Music Scene: Friday Night Funk at The Goat in Keystone
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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 arts and entertainment editor Krista Driscoll at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, Nov. 21
Get some Friday Nigh Funk at The Goat Soup & Whiskey Tavern in Keystone on Friday, Nov. 21, with local band Funky Johnson. From the metropolis of Summit County comes a funk outfit with tasty vocals, virtuosic guitar grooves, solid bass and tight drum beats. The band plays originals and covers ranging from Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind and Fire to James Brown, Aretha Franklin, the artist formerly known as Prince and The Funky Meters. The music starts at 9 p.m., and there’s a $5 cover. Visit http://www.soupandwhiskey.com for more information.
Four decades of rock at the Snake
Aural Deception will take the stage at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Friday, No. 21. Aural Deception began as an idea when Katie Lynne Jensen Valdetero decided to put together a hand-selected group of musicians to back her high-energy stage performance, resulting in possibly the best band she’s fronted to date. Valdetero feels the group could potentially be on the top of the local music scene, not only because of its talent but its dedication. Come explore music spanning four decades of rock covered so well your ears will experience an aural deception. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Stoney Live at the MotherLoaded
The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge brings Stoney Live to the stage on Friday, Nov. 21, with a special pre-holiday show on Wednesday, Nov. 26. 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 10 p.m. both nights, and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Live music at The Barkley Ballroom
The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco will host Transfer Station on Friday, Nov. 21. Transfer Station consists of two long-time friends and musicians with a very widespread love for music in every genre. Growing up in the heat of Phoenix, Transfer Station really found its sound when moving to the mountains of Colorado. With producer Scott Rhatigan and guitarist Dylan Gunn, you can be sure to be moving on the dance floor. From hip-hop break beats and samples to funky riffs and bass lines to a melodic chill wave, these guys will take you on a roller coaster of genres. Doors open at 9 p.m., and there’s no cover. For more information, visit http://www.barkleyballroom.com.
Saturday, Nov. 22
Funky Johnson, Split Window at Copper
Local bands Funky Johnson and Split Window will play back-to-back sets in Burning Stones Plaza at Copper Mountain at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, as part of Colorado Demo Days.
The fourth-annual event celebrates the state with Colorado homegrown skis, boards, beers and bands. A Vendor Village will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with gear from Never Summer, Oz Snowboards, Freeride Systems, Woodward Copper, Bomber Industries, RMU/Rocky Mountain Underground, Meier Skis, Weston Snowboards and Candy Grind. For more information, visit http://www.coppercolorado.com.
No. 1 Family of the Blues at The Goat
The Michael Hornbuckle Blues Band will take the stage at The Goat in Keystone on Saturday, Nov. 22. One of the few things Denver blues guitar legend Bobby Hornbuckle could be heard uttering to his two teenage sons, Brian and Michael, back when the boys were cutting their teeth with the old man on stage as his back up band, was, “Keep it simple, stupid.” Professionalism, work ethic and dedication are the principles that the brothers diligently adhere to so they may continue playing the blues for their faithful and growing audience. The music starts at 9 p.m., and there’s a $5 cover. Visit http://www.soupandwhiskey.com for more information.
Party rocking with RePlay in Keystone
The Snake River Saloon in Keystone will get the party rocking with RePlay on Saturday, Nov. 22. RePlay is a Denver-area band that covers popular ’80s, ’90s and ’00s rock songs. Some songs are performed straight off the record, but many are replayed with their own unique twist. RePlay is an active group that regularly performs at dozens of bars, clubs and special events in the Denver metro area and Colorado mountain communities. RePlay is made up of four seasoned musicians with an extensive resume of live performance and touring experience. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Breckenridge band plays to home crowd
Breckenridge band El Paso Lasso takes the stage at the MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Saturday, Nov. 22. Featuring the music of Mumford & Sons, the Lumineers and much, much more, they pack the house every time they play. 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.
Wednesday, Nov. 26
Weekly music happy hour at Next Page books
The Next Page Books & Nosh in Frisco restarts its weekly music and happy hour for the ski season on Wednesday, Nov. 26, with music from Randall McKinnon. After growing up in south Arkansas and a stint in graduate school in Denver, McKinnon has settled into Colorado’s High Country and proven himself as a favorite on the local entertainment circuit. McKinnon’s delivery and outstanding musicianship are the stuff of expressive storytelling and satisfying listening. The music runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Visit http://www.nextpagebooks.com for more information.
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