Friday, March 7
Utah band Marinade will take the stage at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Friday, March 7, and Saturday, March 8. Marinade is Talia Keys on lead vocals, drums, guitar and mandolin; James “The Minister of Meat” Trevino on bass and vocals; Jimmy Lauscher on lead guitar and vocals; and Spencer Kellogg on saxophone and guitar. The band is heading into its fourth year of playing funk, soul, reggae and rock, with tour dates all over the ski resort areas of Colorado and Utah. Doors open at 4 p.m. both nights, and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Sublime tribute returns to Summit
Sublime tribute band 40 oz. to Freedom will take the stage at three20south in Breckenridge with Beau Thomas & the Bandoliers on Friday, March 7. Since winning the 2010 San Diego Music Award for Best Tribute, 40 oz. to Freedom has toured the United States and Canada for more than six years, developing one of the largest tribute band followings in the world. By bringing thumping bass lines, rad beats and shredding guitar riffs, 40 oz. to Freedom is true to the So-Cal vibe for which Sublime was known. Doors open at 9 p.m., and tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Visit www.three20south.com for more information.
Analog Son plays The Goat
Analog Son will play The Goat Soup & Whiskey Tavern in Keystone on Friday, March 7. The first album from this funky brainchild, featuring musicians from The Congress, Fox Street, The New Mastersounds, Dumpstaphunk and more, was born at Scanhope Sound in fall 2013. While Jordan Linit (Kinetix/Ableminds) and Josh Fairman (Kinetix) had conceptualized this project for years, much of the composition was impromptu, as each guest musician brought his own unique brand of artistry to the table, stirring up a sizzling musical melting pot. Doors open at 9 p.m., and there’s a $5 cover. Visit www.soupandwhiskey.com/events for more information.
Folk, blues, roots at AOB
Von Stomper will play Alma’s Only Bar on Friday, March 7. Von Stomper is a Fort Collins-based band featuring the songs and styles of Wolf Van Elfmand, Dane Mark, Taylor Shuck, Mark Austin and Luke Callen. With influences ranging from early American folk to blues and roots music, this five piece creates an original sound that is both familiar and progressive in its style. The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. Visit www.almasonlybar.com for more information.
Saturday, March 8
All-star Pink Floyd tribute in Breck
Three20south welcomes Pigs on a Wing, a tribute to Pink Floyd, featuring David Murphy of STS9, on Saturday, March 8. This all-star tribute also includes Matthew Weiss, of Collective Efforts, on guitar; Coley Dennis, of Maserati, on guitar; Mike Albanese, of Cinemechanica, on drums; Alfredo Lapuz Jr., of Immuzikation, on organ and pianos; Stanley Walker, of Velveteen Pink, on synth; Timi Conley, of Kite to the Moon, on vocals; and Chris Clark, also on vocals. Doors open at 9 p.m., and tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Visit www.three20south.com for more information.
String band residency concludes
The Uptown Toodeloo String Band, featuring Chris Thompson, of Coral Creek, will play The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco on Saturday, March 8. The final show for Uptown Toodeloo String Band has is an all-star lineup from this winter’s residency at The Barkley Ballroom. Don’t miss Colorado’s best musicians playing the music of the Grateful Dead with bluegrass instruments. The free show starts at 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.barkleyballroom.com.
Local singer-songwriter performs in Breck
On Saturday, March 8, Josh Galvin will be performing at the Tenmile Station Restaurant Starlight Dinner, which delivers diners via sleigh to a gourmet dinner under the stars at the Tenmile Station on Peak 9 at the Breckenridge Ski Resort. Galvin is an acoustic guitarist and singer-songwriter from Breckenridge who plays original songs and eclectic covers. He will play from 6 to 9 p.m. Visit www.joshgalvin.com for more information.
