Friday, Nov. 29
New Orleans tribute at The Goat
The DBC will perform a tribute to the music of New Orleans at The Goat Soup & Whiskey Tavern in Keystone on Friday, Nov. 29. Formed in Denver in the spring of 2010, The DBC blends the roots of rock with jazz and world music to create a sound reminiscent of Santana, Stevie Wonder and Steely Dan, with the jam spirit of Widespread Panic and The Grateful Dead. The DBC will present a musical journey through the history of New Orleans music, spanning traditional New Orleans funeral marches and 1930s swing to classic and modern New Orleans bands such as The Meters, Galactic & the Rebirth Brass Band. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the 21 and older show starts at 10. There is a $5 cover. Visit www.thegoattavern.com for more information.
The Snake hosts The New Classics
The Snake River Saloon in Keystone will host The New Classics Band on Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30. The New Classics Band is one of the top cover bands in Denver, playing your favorite ’80s and ’90s rock hits, ’70s funk and soul and classic rock ’n’ roll dance songs that keep the energy high and get the party going. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Free music in Alma at AOB
A Mac DZ will play a free show at Alma’s Only Bar on Friday, Nov. 29. Straight out of Denver, Alex Mackenzie-Low (aka A Mac DZ) has defined the art of fusing progressive acoustic rock with reggae, folk and hip-hop. A Mac DZ’s fresh musical outlook synergizes with positive and empowering lyrics, resulting in a truly unique experience. In a live setting, A Mac DZ features a band inspired by members of diverse musical backgrounds, including Matt McElwain (drums), Chris Kimmel (keys), Robby Sands (bass), and Joe Lilly (sax). The show starts at 9:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.almasonlybar.com.
Saturday, Nov. 30
Family carnival in Keystone
The Warren Station Center for the Arts will host its second-annual Welcome Winter Family Carnival on Saturday, Nov. 30, with family activities from 3 to 6 p.m. in conjunction with live music from Chris Thompson & Coral Creek. The Coral Creek String Band is an acoustic project from Colorado, playing genre-bending original music and unique renditions of traditional bluegrass tunes and Americana classics. Coral Creek performs guitar and vocalist Thompson’s original music of Chris Thompson and features some of the top acoustic players in the Colorado music scene today, including Zebulon Bowles (fiddle), Jordan Ramsey (mandolin/vocals) and Andrew Bonnis (bass/vocals). For more information, visit www.warrenstation.com.
Yamn returns to Summit County
Yamn will invade three20south on Saturday, Nov. 30. Yamn resides in Denver. First and foremost, their hearts are in their live experience, one that scintillates the senses with courageous beats, grooves that cause instant and contagious grins to ripple across the undulating crowds, heart-warming peaks and head-banging rock riffs. This refreshed and revitalized Yamn is a band hungrier than ever to push the limits of progressive live-tronica. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Visit www.three20south.com for more information.
Monday, Dec. 2
Malai Mondays at three20south
Experience Malai Mondays at three20south with Malai Llama on Monday, Dec. 2. Malai Llama is a five-piece instrumental band that combines genres such as jazz, rock and electronica in a psychedelic fusion, pushing musical boundaries by combining the real energy of instrumentation with the electronic exploration of synthesizers, turntables and samples in dynamic song structures. People all around Colorado have been moving their feet to the band’s grooves. The free show is for ages 21 and older. For more information, visit www.three20south.com.
Tuesday, Dec. 3
Original EDM act EOTO in Breck
Three20south in Breckenridge will host EOTO on Tuesday, Dec. 3. What began as a sonic experiment between two longtime collaborators has turned into a nationwide phenomenon. As the originators of live and improvised electronic dance music, multi-instrumentalists Michael Travis and Jason Hann stumbled upon an undeniable combination, blending cutting-edge computer technology with raw musical talent. Doors open at 9 p.m., and music starts around 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or $28 the day of the show. Visit www.three20south.com for more information.