Music Scene: Nikki Z brings new band to the Snake 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 email@example.com for more information.
Friday, Nov. 14
The Nikki Z Band will take the stage at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Friday, Nov. 14. In 2000, Nikki Z. (Nicholas Zamora) started a cover band in Denver called Trick Bag, a trio that after a few years and lineup changes turned into Kick’d in 2004. This four-piece group, after a few years and lineup changes, turned into The New Classics (2010), a five-piece band that is currently rocking Colorado and beyond. Zamora left The New Classics in October and now has a strong group of musicians backing him up on the road and is looking to get his music out on a national level. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788 for more information.
Get funky at the Goat
The Goat Soup & Whiskey Tavern in Keystone revs up the live music for the ski season with Zenobia Street Funk Collective on Friday, Nov. 14. Zenobia Street Funk Collective is a Denver all-star funk group featuring members of Rebel Tongue and U.S. Pipe. The music starts at 9 p.m., and there’s a $5. Visit http://www.soupandwhiskey.com for more information.
Monastic, bombastic beats in Breck
Two Dudes will bring the best of rock, blues, country and hip-hop to the MotherLoaded Tavern on Friday, Nov. 14. Coors Tap the Rockies will be there handing out raffle tickets to those who order Coors or Coors Light all night, with prizes from GodSpeed Tattoo, Craniologie, Duggan’s Deli, Pup’s Glide Shop, Sun Logic, Mountain Glow Tans, Avalanche Sports, Mary’s Mountain Cookies, Breckenridge Hair Co. and others. Proceeds from the sale of raffle tickets will be donated to the Vail Valley Medical Center’s cancer center. 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.
Saturday, Nov. 15
Electronic artist comes to Frisco
RAH will play a free show at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco on Saturday, Nov. 15. RAH was created by electronic artist Rebecca Henry. Expect vocal influences such as Bjork and Portishead above a wild interfusion of organic acoustics and atmospheric electronica. Live, RAH brings even more energy, with aerial fabric acrobatics, massive sonic creation and a dynamic live energy presence missing, yet unforgotten in the day and age of current DJ dominance. Doors open at 9 p.m., and the show starts at 9:30. Visit http://www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
More music at The Goat
The Bill McKay Trio will take the stage at The Goat in Keystone on Saturday, Nov. 15. The former keyboardist for Leftover Salmon and Derek Trucks Band plays a variety of jam, funk and blues. The music starts at 9 p.m., and there’s a $5. Visit http://www.soupandwhiskey.com for more information.
Makeshift Funk Band in Keystone
The Snake River Saloon in Keystone welcomes the hot horn section of The Makeshift Funk Band on Saturday, Nov. 15. Makeshift was formed in 2011 as a brainchild of drummer Larry Algiene, pulling together friends and soldiers from all over the Colorado music scene. They bring a unique and entertaining combination of fun, danceable rock and funk music with instrumental virtuosity that gets crowds excited and dancing all night long. 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 will host Stoney Live on Saturday, Nov. 15. 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.; no cover. For more information, call (970) 453-2572 or visit http://www.motherloadedtavern.com.
Wednesday, Nov. 19
Bluegrass Wednesdays at The Barkley
The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco welcomes Thunder and Rain as part of the free Bluegrass Wednesdays series on Nov. 19. Thunder and Rain is an original string band with members from bluegrass meccas such as North Carolina, Wisconsin and the Colorado mountains. Their diverse bluegrass influences have helped capture a sound. Doors open at 9 p.m., and the show starts at 9:30. Visit http://www.barkleyballroom.com for more information.
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