Music Scene: FAC at Keystone with the Goonies
Friday, July 25
The Goonies will play Friday Afternoon Club at Keystone on Friday, July 25, at the Summit House at the top of Dercum Mountain. Based in Boulder, this four-piece rock band will rip your shirts off with their guitar solos and unravel your sense of space and time. Reuniting in 1985, after escaping a kidnapping by a large Sasquatch, the young rock stars decided to travel through time and come light up the 21st century. While you may wake up with crimped hair, sore armpits and no recollection of the last 12 hours, The Goonies never, ever, say hangover. FAC runs from 1 to 7 p.m. Visit http://www.keystoneresort.com for more information.
Lee Rogers Band in Keystone
The Snake River Saloon in Keystone will host the Lee Rogers Band on Friday, July 25. This explosive power trio fuses rock ’n’ roll with a blues backbone 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., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Denver’s DBC at The Barkley
The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco welcomes The DBC on Friday, July 25. Formed in Denver in the spring of 2010, The DBC blends the roots of rock with jazz and world music to create a sound reminiscent of Santana, Stevie Wonder and Steely Dan, with the jam spirit of Widespread Panic and The Grateful Dead. The DBC will be performing songs from their independently produced and recorded EP “The DBC,” which captures the unique sound of The Danny Bastos Collective and is scheduled for release in August. Doors open at 9 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit http://www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Two Dudes uplift spirits in Breck
Drew & Brett, aka Two Dudes, come to The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Friday, July 25. Drew & Brett incorporate rock, blues, country and hip-hop music into their shows to help lift the spirits of their fellow man. Prior incarnations include White Chocolate, Dude Stew and Car Ramrod. Presently, they are touring under the name Two Dudes. The music starts at 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Back to back free music in Dillon
The free music in Dillon will kick off on Friday, July 25, with Kevin Danzig at the Dillon Farmers Market from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stick around after the market for the Friday Night Concert Series at the Dillon Amphitheater, this week featuring Jelly Bread. Jelly Bread’s musical alchemy blends a dash of alt-rock with soul and funk, yet is thoroughly steeped in a rock-Americana. The band’s chameleonic playlist is highlighted by dual vocals, four-part harmonies, in-the-pocket drum and bass grooves, swampy lap steel guitar, dirt under the fingernails guitar licks and take-’em-to-church organ that is downright appetizing. The music runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Visit http://www.townofdillon.com for more information.
Saturday, July 26
Power-funk nine-piece at Breck Beer Fest
Brooklyn power-funk nine-piece Turkuaz will play the Breckenridge Beer Festival on Saturday, July 26, at Beaver Run Resort. Utilizing almost as many instruments as influences, a Turkuaz show is an explosive experience. Even with nine people on the stage, many of the band’s members pull double duty by pounding on a keyboard, adding back-up vocals or just keeping the energy going with some onstage dancing. The festival runs from 1 to 6 p.m. Visit http://www.breckenridgebeerfestival.com for more information.
Music of The Doors at MotherLoaded
The Strange Parade takes the stage at The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Saturday, July 26, with high-energy, live covers of The Doors. The music starts at 10 p.m., and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Sunset at the Summit series continues
New Sensation will take the stage at the Dillon Amphitheater on Saturday, July 26, as part of the Lake Dillon Theatre Company’s Sunset at the Summit concert series. New Sensation will transport you and your guests back to the days of MTV and mullets. All the fun of those “video days” is brought back with a performance of this exciting band, which features some of Colorado’s finest musicians. The free music starts at 7 p.m. Visit http://www.townofdillon.com for more information.
Snake hosts Colorado funk group
Funkiphino takes the stage at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Saturday, July 26. Pronounced “Funk-If-I-Know,” the band is the most requested group in the region. Each member is hand picked for musicianship and professionalism. Doors open at 4 p.m. both nights, and the music gets started around 9:30 p.m. For more information, call (970) 468-2788.
Sunday, July 27
DooWop Denny at Blue Spruce
For the 15th year in a row, DooWop Denny brings his rockin’ oldies show back to the Blue Spruce Inn in Frisco on Sunday afternoons for the summer. After a sunny season rocking Florida beach towns, Denny is looking forward to another summer in Summit County. His knack for connecting with the audience and playing to the crowd brings excitement to the dance floor, smiles to faces and a whole lot of fun to Frisco. Drop in for drinks, a bite to eat and your favorite ’50s and ’60s songs. The music runs from 4 to 7 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.doowopdenny.com.
Stoney Live at the MotherLoaded
The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge will host Stoney Live on Sunday, July 27. From Stillwater, Oklahoma, Justin Stone rocks red-dirt music like no other. Covering everything from country music to solid rock hits of the ’80s and ’90s, Stoney Live brings people to their feet and causes spontaneous dancing on the tables. The music starts at 4 p.m., and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Wednesday, July 30
Timber! at The Barkley in Frisco
Boulder bluegrass band Timber! will play The Barkley Ballroom’s Bluegrass Wednesday in Frisco for the first time on July 30. Their bass, guitar, banjo, mandolin and fiddle combo is perfect for traditional bluegrass fans, while the fast-picking style gets you up and dancing. Doors open at 9 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit http://www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Weekly music happy hour at Next Page
The Next Page Books & Nosh in Frisco continues its weekly music and happy hour on Wednesday, July 30, with music from Jobuk Johnson. Singer and guitarist Johnson draws on traditional styles of country and jazz guitar from the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s. He synthesizes them into a virtuoso style in which bass, chords and melody are played simultaneously. Johnson calls his style “Jackalope Jazz.” The music runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Visit http://www.nextpagebooks.com for more information.
Thursday, July 31
Erin & The Project at Dam Brewery
Indie soul-alternative band Erin & The Project will play the Dillon Dam Brewery on Thursday, July 31. The band combines soul, R&B, pop, funk and jazz influences, featuring powerhouse female vocals and solid rhythms. Erin and Paul Ezekiel began writing music together in 2005. Erin has a strong background in musical theater vocals and later studied Indian classical vocals with maestro Ali Akbar Khan at his college in San Anselmo, California. In addition to years of practicing alto saxophone, Paul has studied drums for many years with well-known drum instructor Chuck Brown. The music starts at 9:30 p.m., and there’s a $5 cover. Visit http://www.dambrewery.com for more information.
Hit & Run at Frisco’s Concert in the Park
Frisco’s Concert in the Park free music series continues on Thursday, July 31, with Hit & Run. Nashville-based Hit & Run, fronted by Rebecca and John Frazier, has performed on the stages of Telluride Bluegrass Festival, High Sierra Music Festival, Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival and many other renowned venues across North America. This young group of hard-working musicians has carved its own vision of bluegrass. The free music runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Frisco Historic Park, 120 Main St., and concession sales benefit the Family & Intercultural Resource Center. For more information, visit http://www.townoffrisco.com/events/concert-in-the-park.
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