Music Scene: Hometown beats in Breckenridge at MotherLoaded
Friday, Sept. 5
Breckenridge band El Paso Lasso takes the stage at the MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge on Friday, Sept. 5. 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.
Denver’s JV3 at the Snake
The Snake River Saloon in Keystone will host The JV3 on Friday, Sept. 5, and Saturday, Sept. 6. Denver’s premiere ’90s pop-rock cover trio, The JV3 brings a straightforward, unique and fresh sound to familiar ’80s, ’90s and newer songs. Doors open at 4 p.m. both nights, and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
AOB hosts Big Medicine Gang
Alma’s Only Bar will welcome Big Medicine Gang on Friday, Sept. 5. Formed in the snow-capped Rockies of Breckenridge in May 2012, Big Medicine Gang’s high-energy, original sound is a stiff cocktail of funk, blues and reggae. Their original songwriting conjures an old-school sound reminiscent of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, Sam and Dave, and Led Zeppelin, with a healthy dose of reggae back beats and dub jams fueled by Wailers, Sublime and Skatalites influences. The free show starts at 8:30 p.m. Call (719) 836-2214 for more information.
Live music at Dillon Farmers Market
Highline Express will play the Dillon Farmers Market on Friday, Sept. 5. This Summit County band is named for the train that came into Breckenridge over Boreas Pass. The music runs from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit http://www.townofdillon.com for more information.
Saturday, Sept. 6
Stoney Live at the MotherLoaded
The MotherLoaded Tavern in Breckenridge will host Stoney Live on Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7. 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. Saturday and 4 p.m. on the porch Sunday, weather dependent, and there’s no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Big Medicine Gang returns
Big Medicine Gang heads north from Alma to The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco for another free show on Saturday, Sept. 7. The self-managed gang has had the outstanding pleasure of supporting and sharing the stage with such great acts as Melvin Seals and Jerry Garcia Band, The Motet, Orgone, Mingo Fishtrap, Euforquestra, Don Carlos, members of the Subdudes, the Revivalists, Keller Williams, Mike Dillon Band and members of Further, just to name a few. The show starts at 9 p.m. Visit http://www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
The Machine brings Pink Floyd to Dillon
The Machine will perform Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” and “Wish You Were Here” on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Dillon Amphitheater. The Machine has forged a 25-year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd while creating another legacy all its own. Over the years, The Machine has touched the hearts and souls of many, selling out shows across North and Central America, Europe and Asia. The band has also appeared at renowned music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Riverbend, Gathering of the Vibes and Germany’s Rock of Ages. The free show starts at 7 p.m. Visit http://www.townofdillon.com for more information.
Free Zeppelin at Frisco Fall Fest
Lez Zeppelin will play a free concert at the Frisco Historic Park on Saturday, Sept. 6, as part of the Frisco Fall Fest. Lez Zeppelin is a New York City-based, all-woman band that has gained worldwide critical acclaim for the musicianship, passion and gender-bending audacity they bring to the music of Led Zeppelin. The music starts at 2:30 p.m. Visit http://www.townoffrisco.com for more information.
Thursday, Sept. 11
Jam at the Dam with Arnie
Thursday, Sept. 11, is open mic night with Arnie J. Green at the Dillon Dam Brewery. Experienced local musicians age 21 and older are invited to stop by and session with Green, playing funk, rock, R&B and other creative tunes. The jam starts at 9:30 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit http://www.dambrewery.com for more information.
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