Music Scene: Summit County live music roundup, July 1-7
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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, July 1
Dillon hosts Friday Night Concert at Amphitheatre
New Sensation will perform at Dillon’s outdoor concert series on Friday. New Sensation will transport you and your guests back to the days of MTV and mullets. The free show starts at 7 p.m.
The Brown hosts two shows
The Brown Hotel in Breckenridge will showcase Carrie Allison from 7–9 p.m. for a Happy Hour set in the lounge, with free champagne for ladies from 7–8 p.m. Then at 9:30 p.m., DJ Cyn will take the stage to spin everything from hip hop, house, funk, dubstep, rock, soul, drum and bass, indie and electronic mash-ups.
Union Gray at the Snake
The Snake River Saloon in Keystone hosts Union Gray on Friday. Union Gray is a fun, grassroots, rocking little four-piece band that will play anything that feels good. Doors open at 4 p.m., music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788.
Bill Smith plays Barkley’s
The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco hosts Bill Smith on Friday. The versatility of their sound, which spans from jazz to electronica, appeals to a wide variety, while the band itself has a distinct identity that anchors their music. Doors at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 2
Not Quite Kings in Breckenridge
The Brown Hotel in Breckenridge hosts Not Quite Kings from 9:30–12:30 a.m. The band is a meld of reggae-rock, West Coast style, with fast-paced blues rifts and hard-hitting percussion. On Sunday, July 3, The Brown will host a cornhole tournament at 4 p.m. with beer and burgers.
The Snake hosts Natural Geometry
Natural Geometry will play the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Saturday. Natural Geometry is a blues/rock band from Denver. Doors open at 4 p.m., music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788.
Liver Down the River in Frisco
The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco hosts Liver Down the River on Saturday. Liver Down The River is a six-piece jam style bluegrass group from the mountains of Durango. Doors at 8:30 p.m.
Outdoor concert with Nacho Men
Dillon hosts Nacho Men at the Dillon Amphitheatre on Saturday. Formed in 1980, The Nacho Men have used their special blend of dance music, costume changes, choreography and side splitting humor to keep all generations of fans coming back for their high-energy interactive rock-and-roll show. Free show starts at 7 p.m.
Happy hour music at Keystone Lodge & Spa
Doug Roessel returns to Keystone Lodge and Spa for his fourth season of Poolside Happy Hour every Saturday from 3–5 p.m. (weather permitting). For more information or bookings call the Summit Academy of Rock at (970) 468-7597.
Sunday, July 3
Breckenridge Music Festival hosts Wynona & The Big Noise at The Riverwalk Center
Whether performing alongside her mother as one half of the legendary duo The Judds, or pushing the boundaries on her own mega-successful solo path, Wynonna has always revolved her career around telling stories. As a five-time Grammy winner and New York Times best-selling author, she has sold over 30 million albums worldwide spanning her long career. Charting countless singles including 20 #1 hits and over 60 industry awards, the iconic performer was once dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline.” Tickets are $65-$95 and can be purchased online at breckenridgemusicfestival.com or at the Riverwalk Center Ticket Office in person or by calling (970) 547-3100. Ticket Office hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
DooWop Denny plays in Frisco
DooWop Denny will play the Blue Spruce in Frisco on Sunday afternoons from 4–7 p.m. A lifelong musician, he draws from a deep vein of ’50s/’60s/’70s rock ‘n’ roll history to deliver an authentic, high-energy show. Call (970) 668-5900 for more information.
Wednesday, July 6
Leon Littlebird and Len Rhodes perform “Circle of Dreams”
Doors at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. at the Silverthorne Pavilion. Enjoy an evening of Native Colorado music and storytelling performed on guitar, Native American flutes, voice and piano. History will come to life as you are drawn into each story through music. Cash bar, bring your own snacks and munchies. For more information, visit silverthorne.org.
Live music at Barkley’s
Bluegrass and jam band Hog MaGundy will play The Barkley Ballroom on Wednesday. Doors at 9 p.m.
Next Page hosts weekly Living Room Concert
Randall McKinnon will play Next Page Books & Nosh’s Living Room Concert on Wednesday, July 6 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call (970) 668-9291 for more information.
Thursday, July 7
Frisco hosts outdoor concert
Every Thursday from 5:30–7:30 p.m., Frisco hosts its Concert in the Park series. This week, check out Tim “Too Slim” Langford, with his band the Taildraggers, who have created an eclectic style of blues and rock that has become a genre all its own.
Frogleg perform at Barkley’s
The Barkley Ballroom hosts seven-piece soul band Frogleg on Thursday. Doors at 8 p.m.
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