Live music from Breckenridge, Frisco and around Summit County
Twice a week, every week
Home Grown Mountain Jams will play today, and every Friday and Sunday, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Foote’s Rest Eatery in Frisco. This Summit County band is actually two bands: One is an acoustic act with two acoustic guitars and hand drums. The other is a full electric band. The band plays a variety of music, mostly covers, but is working on an album of original tracks. Home Grown Mountain Jams plays everything from the Grateful Dead to Alice in Chains to BB King to the Cure. The show is free. Call (720) 878-6669, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Classic rock at AOB
South Park band King & I will throw down at Alma’s Only Bar tonight. With more than 50 years of experience combined, King & I covers the classic rock genre and a few originals. Some of the members of King & I have performed with such artists as John Popper of Blues Travelers, Lubriphonic, Rising Lion, Salem and Strive. Their performances are energetic and upbeat. The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. Visit http://www.almasonlybar.com for more information.
Funk sensation sweeps the Snake
The Snake River Saloon in Keystone will host Funkiphino tonight. Pronounced “Funk-If-I-Know,” the band is the most requested group in the region. Each member is hand picked for musicianship and professionalism. Funkiphino is the 12-piece funk sensation that’s been funking it up for more than a decade. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Free jazz at Copper Mountain
Charlotte Sass will play a free concert on Jill’s Deck at Copper Mountain tonight. Sass exudes such a natural grace and beauty of style, and you cannot help but notice it in her person, her lyrics, her voice and her music. She vulnerably writes about the depths and complexities of love and loss while still exposing a sharp wit and a contagious joy for life — all of which translate into her melodies, instrumentations, and performances. The concert is part of the Genuine Jazz & Wine festival, and the music starts at 5 p.m. Visit http://www.genuinejazz.com for more information and additional free musical acts.
Americana jamgrass in Dillon
Missed the Boat will play a free concert tonight at the Dillon Amphitheatre as part of the Friday Night Concert Series. Missed the Boat has been stunning listeners at live shows and over the airwaves throughout Colorado with its unique Americana jamgrass-driven sound. The band produces the energy-infused, positive and upbeat sound that radio listeners deserve and concertgoers love. The music starts at 7 p.m. Visit http://www.townofdillon.com for more information.
Tribute to The Four Seasons
The town of Dillon will host the Jersey Men at the Dillon Amphitheatre on Saturday as part of the Sunset at the Summit free concert series. With the recent success of the hit musical “Jersey Boys,” this Los Angeles-based tribute act pays homage to the ’60s supergroup The Four Seasons. The music runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Visit http://www.townofdillon.com for more information.
New album for Springdale Quartet
The Springdale Quartet will play a show at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco on Saturday in support of the release of their new album, “Heist,” which will be released on Tuesday. The album was produced and mixed by Alan Evans (Soulive, Alan Evans Trio), recorded over a week in January at Evergroove Studio in Evergreen with engineer Brad Smalling and mastered by two-time Grammy winner David Glasser (Airshow Mastering). The nine-track release is the band’s second after 2011’s “Noisefactory.” The free show starts at 9 p.m. Visit http://www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Tribute to The Talking Heads
This Must Be the Band comes to three20south in Breckenridge on Tuesday. Chicago’s Talking Heads tribute band revives its influencer’s classic performance in a near perfect matter. Since 2007, this tribute band has been performing all-request shows night after night because it’s what they love to do. Not only has the lead singer (Charlie Otto) been called “the illegitimate son of David Byrne,” but the band boasts its very own Tina Weymouth (Jamie Jay), Bernie Worrell (Matt Gunsaulus), Adrian Belew (Otto), and Ednah Holt (Kasey Foster). Doors open at 9 p.m., and the music starts at 10. Tickets to the show are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit http://www.three20south.com for more information.
Hop the pass for free reggae show
Ky-Mani Marley will play a free show at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater on Tuesday as part of the Hot Summer Nights concert series. The Marley surname perpetuates Jamaican royalty, resonates worldwide recognition and represents the pioneer of a cultural, political and social revolution. Bob Marley’s conviction and passion for music unintentionally was passed to the lives of his offspring and has allowed the Marley name to remain relevant amongst the hierarchy of the reggae sound. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the free show starts at 6:30. Visit http://www.vvf.org for more information.
Trevor G. Potter at Dillon Dam
Trevor G. Potter will bring his acoustic American folk music to the Dillon Dam Brewery on Thursday. After finishing college, he left for the mountains of Wyoming and then on to Colorado, where he worked as a brewmaster, a ranch worker, a radio programmer and personality and a professional musician. He also spent time putting his education in anthropology to use as a seasonal park ranger in Chaco Canyon New Mexico. He currently lives in Steamboat Springs. The music starts at 9:30 p.m. Visit http://www.dambrewery.com for more information.
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