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 | UPDATED: 6 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Music

Stillwater now offering private music lessons

Stillwater Music has taken on the private lesson program offered by the now-closed Katzin Music. Jeroen van Tyn, executive director of Stillwater, said given his organization’s mission of providing...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

Mangan fuses family and guitars in Cortez string business

The next time you listen to a band, you just might be hearing the strumming sounds of guitar strings made by Curt Mangan Fusion Matched Strings. Curt Mangan, owner of Curt Mangan Fusion Matched...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Power duo returning to Mancos for spring tour

Arizona musicians Johnny Zapp and Bernie Lezotte will return to Mancos on April 21 as a stop on their spring tour. The “power duo” will perform at The Mancos Brewing Co. at 6 p.m. with no cover...

DATE: April 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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

The Weeknd, Bruno Mars to headline Lollapalooza in Chicago

CHICAGO – The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White and Arctic Monkeys will headline this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago. Travis Scott, The National, Vampire Weekend and Odesza also were...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music

Katzin Music & Studios to close doors at end of month

Katzin Music & Studios, after 39 years serving musicians and music students in Durango and the Four Corners, will close its doors at the end of the month. “This is so hard to give it up,” said Ruth...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Shaquille O’Neal to hold EDM affair in Miami

ATLANTA – NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal will put his DJ skills on display at his own carnival-style event after a popular electronic dance music festival in Miami. O’Neal said that “Shaq’s Fun House”...

DATE: March 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Music