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The gang’s all here for 1st weekend

It’s always special when Music in the Mountains rolls out the full festival orchestra each year, and this weekend the music will match the moment.“We’ve got some very big works, lots of brass, lots...

DATE: July 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Music in the Mountains ready for season 26

There will be new faces and familiar ones as Music in the Mountains enters its 26th season Sunday.It will be the fist time in 10 years that the festival will begin without Susan Lander at the helm....

DATE: July 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

The countdown has begun

DATE: July 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Lining up for High Rollers

The seemingly omnipresent High Rollers, created and ably led by Andy Janowsky for the last 18 years, released its sixth CD on Friday at the Wild Horse Saloon to an adoring, dance-crazed crowd. The...

DATE: July 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Simpson and bandmates try (try, try) again

Ben Simpson is almost obsessive in his quest to find your favorite bar song – and your least favorite. He wants to know what’s overdone, what gets your foot tapping and what gets you to put another...

DATE: June 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Village People keep bringing the party

I’ll be honest. I didn’t know what to expect when I picked up the phone to speak with Eric Anzalone, best known as “The Biker” from the Village People.It’s easy to be cynical about a group that has...

DATE: June 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Folk, bluegrass kick off summer

Music fans hungry for the lines, crowds and fervor of big summer festivals would have been sorely disappointed with the lack thereof at the Pagosa Folk ’N Bluegrass Festival last weekend.A true...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Is Rochester Hotel your next happy-hour stop?

Local writer Fred Wildfang has put together some wonderful books containing historical photos from our area. One such book is part of the “Images of America” series called Durango. Its last few...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

In tune in Animas Valley

John Fowler knew exactly where he was when he decided to open Shoreline Music in the Animas Valley. If the name sounds more apt to a business on a Southern California boardwalk, it’s because that’s...

DATE: May 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Singing to the circles of our lives

“Again, again, we come and go, changed, changing.”The poetry of Wendell Berry has served many a nature-lover, many a composer and many a music lover. “Circles,” Berry’s poem about the cyclical...

DATE: May 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Ramone gets new life – posthumously

You can’t argue the Ramones’ contribution to music. The New York punk quartet achieved perfection through their simplicity; three chords, 3 minutes (tops) and they stand the test of time today,...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

Telluride Blues & Brews festival finalizes lineup

The full lineup for the 19th Annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is set. Headliners Phil Lesh & Friends, Gov’t Mule and The B-52s were announced last month. The schedule of who will play when...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Music

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