Music

Video and story: Southwest Colorado Concert season opens to full house

David Osborne, known as “pianist to the presidents,” wowed the crowd at his Monday night performance, accompanied by Denny Morales on bass and Paul Stubblefield on drums and vocals. The David...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Cook brings ‘High-Dollar Gospel’ to Cortez theater

Blues firebrand guitarist and singer Eli Cook is scheduled to appear in concert at the Sunflower Theatre on Oct. 13, having completed his new album, “High-Dollar Gospel.” The concert starts at 7:30...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering to celebrate 29th year

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering started Thursday and runs through Oct. 8. It’s a weekend filled with music, poetry, a cowboy parade and other events that celebrate the American West. This year, the...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Flutist performs duet with nature, ruins

A flutist from New Mexico is recording a soundtrack for Canyons of the Ancients National Monument as part of an artist-in-residence program. Bonnie Schmader is an accomplished flute and harp...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival boosts economy, analysis says

The 2017 Dolores River Festival attracted a large regional crowd and benefited local shops and hotels, according to an economic analysis conducted by Fort Lewis College business students. The...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez DJ to be honored at country awards show

Barb Richhart, who hosts the “CowTrails” show on KSJD Radio, will be honored as “Radio DJ of the Year” at a national country music award show in October. The Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association,...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest tickets on sale

The third annual Mancos Valley Summer Brewfest combine a riverfront setting and local music, beer, wine and food on Saturday, Aug. 19, at Cottonwood Park in Mancos. Mancos Brewing Co. presents the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rocky Mountain UkeFest to be held July 7-9

The third annual Rocky Mountain UkeFest is coming up July 7 through 9, and it will be a weekend packed with workshops, open mic sessions and ukuleles. Lots of ukuleles. This year’s festival will...

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Dolores town board considers expansion of railroad museum

Dolores Town Board members meeting in their monthly workshop on Monday considered a proposed display track for the Galloping Goose railroad museum and discussed the Dolores River Festival and the...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ukulele group Aloha Club to play at Mancos State Park

Mancos State Park is hosting two musical events in the coming weeks as part of its Music in the Park summer series, according to a news release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The local ukulele...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores River Festival draws big crowd

The beats of reggae, funk and rock ’n’ roll reverberated off the canyon walls as thousands of music fans lounged in the sun or hit the dance floor during the Dolores River Festival Saturday. By...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News