Music Scene: Delta blues at Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge
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Friday, April 24
Delta blues at Blue River Bistro
Mark Schlaefer brings his delta blues to the Blue River Bistro on Friday, April 24. Schlaefer writes personal acoustic blues about his life in the Colorado High Country. “Even though these songs were written above 9,000 feet, they still sound firmly rooted in delta mud,” the artist said of his album, “The Sweet Honey Mead,” released in 2002. “Dressed in plain spoken words, that sound cuts to the core of the human experience and reveals the indomitability of our souls.” The music runs from 5 to 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit http://blueriverbistro.com for more information.
Saturday, April 25
Corn Harvest brings Rapidgrass to Loveland
Loveland Ski Area will present live music featuring Mark Morris & Rapidgrass at the Rathskeller Bar at the base of the Basin on Saturday, April 25. Resident musician Mark Morris returns with his bluegrass band Rapid Grass, the founders and headliners of the Clear Creek Rapid Grass Music Festival, on the Basin Patio in support of the Corn Harvest Benefit Ski Party. The music starts at 2:30 p.m. Visit http://www.skiloveland.com for more information.
Instrumental jazz in Breckenridge
The Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge welcomes the Jerry Weiss Duo on Saturday, April 25. This talented, professional, flexible and original duo plays all styles of instrumental jazz, from swing to bop, Latin to contemporary, funk and even some jazzed-up pop tunes. The music runs from 5 to 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit http://blueriverbistro.com for more information.
Hazel Miller at CMC in Leadville
National blues, jazz and gospel singer Hazel Miller and her band will perform a free concert at Colorado Mountain College’s Climax Molybdenum Leadership Center, 901 S. Highway 24 in Leadville, on Saturday, April 25. Miller began her two-decade career in Louisville, Kentucky, where she opened for artists such as Mel Torme, Earl Klugh and James Brown. She has performed at Jazz Aspen Snowmass and wowed crowds at festivals in Dillon, Winter Park and Denver. The show starts at 7 p.m. For more information, call (970) 947-8367 or visit hazelmiller.biz.
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