a first for The Cure

CHICAGO – The Cure will make their first Lollapalooza appearance in the festival’s more than 20-year history this summer, joining fellow headliners Mumford and Sons, The Killers and Nine Inch...

DATE: April 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Young musicians to play Concert Hall

When Jacob Candelaria, 17, delivers a stunning, opening wail on his clarinet, you know Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” is off to a solid start.And so it was at a rehearsal earlier week for the...

DATE: March 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Looking to book your band? iAM.

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

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