Music Scene: Vicious tracks, funk in the cracks
Ryan Summerlin April 12, 2013
Get loaded with Mr. Double GainerToday at The Motherloaded Tavern in Breckenridge, Drew “Mr. Double Gainer” Reges will play modern rock, classic rock, ’80s and blues and pepper it all with some country. “I go vicious on the tracks and pump funk in the cracks,” Reges said. The show starts at 9:30 p.m. Visit www.motherloadedtavern.com for more information.High Five’s at AOBSummit County band High Five will grace the stage at Alma’s Only Bar today. High Five plays funky, jazz-infused, groove grass inspired by the free-spirited, open-minded, jam inducing mountain lifestyle. The band said to expect “an original, spontaneous, light-hearted, energy-filled evening, changing from song to song, much like the weather in Colorado.” The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. Visit www.almasonlybar.com for more information.Free reggae show at three20southThree20south will host a free show today with Wake Up & Live, A Bob Marley Tribute. Taking pride in approaching Marley’s music from an improvisational mindset, Wake Up & Live isn’t afraid to explore and open the music. Mixing elements of jam, dub and rock, this band will get you moving. Rastasaurus kicks off the evening. Doors open at 9 p.m. for the 21 and older show. For more information, visit www.three20south.com.
End of season show in FriscoPerennial favorite Meniskus returns to Frisco to celebrate the end of the season Saturday night at The Barkley Ballroom. For the uninitiated, Meniskus is known for its unique brand of world-influenced dance rock, which the band calls “rock nouveau,” featuring a diverse variety of sounds from Latin grooves to jams and electronic dance music. The free show starts at 9 p.m.; donations to the band are accepted but not required. Visit www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.Breck sports Yamn good timesYamn will rock Breckenridge on Saturday with a show at three20south. The band’s heart is in its live experience, one that scintillates the senses with courageous beats, grooves that cause instant and contagious grins to ripple across the crowd, heart-warming peaks and head-banging rock riffs. The Wagon Wheel Chandeliers will open. Doors open at 9 p.m., and tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
Get Werked on SundayPsychedelic dance rock act The Werks will play Sunday at three20south in Breckenridge. The Werks fuse shredding guitar with the screaming organ of jam and classic rock, the slap bass of funk and the more modern sounds of synthesizers and dance beats. This Closing Day Party with free beer starts at 9 p.m. for ages 21 and older. Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Visit www.three20south.com for more information.Get your roadhouse blues fixThe Barkley Ballroom will be hopping with the Fox Street AllStars on Sunday. The band is a roller coaster of roadhouse blues interwoven with super-sized helpings of funk with elements of rock, soul and jazz. Tickets are $5. Doors open at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 9:30. Visit www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Grass ‘n’ roll in FriscoBroke Bridge, an Americana string band, will play The Barkley Ballroom on Wednesday as part of The Barkley Bluegrass Series. The band has been called grass ‘n’ roll: a little bluegrass, a little rock ‘n’ roll. Selected covers make Broke Bridge’s sets readily accessible, while its original songs create a rich and memorable musical experience. The show is free and starts at 9 p.m. Visit www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Celebrate High Five DayThursday is National High Five Day. Celebrate with a free show from local band High Five at The Barkley Ballroom. After more than four years of playing live shows, High Five has evolved into one of the Rocky Mountain region’s finest and tightest musical outfits. These artists play their guts out for fun, producing harmonic-convergence-type results. Doors open at 9 p.m., and the show starts at 10. For more information, visit www.barkleyballroom.com.