Summit County live music calendar, Aug. 12-18 |

Summit County live music calendar, Aug. 12-18

Local band High Five will play The Brown Hotel in Breckenridge on Saturday, Aug. 13.
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Music Scene is a series of briefs that runs in the Summit Daily News every Friday, highlighting live music from around the county. If you are a band or venue that would like to have your shows featured in the newspaper, email A&E editor Heather Jarvis at for more information.

Friday, Aug. 12

DooWop Denny; 6 p.m.; Silverthorne Pavilion, Silverthorne. DooWop Denny’s Rockin Oldies Dance Party. Optional Fifties Duds: Poodle skirts, saddle shoes, prom dresses, letter sweaters. Doors open at 6 p.m.; Cash Bar; BYO snacks/munchies/apps; Dancing 7-9:30 p.m. Advance $14. Reserved table-of-eight $96. At Door $20.Tickets on sale at Silverthorne Rec Center, or phone (970) 262-7370.

Good Touch; 8:30 p.m.; The Barkley Ballroom, Frisco. After crossing paths in the ever-growing city of Denver, five vibrant musicians emerged to form a group that could combine the improvisational concepts of jazz with progressive rock and funk. Free.

Josh Galvin; 4:30–6:30 p.m.; Next Page Books & Nosh, Frisco. Galvin will be performing some very special songs for this event in an intimate performance setting. Free.

Lee Rogers Band; 9:30 p.m.; Snake River Saloon, Keystone. No cover with dinner.

The Jeffrey James Show & Russick Smith; 9:30 p.m.; The Brown Hotel, Breckenridge. Jeffrey James has been traveling the world for seven years, performing positive, conscious, feel-good music. The Jeffrey James show is pure soul folk Hawaiian Island vibes mixed with soothing and relaxing melodies.

The Samples; 7–9 p.m.; Dillon Amphitheatre, Dillon. Twenty-five years after starting his full fledged music career with The Samples, Sean Kelly continues to delight fans with music that transcends genres, age and shatters the rules of the established music industry. Free.

Saturday, Aug. 13

Doug Roessel; 3–5 p.m. (weather permitting); Keystone Lodge and Spa., Keystone. Poolside Happy Hour with local musician.

EDM Showcase; 8:30 p.m.; The Barkley Ballroom, Frisco. Local and Regional DJs and producers come together for a full night of electronic dance music. Free.

Elephant Wrecking Ball; 9 p.m.; South Park Saloon, Alma. Elephant Wrecking Ball is the brainchild of Scott Flynn (Pretty Lights, John Brown’s Body) and his desire to make a monophonic, trombone-driven trio sound as big and dynamic as any other power trio. With powerhouse drum and bass duo Dan Africano (John Brown’s Body) and Neal “Fro” Evans (Dopapod, R.A.Q.), Flynn found the perfect fit. Free.

Funky Johnson; 9:30 p.m.; Snake River Saloon, Keystone. No cover with dinner.

High Five; 9:30 p.m.; The Brown Hotel, Breckenridge. A little bit of everything from unique covers and danceable originals.

Pato Banton & the Now Generation; 7–9 p.m.; Dillon Amphitheatre, Dillon. Pato dialogues with the crowd on a range of topics including current day events and spiritual freedom while keeping the vibes upbeat and fun. Free.

Thin Air; noon to 3 p.m.; Dillon Amphitheater, Dillon. Thin Air is composed of six Denver area music veterans with a love and passion for Widespread Panic. Free.

Sunday, Aug. 14

DooWop Denny; 4–7 p.m., Blue Spruce, Frisco. A lifelong musician, he draws from a deep vein of ’50s/’60s/’70s rock ’n’ roll history to deliver an authentic, high-energy show. Free.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Live Karaoke Kings; 9 p.m.; Motherloaded Tavern, Breckenridge. Choose from a catalog of over 50 songs and sing karaoke with a live band as backup. Free.

Randall McKinnon; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Next Page Books & Nosh, Frisco. Local musician plays Living Room Concert. Free.

YarmonyGrass All-stars; 8:30 p.m.; The Barkley Ballroom, Frisco. An All-star cast of musicians from the 2016 YarmonyGrass Festival. The concert includes a ticket giveaway for YarmonyGrass. Free.

Thursday, Aug. 18

Sensational Interchords; 8 p.m.; The Barkley Ballroom, Frisco. Free.

Todo Mundo; 5:30–7:30 p.m.; Frisco Historic Park, Frisco. Todo Mundo (“All the World”), which was voted “Best World Music” band at the 2014 San Diego Music Awards, blends the musical flavors of Spanish Rumba, Reggae, Brazilian, Balkan and Middle Eastern styles into an irresistible groove that has been moving dance floors and connecting with audiences since 2009. Free.

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