Music Scene: Live music roundup in Summit County, March 25-31
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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 Heather Jarvis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, March 25
Funkiphino will play the Snake River Saloon on Friday, March 25. One of Colorado’s premiere dance bands, Funkiphino is the 12-piece funk sensation that’s been funking it up all over the state for more than a decade. Pronounced “Funk-If-I-Know,” the band is the most requested group in the region. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
EDM in Frisco
Local and regional DJs and producers come together for a full night of electronic dance music at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco. Doors open for the show at 8:30 p.m. Go to barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Friday night funk in Keystone
Tyler Easton’s Frisco Funk Collective will play Goat Tavern on Friday, March 25. The Frisco Funk Collective brings the new-funk movement to Summit County with influences ranging from Lettuce, to Herbie Hancock and Weather Report. With Billy Merrill, Sean O’Connor, Stephen Glaeser and Tyler Easton filling the current roster, you can expect a horn-heavy, jazz-fueled dance party. The next three Fridays they will be bringing the party to the Goat featuring special guests each week. The show starts at 9 p.m. and there is a $5 cover. Go to soupandwhiskey.com for more information.
Saturday, March 26
Nevermind the 90s in Keystone
Nevermind the 90s will take the stage at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone Saturday, March 26. Nevermind the 90s is a tribute to all the great music of the 1990s, with classic hits from all decades mixed in to keep the party rocking all night long. The band provides a high-energy, dynamic performance for any occasion and has been performing in venues all across Colorado for years earning new fans everywhere it goes. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30 for both shows. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Barkley’s hosts Cloud-D
Cloud-D will play The Barkley Ballroom on Saturday, March 26. Cloud-D is a self-taught dubstep/lazerbass producer from Denver. He’s been making music for over two years and devotes nearly six hours per day to sound design. He loves to combine intricate drum patterns with his hyphy take on whomp bass along with gliding synths, lazers, blips, soundscapes and field recordings. He is a musician and lead designer for the Mile High Sound Movement. The Digital Connection and Mass Relay will open the show. Go to barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Shady Roadhouse in Keystone
The Goat Tavern hosts Shady Roadhouse on Saturday, March 26.
Sunday, March 27
The Werks play Barkley’s
The Werks will play in Frisco at The Barkley Ballroom on Sunday, March 27. The Werks have emerged and established themselves as a national powerhouse; delivering an electrifying dance party to beloved fans across the musical spectrum. Fusing psychedelic shredding, wailing organ, and slap bass with synthesizers and modern dance beats, their live shows encompass a sensational blend of jam-rock and deep electronic funk. Doors open at 9 p.m., Eminence Ensemble opens the show. Go to barkleyballroom.com for more information.
Music five days a week at Blue River Bistro
Start the week at Blue River Bistro on Sunday, March 27, with free live music from guitarist and vocalist Rob Wivchar. Mark Schlaefer brings his delta blues on Monday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 30. The Bistro welcomes the Jerry Weiss Duo on Tuesday, March 29, and the Jerry Weiss Trio on Thursday, March 31. The music runs from 5-10 p.m. and there’s no cover. Visit blueriverbistro.com for more information.
Wednesday, March 30
Local musician at Next Page
Local musician Page McClean will play the Living Room Concert at Next Page Books & Nosh on Wednesday, March 30. Music is from 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 31
The Jauntee plays in Frisco
The Barkley Ballroom hosts The Jauntee on Thursday, March 31. Drawing influence from a wide variety of bands, The Jauntee’s improvisational landscape spans multiple genres, including: funk/rock/jazz/progressive/bluegrass/psychedelic and ambient music. Their willingness to explore genres, abandon all song structure, and dive into ‘the weird’ sets them apart from your average upcoming jam band. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., go to barkleyballroom.com for more information.
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