Arts & Entertainment

San Juan String Band plays to educate and entertain

Not many musicians can whip up a crowd with songs about dirt and humidity and then bring down the house with the appearance of Smokey Bear. But the San Juan String Band has been doing just that...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango Choral Society prepares for Carnegie Hall performance

Practice, practice, practice goes the old Carnegie Hall joke about how to get to New York’s premiere concert venue. The Durango Choral Society has taken that advice to heart. Under the spirited...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango’s J-Calvin brings Amy Winehouse’s music to life

Amy Winehouse may have lived a short life, but her music lives on, and for one night in Durango, you can hear it live, courtesy of Durango’s J-Calvin. Winehouse exploded onto the music scene in the...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Dolores River Brewery gets a taste of Tennessee

Two concerts are scheduled for the Dolores River Brewery next week. The Black Lillies will play on May 9. Miss Tess and the Talkbacks will perform May 12. Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, the...

DATE: May 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Iconic guitar maker Gibson seeks bankruptcy protection

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The maker of the Gibson guitar, omnipresent for decades on the American music stage, is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. A pre-negotiated...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

St. Mark’s Recital Series’ ‘The Birds and the B’s’ a musical aviary

If you’re following the rolling celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday year, consider attending the final recital in the St. Mark’s Recital Series. It will take place Friday at the...

DATE: May 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Record Store Day 2018: Podcasts to listen to while you’re in line

Crate-diggers, unite! Record Store Day – that celebration of supporting your local music retailer and sonic community building – is near! From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, head over to Southwest...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Ska Brewing releasing compilation album

To help celebrate Record Store Day, Ska Brewing teamed up with Chicago’s JUMP UP RECORDS to release “Drink the Ska,” a compilation of 17 ska hits curated by Ska and JUMP UP. The album wil be...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Bluegrass Meltdown getting ready to take over Durango

Practice your heel-stomping and happy hollering, the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown is coming to town April 20-22. The main stages will be crowded with national acts like The Becky Buller Band, Mile...

DATE: April 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Mariah Carey battles bipolar disorder, no longer in denial

NEW YORK – Mariah Carey says she’s no longer living in isolation after seeking treatment for a bipolar disorder. In a People magazine article due on newsstands Friday, the singer says she didn’t...

DATE: April 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

I’m With Her a band with regional roots

Folk trio I’m With Her has a cool, local origin story, having gotten together in Telluride. Featuring musical heavy-hitters Aoife O’Donovan, Sarah Jarosz and Sara Watkins, the women are currently...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Who will win Durango Voice?

This year’s Durango Voice finalists will take the stage at Henry Strater Theatre on Saturday to show off a month’s worth of vocal coaching courtesy of judges Jill Holly, Bailey Barnes-Fagg, Andreas...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

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