A&E briefs: Live music, beer, triva at Dillon Dam Brewery
Ryan Summerlin January 12, 2014
The Dillon Dam Brewery will host another Tap It Tuesday on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 5 p.m., featuring a 5-gallon keg of the brewmaster’s special stash. This week’s beer is a doubly dry-hopped IPA made with grapefruit and fresh Simcoe hops. The brewery also will host live trivia night with Steven A on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 9 p.m. There’s no cover, and Crown Royal drinks are $5.
If live music is your thing, the Jaredd Reed Band brings its smooth Texarkana-based folk rock to the Dillon Dam Brewery on Thursday, Jan. 16. Starting his career in 1998 as a drummer, Reed has played on the Warped Tour, SXSW and Buzz Over Tour. As a solo artist, Reed has played at the SXSW, Mudrun Festivals, Quadrangal Festivals, Railfest and many others. The music starts at 9:30 p.m.
Visit www.dambrewery.com for more information and a full schedule of upcoming events.
Members of moe. at three20south Wednesday
Floodwood, featuring members of moe., will take the stage at three20south in Breckenridge on Wednesday, Jan. 15. Floodwood is the newest project of Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico from moe. The band also includes Jason Barady, Nick Piccininni and Zachary Fleitz, all professional musicians who have spent the past 20 years touring the world. Despite only being a band for about a year, Floodwood has already managed to gain a strong following on the East Coast due to its regular touring and festival appearances.
Doors open at 9 p.m. for the 21 and older show, and tickets are $12 in advance or $14 at the door. Visit www.three20south.com for more information.
Music at The
on Wednesday, Thursday
The Uptown Toodeloo String Band will play a free show at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The band is a bluegrass Grateful Dead tribute that is a rotating cast of some of Colorado’s best musicians and has made a name for itself in Frisco, where it has a winter-long residency. January’s band features National Flatpicking Champion Tyler Grant, of Grant Farm, a versatile guitarist and multi-instrumentalist with a wide range of musical expertise. Other members of Grant Farm along with members of Great American Taxi, Coral Creek and more will be picking on your favorite Dead tunes all night. The show starts at 9 p.m.
BoomBox will play its winter tour opener at The Barkley Ballroom on Thursday, Jan. 16. BoomBox consists of two versatile producers, DJs, songwriters, multi-instrumentalists and longtime friends, Russ Randolph and Zion Rock Godchaux.
Together, they develop an electronic blend of vintage rock and blues made to move dance floors while incorporating their signature backbeat, psychedelia and funky house sounds. Ramona opens at 9 p.m., and tickets are $25.
Visit www.barkleyballroom.com to purchase tickets or for more information on these two shows.
Dusty 45s play the Gold Pan on Thursday
Seattle’s Dusty 45s will play the Gold Pan Saloon on Main Street in Breckenridge on Thursday, Jan. 16. The band delivers its rockin’, high-energy music at just the right throttle to keep fans on their feet, begging for more. Over the years, the group has devoured styles ranging from twang country, jump blues and surf to pure rock ’n’ roll; along the way, it’s mixed in elements of Dixieland and jazz and is now serving it up as a sizzling sound all its own. Visit www.reverbnation.com/dusty45s for more information.
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