Music Scene: Live music roundup in Summit County Feb. 19-25
Friday, Feb. 19
Woodshed Red will play the Snake River Saloon on Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20. Woodshed Red hails from the Colorado Springs area and performs all over Colorado. Comprised of guitar, fiddle, stand-up bass and drums from varying musical backgrounds, the group came together in 2013 and began covering a huge variety of genres. Inspired by bluegrass, blues, funk and rock and many eras of music, the band members have incorporated their individual styles to create their own unique sound. Music starts at 9:30 p.m. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
EDM in Frisco
The Barkley Ballroom hosts VibeSquaD on Friday, Feb. 19. From coast to coast and beyond, the electronic music spectrum has shifted radically to the low end, generating ribcage-rattling blasts from the underground on up. Tucked away in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder-Denver-Ft.Collins triangle is the epicenter of this low-frequency onslaught. At the top of the heap is Aaron Holstein, a.k.a.VibeSquaD, a musical juggernaut and fearless vanguard in a flourishing scene. Circling the globe with his wholly original brand of bass exploration, VibeSquaD is reaching wider and wider audiences with his studio tracks and out-of-control live shows. Doors open at 9 p.m.; tickets are $10-$15. Go to barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Get Dyrty in Keystone
The Dyrty Byrds will play Goat Tavern in Keystone on Friday, Feb. 19. Leaving a trail of burned up bars and sweat-soaked guitars since 2009, the Dyrty Byrds have shown no mercy in their pursuit of original guitar driven rock ‘n’ roll. Tori Pater, Eric Martinez, Mike “Spanky” McCluer and Andrew Clapp are a four-piece rock band from Denver that would fit as easily into the 1970s classic/southern rock scene as they do in modern-day American music. Playing on their love of songwriting and rock ‘n’ roll, Tori Pater (Polytoxic) and Eric Martinez (Bloodkin) have been playing music together since 2004. Music starts at 10 p.m. and there is a $5 cover. Go to soupandwhiskey.com for more information.
Two nights with Summit musician Carey Robinson
Local Carey Robinson will play 5:30–8:30 p.m. at Napper Tandy’s in Breckenridge on Friday, Feb. 19. Then he will play Saturday night at The Lucha Cantina in Georgetown from 6–9 p.m. Robinson was a vocal music major at Western State College in Gunnison, studying opera when he first heard bluegrass and western swing — he became hooked. He landed in Summit in ’83 and has been performing in bars and restaurants around the county.
Saturday, Feb. 20
Free show in Frisco
Fresh Hops will play The Barkley Ballroom on Saturday, Feb. 20. Fresh Hops is a 4-piece band from the Tri-Town area of Northwest Indiana. The band celebrates the rich history of each instrument playing bluegrass/classical songs through the violin, classic soul/jazz and heavy metal with distorted guitar. Somewhere along the way all the elements combine to create a truly unforgettable experience. Doors open for the free show at 9 p.m.
Lee Rogers Band at the Goat
Goat Tavern hosts the Lee Rogers Band on Saturday, Feb. 20. 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. Music starts at 10 p.m. and there is a $5 cover. Go to soupandwhiskey.com for more information.
Sunday, Feb. 21
Music five days a week at Blue River Bistro
Start the week at Blue River Bistro on Sunday, Feb. 21, with free live music from guitarist and vocalist Rob Wivchar. Mark Schlaefer brings his delta blues to the Blue River Bistro on Monday, Feb. 22 and Wednesday, Feb. 24. The Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge welcomes the Jerry Weiss Duo on Tuesday, Feb. 23 and the Jerry Weiss Trio on Thursday, Feb. 25. The music runs from 5-10 p.m., and there’s no cover. Visit blueriverbistro.com for more information.
Tuesday, Feb. 23
Local band of ski patrollers play Moe’s
Breck’s ski patrol band, Blue Monkey 22, bring their take on blues rock hits to Moe’s Original BBQ in Breckenridge on Tuesday Feb. 23. Music starts at 7 p.m., with singer/songwriter Norm Wagner opening.
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Von Stomper in Frisco
Von Stomper plays Wednesday, Feb. 24 at The Barkley Ballroom. With influences in early American folk, blues and roots music, Von Stomper, a Colorado-based five piece, creates an original sound that is both familiar and progressive in its style. Doors open for the free show at 9 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 25
Electronic music at Barkley’s
The Barkley Ballroom hosts Krooked Drivers on Thursday, Feb. 25. Krooked Drivers is the Denver-based electronic music project consisting of Maddy O’Neal and Donnie Dalbora. Starting with a blank canvas, Krooked Drivers strives to keep the sounds of the past alive while creating something entirely new and different fusing warm soulful samples with heavy hitting bass lines and grooves that ignite dance moves. Doors open for the free show at 8:30 p.m.
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