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Editor’s picks: Summit County’s best bets for the weekend (1)

April 29, 2016 — 

It’s springtime in the mountains, and, for many, the best time of the year to suit up in a bikini and head to The Beach. The sandy area at Arapahoe …

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Coral Creek brings bluegrass to Arapahoe Basin (2)

April 29, 2016 — 

As music has evolved, it is no longer easy to categorize a band’s genre. Music reflecting different artists’ influences mesh together to create variations of every genre. In bluegrass, the …

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Music Scene: Live music in Summit County April 29 to May 5 (3)

April 29, 2016 — 

Friday, April 29The Historic Brown Hotel reopened April 15 and will be featuring live music on the weekends throughout mud season. John Truscelli and the Stolen Band will be playing …

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Students star in Breckenridge Backstage Theatre’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr’ (4)

April 27, 2016 — 

Forty-five Summit County students will bring the story of Ariel, a beautiful young mermaid who longs to leave the ocean for the world above, to life on the Riverwalk Center …

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Music Scene: Live music in Summit County, April 23-28 (5)

April 25, 2016 — 

Friday, April 22Mark Schlaefer will play the Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge on Friday, April 22. Mark Schlaefer brings his delta blues to the restaurant from 5-10 p.m., and there’s …

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Breckenridge Ski Resort hosts free show with Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real (6)

April 18, 2016 — 

When Lukas Nelson was a kid, he had a dream that changed his outlook on life. He was onstage, singing in front of a large crowd and he was terrified. …

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Music Scene: Live music roundup Summit County, April 15-21 (7)

April 15, 2016 — 

Friday, April 15The Hollywood Farmers will play a free show at the Motherloaded Tavern on Friday, April 15. Hollywood Farmers is an art collective comprised of Steve and Oriole, two …

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Music Scene: Michael Franti & Spearhead play Breckenridge's Spring Fever concert series (8)

April 8, 2016 — 

Friday, April 8The Barkley Ballroom hosts Frisco Funk Collective on Friday, April 8. A collection of the best musicians from Summit County bring music reminiscent of Lettuce and The Funky …

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National Geographic Live series continues with filmmaker Pete McBride (9)

April 6, 2016 — 

The second installation of the National Geographic Live speaker series features acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride in a program entitled “Chasing Rivers” on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. …

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Ozomatli performs in Breckenridge (10)

April 6, 2016 — 

“Today is kind of a special day,” Ulises “Uli” Bella said enthusiastically over the phone on Friday afternoon. “It’s the band’s birthday today.”It was April 1, and the saxophone player …

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Breckenridge Music Festival presents ‘Romance of Piano and Strings’ (11)

April 1, 2016 — 

Breckenridge Music Festival (BMF) presents “Romance of Piano and Strings” with artistic partner Michael Linville at the piano, joined by two Summer Festival Orchestra musicians, Hugh Palmer, violin, and Alex …

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Music Scene: Roundup of live music in Summit County, April 1-7 (12)

April 1, 2016 — 

Friday, April 1Local band Down 2 Funk will play Goat Tavern on Friday, April 1 in Keystone. Down 2 Funk is an international dance crew that originated in Dallas, Texas. …

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Music Scene: Live music roundup in Summit County, March 25-31 (13)

March 25, 2016 — 

Friday, March 25Funkiphino will play the Snake River Saloon on Friday, March 25. One of Colorado’s premiere dance bands, Funkiphino is the 12-piece funk sensation that’s been funking it up …

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Soul Tones perform in Breck (14)

March 18, 2016 — 

Although the Soul Tones have only been a band since 2014, the group has almost 60 years of combined experience in the music world. The Colorado-based funk-rock trio is led …

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Music Scene: Roundup of live music in Summit County, March 18-24 (15)

March 18, 2016 — 

Friday, March 18The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco hosts Salem after showings of ski/snowboard/avalanche awareness films. There will be a raffle from outdoor industry partners. Salem performs Todd Anders Johnson’s socially-conscious …

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Comedian Lewis Black performs in Breckenridge (16)

March 16, 2016 — 

It’s a tough year to be Lewis Black.Somewhere on a tour bus in the middle of Idaho, the rage-inspired comedian and self-proclaimed Socialist explained his political philosophy to me via …

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Breckenridge Music Festival presents ‘Romantic and Classical Quintets’ (17)

March 16, 2016 — 

The Breckenridge Music Festival welcomes back Nathan Olson, co-concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and John Klinghammer, associate principal clarinet of the Omaha Symphony, to perform the music of Wolfgang …

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Music Scene: Live music roundup in Summit County for March 11-17 (18)

March 11, 2016 — 

Friday, March 11The Barkley Ballroom hosts Michal Menert and the Pretty Fantastics on Friday, March 11. After debuting his 18-piece Big Band at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado in April …

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Hot Buttered Rum takes the stage in Frisco (19)

March 7, 2016 — 

As a band that has been together since 2001, Hot Buttered Rum continues to progress as a band and in their sound as music and the way it is consumed …

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Music Scene: Live music roundup in Summit County (20)

March 4, 2016 — 

Friday, March 4Goat Tavern hosts Zenobia Street Funk Collective on Friday, March 4. The band is a Denver all-star funk group featuring members of Rebel Tongue, U.S. Pipe and the …

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