Music Scene: Summit County live music roundup, July 15-21 |

Music Scene: Summit County live music roundup, July 15-21

Wash Park will play this week’s Sunset at the Summit Concert Series at Silverthorne’s Rainbow Park on Saturday. Music is free and starts at 7 p.m.
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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 A&E editor Heather Jarvis at for more information.

Friday, July 15

Zuma Road will play at the Snake River Saloon in Keystone on Friday, July 15, and then Saturday, July 16 at The Brown Hotel in Breckenridge at 9 p.m. Formed in autumn of 2015, the five-piece groove, soul, rock group, Zuma Road, draws from a wide range of musical influences to sonically provide the same sort of adventure as a trip through the Colorado mountainsides.

The Brown hosts double the music

Local musician Keith Synnestvedt will play at The Brown Hotel lounge on Friday, with free champagne for all ladies from 7–8 p.m. Then, A Bears Choice will play from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. A Bear’s Choice is always true to the Grateful Dead and the Jerry Garcia tone and feel, while blending Dave Hebert’s original material into the sets and choosing other artist to cover makes for a well-balanced show. Go to The Brown’s Facebook page for more information.

Outdoor concerts continue in Dillon

Leftover Cuties will perform at the Dillon Amphitheatre on Friday for a free show. Combining alluring female vocals, ukulele, upright bass, horns, keys, accordion and not so brushed drums, this quartet called Leftover Cuties have a unique sound to call their own. Show starts at 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 16

Lee Rogers Band in Keystone

The Snake River Saloon in Keystone hosts the Lee Rogers Band on Saturday. This explosive power trio fuses rock ’n’ roll with blues that leaves stages reduced to ashes. Doors open at 4 p.m., music starts at 9:30. Call (970) 468-2788.

Who’s Bad in Dillon

Who’s Bad will play the Dillon Amphitheatre for a free show starting at 7 p.m. Saturday. Who’s Bad’s live performance is an unrivaled celebration of pop music’s one true King. Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson’s expansive catalog has ignited crowds on every continent.

Zach Balch in Breckenridge

The Brown Hotel hosts singer/songwriter Zach Balch on Saturday from 6–9 p.m., performing on The Deck, weather dependent. Zuma Road will take the stage from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Sunset at the Summit Concert Series

Wash Park will play this week’s Sunset at the Summit Concert Series at Silverthorne’s Rainbow Park on Saturday. Wash Park is a hard-hitting, high-energy dance band that is rocking the scene in Colorado. Music is free and starts at 7 p.m.

Displace in Frisco

The Barkley Ballroom will host Displace on Saturday. Displace is a space-funk band which was formed when particles of acid jazz fused with funk and collided into the smoldering ashes of disco to form Tampa’s premiere instrumental jam ensemble. Doors at 8 p.m. Go to for more information.

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 17

Music five days a week at Blue River Bistro

Start the week at Blue River Bistro on Sunday with free live music from guitarist and vocalist Rob Wivchar. Mark Schlaefer brings his delta blues to the Blue River Bistro on Monday and Wednesday. The Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge welcomes the Jerry Weiss Duo on Tuesday and the Jerry Weiss Trio on Thursday. The music runs from 5-10 p.m. and there’s no cover. Visit for more information.

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 20

Live Karaoke Kings at Motherloaded

The Motherloaded Tavern in Breckenridge hosts the Live Karaoke Kings every Wednesday starting at 9 p.m. Choose from a catalog of over 50 songs and sing karaoke with a live band as backup.

Bluegrass Wednesdays with Cosmic Mesa

The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco will host Cosmic Mesa on Wednesday. Cosmic Mesa is a high-energy string band based in Denver that plays a unique style of original music the band has created that can only be called “Cosmic Americana Grass.” Doors open for the free show at 9 p.m.

Next Page hosts weekly Living Room Concert

Randall McKinnon hosts Next Page Books & Nosh’s Living Room Concert on Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Call (970) 668-9291 for more information.

Thursday, July 21

Outdoor music with Mama Magnolia

Frisco hosts Mama Magnolia on Thursday for its Concert in the Park Series. Pulling inspiration from each of their personal genre influences and bringing it to the table, Mama Magnolia create the intertwining and captivating sound that they call home. Soul, rock, jazz, hip-hop, classical — it’s all in there somewhere. The free outdoor show at the Frisco Historic Park is from 5:30–7:30 p.m.

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