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Who’s Who at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience

August 31, 2017 — You may have thought the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience was peaking last year, as the long-running pop music festival booked the legendary Stevie Wonder for one of his few concerts of 2016. But it turns out that the festival, founded in 1991, was […]

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Dog-friendly breweries in Breckenridge, Frisco and throughout Colorado

August 28, 2017 — It's no secret that Colorado loves their dogs, and in Summit County and throughout Colorado, pet owners don't have to leave their four-legged friends in the car to grab a craft beer after a day out on the trails. There are two breweries in Summit […]

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Copper Mountain’s Guitar Town brings top acoustic, electric guitarists

August 10, 2017 — Guitar Town returns to Copper Mountain Resort Aug. 11-13. Among the many marquee names featured this year is Guitar Army, which consists of three world-class musicians: John Jorgenson, Lee Roy Parnell and Joe Robinson. Jorgenson is a Grammy award-winner who has performed with musical legends, […]

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15 reasons why we love Summit County

August 4, 2017 — There are innumerable reasons why we love Summit County in the summer, from the abundance of recreational opportunities to the fact that we don’t stick to our leather seats in the car. Although skiing dominates tourism in the winter, summers have only been getting busier […]

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NRO to play Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony on July 7 in Breckenridge

July 1, 2017 — Join the National Repertory Orchestra, led by Emmy-award winning conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, for this performance featuring two of the most revered works in the repertoire. Maestro Harth-Bedoya is in his 17th season as music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and is chief conductor […]

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NRO to play Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony on July 7 in Breckenridge

July 1, 2017 — Join the National Repertory Orchestra, led by Emmy-award winning conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, for this performance featuring two of the most revered works in the repertoire. Maestro Harth-Bedoya is in his 17th season as music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and is chief conductor […]

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Shakey Graves is recording an album at Kevin Costner’s house in Aspen

June 20, 2017 — Among the advantages of being a DIY band and making albums without producers and engineers and a studio is that you can record any place you want. Like, say, Kevin Costner’s house in Aspen. Most of the scrappy DIY set doesn’t end up here, of […]

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A look under the smoker lid with Frisco BBQ Challenge competitor Jonathan Knopf

June 14, 2017 — On Tuesday morning, pit master Jonathan Knopf started prepping six racks of pork ribs, or about 80 individual ribs. On Saturday, only eight of those will make it into the 10-by-10 inch box he'll deliver to the Colorado BBQ Challenge judge's room in Frisco, where […]

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Photo slideshow: Scenes from the Breckenridge WAVE art festival

June 3, 2017 — One-hour past sundown on Friday night, the illuminated public art pieces at the Blue River Plaza in Breckenridge begin to take over the darkened sky. The visitors take notice with their phone cameras. The WAVE art festival assembled artists from around the globe to make […]

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WAVE art festival washes over Breckenridge on Thursday

May 30, 2017 — In less than 48 hours, an assembly of artists from across the globe will make Breckenridge's public spaces their canvas, challenging even the longest of residents to see the town they've come to know so well in a new light. WAVE is a free, four-day […]

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Summit County’s live music calendar

February 2, 2017 — Friday, Feb. 3 Apres Bluegrass 2:30 p.m., Arapahoe Basin, 28194 U.S. Highway 6, Dillon. High Country plays authentic mountain music at the Basin with guitar, fiddle, banjo and bass. Living Room Concert Series 4:30 p.m., Next Page Books and Nosh, 409 Main St., Frisco. Page […]

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China wins gold at Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

January 29, 2017 — Sweden wins Silver, Mongolia-Erdene wins Bronze amidst highly-skilled field BRECKENRIDGE — Team China won gold in the 27th annual International Snow Sculpture Championships with "Mermaid," a piece that depicted an underwater scene highlighted by a swimming mermaid. Jenn Cram, judge coordinator and director of public […]

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Keystone hosts sixth Winter Bluegrass Weekend to benefit Dercum Center

January 17, 2017 — Back for the sixth consecutive year, the Keystone Winter Bluegrass Weekend returns Friday and Saturday night. This year's lineup features four bands from Colorado: Thunder and Rain, The Pine Beetles, Meadow Mountain Bluegrass and Caribou Mountain Collective. The weekend's headliners are The Lil' Smokies from […]

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Summit 360 video: Ullr Fest bonfire in Breckenridge

January 14, 2017 — Editor's note: Summit 360 is a new series of a daily 360 videos by the Summit Daily News. Check our website every day for new 360 videos from events and places around Summit County. This video was taken of the bonfire that was held in […]

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Beatles tribute show set to benefit Domus Pacis

December 23, 2016 — Domus Pacis Family Respite in Summit County offers those it helps a break from the wrenching struggles of illness. "They use the time in the mountains to heal their souls, to bring some memories to the families; positive memories in a tragic, hard time. Or […]

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Social Summit photos: Día de los Muertos celebration in Breckenridge

November 4, 2016 — Breckenridge Creative Arts (BCA) hosted a Día de los Muertos celebration, or Day of the Dead, an ancient tradition with roots predating modern Mexico, from Oct. 21-23 on the Breckenridge Arts District campus in downtown Breckenridge. The weekend included free activities, including crafting traditional sugar […]

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Live music calendar for Summit County, Nov. 4–10

November 4, 2016 — Friday, Nov. 4 High 5; 9:30 p.m.; The Snake River Saloon, Keystone. Local band High 5 plays a little bit of everything, from unique covers and danceable originals to blue-grassy, jazzy, rocky, jammy mountain music. No cover with dinner. Mark Schlaefer; 5–10 p.m.; Blue River […]

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Winter Dew Tour announces concert lineup with Joey Bada$$, DJ A-Trak and rapper D.R.A.M.

November 2, 2016 — The Enthusiast Network announced that nationally acclaimed rapper Joey Bada$$ will headline this year's Winter Dew Tour concert, along with DJ A-Trak and rapper D.R.A.M. The concert will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Riverwalk Center in downtown Breckenridge as part of the […]

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Jazz brunch at Sauce on the Blue

November 1, 2016 — A jazz brunch will be at the new Sauce on the Blue restaurant in Silverthorne on Sunday, Nov. 6 from noon to 2 p.m., featuring the music of jazz greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong. Nina Waters and Len Rhodes will […]

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Social Summit photos: 33rd annual Wine in the Pines at Keystone Resort

October 29, 2016 — The 33rd annual Wine in the Pines was held Saturday, Oct. 22 at Keystone Resort and Conference Center. Hundreds of guests gathered at the Conference Center to indulge in a variety of culinary dishes and a large selection of desserts made by executive pastry chef […]

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