Sunday, March 9
Barkly brings in Break Science
The Barkley Ballroom hosts Break Science with Late Night Radio on Sunday, March 9. Brooklyn-based electronic duo Break Science evokes a wide spectrum of electronic genres filtered through a musician’s lens, all while moving people spiritually and on the dance floor. Break Science consists of seasoned producers and touring veterans Adam Deitch and Borahm Lee, who have produced and performed with everyone from The Fugees, Wu Tang Clan and Talib Kweli to reggae Lee Scratch Perry and Miles Davis collaborator, John Scofield. The music starts at 9 p.m., and tickets are $15. Visit www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Friendly beats at three20south
My Body Sings Electric and Swing Hero will take the stage at three20south in Breckenridge on Sunday, March 9. My Body Sings Electric’s music resonates with a sense of playfulness and lust for life. When you meet them in person, it’s easy to see why. Call their music indie. Call it pop. Call it what you will. But when you connect with the music from this band of loveable misfits, you’ll feel as if you just met your five new best friends. Doors open at 9 p.m., and tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Visit www.three20south.com for more information.
Monday, March 10
Instrumentalist plays in Frisco
Paulo Cesar Pereira will perform at Rocky Mountain Coffee Roasters in Frisco on Monday, March 10. Pereira is a versatile instrumentalist, improviser, composer and sound engineer who plays cello, fretless bass and guitar music from Bach to bossa nova, by way of jazz, rock and the blues, music crafted from the page and music improvised from the heart. In his native Brazil, Pereira played cello for three years at the Chamber Orchestra of Universidade Federal de Goias and for eight years with the Goiania Symphony Orchestra. The music will run from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.rmcoffeeroasters.com.
Tuesday, March 11
Conspirator, Manic Focus at three20south
Conspirator with Manic Focus will play three20south in Breckenridge on Tuesday, March 11. Conspirator was originally founded as a way for Aaron Magner and Marc Brownstein to explore their passion for electronic music. Upon inception, the duo spent their time reworking songs from Magner and Brownstein’s other band, The Disco Biscuits, into electronic tracks while also writing new and original songs. It was soon realized that additional members were needed, which led to Chris Michetti joining on guitar and “Torch” on drums. Doors open at 9 p.m., and tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. For more information, visit www.three20south.com.
Wednesday, March 12
Funk and reggae in Breckenridge
Three20south will host Twiddle and The Mantras on Wednesday, March 12. Specializing in funk and reggae, Vermont-based quartet Twiddle offers a unique blend on these genres, with the added infusion of jazz, classical, bluegrass and electronic elements. With the release of their debut album, “The Natural Evolution of Consciousness,” in 2007 and their most recent release, “Somewhere on the Mountain,” in 2011, the band has demonstrated their undeniable talent and creativity. In addition to their eclectic ear-catching sound, the band offers an exciting live performance that is not to be missed. Doors open at 9 p.m., and tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Visit www.three20south.com for more information.
Frisco venue hosts One Ton Pig
Jackson Hole’s One Ton Pig, famous for down-and-dirty outlaw country, bluegrass and Americana, will take the stage at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco on Wednesday, March 12. One Ton Pig has released three critically acclaimed and commercially successful CDs of original music (“High On the Hog,” 2008; “Big Norm,” 2010; and “One Ton Pig,” 2012). They also pull out cover tunes from their repertoire of more than 100, bringing smiles to the faces of bar patrons, festival attendees, prison inmates, cowboys, sailors and the like. The free show starts at 9 p.m. Visit www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Thursday, March 13
Twang rock at Dillon Dam Brewery
4H Royalty, Denver’s premier purveyor of twang rock, will play a show at the Dillon Dam Brewery on Thursday, March 13. Recipient of Westword Readers’ Poll “Best New Band 2010” and two-time nominee to the Westword Music Awards, 4H Royalty has quickly built a reputation as being one of the most versatile and original quartets on the High Plains. While the band’s sound pays homage to the greats of classic country, blues and rock ’n’ roll, 4HR is neither revivalist nor purist in its approach. The music starts at 9:30 p.m. Visit www.dambrewery.com for more information.