Music Scene: Snake River Saloon in Keystone welcomes Lee Rogers Band |

Music Scene: Snake River Saloon in Keystone welcomes Lee Rogers Band

Compiled by Krista Driscoll

Saturday, June 6

Snake welcomes Lee Rogers Band

The Lee Rogers Band will play the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Saturday, June 6. This explosive power trio fuses rock 'n' roll with blues that leaves stages reduced to ashes. The band is led by Austin, Texas, guitarist and vocalist Rogers, whose high-powered blend of original writing mixed with covers from their biggest heroes and musical influences creates a soulful energy that is hard to resist. Doors open at 4 p.m., music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788.

Contemporary jazz in Breckenridge

The Blue River Bistro brings contemporary jazz to Breckenridge with the Thomas Haupt Duo on Saturday, June 6. The music runs from 5 to 10 p.m., and there's no cover. Visit for more information.

More music at GoPro Mountain Games

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The free live music continues Saturday, June 6, at the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail with G. Love & Special Sauce. G. Love & Special Sauce is an alternative hip-hop band from Philadelphia. They are known for their unique, "sloppy" and laid-back blues sound that encompasses classic R&B. The band features Garrett Dutton, better known as G. Love, Jeffrey Clemens on drums and Jim Prescott on bass. The Silent Comedy opens at 6:30 p.m., and G. Love goes on at 7:45. Visit

Tuesday, June 9

Free concert series in Vail kicks off

Crazy Mountain Brewery's Hot Summer Nights free concert series will kick off Tuesday, June 9, at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail with Pimps of Joytime, a soul-funk band from New Orleans with highly infectious dance grooves. You might accurately call the Pimps of Joytime a "post-genre" band; they're a group whose sound — even within a single song — mirrors the diversity of our era's musical tastes. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., with the main act taking the stage at 6:30. Visit or follow "Vail Free Concerts" on Facebook.

Wednesday, June 10

Bluegrass Wednesdays at The Barkley

Tallgrass will play a free show at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco on Wednesday, June 10, part of the entertainment venue's Bluegrass Wednesdays series. This trio brings gravel road vocals, quick-picked strings and a rhythm section with stomping ground sound. While they've got a banjo, you can't call it bluegrass — just expect some dirt-stomping soul. Three-part harmonies backed by drums, bass, guitar and banjo grow big rhythm into heartfelt, original music. Doors open at 9 p.m. Visit

Thursday, June 11

Free keg, live music at The Barkley

The Mantras head to Frisco for a free show at The Barkley Ballroom on Thursday, June 11. Fresh off recording their new album in the home studio of Umphreys McGee's Jake Cinninger, The Mantras are on a big U.S. tour. They are a go-for-broke, live music act from Greensboro, North Carolina, that plays a high-energy collaboration of funk-rock, Middle Eastern, electronica and metal that is sure to shake your knees and rattle your toes. Doors open at 8 p.m. with a free keg, and the music starts at 9:30. Visit for information.

Be part of the Scene

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 arts and entertainment editor Krista Driscoll at for more information.